Saleh

  • Syrian intervention: No desirable outcomes August 29, 2013

    It would be easy to forget that Syria was among the first countries to flare up in the Arab Spring. In March 2011, street protests over the detention of schoolboys in Darraa grew so quickly, that most predicted Assad would go quicker than Gaddafi or Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh...
  • My transfer from Jaisalmer is a routine process: Rajasthan IPS officer August 5, 2013

    Jaisalmer: The transfer of Jaisalmer SP Pankaj Choudhary has been dragged into a controversy after he was allegedly moved out within two days of opening the history sheet of Gazi Fakir, father of Congress MLA Saleh Mohammad. Fakir in the past had allegedly been involved in smuggling and other anti-social...
  • Congress MLA booked for obstructing govt servant from work August 5, 2013

    An FIR was on Sunday lodged against a Congress MLA for allegedly obstructing a government servant from discharging his duty in Jaisalmer, police said in Jaipur. Saleh Mohammed, the legislator from Pokaran constituency, had thrashed police constable Pappu Ram Meena when he was on a operation to nab some tourism touts...
  • Jaisalmer SP transferred for allegedly reopening history sheet of Cong MLA's father August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal in Uttar Pradesh, Jaisalmer SP Pankaj Choudhary was transferred allegedly for reopening the history sheet against the father of a Congress MLA and local leader Gazi Fakir. Fakir had allegedly been involved in smuggling and other anti-social activities...
  • Rajasthan police reopens history sheet against father of Cong MLA August 3, 2013

    Rajasthan police have reopened a history sheet against the father of a Congress MLA and local leader Gazi Fakir, who in the past has been allegedly involved in smuggling and other anti-social activities in the border areas of the state. Fakir, the father of Congress legislator Saleh Mohammad, had a history sheet...
  • India off to winning start at Asian Boxing Championships July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) gave India a perfect start at the Asian Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan by thrashing local favourite Ibrahim Saleh in the opening round. The 26-year-old Indian, a silver medallist at the recent Limassol Boxing Cup in Cyprus, Lac Mohamed Dilshan of Sri...
  • Mursi to visit India to enhance bilateral trade relations March 4, 2013

    Cairo: Ahead of Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi's maiden visit to India, a senior minister discussed ways to advance bilateral economic, trade and investment ties and opening up new avenues of commercial exchanges. Egyptian Industry and External Trade Minister Hatem Saleh on Sunday met Indian Ambassador to Egypt Navdeep Suri and...
  • 65 per cent of Yemeni voters pick a new president February 25, 2012

    Sanaa: Yemen's election commission says that 65 per cent of registered voters in the country cast their ballot for Vice President Abed Rabo Mansour Hadi in this week's single-candidate presidential election aimed at bringing an end to months of political turmoil. The vote, part of a US-backed agreement to ease out...
  • Yemen votes, seals Saleh's exit February 21, 2012

    Aden: Yemen sealed President Ali Abdullah Saleh's exit from power on Tuesday by electing his deputy to shepherd the country away from the brink of civil war. Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, the sole, consensus candidate, billed the vote as a way to move on after months of protests against...
  • Yemen's Saleh says to go to US, let govt function December 25, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Saturday he would go to the United States in order to allow an interim government to prepare for an election to replace him, but did not specify when he would leave. Saleh, speaking to reporters after forces loyal to him fired at protesters...
  • Yemen fighting challenges new unity government December 11, 2011

    Sanaa: Fighting overshadowed the first meeting on Saturday of Yemen's new unity government, tasked with trying to avert civil war after a power transfer brokered by the country's Gulf neighbours. Clashes in the southern province of Abyan killed 11 militants and two soldiers while a soldier was killed in overnight fighting...
  • At least 25 dead in Yemen conflict, fighters say November 28, 2011

    Sanaa: At least 25 people have been killed and dozens wounded in northern Yemen, where Shi'ite Muslim rebels have attacked Sunni Islamist Salafi fighters with bursts of shelling, a Salafi spokesman said on Sunday. The shelling, which killed 10 people on Saturday, continued on Sunday afternoon, he said, bringing the death...
  • Yemen sets date for presidential vote November 27, 2011

    Sanna: Yemen's official news agency says the vice president has called for a presidential vote to be held on February 21 in line with a power-sharing deal aimed at ending a nine-month political crisis. President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed a US-backed Gulf Arab proposal earlier this week in the Saudi capital...
  • Fierce clashes in Yemen leave 2 dead despite deal November 26, 2011

    Sanaa: Heavy fighting between rival army units shook Yemen's capital on Friday, killing two soldiers in what could signal the start of a power struggle just days after autocratic President Ali Abdullah Saleh agreed to end his 33-year rule. The clashes pitted Central Security forces commanded by Saleh's nephew, Colonel Yehia...
  • Yemen power-transfer deal fails to stop violence November 24, 2011

    Sanaa: President Ali Abdullah Saleh's agreement to step down failed to halt anti-government demonstrations or prevent violence on Thursday as regime supporters killed five protesters demanding that the ousted leader be put on trial for crimes ranging from corruption to bloodshed during the current uprising. Saleh signed the US-backed power-transfer deal,...
  • 35 dead in Egypt; Yemen's Saleh to transfer power November 24, 2011

    Egypt remains tense as its enters its 6th day of unrest. Military police poured into Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday in hopes of stopping clashes between protesters and police. ...
  • Ban welcomes transition of power in Yemen November 24, 2011

    United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the transition of power in Yemen, saying all sides should now honour their commitments to immediately bring to an end all violence and refrain from further provocations. The political settlement agreement, signed by President Ali Abdullah Saleh, was an "important step for the...
  • Yemen's Saleh signs deal to give up power November 24, 2011

    Riyadh: Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed a deal on Wednesday under which he will step down after 33 years in power and 10 months of protests against his rule that brought the country to the brink of civil war. Celebrations erupted in the capital Sanaa as Saleh inked the agreement...
  • Yemen's Saleh says ready to step down in 90 days November 15, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Monday he was ready to step down within 90 days of reaching a deal on a formal process for implementing a Gulf initiative aimed at ending the nine-month-old crisis in his country. Saleh, who has so far refused to sign the accord proposed...
  • Fighting kills 17 in Yemen, UN pushes for peace November 12, 2011

    Taiz: At least 17 people were killed in heavy clashes in the Yemeni city of Taiz on Friday, a day after a UN envoy began a new mission to push President Ali Abdullah Saleh to quit under a Gulf peace plan. Witnesses and medical staff said at least 30 people were...
  • UN Council calls on Yemen Prez to transfer power October 22, 2011

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously passed a resolution that calls on Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down and transfer power to his deputy as it condemned human rights violations and demanded an immediate end to attacks on civilians by security forces. The resolution, which...
  • UN calls for power transfer in Yemen October 22, 2011

    United Nations: The UN Security Council called on Friday for Yemen's president to immediately accept a deal to transfer power to his deputy and end escalating violence in the strategically located Middle East nation. The council unanimously adopted a resolution expressing serious concern at the worsening security and deteriorating economic and...
  • Yemen: Saleh wants global guarantees to sign deal October 20, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Wednesday he would sign a Gulf peace deal calling for a transfer of power only if the United States, Europe and Gulf Arab states gave him unspecified guarantees. Violence in Yemen, where thousands have been demonstrating for months demanding that Saleh end his...
  • Yemeni officials say 18 killed in clashes October 18, 2011

    Sanaa: Clashes between troops loyal to Yemen's embattled president and his rivals on Monday left at least 18 people killed and 30 wounded in the capital Sanaa and the city of Taiz, according to medical, security and tribal officials. They said eight followers of a powerful tribal leader who defected to...
  • 8 killed, Yemenis hope for UN pressure on Saleh October 17, 2011

    Sanaa: Eight Yemenis, including five protesters, were killed in a new upsurge in violence in the capital on Sunday, hospital officials and witnesses said, and President Ali Abudllah Saleh said he expected China and Russia to block UN moves to end his rule. The two countries joined forces to veto a...
  • Yemeni opposition doubts Saleh pledge to quit soon October 10, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemeni officials rowed back from President Ali Abdullah Saleh's statement that he would step down within "the coming days", and opponents dismissed the offer on Sunday as yet another delaying tactic to try and stay in power. Saleh, 69, has defied protests all year against his three-decade rule, reversing repeated...
  • Yemen's Saleh says will step down October 9, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said he would step down in 'the coming days' after months of protests against his 33-year rule that risked tipping the dirt-poor country into civil war, but the government said his exit was not imminent. "I reject power and I will continue to reject it,...
  • Will leave power in coming days: Yemen President October 8, 2011

    Sanaa: Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Saturday he would leave power in the coming days, the closest the veteran leader has come to announcing he plans to step down after nine months of mass protests against his 33-year rule. "I reject power and I will continue to reject it,...
  • Fighting, air strikes kill 16 in Yemen October 5, 2011

    Sanaa: Mortar fire killed two Yemenis and wounded six in Sanaa on Tuesday in what appeared to be fighting in the capital between soldiers loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and troops siding with anti-government protesters. A doctor said the victims were civilians hit by a mortar round that landed in...
  • Yemeni jet mistakenly bombs army post, kills 30 October 2, 2011

    Sanaa: A government warplane has mistakenly bombed an army position in southern Yemen, killing at least 30 soldiers and wounding many more, military and medical officials said on Sunday. The officials said the bombing, which took place on Saturday evening in the southern Abyan province, targeted an abandoned school used as...