Yemen Revolution

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1990-11/23/ 2011, Saleh is President of Yemen

1990 - November 23, 2011

1/23, 19 activists arrested, protests begin

01/23/2011

2/3, "day of rage", tens of thousands demonstrate

February 2, 2011

2/2, Saleh promises to step down

February 2, 2011

Police open fire on demonstrators in Sana'a (kill > 50)

March 2011

Dozens killed in clashes in Sana'a

May 2011 - June 2011

Tawakul Karman wins Nobel Peace Prize

October 2011

UN Security Council condemns violence, calls for transfer of power

October 2011

11/23, Saleh agrees to leave Yemen

November 23, 2011

AQAP behind attacks at presidential palace and Sana'a

February 2012

2/27, Al-Hadi formally takes power

February 27, 2012