Ali Abdullah Saleh Returns

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27 Feb 2013 11:00

With a throng of supporters scrambling to get near the ex-president, Wednesday’s large-scale gathering was reminiscent of 2011, when in the midst of Yemen’s Youth Revolution, rival Friday demonstrations were held in Sana’a on a weekly basis: one for Saleh and the other for the pro-democracy protesters who sought an end to his 33-year-long presidency.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

With a throng of supporters scrambling to get near the ex-president, Wednesday’s large-scale gathering was reminiscent of 2011, when in the midst of Yemen’s Youth Revolution, rival Friday demonstrations were held in Sana’a on a weekly basis: one for Saleh and the other for the pro-democracy protesters who sought an end to his 33-year-long presidency.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

On a large banner which also proclaimed that they were attending Wednesday’s gathering in Sana’a under the auspices of their sheikh, tribesmen from the town of Al-Qafra delivered the following message to United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar: “We will overcome your harassment with harassment of our own.”

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

A family Ali Abdullah Saleh supporters at a gathering in Sana'a, Yemen which was held in honor of the ousted president.

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By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

A female supporter of Ali Abdullah Saleh was among the thousands who turned out for the ousted president's public speech in Sana'a, Yemen.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

Supporters of Ali Abdullah Saleh performed the traditional 'barra' dance at the ousted president's first public appearance in eighteen months, in Sana'a, Yemen.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

Thousands of supporters turned out in Sana'a, Yemen for Ali Abdullah Saleh's first public appearance in 18 months.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

Supporters of all ages turned out at Sana'a's Al-Sabeen Square to show support for ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

Ali Abdullah Saleh's wore gloves to cover his hands, which sustained burn injuries during a June 3, 2011 assassination attempt in Sana'a, Yemen.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

People in Sana'a, Yemen pass through a security checkpoint en route to a gathering in honor of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

A child in Sana'a, Yemen wears a picture of Ali Abdullah Saleh at a gathering where the ousted president made his first public appearance in 18 months.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

Speaker of the Parliament and GPC Party member Yahya Al-Ra'i was among those present in Sana'a, Yemen for ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh's first public appearance in 18 months.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

A supporter of Ali Abdullah Saleh at the ex-president's first public appearance in 18 months, in Sana'a, Yemen.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

Ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh made his first public appearance in Yemen in 18 months at Al-Sabeen Square in Sana'a, Yemen.

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Sana'a, Yemen
By luke_somers
27 Feb 2013

Thousands of supporters turned out for ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh's first public appearance in 18 months, in Sana'a, Yemen.