Yemen's Saleh Signs Power Transfer Deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed a Gulf initiative on Wednesday to hand over power to his deputy as part of a proposal to end months of protests that have pushed the Arab country to the brink of civil war.

Sections:  news   world   
Topics:  africa   ali abdullah saleh   arab   civil war   north africa   president   protest   stepping down   war   yemen   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Surgeon: Stonewall Jackson death likely pneumonia
    Historians and doctors have long debated what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, felled by friendly fire in the Civil War. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era endsIran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings
    Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. More
  • Adichie focuses on Nigeria's present for new novel
    Modern life in Lagos, Nigeria's largest city, has become almost a character itself in novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's new book, "Americanah." Within its pages, one catches self-acknowledged glimpses of the writer herself, who shot to fame with her previous novel, a love story set during Nigeria's civil war entitled "Half of a Yellow Sun." More
BING NEWS:
  • Saleh signs power transfer deal
    Sana'a Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh finally agreed to end his 33-year rule by signing late yesterday the long-delayed Gulf Cooperation Council deal that requires him to transfer power within ... national dialogue on Yemen's future.
    11/23/2011 - 10:47 pm | View Link
  • Saleh signs power transfer deal after months of unrest
    Details of the power transfer deal—drawn up by Yemen’s richer neighbours in the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) earlier this year, and thwarted by Saleh on three separate occasions—were hammered out by U.N. envoy Jamal Benomar, with support ...
    11/23/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Yemen's Saleh signs deal to give up power
    Details of the power transfer deal -- drawn up by Yemen's richer neighbors in the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) earlier this year, and thwarted by Saleh on three separate occasions -- were hammered out by U.N. envoy Jamal Benomar, with support ...
    11/23/2011 - 8:54 am | View Link
  • Yemen's President Saleh agrees to transfer power deal
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) – Yemen's authoritarian President ... Abdullah in the Saudi capital Riyadh, Saleh signed the U.S.-backed deal hammered out by his country's powerful Gulf Arab neighbors to transfer power within 30 days to his vice president ...
    11/23/2011 - 5:47 am | View Link
  • Saleh signs power transfer deal
    Details of the power transfer deal, drawn up by Yemen’s richer neighbours in the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) earlier this year, and thwarted by Saleh on three separate occasions, were hammered out by U.N. envoy Jamal Benomar, with support ...
    11/23/2011 - 5:45 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    05/27/2015 - 4:23 pm | View Website
  • Conflict in Yemen
    Feb. 25, 2011: More than 180,000 protesters take to the capital, Sana, in the largest pro-democracy demonstrations in Yemen's history. More than 150,000 convened in ...
    05/27/2015 - 3:33 pm | View Website
  • Yemen – This Just In
    A pair of suspected U.S. drone strikes killed four al Qaeda militants in Yemen as the United States maintained a heightened security alert in the country and urged ...
    05/27/2015 - 11:30 am | View Website
  • Ali Abdullah Saleh
    Ali Abdullah Saleh. On 27 February 2012, following the election and swearing in of former Vice President Abed Rabo Mansour Hadi as the new President of Yemen, former ...
    05/27/2015 - 11:01 am | View Website
  • How the US Contributed to Yemen’s Crisis
    "It would be much too simplistic to blame the current crisis in Yemen entirely on the United States. However, one still has to wonder: If instead of allying with ...
    05/27/2015 - 2:18 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News