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Yemen's President Leaves Residence As Aden Violence Grows

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

By Sami Aboudi ADEN, March 25 (Reuters) - Houthi militia forces and allied army units seized Aden airport and a nearby air base on Wednesday, tight...

Houthi Rebels Keep Yemen's President Under Guard Despite Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2015 | World

MOGADISHU, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A suicide car bomb exploded at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel where Turkish delegates were meeting on Thursday, a day ahe...

Fate Of Yemen's President Unclear Amid Rebel Takeover

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2015 | World

By Yara Bayoumy and Mohammed Ghobari SANAA, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Yemen's minority Shi'ite Houthi fighters took up guard at President Abd...

A Dictator Out Of Power, But Not Out Of The Picture

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | World

By Andrew Hammond SANAA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Seven months after he reluctantly handed over the presidency, Ali Abdullah Saleh's continui...

Yemeni President Offers Washington-backed Drone Endorsement

Hanna Trudo | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Hanna Trudo

Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi offered a salient endorsement of the Obama administration's use of drone strikes in his country, stating, "They have zero margin of error, if you know exactly what you're aiming at."

Yemen's New President: Another Sadat?

Sami Moubayed | Posted 05.02.2012 | World
Sami Moubayed

At first glance, the new president of Yemen doesn't seem too different from his predecessor, having spent the past 17 years of his life answering to the beck and call of Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Where Is Saleh Heading?

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Yemen's outgoing president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, who had medical treatment in the United States, left the country on T...

Bombs, Bullets Rock Reform Vote

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2012 | World

By Joseph Logan SANAA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A blast tore through a polling station and gunfire nearby killed a soldier in south Yemen o...

Civil War, Despite New President?

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2012 | World

By Tom Finn SANAA, Feb 19 (Reuters) - After a year of protests, diplomatic wrangling and an assassination attempt, Yemenis will draw ...

Yemeni Youth Central to Success

Manal Omar | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Manal Omar

There is an open recognition that the movement for change would not have not progressed if it were not for the enthusiasm, energy, dedication, and personal sacrifice that came from the youth

Yemen President's Injuries Will Prevent Him From Governing For Months: Official

New York Times | Laura Kasinof | Posted 09.01.2011 | World

SANA, Yemen — A senior Yemeni official who was briefed on the health of President Ali Abdullah Saleh said that the president’s injuries would leav...

Yemen President In 'Bad' Health After Blast

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.11.2011 | World

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's health is in "bad" condition as he remains in a Saudi Arabia hospital for treatment one week after suffering inj...

Yemen: Injured President To Return

Posted 08.09.2011 | World

SANAA/ADEN (Reuters) - Supporters of injured Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh fired shots into the air on Thursday to celebrate reports he would so...

Yemen President's Wounds 'Serious'; Burns Cover 40% Of His body

The Guardian | Ian Black, Middle East Editor | Posted 08.07.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's injuries from a rocket attack on his palace at the weekend were more serious than previously reporte...

Yemen's Vice President Reportedly Takes Over As Acting President

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2011 | World

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has taken over as acting president and supreme commander of the armed forces, Al Jazee...

Another Arab Leader Plans Exit: Yemen President Won't Seek Reelection

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a key U.S. ally against al Qaeda, said on Wednesday he will not seek to extend his presidency in a move that woul...