Ali Abdullah Saleh

A supporter of Yemen's then President Ali Abdullah Saleh waves a poster featuring him during a rally to show support for him in Sanaa

Yemen’s former president assassinated after his last ‘dance on the heads of snakes’


The assassination of Yemen’s former president was unexpected. An investigator who studied — and met — Ali Abdullah Saleh fills in some of the history of Yemen’s most powerful man.

A woman takes part in a graffiti painting campaign on a wall in Sanaa, Yemen

Listen to Yemenis describe how they’re getting through the war

A girl holds her sister outside their family's hut at the Shawqaba camp for internally displaced people who were forced to leave their villages by the war in Yemen's northwestern province of Hajjah March 12, 2016

Where the US fell down in Yemen, as war clouds gathered

Yemen's former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, pauses during an interview with Reuters in Sanaa on May 21, 2014.

The man accused of stealing $60 billion from Yemen is still there and wielding power

Houthi fighters ride in a truck on a street leading to the Republican Palace in Sana'a, Yemen, on January 20, 2015.

Houthis in Yemen: Who are they and why is everybody out to get them?

Reporter Laura Kasinof covering the inauguration of Yemeni President Abdurabbu Mansour Hadi, February 2012.

How one woman stumbled into a violent uprising in Yemen


Laura Kasinof never expected to become a war correspondent, but her calm life in Yemen gave her a front-row seat to protests and violence as the Arab Spring reached the country. Now Kasinof has written a book about her experiences and shares her fears about Yemen’s future.

Yemeni-Americans protest outgoing leader’s trip to U.S. for medical treatment

Ali Abdullah Saleh, the outgoing leader of Yemen who was pushed from power in an Arab Spring protest last year, has left the United States after receiving treatment there for injuries he sustained in last year’s bombing — part of months of protest leading up to his losing power.

Tawakul Karman set to receive Nobel Peace Prize

Karman will be the youngest person to receive the prize, an honor she’s getting in recognition of the leading role she’s played in the Arab Spring protests in Yemen.

Yemen: Taking Charge of the Generals

Global Politics

The president of Yemen has begun restructuring the Yemeni army. Princeton scholar Gregory Johnsen tells Marco Werman that this power play has to be handled with care.

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Can ‘Yemen Solution’ Work for Syria?

Global Politics

The BBC’s Natalia Antelava examines how a model that has been working for Yemen could be applied to Syria.