Yemen Mostly Mainstream Newslinks for 24 February, 2011

24 February, 2011 —

Yemeni President Urges Security Forces to Protect Demonstrators
Voice of America
Photo: AP Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has urged his security forces
to protect the demonstrators who are calling for him to resign. Yemen’s
state-run Saba news agency published a statement saying Saleh ordered the
security forces to prevent any …

Fleeing Somalis drown off Yemen
BBC News
Fifty-seven Somali refugees have drowned off the coast of Yemen after a
boat capsized earlier this week. The UN Refugee Agency says it ran into bad
weather. The sole survivor, who lost his wife and three children on the
vessel, swam for a whole day …

Bomb kills 1, wounds 2 at protest march in Yemen
ADEN, Yemen Feb 24 (Reuters) – A bomb exploded during a protest march by
southern secessionists in Yemen on Thursday, killing one person and
wounding two, a local official said. The explosion occurred in the town of
Lawdar, a hotbed of secessionist …

Yemen LNG says sees full gas production in six months
Reuters Africa
SEOUL Feb 24 (Reuters) – Yemen LNG, a Total-led liquefied natural gas (LNG)
operation in the Middle East nation, said on Thursday its output would
reach full capacity in the next six months and allow for more shipments to
key buyer South Korea. …

Young UK man seeks roots amid the terror risks of Yemen
BBC News
By Dean Whitney Sheffield and Yemen I recently went on the most
nerve-racking journey of my life to visit family in Yemen – the country
often referred to as the new frontline of the war on terror. I am 21 and
live in Sheffield with my mum and dad. …

Yemeni protesters shot dead at Sana’a University
The Guardian
Yemeni protesters tip over a vehicle belonging to government supporters
outside Sana’a University. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images
Unrest in Yemen intensified on Tuesday night when at least two protesters
were shot dead during a street …

Protest this weekend in support of Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, Morocco uprisings
San Francisco Bay Guardian
There’s a protest this weekend in San Francisco, in support of folks in
Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, Morocco, and other Arab popular movements as they
struggle against dictatorships and repressive governments. Folks are
invited to meet Saturday, …

Yemen Minister Stresses Protestors Protected
Eurasia Review
Yemen Minister of Interior Mutahir al-Masri said late Wednesday that
security forces are impartially protecting protestors, whether they are for
the opposition or pro-government parties, reports Yemeni state media agency

Jordan and Yemen Hold Anti-Gaddafi Protests
In Yemen, anti-government protesters have clashed with loyalists of Yemeni
President Ali Abdullah Saleh. They call for an end to his 32-year rule.
Students who gathered outside the Sanaa University also condemned the
events in Libya. …

Economic turmoil
Houghton Lake resorter
… the protests by Wisconsin state employees who face losing collective
bargaining for pension and wage issues and we have watched the apparent
collapse of Middle Eastern governments of Egypt, Tunisia, and threatened
governments in Bahrain and Yemen. …

Yemen: Two Protesters Die in Sanaa, Aden | Human Rights Watch
By Human Rights Watch
(Sanaa) – A second protester died on February 23, 2011, from an attack by
provocateurs on anti-government demonstrators at Sanaa University the night
before, Human Rights Watch said today. Another protester died shortly after
the Sanaa …

YEMEN: Nine members of parliament resign to protest government …
By Garrett Therolf
Nine members of parliament have resigned from Yemeni President Ali Abdullah
Saleh’s ruling party to protest government violence against demonstrators,
Reuters reported Wednesday. Two anti-government protesters were killed and
more than …

8 ruling party lawmakers resign in Yemen
By Denis
Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) — Eight lawmakers from Yemen’s ruling party, General
People’s Congress, have resigned in part to protest the violence that
anti-gov.. .

Yemen: The tribes are stronger than the government | The Daily …
By admin_blitz
da: The New York Times The government of President Ali Abdullah Saleh has
ordered 3000 more troops,

Yemen president rejects demands he step down now – World news …
Yemen’s embattled leader on Monday rejected demands that he step down,
calling demonstrations against his regime unacceptable acts of provocation
and …

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