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Yemenis protest Saleh presence in U.S.

NEW YORK — Activists protested Thursday outside the luxury New York hotel where they believe Yemen’s embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh is staying while seeking medical treatment. The Yemeni leader’s whereabouts have not been confirmed since he arrived in the United States Saturday on a chartered flight. US authorities let…

UN urged to take Yemen’s Saleh to criminal court

An opposition MP on Friday urged the UN Security Council, which is to meet on Yemen, to refer President Ali Abdullah Saleh to the International Criminal Court over bloodshed linked to his refusal to quit. “We call on the Security Council to impose sanctions on President Saleh and to refer him to the ICC,” said Fued Dahaba,…

Tens of thousands rally across Yemen

SANAA — Tens of thousands of Yemenis demonstrated after the main weekly Muslim prayers around the country on Friday to demand that veteran President Ali Abdullah Saleh step down. In the capital, thousands poured into a main square near Sanaa University, many of them women, chanting “Out, out!” and “God…

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