The Yemeni President finally agrees to sign. Ali Abdullah Saleh in a last minute volte-face agreed to sign the GCC deal that will guarantee him immunity from prosecution not to mention safe passage on his way out of government. The Yemeni President said that he won’t be dragged into a civil war. He further spoke […]
Protesters killed amidst clashes with police. In Yemen, the streets were the scene of bloody violence as the pro-president forces came face to face with the protesters. Six people were killed in the recent collisions between opposing factions in Yemeni society. This came about at a time when the president Ali Abdullah Saleh has refused […]
The transition deal has been suspended by the GCC. The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) has ended the deal according to which Yemeni President, Ali Abdullah Saleh was to peacefully step down making way for someone else. The current crisis in Yemen was to be resolved as per this deal. But when the President refused to […]
On Saturday, 16 Oct, 2010, 18 Pakistanis arrived at the airport in Karachi after they were freed from different jails in Yemen. They had been jailed for violation territorial seas and for other offences. More than 110 Pakistanis are still in prisons in Yemen.