Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Yemeni voters end President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 33-year rule

Yemeni voters ended President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 33-year rule in a historic ballot on Tuesday, pinning hopes on a new leader faced with the massive task of rebuilding an impoverished and war-ravaged country.
Yemni voters end President Saleh (L) 33 years rule and vote for the Vice President Hadi (R)
The only name on the ballot Tuesday was that of Vice-President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi, who will lead Yemen for a two-year interim period as stipulated by a Gulf-brokered power-transition deal signed by Saleh in November.

Read details: The Gazette


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