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  • Ali Abdullah Saleh

    Former Yemen leader Saleh ‘killed’

    Yemeni rebels have killed their erstwhile ally Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country’s former president and strongman, as their forces battled for control of the capital, Sanaa, officials say. The collapse of their alliance throws Yemen’s nearly 3-year-old civil war into unpredictable new chaos.