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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Riyadh on Sept. 19, 2011.
September 23, 2011 More than three months after being seriously injured in a rocket attack and then going to Saudi Arabia for treatment, President Ali Abdullah Saleh made a surprise return to Yemen today.
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June 9, 2011 The newspaper says the U.S. is "exploiting a growing power vacuum in the country to strike at militant suspects with armed drones and fighter jets."
Thousands of Yemeni anti-government protesters demonstrated in the city of Ibb on Monday (June 6, 2011).
June 7, 2011 While government spokesmen say the president plans to return to Yemen after receiving medical treatment in Saudi Arabia, opponents hope he will stay away and talks about a transition can begin.
In the capital, Sanaa, on Sunday, some Yemeni anti-government protesters celebrated Saleh's departure.
June 6, 2011 The Yemeni president underwent surgery in Saudi Arabia, the government there says. Though Yemeni officials say he will come back to his country, many doubt that will happen and many in Yemen are celebrating his departure.
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June 3, 2011 President Ali Abdullah Saleh is alive and will soon go on TV to address his nation, government officials say. Earlier, opposition forces had claimed he was killed.
May 19, 2011 A second agreement between Yemen's leaders to transfer government power has collapsed after President Ali Abdullah Saleh refused to sign it.
Anti-government protestors in Sanaa, Yemen on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
May 18, 2011 Yemen's President, Ali Abdullah Saleh has apparently agreed with opposition leaders to leave power under a transition plan. Al-Arabiya reports the agreement, negotiated with the help of Western mediators and the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (or GCC), is supposed to be signed today.
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.
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.
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