Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

Online reactions to Valls being slapped in face in Brittany

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Davos 2017: "Donald Trump could be the entrepreneurs' entrepreneur"

Read more

THE DEBATE

Hard Brexit, here we come: The blowback against globalisation (part 2)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Hard Brexit, here we come: UK to leave EU common market (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Pardon my whistleblower: Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Pardon my whistleblower: Obama, security and surveillance (part 2)

Read more

FOCUS

CAR citizens reluctantly leave makeshift camp

Read more

ENCORE!

Film show: My French Film Festival, 'Stalin's Couch' and 'Birth of a Nation'

Read more

MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Iraq: On the ground with French troops in Mosul

Read more

Middle east

Yemen's new government takes power

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2012-01-01

Yemen's national unity government was sworn in on Saturday in Sanaa, the nation's capital. The new 34-member cabinet will lead Yemen for the next three months, after which President Ali Abdullah Saleh is expected to formally step down.

AFP - Yemen's national unity government, led by the opposition, was sworn in on Saturday in the presence of Vice President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi, an official statement said.

The statement, carried by the official Saba news agency, said the swearing-in ceremony took place at the Republican Palace in the capital Sanaa.

The new 34-member cabinet will lead Yemen for a three-month transition period, after which President Ali Abdullah Saleh is expected to formally step down after 33 years in power.

Date created : 2011-12-10

  • YEMEN

    Yemen forms national unity government

    Read more

  • YEMEN

    Saleh and opposition parties agree on interim lineup

    Read more

  • YEMEN

    Vice president names opposition leader as interim PM

    Read more

COMMENT(S)