Tribal rebellions speed up fight to overthrow Yemen President

The battle to remove the Yemeni President Mr. Saleh has intensified with the main group pushing for the removal fighting to enter to the capital Sanaa.

On Thursday there was an intense fighting between the Yemeni military and the tribesmen who are loyal to the Sadeg al-Ahmar at the outskirt of the capital Sanaa. Hundreds of tribesmen were seen making their way through the capital. They were waged at Hasaba which is a neighborhood of Sanaa by Yemeni security forces. Already Hasaba is subjected to intense bombardment by the Yemeni military. There is report of high causality in the battle, it is reported that dozens of people were killed.

The battle was brought nearer to the Yemen airport and the tribesmen were reported pushing their way towards the capital. The battle is gradually spreading across the other parts of the country. In Taiz which is located in the southern part of the country, soldiers fighting for the government had opened fire on peaceful protesters who were calling for an end to the government of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

The protest in Taiz had been on for some few days now and it is reported that at least 25 people have lost their lives as a result of the attack by the soldiers.