Yemen president signs deal, will transfer power within 30 days
Published 11/23/2011, Associated Press
Yemen's autocratic leader agreed today to step down after months of demonstrations against his 33-year rule, pleasing the U.S. and its Gulf allies who feared that collapsing security in the impoverished nation was allowing an active al-Qaida franchise to step up operations.Word count: 1197
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