Written by Adenpress Sunday, 26 June 2011 17:49
Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets in at least 15 provinces across Yemen calling for the formation of a transitional government and the immediate resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 June 2011 22:11 Written by Adenpress Thursday, 23 June 2011 21:47
A top United States official increased the pressure on Yemen's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, yesterday by calling for an "immediate" transfer of power along the lines of a GCC-brokered plan.
Written by Adenpress Tuesday, 21 June 2011 19:43
Washington said one of the top officials in the U.S. State Department is headed to Yemen to meet with the country's vice president and opposition figures.
Written by Adenpress Monday, 20 June 2011 23:48
New York ‘HRW’ – London’adenpress’
Yemeni authorities should immediately reveal the whereabouts of a southern Yemeni opposition leader and his son who were forcibly disappeared in February 2011, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch expressed grave concern for the health of Hassan Baoum, an ailing leader of Yemen’s separatist Southern Movement, and believes authorities may be holding the two men solely because of their political views.
Last Updated on Saturday, 18 June 2011 13:15 Written by Adenpress Saturday, 18 June 2011 12:58
FP-BY LAUREN GOULDING
The first time I met Ali Abdullah Saleh, I had recently emerged from the ocean. I was unkempt, hair damp and tangled, legs unshaven. It was last December, and Yemen's president was visiting the island of Socotra, off Yemen's southern coast. The president invited the handful of tourists on the beach to sit with him in a three-walled hut overlooking the sea. We exchanged a few banal phrases, mostly about how lovely the island was, and later ate young goat and rice with Saleh and his entourage.
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