April 25, 2011 Syrian troops in armored vehicles and tanks stormed the southern town of Daraa early Monday and opened fire, witnesses tell The Associated Press. Some men were shot as they left mosques following morning prayers, activists report.
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Evacuees offer silent prayers for quake and tsunami victims at a shelter in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on April 11, 2011.
April 11, 2011 Japan aftershock; a possible truce in Libya;a possible truce in Yemen; ban on some women's Islamic dress in France;
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April 8, 2011 The paper reports that the aid package was potentially worth $1 billion or more over several years.
April 4, 2011 "Security forces and plainclothes gunmen opened fire on crowds of Yemenis marching through a southern city Monday, killing at least 12 and wounding dozens," The Associated Press reports.
Yemeni women demonstrate under heavy security measures on March 27, 2011 in Ibb province, southwest of Sanaa, calling for the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
March 28, 2011 Yemen weapons depot blast; Yemen's president won't step down; Afghan truck bombing; Geraldine Ferraro dies
A Yemeni army officer is lifted by anti-government protestors in a demonstration against President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, March 24, 2011.
March 25, 2011 Yemen protests swell; president sets conditions to leave
March 24, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the secrets of longevity, and the state of black marriage. In the second hour, imagining the U.S. without nuclear power, and escalating protests in Yemen.
March 22, 2011 But President Ali Abdullah Saleh also said he will not hand over power to army generals who have thrown their support to the opposition.
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In Sanaa today, a Yemeni army officer reacts after he and other officers joined anti-government protesters demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
March 21, 2011 The unrest there greatly worries counterterrorism experts because Yemen is home to one of al-Qaida's most active affiliates and to radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
Yemeni anti-government protesters carried away a wounded demonstrator in Sanaa earlier today (March 18, 2011).
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March 18, 2011 Witnesses say authorities fired on a protesters who had gathered near a university after Friday prayers.
February 18, 2011 Along with reports of crackdowns on anti-government demonstrators today in Bahrain and Libya, and some deaths in both places, there's similar news from Yemen.
February 15, 2011 Pressure is mounting on the government in Bahrain.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced he will freeze constitutional changes that would allow him to be president for life. a controversial April poll.
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February 2, 2011 Ali Abdullah Saleh's pledge is similar to that made by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
January 27, 2011 Protests in the streets of Egypt are expected to grow larger Friday after the arrival of democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei and the announcement by the Muslim Brotherhood that they will join the demonstrations.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is welcomed by Yemen's foreign minister, Abu Bakr al-Qurbi, at Sanaa airport upon her arrival earlier today (Jan. 11, 2011).
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January 11, 2011 The secretary of state's visit was kept secret until after she had arrived because of the serious security issues involved with having America's top diplomat go to a nation where al-Qaida affiliated terrorists are known to operate.
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