Yemen: Top army commanders defect to uprising

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March 21, 2011
Al Jazeera [Qatar]    
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"Several top Yemeni army commanders have declared their support for anti-government protesters seeking the resignation of the country's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Major General Ali Mohsen Saleh, the head of the north western military zone and the head of the first armoured division, said on Monday that he had deployed army units to protect the protesters." (03/21/11)  

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