25 May '11, 10pm

Saleh vows to stay on #Yemen

SANAA - Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh issued messages of defiance yesterday even as intense battles raged in the heart of the capital for a third day, saying he will not step down or allow the country to become a "failed state". Mr Saleh's sharp response - read by his spokesman - suggested he was prepared to escalate the fight against powerful opposition tribes that have been locked in urban combat with government forces since Monday. The clashes have left at least 41 dead and dozens badly injured. The conflict also sharply increased chances that Yemen's three-month uprising could turn into a militia-led revolt after street protests and Arab mediation failed to crack Mr Saleh's 32-year authoritarian rule. "I will not leave power and I will not leave Yemen," spokesman Ahmed Al Soufi, quoted Mr Saleh as saying. "Yemen will not be a failed state. It will not ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110526-0000354/Saleh-...

Tweets

Yemen's Saleh doesn't see himself out of power ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 May '11, 5pm

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Wednesday he would not bow to international "dictates" to st...

Yemen tribesmen take over state news agency: SANAA : Tribesmen loyal to a powerful opposition chief have taken c...

Yemen tribesmen take over state news agency: SA...

channelnewsasia.com 25 May '11, 8am

SANAA : Tribesmen loyal to a powerful opposition chief have taken control of state news agency Saba in Sanaa, a high-ranki...

Dozens of protesters wounded in Yemen - Straits...

straitstimes.com 14 May '11, 11pm

SANAA - YEMENI security forces and regime backers on Saturday opened fire on demonstrators in Taez, wounding more than 30 ...

Netanyahu vows no return to 1967 borders

Netanyahu vows no return to 1967 borders

channelnewsasia.com 24 May '11, 3am

WASHINGTON: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday vowed that the Jewish state would never withdraw to the "inde...

Google vows to fight suit over mobile 'Wallet' - Straits Times

Google vows to fight suit over mobile 'Wallet' ...

straitstimes.com 28 May '11, 1am

Within hours of the unveiling of 'Google Wallet' on Thursday, eBay and PayPal filed a lawsuit charging the Internet giant ...