Yemen Protests Latest in Wave of Middle East Unrest

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Thousands of Egyptians are taking to the streets of Cairo to call for the country's president to step down. In Tunisia, protesters are pushing to banish all remnants of the ousted regime. And in Yemen, protesters are calling for the end of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 30-year reign. What's driving this sudden wave of unrest across the Middle East?

We hear from BBC Middle East editor Magdi Abdelhadi from Tunis, Tunisia, along with Hakim Almasmari, editor in chief of The Yemen Post in Sana, Yemen.


Magdi Abdelhadi and Hakim Almasmari

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