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Yemeni Nobel Laureate Demands UN Action

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A Yemeni Nobel laureate is demanding that the United Nations act to stop the bloodshed in her home country. Tawakkul Karman, who was one of the winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, led a demonstration Tuesday across from U.N. headquarters in New York City. Karman said she will not return home until the U.N. […]

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Yemeni Government Forces Kill 6 Protesters in Capital

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni medics and witnesses say security forces have opened fire on an anti-government protest in the capital, Sana’a, killing at least six demonstrators. The protesters were marching from their base in Change Square toward government buildings when gunmen loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh attacked them on Tuesday. At least 50 demonstrators were wounded. More […]

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Yemeni Forces Kill 4 Protesters in Capital

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Medical personnel in Yemen say troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh have opened fire on protesters in the capital, killing four people and wounding dozens of others. The shootings Tuesday in Sana’a came as demonstrators marched calling for Mr. Saleh’s departure, continuing 10 months of protests against his 33-year rule. On Monday, clashes between […]

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Clashes Kill 8 in Yemeni Capital

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Clashes between troops loyal to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and opposition forces have killed at least eight people in the capital, Sana’a. Medical personnel said at least three of those killed in Monday’s fighting were in the city’s Change Square, which has served as a center of anti-government protests. The other victims were killed […]

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Clashes Kill 3 in Yemeni Capital

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Clashes between troops loyal to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and opposition forces have killed at least three people in the capital, Sana’a. Medics said those killed in Monday’s fighting were in the city’s Change Square, which has served as a center of anti-government protests. At least six people were wounded in other parts of […]

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Yemeni Forces Kill 5 in Sana’a, Taiz

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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Forces loyal to Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh have opened fire on anti-government protesters in the capital, Sana’a, and the southern city of Taiz, killing at least five people. Reports from Sana’a say that snipers on rooftops shot at marching protesters trying to enter a street that divides areas controlled by government forces from those […]

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Yemeni Forces Fire on Protesters

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh opened fire Sunday on anti-government protesters in the capital, Sana’a, killing at least two people. Activists say an unknown number of protesters were wounded in the pro-democracy demonstration that had drawn a crowd of tens of thousands of protesters calling for the president’s resignation. Sunday’s violence comes […]

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18 Killed in Opposition Unrest in Yemen’s Capital

Posted October 15th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Security forces loyal to embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh fired tear gas and live ammunition at anti-government demonstrators in the capital, Sana’a Saturday, killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens of others. Activists and witnesses said at least 12 of the deaths occurred when security forces opened fire on protesters in the city […]

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12 Killed in Opposition Unrest in Yemen’s Capital

Posted October 15th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Protests and gunbattles involving opponents of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh have left at least 12 people dead in Sana’a. Activists and witnesses say at least eight of Saturday’s deaths occurred when security forces opened fire on demonstrators who had gathered to rally against President Saleh. Witnesses say four others were killed elsewhere in the […]

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Yemeni Forces Kill 10 Protesters

Posted October 15th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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At least 10 people were killed and dozens wounded when Yemeni security officials opened fire on protesters in Sana’a. Medical officials and witnesses say the shootings took place Saturday as thousands of demonstrators gathered to renew calls for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to leave office. Witnesses say some of the unrest took place in areas […]

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