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Yemen's Capital Calm, Deadly Clashes Continue Elsewhere

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A tenuous calm prevailed in this tense capital Tuesday, while overnight and morning clashes in two restive provinces left dozens dead.

The bloodshed underscored the potentially explosive political landscape in this strategic Middle Eastern nation, brought to the brink of civil war by two weeks of unrest and the abrupt departure of embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh for medical treatment.

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