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#Ali Abdullah Saleh

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Monday 4 December, 2017

Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed

A video has emerged showing what appears to be the man’s corpse.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Yemen: 25 dead after car bomb goes off outside presidential compound

The blast came as Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi was sworn in as president to replace longtime leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, following an election aimed at ending over a year of political turmoil.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Yemen: VP replaces Saleh after 33 years in one candidate election

Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s election was no surprise but is seen as a turning point for the Arab state as it ends Ali Abdullah Saleh’s 33-year long rule.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Sunday 29 January, 2012

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Sunday 22 January, 2012

President of Yemen exits country after months of protests

Ali Abdullah Saleh is said to have left the country, handing power to his deputy.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators

And who might be under threat in 2012…

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Monday 26 December, 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Yemeni president Saleh signs proposal to transfer power

The deal gives Saleh immunity from prosecution — contradicting one key demand of Yemen’s opposition protesters.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Yemen president says he wants to step down

Ali Abdullah Saleh’s regime has been rocked by months of violent protests.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital

At least one person has been killed and several more injured during clashes between Government troops and rival tribesmen.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Friday 23 September, 2011

President Saleh returns to Yemen amid expectation of more violence

Saleh’s return after more than three months in Saudi Arabia has confused matters in the violence-torn Arab nation.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Friday 17 June, 2011

Will Yemeni president stay or go?

It is still not known whether Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will return home after receiving treatment in Saudi Arabia for injuries.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Yemeni president's face was 'quite charred' after attack on presidential palace

Details about the injuries sustained by Ali Abdullah Saleh in last week’s attack have begun to emerge as the government rejected attempts by the opposition to discuss a peaceful transition.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Sunday 5 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

Confusion reigns as Yemen's president Saleh arrives in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment

Questions are now being asked as to whether Saleh will return to Yemen as anti-government protesters celebrated his departure on the streets of Sanaa.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Friday 3 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: Mladic reacts to “monstrous” charges; Aer Lingus talks continue; new MRSA superbug in Dublin hospitals; and MI6 pull off ‘Operation Cupcake’.

Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh injured in attack on compound Yemen This post contains videos

Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh injured in attack on compound

Earlier reports claimed that the president had been killed in a shell attack on his compound.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Airport closes as street battles rage between government and opposition in Yemen

It is reported that the country’s main airport in the capital of Sanaa is closed as fighting continues between government forces and the opposition looking to oust president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

41 killed in street battles in Yemeni capital

Tribal fighters took control of some government ministries and buildings in Sanaa today amid continuing calls for President Saleh’s resignation.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Monday 30 May, 2011

Yemeni troops open fire on protesters, killing at least 20

Yemeni soldiers loyal to the country’s president fired on crowds and bulldozed a field hospital – killing at least 20 people calling for the President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s ouster.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Islamic militants take Yemeni town as president accused of allowing it to happen

Opponents of the embattled Ali Abdullah Saleh claim that he allowed Islamic militants to seize the southern town to stoke Western fears that Al Qaeda would take over if he gave into protesters demands for him to step down.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Thursday 26 May, 2011

28 killed in an explosion in Yemen as US diplomats pull out

More than a hundred people have now been killed as the government and opposition forces struggle for power in Yemen.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Four killed in government crackdown on protesters in Yemen

Demonstrations calling on President Saleh to step down continued in the capital Sanaa today, as Saleh turned his back on a deal which would have offered him immunity if he resigned.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Yemen's president Saleh to quit within 30 days

Ali Abdullah Saleh agrees a deal to submit his resignation to parliament, in exchange for immunity from prosecution.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Friday 25 March, 2011

Yemen's leader offers to go - once country is in 'safe hands'

President Ali Abdullah Saleh said that he is ready to step down but only if he can leave the country in “safe hands”.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Parliament in Yemen approves 30-day emergency measures

President Saleh steps up efforts to quell protests calling for his immediate resignation with approval for special powers for security forces.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Monday 21 March, 2011

Crisis in Yemen as top army generals desert president

Three senior military figures declare their support for anti-government protesters, after the president sacks his cabinet.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Friday 18 March, 2011

Government forces open fire on protesters in Yemen, 40 dead

At least 40 people have been killed and hundreds more have been injured after government snipers opened fire on anti-government protesters.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Monday 28 February, 2011

Al-Qaeda demands rise of 'Islamic' states in Middle East

Ayman al-Zawahiri, bin Laden’s second-in-command, wants Islamic law to become the foundation of Egypt and Tunisia.

# ali-abdullah-saleh - Friday 28 January, 2011

Egypt plugs out the internet as protests move to Yemen

As Yemen becomes the next Arab nation to see protests on the streets, Egypt stops demonstrators from organising online.