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Yemeni president vows offensive against al Qaeda

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

(CNN) -- In his first public speech since being inaugurated as president of Yemen, Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi promised a strong fight against al Qaeda and political reconciliation at home. Hadi spoke Saturday before military graduates at the Yemeni Military Academy."The real battle against the terrorist al Qaeda organization has yet to begin and will not end until we have eradicated their presence in every district, village and position; it will not end until internally displaced citizens are assured that they can return safely to their homes and organized terrorist operatives have surrendered their weapons and rid themselves of ideologies that contradict the sacred values of the Islamic religion," he said.
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Yemen president to give up powers, embassy says

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

Executive powers in Yemen will be transferred to Vice President Abdo Rabu Mansour Hadi immediately after President Ali Abdullah Saleh signs an agreement in Saudi Arabia, a spokesman for the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in Washin... Read Post

U.S. Ally in Al Qaeda Fight Quits

News : The Daily Beast (last month)

Hours after striking a deal with Houthi rebels, the government of U.S. ally Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi quit—leaving the country set to fragment and al Qaeda to gain yet more power. Read Post

Yemen leader promises al Qaeda fight

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) -- Yemen's new president on Saturday promised to continue the fight against al Qaeda, calling it "a religious and national duty" for citizens of his restive nation. Abdurabu Mansur Hadi was sworn in Saturday in th... Read Post

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