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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Yemen forces fire on protests, Gulf to send envoy!

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By Mohammed Ghobari and Khaled al-Mahdy / SANAA/TAIZ | Thu May 12, 2011 9:56am EDT.


(Reuters) - Government forces fired machine guns on Thursday to halt a protest against Yemen's entrenched president, wounding dozens, and Gulf states sought to revive talks on a power transition to stem the rising bloodshed.

An opposition leader told Reuters the secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC) was due in Sanaa on Saturday to try to resurrect a deal to end the crisis which fell through last month when President Ali Abdullah Saleh refused to sign.

Full Bloody Story at,
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/12/us-yemen-idUSTRE73L1PP20110512

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