Ex-Yemen Leader Saleh to Exile to Ethiopia

By: Monday February 27, 2012 8:55 am

In Yemen, new President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi was sworn in over the weekend, replacing the 33-year rule of Ali Abdullah Saleh. Saleh unexpectedly showed up at the swearing-in. But there are now promising reports that, instead of staying in Yemen to head a political party, Saleh will seek exile in Ethiopia: Aides to Ali Abdullah [...]

One-Candidate Election Ends Saleh’s Presidential Rule in Yemen

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 10:54 am

The one-candidate Presidential election in Yemen happened today. You’ll never guess who won! Yemenis voted Tuesday to instate their U.S.-backed vice president as the new head of state tasked with steering the country out of a crisis created by an anti-government uprising that has raged for a year. The vote can hardly be called an [...]

Yemen Holds One-Candidate Presidential Election Tomorrow

By: Monday February 20, 2012 10:55 am

An unusual election will take place tomorrow in Yemen. After 33 years of having Ali Abdullah Saleh in power, a new President will be selected. However, we already know the name of that President, because there is only one candidate on the ballot. The election, in which Saleh’s deputy Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi is the only [...]

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