Yemenis in Taizz demand removal of Saleh regime members
[Iran Press TV] Yemeni protesters have held a demonstration in the southern city of Taizz to demand the removal of members of the regime of deposed dictator President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh.
... Saleh initially took power as a strongman of North Yemen in 1977, when disco was in flower, but he didn't invite Donna Summer to the inauguration and Blondie couldn't make it...
The demonstrators erupted into the streets of Taizz on Sunday, calling for the dismissal of those figures from the former regime that still hold a number of major military and political posts.
Yemenis have several times held similar demonstrations across the nation over the past weeks.
They have also been calling for the trial of Saleh and his aides for ordering the killing of protesters during the revolution that began in January 2011.
In addition, Yemeni protesters demand the restructuring of the army.
Yemen's former dictator Saleh formally stepped down and handed over power to his deputy Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi on February 27. The power transfer occurred under a Saudi-backed deal brokered by the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council
... the Medes and the Persians are very sensitive on the subject of the Persian Gulf, which the Arabs refer to as the Arabian Gulf...
in April 2011 and signed by Saleh in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on November 23, 2011.
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