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Six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in airstrikes outside the town of Jaar. Three soldiers and two members of the Southern Movement were killed in fighting in Habilayn. President Saleh's son has effectively taken control of the government.
President Saleh underwent two surgeries in Saudi Arabia. "The first was to remove a piece of shrapnel from his chest, and the second was neurosurgery to his neck," a family member said.
President Saleh has been transported to Saudi Arabia to receive medical treatment after being wounded in a rocket attack on Friday. Four soldiers from Ali Muhsen Al Ahmer 1st Armored Division were killed in a rocket attack in Sana'a.
President Saleh is rumored to have been moved to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment after being wounded in a mortar attack yesterday. The DoD said it has seen no evidence that Yemeni counterterrorism forces trained by the US military were involved in suppressing protests.
President Saleh and Prime Minister Mujawar were wounded during an artillery attack on the presidential palace in Sana'a. The government blamed Sheikh Sadiq al Ahmar, the leader of a large tribal confederation, for the attack.
A truce between President Saleh and the Hashed tribal confederation has ended after fighting broke out in Sana'a. Security forces killed more than 50 people in an attack on a protesters' camp in Taiz. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is said to be expanding its area of control in Abyan after taking control of the provincial capital of Zinjibar.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has taken control of Zinjibar, the provincial capital of Abyan. More than "300 Islamic militants and al Qaeda men" are reported to have stormed the city after government forces left earlier this week.
President Saleh has agreed to a ceasefire with powerful tribal leader Sadiq al-Ahmar after fighting between the two led to more than 120 people killed. An "armed group" has kidnapped three French citizens in Hadramout province.
President Saleh ordered the arrest of rival rival leader Sheikh Sadiq al- Ahmar and nine of his brothers for fomenting "armed rebellion." Seventy-two people have been killed in heavy fighting in Sana'a over the past three days.
Government forces loyal to President Saleh attacked the home of tribal leader Sadiq al Ahmar, who has sided with the opposition. The attack sparked heavy fighting in Sana'a, with nine people killed.
The US has urged President Saleh to sign the agreement with the opposition and step down. Yemeni troops shelled tribesmen who have laid siege to a Republican Guards camp outside of Sana'a; one person was killed.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters killed two soldiers and a civilian in an attack in Mukalla in Hadhramout province. The family of Osama bin Laden's Yemeni widow wants her to be returned home from Pakistan.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters are thought to have killed a Yemeni soldier in Zinjibar in Lahj province. A security official claimed the government would take "drastic steps" to put an end to protests.
The opposition said the GCC-backed plan for president Saleh to step down from power is dead. A court is considering the appeal of two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives who were convicted of killing Spanish tourists.
Security forces killed three protesters. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters killed five soldiers in an ambush in Marib. Qatar said it no longer backed the GCC initiative for President Saleh to resign.