(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.
(CNN) -- A man described as "one of al Qaeda's most dangerous members" was arrested in Yemen, the Yemeni military, an embassy official and state-run news agency Saba said. More on Yemen ... Read Post
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