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Yemen’s Cabinet gives president immunity from prosecution

Yemen's Cabinet has approved a law granting President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and anyone who has worked under him, immunity from prosecution.

Heavy fighting rocks Yemen

Deadly fighting raged between armed tribesmen and security forces on the streets of the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, on Thursday.

Dozens killed in Yemen street battles

Gun battles raged on Wednesday on the streets of Yemen's capital, killing dozens of people, witnesses said.

Fears of civil war in Yemen as dozens die

Dozens of Yemenis were killed in overnight gun battles in the capital, a government official said on Thursday.

Gun battle erupts after Yemen’s Saleh refuses to go

A fierce gun battle has broken out between Yemeni police and opposition tribesmen in Sana'a -- a day after President Saleh refused to quit office.

Plain-clothed men fire on Yemen protesters

Plain-clothed gunmen opened fire on protesters in Yemen's southern city of Taiz on Saturday, wounding at least 15 people.

Yemen tensions on the boil as protests escalate

Opponents of Yemen's President Saleh stepped up a campaign to force him out on Friday, but Saleh was defiant, urging opposition to join peace talks.

Rival protesters flood Yemeni capital

Huge rival protests split the Yemeni capital on Friday as a massive security operation strove to keep the peace between the divided demonstrators.

Yemen’s Saleh says willing to quit under conditions

Embattled Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Friday he was ready to cede power to prevent more bloodshed, but only to "safe hands".

Yemen’s top generals back democracy protesters

Top generals, ambassadors and some tribes threw their support behind Yemen's anti-government protesters on Monday.

Yemeni police open fire on protesters, 14 injured

Police opened fire on Friday on anti-government protesters in Yemen a day after embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh offered sweeping reform.

Yemen president vows not to quit as protests spread

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in power since 1978, vowed on Monday not to quit under pressure from the street.

Rivals clash in Yemen protest march

Pro-regime supporters armed with batons and stones on Tuesday waded into anti-government protesters trying to march on Yemen's presidential palace.

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