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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 President Apologizes For Embassy Attack

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's president has apologized to President Barack Obama for the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, by a mob a...

Yemen Conflict Leaves 9 Dead

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

SANAA, YEMEN — Yemeni raids on al-Qaida positions have left at least 28 fighters and three soldiers dead, as the government consolidates its hol...

SHAKING THINGS UP: Yemen Prez Purges Army Of Ex-Regime Loyalists

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.06.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's newly appointed president fired several old-regime figures and relatives of the former leader in a major shake-up of the ...

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 ...

Outgoing Yemeni President Granted U.S. Visa

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will allow Yemen's outgoing president to come to the U.S. temporarily for medical treatment, a move aimed...

Saleh Heads For The States

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh left his battered nation Sunday on his way to the U.S. for medical treatment after passing po...

Yemen's President Reportedly To Depart For Oman

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.22.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh will leave soon to Oman, en route to medical treatment in the United States, Yemeni officia...

New Law Grants Yemen's Outgoing President Sweeping Immunity

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 03.10.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A new law granting sweeping immunity to Yemen's president and anyone who served in his authoritarian regime over the past 33 year...

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

Yemeni President Names New Conditions For Resignation

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's embattled president on Wednesday put forward yet another condition for leaving office, demanding the U.S, European Union and G...

As Saleh Returns To Yemen, Violence Rages On

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.24.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — In one of the bloodiest days of Yemen's uprising, government troops backed by snipers and shelling attacked a square full of Yeme...

In Surprise Move, Yemeni President Returns To Capital

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — President Ali Abdullah Saleh abruptly returned home to Yemen on Friday after more than three months of being treated in Saudi Ara...

Violence Escalates In Yemen, At Least 60 Killed Since Sunday

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- The grim prospect of civil war in Yemen has drawn closer as mutinous soldiers have become more deeply involved in a rapidly spreading ...

Amidst Ever Growing Protests, New Signs That Yemeni President Might Quit

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Yemen Friday demanding the resignation of the president, a day after the U.S. Stat...

Yemeni President Wriggles Out Of Power Transfer

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.13.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni military airstrikes on anti-government tribesmen killed seven civilians, medical officials said, as hundreds of thousands ...

Official: Yemeni President Refuses U.S.-Backed Power Transfer Deal

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's embattled president is now objecting to key points of a U.S.-backed deal that calls for him to step down in return for im...

Shockingly Burned Yemeni President Addresses Nation

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 09.06.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's embattled president, looking weakened and stiff, on Thursday made his first public appearance since he was injured in a b...

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...

Thousands In Yemen Call For President's Son To Go

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.20.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Tens of thousands took to the streets of the capital on Monday, demanding that the president's sons leave Yemen as pressure rose ...

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...