Yemen`s President said that al-Qaeda is trying to retake areas they once controlled in the south, but that a military offensive helped thwart those plans.
Wefaq had complained for weeks the opposition had been given too small a fraction of seats.
Syria opened a `national dialogue`
on Sunday that it hailed as a step towards multi-party democracy
after five decades of Baath party rule.
The largest Shi’ite opposition bloc has not yet decided whether to take part in the dialogue.
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