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Deadly Car Bomb Hits Yemen as New President Sworn In

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A suicide car bombing killed 26 people outside a presidential palace in southern Yemen Saturday, just hours after longtime vice president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was sworn in as the country’s new leader. Security officials say the death toll could rise, and at least 20 people were wounded by the explosion in the southern port city […]

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Deadly Car Bomb Hits Yemen as New President Sworn In

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A suicide car bombing killed 26 people outside a presidential palace in southern Yemen Saturday, just hours after longtime vice president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was sworn in as the country’s new leader. Security officials say the death toll could rise, and at least 20 people were wounded by the explosion in the southern port city […]

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Deadly Car Bomb Hits Yemen as New President Sworn In

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide car bombing killed 26 people outside a presidential palace in southern Yemen Saturday, just hours after longtime vice president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was sworn in as the country’s new leader. Security officials say the death toll could rise, and at least 20 people were wounded by the explosion in the city of al-Mullaka […]

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Deadly Car Bomb Hits Yemen as New President Sworn In

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide car bombing killed 26 people outside a presidential palace in southern Yemen Saturday, just hours after longtime vice president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was sworn in as the country’s new leader. Security officials say the death toll could rise, and at least 20 people were wounded by the explosion in southern Hadramawt province, about […]

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Deadly Car Bomb Hits Yemen as New President Sworn In

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide car bombing has killed 26 people outside a presidential palace in southern Yemen hours after longtime vice president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was sworn-in as the country’s new leader. Security officials say at least 26 people were killed and at least 20 wounded in Saturday’s bombing, which occurred in southern Hadramawt province, located about […]

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Deadly Car Bomb Hits Yemen as New President Sworn In

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide car bomber detonated a vehicle outside a presidential palace in southern Yemen, hours after the longtime vice president, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, was officially sworn-in as the country’s new leader. Security officials say at least 21 people were killed and several wounded in Saturday’s bombing, which occurred in southern Hadramawt province, located about 400 […]

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New Yemen President Takes Oath of Office

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Yemen’s longtime vice president, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, has been officially sworn-in as the country’s new leader, replacing Ali Abdullah Saleh in a power transfer deal aimed at ending a year of instability. Mr. Hadi took the oath of office during a ceremony at parliament Saturday. In his televised speech, Mr. Hadi pledged to continue the […]

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Yemen Counts Votes in 1-Candidate Election to Confirm Hadi as Leader

Posted February 21st, 2012 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Yemen has begun counting votes from a one-candidate election designed to confirm Vice President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi as the country’s new leader after a year-long uprising against autocratic President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Yemeni authorities said Tuesday’s turnout was high in the capital Sana’a and several other cities, where voters expressed hope that the pre-determined […]

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Yemen Votes for Saleh’s Replacement

Posted February 21st, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Yemenis voted Tuesday to seal President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s exit from power, electing his deputy as the new head of state tasked with steering the country away from the brink of civil war. Vice President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi – the sole, consensus candidate – said the vote paves the way to move on after […]

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Yemen Votes for Saleh’s Replacement

Posted February 21st, 2012 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni voters are going to the polls to elect a successor to President Ali Abdullah Saleh after a year-long uprising that forced him from power. Tuesday’s vote is the culmination of a deal — backed by the United States and brokered by Yemen’s Gulf neighbors — to replace Mr. Saleh with Vice President Abed Rabbo […]

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