Ali Abdullah Saleh

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 1st, 2014
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by Mulat Hailu yemen-andargachew The people of Ethiopia are Shocked and disappointed over the illegal detention of Andargachew Tsige, Secretary General of Ginbot7 Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy by Yemen security forces during his transit flight in Yemen. Mr. Andargachew is an Ethiopian o...
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Aug 12th, 2012
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Al Qaeda-linked militants have released a Saudi Arabian diplomat kidnapped in southern Yemen in March, a tribal source said on Sunday, after mediation by local tribal leaders. Abdallah al-Khalidi, the deputy consul in the Saudi consulate in the Yemeni port city of Aden, was kidnapped by Islamist mili...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 2nd, 2012
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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is due to learn if he has been found guilty of conspiracy in the killing of protesters during last year’s uprising. A Cairo court has begun hearing if Mr Mubarak, as well as his former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly and four aides, ordered police to shoo...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 7th, 2012
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For the past few weeks, rumors spread widely through Yemen with many foreign and local newspapers announcing the imminent departure for Ethiopia of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Amidst renewed political tensions in between the new coalition government headed by Prime Minister Mohamed Salem Bas...
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Apr 15th, 2012
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A roadside bomb targeting a Yemeni security patrol killed three children on their way to school in the southern province of Hadramout on Sunday, the Defense Ministry said. Separately, the Interior Ministry said on its website security forces were on alert for a potential plot by al Qaeda targeting &#...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2012
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By Yilma Bekele The embattled former tyrant president of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh is going to settle in Ethiopia. Ethiopia will be his home in exile. Ethiopia was not his first choice. He wanted to settle in Oman his neighbor on the West. The Sultan of Oman was not receptive to the idea. His attempt ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2012
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Sana’a – Aides to Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Monday that the ousted Yemeni president plans to go into exile in Ethiopia, as pressures mounted on him to depart the country for fear of sparking new cycles of violence. The news that the longtime Yemeni leader might leave to Ethiopia marks the late...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2012
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There was only one candidate on the ballot for Yemen’s presidential election held Monday. The long-time vice president of outgoing strong man Ali Abdullah Saleh, acting president Abed Rabu Mansour Hadi, was the only name for which the Yemeni people could vote — the result of a diplomatic deal worked ...
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Feb 21st, 2012
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Polling stations across Yemen have opened in a presidential poll with Vice-President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi as the only candidate. Hadi’s guaranteed election by virtue of being the sole candidate on the ballot will bring the curtains down on Ali Abdullah Saleh’s 33-year rule over the coun...
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Feb 13th, 2012
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Algiers – Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki said on Sunday he hoped the bloodshed in Syria could be stopped under a similar scenario to the one which saw Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh relinquish power. “I hope we will find a political solution akin to that in Yemen – that is ...