Outgoing Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh speaks to the press at the presidential palace in Sanaa on Jan. 22. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesting Yemeni women burn their veils, during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen.

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In the capital, Sanaa, on Sunday, some Yemeni anti-government protesters celebrated Saleh's departure. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-government protestors in Sanaa, Yemen on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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