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Yemen rebel ally welcomes Swiss peace talks

 The party of Yemen`s former strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh, a key rebel ally, on Tuesday welcomed UN-brokered peace talks due to open in Switzerland at the weekend.

Shiite militia seizes Yemen president`s chief of staff

Shiite militiamen in control of Yemen`s capital seized President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi`s chief of staff on Saturday in a new challenge to his leadership of the violence-plagued country.

Yemen`s Saleh formally steps down after 33 years

Yemen`s Ali Abdullah Saleh stepped
down after 33 years at the helm.

Yemen`s Saleh to seek exile in Ethiopia: Aides

Aides to Ali Abdullah Saleh say the ousted Yemeni President plans to go into exile in Ethiopia.

`Assad, Saleh, you`re next`: Arabs warn online

The capture and death of Libya`s
ousted strongman Muammar Gaddafi has sparked an online frenzy
in the Arab world.

Yemen’s Saleh says ready for polls, power transfer

Yemeni leader has said he is ready for a power transfer through early elections, saying he is "committed" to a plan brokered by Gulf states.

Yemen safer without Saleh: Dissident General

General accused Yemeni President of nurturing the jihadist network to blackmail foreign countries.

Yemen: Saleh’s injuries “more serious”

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh`s injuries from a rocket attack on his palace at the weekend were more serious than previously reported.

Yemen troops, Qaeda clash as US presses Saleh to quit

Deadly fighting between Yemeni troops and suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen raged in south Yemen Tuesday, as the United States pressed wounded President Ali Abdullah Saleh to hand over power.

Yemen`s Saleh in military hospital after attack

Ali Abdullah Saleh is receiving treatment at the defence ministry hospital.

Saleh refuses to sign Yemen deal despite pressure

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh refused to sign a transition of power deal on Sunday, saying it would push the country toward civil war.

Yemen opposition blames Saleh for Gulf plan failure

Saleh, in power since 1978, "has refused the peaceful choice and is ready to do everything to remain in power.

Yemen`s Saleh defies crowds demanding his exit

Saleh, a wily political survivor, has clung to power despite defections.

GCC awaits Saleh signal to revive Yemen plan

Gulf mediators were awaiting a
"signal" from embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to
revive their plan to end months of political unrest, an
opposition spokesman told agency.

Saleh not to sign power-transfer plan in Qatari envoys` presence

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has said he will not sign the power transfer plan brokered by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) if Qatari representatives attend the signing ceremony.

Saleh defiant, day after agreeing to handover plan

Prez Ali Abdullah Saleh has warned that al Qaeda is fuelling unrest in Syria.

Opposition dragging Yemen into war: Saleh

Yemen`s president accused the opposition of dragging the country into civil war.

Saleh must go now: Yemen religious, tribal leaders

Opposition parties had set a two-week deadline for Saleh to step down.

Saleh rejects Gulf Concil deal to step down

Embattled Yemeni Prez rejected a plan for his exit mooted by Gulf states plunging his strife-torn nation into a new crisis.

Yemen: Protesters defy govt, return to streets

Rising death toll has helped inflame public opinion against the government.