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Yemeni Troops, Rivals Declare Cease-fire

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Yemen’s government and forces loyal to a dissident general declared a cease-fire Tuesday, hours after at least six people were killed during fighting in the capital and Yemen’s second-largest city, Taiz. Officials from both sides confirmed the agreement. Several previous truce accords have failed to hold. Earlier in the day, medical workers reported two people […]

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Yemeni Troops Fire on Protesters, Killing 2

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Medical workers in Yemen say security forces have fired on anti-government protesters in the capital, Sana’a, killing at least two people. Medics say the troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh also wounded at least 40 people Tuesday as tens of thousands of protesters continued their call for the president to step down. There are […]

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Yemeni Troops Fire on Protesters, Killing 1

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Medics say Yemeni security forces have fired on anti-government protesters in the capital, Sana’a, killing at least one person. Medics said the troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh also wounded at least 40 people Tuesday, as tens of thousands of protesters continued their call for the president to step down. The troops later clashed […]

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Yemeni Military Plane Crash Kills 4

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni security officials say a military plane has crashed while landing at a base in the country’s south, killing at least four people. Officials said the crash Tuesday in Lahej province was likely caused by a technical problem. There were 15 people on board the plane when it went down, including eight Syrians and seven […]

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Yemen President Again Says Ready for Dialogue

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Monday welcomed a U.N. Security Council resolution urging him to leave office and said again that he is ready for talks to put it into motion. The state news agency reported that Mr. Saleh wants to sit down with opposition parties and their partners to adopt a Gulf-mediated […]

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Thousands of Yemenis March Against Saleh; Gunfire Kills 1

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of Yemeni opposition activists have marched in Sana’a to demand the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a day after fighting between pro- and anti-Saleh forces in the capital killed at least 12 people. Yemeni medics say shooting erupted in Sana’a again Sunday as the protesters marched from Change Square, where they have been […]

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Clashes in Yemeni Capital Kill 12

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Fierce clashes Saturday between Yemeni forces loyal to embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh and opposition fighters in the capital Sana’a killed at least 12 people, including five civilians. Medical officials said several loyalists of Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, a Yemeni general who broke with the government and joined the opposition, were also among the dead in […]

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Clashes in Yemeni Capital Kill 12

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Clashes between Yemeni forces loyal to embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh and opposition fighters in the capital Sana’a killed at least 12 people Saturday. Medical officials said at least five civilians and five loyalists of Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, a Yemeni general who broke with the government and joined the opposition, were killed during fierce shelling […]

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Five Dead in Clashes Erupt in Yemen’s Capital

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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New clashes erupted on two fronts in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, on Saturday, killing at least five people. The violence came a day after the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution condemning the government’s crackdown on dissent. In the northern part of the city, government forces clashed with loyalists of Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, a Yemeni […]

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Clashes Erupt in Yemen’s Capital

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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Fierce clashes erupted on two fronts in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, on Saturday, a day after the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution condemning the government’s crackdown on dissent. Witnesses say security forces have raided neighborhoods that are home to family members of an opposition tribal leader, Sheik Sadeq al-Ahmar. They say plumes of smoke […]

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