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Monday 25 April 2011
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of cities throughout Yemen yesterday to denounce the granting of immunity to President Ali Abdullah Saleh as part of a deal under which he would leave office after 30 days.
Sunday 24 April 2011
Yemen's embattled President agreed last night to a proposal by Gulf Arab mediators to step down within 30 days and hand over power to his deputy in exchange for immunity from prosecution. It is a major about-face for the autocratic leader who has ruled for 32 years.
Thursday 21 April 2011
Yemeni police open fire on protesters in Sanaa as anti-government activists step up campaign to oust President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Yemen today called home its envoy from Qatar amid a dispute over a Gulf Arab plan for Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down, as anti-government protesters again marched in Aden and Taiz.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Tribesmen loyal to Yemen's embattled president have clashed with a group of soldiers whose commander has sided with the opposition, leaving three tribesmen dead, according to tribal elders and military officials.
Monday 04 April 2011
A doctor and witnesses say Yemeni troops opened fire on protesters demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in a southern city, killing one and wounding more than 30.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
A powerful blast at an ammunition factory in southern Yemen left more than 100 people dead yesterday after forces loyal to the embattled President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, appeared to have been driven out of the area by Islamist militants.
Monday 28 March 2011
A series of blasts at a bullet factory in south Yemen killed at least 110 people on Monday when residents broke in to steal ammunition a day after clashes between militants and the army in the town, doctors said.
Monday 28 March 2011
Yemen's president, clinging to power despite weeks of protests, has scrapped his offer to step down by the end of the year.
Monday 28 March 2011
Militants clashed with the Yemeni army in a southern town yesterday, fuelling Western fears that the country could descend into chaos which would benefit al-Qa'ida if President Ali Abdullah Saleh is forced out.
Sunday 27 March 2011
A deal on a peaceful transition of power in Yemen is imminent and will be based on an offer by President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down by the end of the year, the Foreign Minister, Abu Bakr al-Qirbi, said yesterday.
Saturday 26 March 2011
Yemen's beleaguered President Ali Abdullah Saleh offered to cede power yesterday but only to "capable hands" as tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets to demand his immediate removal.
Friday 25 March 2011
British nationals in Yemen have been urged to leave "without delay". William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, warned that their safety could no longer be guaranteed and said plans for a military evacuation had been prepared. His announcement came as opposition leaders in Yemen rejected an offer from the embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down at the end of the year, insisting he leaves office immediately.
Thursday 24 March 2011
Yemen's president offered to step down by the end of the year in a bid to appease mounting demands for his resignation yesterday, but opposition groups showed no sign of easing up on efforts to force him out.
Wednesday 23 March 2011
Yemen brought in sweeping emergency laws today after the president asked for new powers of arrest, detention and censorship to crush the uprising demanding his removal.
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