Yemen Mostly Mainstream Newslinks for 19 February, 2011

19 February, 2011 —

Rival Yemen demonstrators fire in air in Sanaa
By Mohamed Sudam SANAA (Reuters) – Supporters and opponents of Yemeni
President Ali Abdullah Saleh fired shots in the air during rival
demonstrations in Sanaa on Saturday, a day after five people were killed in
protests against his 32-year rule. …

From Libya to Yemen, no sign of unrest easing
Los Angeles Times
The death toll, and frustrations, rise as anti-government demonstrations in
Libya, Yemen and Jordan are met with security forces and intimidation.
Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in Sanaa
February 18. …,0,6570346.story

One Anti-Government Protester Dead in Yemen
Voice of America
Photo: AP At least one anti-government protester was reported killed
Saturday in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, as a wave of political protests gains
momentum across the Middle East and North Africa. It is not clear whether
security forces or pro-government …

EU: Successful Dialogue the Only Way To Progress In Yemen
BRUSSELS, Feb 19 (Bernama) — The European Union (EU) said that a
comprehensive and real dialogue that should include everyone is the only
way to make progress in political, economic and social reforms in Yemen,
Yemen’s Saba news agency reported. …

Correction: Yemen story
Seattle Times
17 about protests in Yemen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that
Philip Luther is the regional deputy director for Human Rights Watch.
Luther is the deputy program director for the Middle East and North Africa
for Amnesty International. …

Fourth person dies in Friday protests in Yemen
ADEN Feb 18 (Reuters) – A protester was killed by gunfire in southern
Yemen, a medical source said, the fourth death on Friday as a wave of
protests that have spread accross the country grow inreasingly violent. The
protester was shot in the street, …

Yemen protesters hit government buildings
Sanaa, Feb 19 (IANS) About 7000 protesters stormed into two government
buildings and a police station in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden and
set them on fire, an official said. The protesters gathered in the
neighbouring Shaikh Othman town Friday, …

More bloodshed in Bahrain; revolts spread through Libya, Kuwait, Yemen and Jordan
New York Daily News
There was bloodshed in Bahrain and revolts were roiling Libya, Kuwait,
Yemen and Jordan on Friday as freedom seeking Arabs – inspired by the
Egyptians and Tunisians – challenged their repressive regimes. For a second
straight day, Bahrain’s government …

FIFA postpones Yemen’s 2012 Olympics qualifier because of anti-government protests
The Canadian Press
ZURICH — FIFA has postponed Yemen’s home qualifying match for the 2012
Olympics against Singapore because of anti-government protests in the
capital Sanaa. FIFA agreed Friday with the Asian Football Confederation to
delay next Wednesday’s scheduled …

Bahrain: Yemen: Deaths and riots mark revolts in Yemen and Bahrain
Spero News
Four dead in Yemen yesterday and two today, in Aden. Police use firearms.
Protests in Iraq and Egypt. By Asia News Manama (AsiaNews / Agencies) – The
governments of Bahrain and Yemen have opted for brute force against the
revolt for social and …

Yemen Protests: ‘Friday of Rage’ Marked By Clashes As Protests …
By The Huffington Post News Editors
SANAA, Yemen — Riot police fired shots in the air and used tear gas
against thousands of government opponents who also clashed with supporters
of Yemen’s longtime ruler on what protest organizers billed as a nationwide
“Friday of Rage .

YEMEN: Hand grenade kills protester as clashes intensify | Babylon …
By Carol Williams
Unrest continued to spread across Yemen on Friday as government supporters,
angered by an eighth day of demonstrations demanding that President Ali
Abdullah Saleh step down, invaded the opposition rallies and setting off
riots in …

‘Friday of Rage’ across Yemen, 3 Dead
Sanaa, Yemen – Anti-government demonstrators took to the streets in the
nationwide “Friday of Rage.” The protest turned violent when supporters
of Yemen’s longtime ruler and riot police fired tear.

At Least Six Protesters Killed as Yemen Violence Rises — News …
By Jason Ditz
Another round of rising violence was reported today as tens of thousands of
anti -government protesters took to the streets across Yemen, demanding the
ouster of long-time dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh. Attackers reportedly from
the ruling …

Violent repression of protests rocks Libya, Bahrain, Yemen …
By MashGet
kansascityProtesters clashed Friday with security forces in the Libyan
capital of Tripoli and fought for control of key eastern cities in the most
serious challenge to dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s 42 years in power,
according to witnesses …

Yemen protests erupt in violence – ABC News (Australian …
Rocks and batons flew in central Sanaa as pro-democracy protesters clashed
violently with police and supporters of Yemeni president Ali Abdullah
Saleh, …

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