Yemen Mostly Mainstream Newslinks for 23 February, 2011

23 February, 2011 —

Two Protesters Killed at Yemen Rally
Wall Street Journal
By OLIVER HOLMES SAN’A, Yemen—Two protesters were killed late Tuesday
night, the first fatalities in a week of peaceful demonstrations outside
San’a University in Yemen’s capital, according to paramedics at the
protest. Ten other men were wounded when …

Yemeni army arrests al-Qaida leader
The Associated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A regional governor in Yemen says the army has
arrested an al-Qaida leader following a shoot-out with security forces that
killed three soldiers and two civilians. Governor Naji bin Ali al-Zayedi of
Marib province says troops …—FjpMYvXluwyPn-hftImQ?docId=7c68230779ed46f9b171ce922bf0e53f

Malaysians Safe In Yemen, Says Envoy
By Sajad Hussein KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (Bernama) — All Malaysians in Yemen
were safe and the security situation was very much under control, Yemen’s
Ambassador to Malaysia, Abdullah Mohamed Al Montaser said today. Speaking
to Bernama, he said there …

Yemen Cabinet Approves Economic Change to Cut Poverty, Saba Says
By Vivian Salama – Wed Feb 23 05:27:16 GMT 2011 Yemen’s Council of
Ministers approved economic changes to reduce poverty and invest in new
projects, Saba News Agency reported late yesterday. The measures include a
plan to prevent Yemen’s budget deficit …

Yemen Ministry Says Iranian Vessel Seized for Entering Waters
By Ladane Nasseri and Mohammed Hatem – Tue Feb 22 16:12:57 GMT 2011 Yemen’s
naval forces seized an Iranian vessel with 13 crew members on board
yesterday morning after it entered Yemeni waters, the Ministry of Defense
said. Yemen’s patrolling forces …

Unrest upadtes: Bahrain, Yemen and Algeria
National Post (blog)
MANAMA — Tens of thousands of supporters of Bahrain’s Shiite-led
opposition poured into Manama’s Pearl Square Tuesday calling for the
government’s downfall in the largest rally in more than a week of protests.
The capital’s streets were clogged as …

Reporter missing in Libya; attacks continue in Yemen, Iraq …
By Committee to Protect Journalists
New York, February 22, 2011—The Committee to Protect Journalists is
alarmed by the ongoing deterioration of conditions for the media in the
Middle East, including the disappearance of Atef al-Atrash, a critical
Libyan journalist, …

YEMEN: Protesters attacked by government supporters | Babylon …
By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
Government supporters swinging clubs tried to drive anti-government
protesters from a square in Yemen’s capital late Tuesday, the Associated
Press reported, as tens of thousands rallied across the country in a
widening campaign to bring …

Two students dead in Yemen as protests continue | Politics
By Lakshit
Sanaa, Feb 23 – At least two youths were shot dead by government supporters
during a protest at a university in the capital city of Yemen, which is
facing mass unrest against President Ali Abdullah Saleh for nearly two

Two students dead in Yemen as protests continue
Two students dead in Yemen as protests c…The two young men were killed in
a clash Tuesday n…According to the medical workers, eight people
wer…About 2000 protesters remained holed up at the un…According to
witnesses, the clashes …

Channel 6 News “ Two anti-government protesters killed in Yemen
By BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) — About 5000 anti-government protesters on Tuesday
gathered in eastern Yemen calling for the ouster of President Ali Abdullah
Saleh, while in the capital two protesters were killed during clashes with
supporters of the …

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