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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 ...

MASSACRE: 185 Soldiers Dead In Horror Attack

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — The slaying of nearly 200 Yemeni soldiers by al-Qaida militants in a brazen weekend attack poses the first major test to the coun...

Yemeni Foreign Minister: Presidential Elections Will Not Be Delayed

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's presidential elections will be held as scheduled toward the end of February, the foreign minister said on Wednesday, coun...

Report: Yemen's Outgoing President Changes Mind, Will Not Travel To U.S.

Posted 03.05.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A senior official from Yemen's ruling party says President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not travel to the U.S. for medical treatment and w...

33 Years In Power

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and LEE KEATH | Posted 01.23.2012 | World

CAIRO — Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who agreed Wednesday to step down after a ferocious uprising against him, was perhaps the slipperie...

UN Envoy: Yemeni Leader Agrees To Sign Power Transfer Deal

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2012 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Yemen's authoritarian President Ali Abdullah Saleh agreed Wednesday to step down amid a fierce uprising to oust him after 33 y...

UN Calls For Power Transfer In Yemen

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called Friday for Yemen's president to immediately accept a deal to transfer power to his deputy and ...

New Protests Rock Yemeni Capital, Security Forces Kill At Least Twelve

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni government forces opened fire Tuesday on protesters in Sanaa, killing 12 and injuring more than 70, a medical official sai...

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...

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 ...

Yemeni Tribes Clash With Security Forces, Demand President's Resignation

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.09.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Clashes broke out in Yemen's second most populous city between tribes and security forces during protests demanding that Presiden...

Al Qaeda Reportedly Takes Over Parts Of Southern Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Clashes in southern Yemen Wednesday killed eight soldiers, a teenager and at least 17 militants on Wednesday, and wounded civilia...

New Wave Of Fighting In Yemen Kills 26 Militants With Al Qaeda Ties

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A new round of fierce fighting in southern Yemen killed 10 soldiers and 26 militants, military officials said Monday, the latest ...

Yemeni President: 'See You Soon In Sanaa'

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.08.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh vowed Tuesday to return home from Saudi Arabia, a move which could set off a violen...