The airport at the Yemeni capital Sana'a is closed after forces loyal to General Mohammed Saleh al-Ahmar, the former Chief of the Air Force and half-brother of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, threaten to attack aircraft.
Large explosions are reported in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a in the midst of ongoing protests against President Ali Abdullah Saleh; opposition forces claim that the violence threatens to escalate into a civil war.
Suspected al-Qaeda militants kill six soldiers and injure five others in the town of Rada in Yemen while security forces in other cities injure three dozen anti-government protesters demanding the departure of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Armed supporters of the Government of Yemen kill two students and wound another eleven students conducting a sit-in at Sanaa University demanding the resignation of the President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh.
2011 Yemeni protests: President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh backtracks on his plan to rule Yemen for life and to then allow his son to inherit his rule during an emergency session of parliament ahead of tomorrow's "day of rage" against his three-decade rule.