Yemen Newslinks 7 June 2011

7 June 2011 —

Morning Star: Help for expats in war zone by Our Foreign Desk
BBC: Yemen’s Saleh ‘gravely wounded’

BBC: Clashes rock south Yemen cities

SCF: Iran urges Yemeni people not to allow foreign meddling

UK marines on Yemen exit standby

Socialist Worker: Yemen after Saleh?

SCF: EU leaders call on Yemeni people to reconcile

Clashes in Militant-Held Southern Yemen City Kill 15

Voice of America
Yemeni forces have clashed with Islamist militants in the southern city of Zinjibar, leaving 15 people dead more than a week after hundreds of militants seized control of the city. The fighting Tuesday comes amid increased calls for Yemen’s president, …

Fighting flares in al Qaeda-held Yemen city
Armed supporters of Yemen’s opposition stand at the gate of a state-run power station they occupied in the southern city of Taiz June 6, 2011. By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) – Fighting flared on Tuesday in a southern Yemen city seized by al Qaeda …

Yemen: Marines Ready To Help Brits
Sky News
Royal Marines are on standby off the troubled Arab state of Yemen to evacuate British citizens – after violent protests in the country left 400 people dead. A force of around 80 marines is said to be on board a naval support ship, Royal Fleet Auxiliary …

Daytime NATO strikes in Libya…More clashes in Yemen
9&10 News
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Military and medical officials say 19 people,
including three children, are the latest victims of anti-government unrest in Yemen. They say a battle in a southern province last night killed nine soldiers and six attackers. …

PIOs, Indians asked to leave Yemen urgently
Times of India
NEW DELHI: With more people getting killed in clashes in Yemen, India on Tuesday renewed its appeal to its nationals and persons of Indian origin (PIOs) to leave the Arab country urgently and reminded them to avail of the Indian embassy’s helplines …

Yemen opposition offer on talks rebuffed
A coalition of Yemeni opposition parties has offered to talk with the country’s vice-president about a political transition, but a high-ranking government source says no dialogue can take place until president Ali Abdullah Saleh returns to Yemen. …

Yemen’s Women Hoping for a New Era
New York Times
By NADIA AL-KOKABANY Bernard Haykel of Princeton University and Charles Schmitz of Towson University discuss the future of Yemen after Saleh’s departure. THE shelling of Yemen’s presidential palace last Friday represented the end of the road for …

E3 and WWDC preview; Thessa’s birthday party and a truce in Yemen
Washington Post (blog)
To the people on the streets of Yemen, it looks like a third dictator in the Middle East has met his end. After President Ali Abdullah Saleh left the country for an operation in Saudi Arabia, jubilation spilled out onto the streets. …

Syria and Yemen: political settlement needed
The Voice of Russia
The Israeli politician also considers the fate of Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi and Yemen’s Ali Abdullah Saleh to be sealed – a view shared in the United States. The wounded president is now undergoing treatment in Saudi Arabia – something that the …

Yemen Ceasefire Erodes Amid Power Vacuum
By The Huffington Post News Editors
SANAA, Yemen — A cease-fire in Yemen’s capital was at risk of unraveling Monday as regime supporters opened fire on opposition fighters in renewed clashes that killed at least six. The violence raises fears over the potentially …

Al-Qaeda Eyes Yemen | FrontPage Magazine
By Ryan Mauro
Fierce fighting broke out in Yemen after President Saleh backed out of a deal to leave office at the last minute for the third time. The violence ultimately resulted in the firing of three rockets at the presidential palace, …

PhotoBlog – Anti-government sit-in while Yemen’s president is absent
By Chris A Wilson
It’s a relief to see photos other than those of violence in Yemen. It makes me stop and realize that everyone needs to take a break and enjoy life sometimes. ? Related links: Absence of Yemen’s leader puts power up for grabs.

U.S. says Yemen president should resign “ Ethiopia
The Obama administration, anxious to deny al-Qaida’s most dangerous offshoot more space in which to flourish, urged Yemen’s wounded president on Monday to immediately step aside and clear the way for a transfer of power aimed at …

Crisis in Yemen – Alan Taylor – In Focus – The Atlantic
Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh was reportedly wounded today in a rocket attack on his compound in Sanaa. Yemeni government troops have been engaged in …

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