Violence in Yemen

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Militiamen and security forces in Yemen loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh have continued armed responses against demonstrators intent on removing Saleh from office. Protesters have been shot in the cities of Taiz, Ibb and Sana’a.

In May, the violence escalated to a battle between opposition tribesmen and Saleh’s forces, using tanks, grenades and guns in the capital city of Sana’a. The US and UK issued warnings against traveling to Yemen.

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Militiamen and security forces in Yemen loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh have continued armed responses against demonstrators intent on removing Saleh from office. Protesters have been shot in the cities of Taiz, Ibb and Sana’a.

In May, the violence escalated to a battle between opposition tribesmen and Saleh’s forces, using tanks, grenades and guns in the capital city of Sana’a. The US and UK issued warnings against traveling to Yemen.