June 8, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the Political Junkie, and tourism and civil unrest in Yemen. In the second hour Henry Kissinger on China's long history.
June 8, 2011 The Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour is now "almost empty," according to some of the few people still there. A government military campaign against opponents of the Assad regime is expected to begin at any time.
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.
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 27, 2011 Protests continue in both countries as demands grow for reform and for leaders to step aside.
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.
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 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.
March 28, 2011 Yemen weapons depot blast; Yemen's president won't step down; Afghan truck bombing; Geraldine Ferraro dies
March 25, 2011 Yemen protests swell; president sets conditions to leave