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Five top Yemeni officials in Saudi for treatment

Five top members of the government were sent to Saudi Arabia for treatment of wounds they suffered in a rebel rocket attack on the presidential palace, the official government news agency reported today. President Ali Abdullah Saleh was slightly injured.

Yemeni President survives rocket attack as bloody showdown looms

The Yemeni President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, survived a rocket attack on his presidential compound yesterday, an escalation that could pave the way for a bloody showdown between warring regime loyalists and tribesmen.

Yemen leader hurt in rocket strikes

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh was wounded when opposition tribesmen determined to topple him hit his palace with rockets today in a major escalation of nearly two weeks of fighting with government forces. At least six guards were killed and seven top officials were also wounded, an official said.

Video: Yemen airport on fire

The headquarters of Yemeni Airways has been engulfed in flames amidst fierce fighting in the capital Sanaa.

US envoy embarks on mission to halt Yemen sliding into civil war

Fighting between forces loyal to the Yemeni President and one of the country's most influential tribes intensified yesterday as an American envoy flew to the region in an attempt to stop the country from plunging into a bloody civil war. At least 135 people have died in clashes in the capital, Sanaa, in the past 10 days, the bloodiest period since a popular uprising calling for political reform started in January.

Yemen fighting intensifies

Forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh battled with tribal fighters in Yemen's capital today in overnight clashes that killed dozens as a US envoy flew around the region to try and stop a civil war.

Explosions and street fighting grip Yemen capital

Renewed fighting in Yemen's capital between a powerful tribal group and President Ali Abdullah Saleh's forces has killed at least 19 people this week and rocked Sanaa with explosions, officials said today.

Ceasefire ends as protests against President spread across Yemen

Street fighting raged across the capital Sanaa yesterday after a tenuous truce broke down between tribal groups and forces loyal to the President Ali Abdullah Saleh, as the UN human rights chief said her office had received reports that more than 50 people had been killed by government forces since Sunday.

Yemeni protesters killed as Saleh's troops storm their camp with tanks

Yemen's security forces stormed an anti-regime protest camp in the southern city of Taiz yesterday, killing at least 20 people in the second bloodiest day of the four-month uprising against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's rule.

Foreign Office urges Britons to leave Yemen while they can

Anyone with British relatives or friends in strife-torn Yemen is being urged to contact them and plead with them to get out of the country while they still can.

Yemen hits Islamic militants with airstrikes

Yemeni forces opened fire on a protest camp and killed more than 20 demonstrators Monday in the southern city of Taiz while government warplanes launched airstrikes on another southern town seized by radical Islamists.

Yemen leader accused of allowing Islamist takeover

Hundreds of Islamic militants cemented control over a town in southern Yemen yesterday, even seizing army tanks, military officials said, while breakaway army units encouraged other military forces to switch their loyalties and join the uprising.

Hundreds flee as Yemen's tribal 'kingmakers' step up offensive

President Saleh issues arrest warrants for 10 leaders of most powerful tribe as shelling and gunfire echo across capital

Hague urges British nationals to flee Yemen

William Hague issued a renewed plea for UK citizens to flee Yemen as bloody clashes forced the withdrawal of all but a "core" staff at the British Embassy.

Yemen says 28 killed in weapons depot blast

Yemen's Defense Ministry says 28 have been killed in an explosion at a weapons storage facility in western Sanaa.

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