Shiite Houthi rebels seize a Yemeni military base south of the capital, Sana'a, where U.S. military advisers once trained Yemeni counterterrorism forces to fight Al-Qaeda in the south of the country. Forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh had manned the captured base.
The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis as the rebels advance towards the capital Sana'a; prime minister Mohammed Basindwa resigns, and under the deal, rebels will nominate a new prime minister within three days.
2011 Yemeni uprising: Thousands of people rally against authority in Sana'a, marching towards the residence of Vice-President Abd al-Rab Mansur al-Hadi since Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has ruled the country for 33 years, remains in Saudi Arabia receiving treatment for his wounds.
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.
100,000 people march through central Sanaa in one of the largest protests yet to have taken place against the Saleh regime, with protesters demanding that he resign immediately rather than wait for the phased handover of power he has orchestrated.