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Yemen, attack the presidential palace: a head wound on President Saleh

The President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh, was wounded in the bombing of the mosque inside the presidential palace, where he was praying. In the attack, according to security sources, have been killed four bodyguards were wounded and the speaker of parliament, the prime minister and his deputy. In the evening, the Yemeni state television aired a short audio message by Saleh, during which the president said to feel good. President Saleh said that seven in all those killed during the attack, made by a (band of outlaws).

There was also a thriller about the fate of Saleh, the opposition television Suhail had given up for dead in the bombing. Deputy Minister of Information, Abdu al-Janad, denied, and he announced him even an intervention by the president before the press. The bombing was the response of the dissident militia of the tribe of Hashid the previous attack on the palace of Sheikh Sadiq al-Ahmar, razed by soldiers loyal to Saleh.

In Yemen more than 370 people have died since the beginning of the uprising, of which 155 only in the last 10 days, beginning in mid-January of the popular uprising against Saleh, 33 years to lead the country.

(President Saleh is well and will continue to lead the country if God wills it), said Yasser Yamani, director of the Conference of the People's Party, in power in the country. Interviewed by the pan-Arab television Al Arabiya, the Yemeni leader said the president (is fine despite the attempt to assassinate him) .

At least fifteen anti-regime demonstrators were killed May 30 in the city of Taiz in the south of Yemen, by the intervention of Republican Guard soldiers, loyal to President Ali Abdallah Saleh denied, while four government soldiers were killed near the southern port of Zinjibar from unspecified militia, which defines Sanaa members of al Qaida.

Yemeni aviation and artillery bombed positions of suspected terrorists that the weekend had taken control of the coastal town east of the port of Aden. According to his government, the four soldiers killed, were ambushed along the road that leads from the capital Aden. They were part of a column of military vehicles sent by the President to regain control of Zinjibar and fight alleged al-Qaida militants.

This while from Taiz, south-west of Sanaa, the soldiers of the Republican Guard, commanded by one of Saddam's sons, aided by officers in plain clothes and are not explained by snipers on rooftops, raided before dawn against Permanent week sit-in staged in the central town square by the anti-regime demonstrators. Witnesses speak of more than twenty deaths among the protesters, while hospital officials report a budget of at least fifteen killed and dozens wounded.


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