Saturday, October 31, 2009

Yemen Civil War News Updates -- October 31, 2009

Displaced Yemenis from Saada province live in a camp near Mazraq. Photo AFP

OIC Chief Backs Yemen Plan To End Feud With Shiite Rebels -- AFP

SANAA — The head of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) expressed support on Saturday for a five-point plan by the Yemeni government to end a protracted conflict with Shiite rebels.

"The OIC backs the unity and the security of Yemen," Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary general of the pan-Muslim organisation, told a news conference in Sanaa following talks with Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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More News On Yemen's Civil War

Rebels Seize Border Crossing as Battles Rage in North -- Yemen Post
Yemen civilians die in shellfire -- BBC
Yemeni civilians killed in clashes -- UPI
Displaced Yemenis killed in camp during fighting: UNHCR -- AFP
UN agency shocked as displaced Yemenis come under attack -- UN News Centre
Civilians killed in north Yemen fighting - UNHCR -- Reuters
Yemen court sentences eight Shiite rebels to death -- AFP
Yemeni president accused of 'genocide' -- Press TV

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