Republican decree over state of emergency in Yemen

SANA’A, March 18 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh issued on Friday the republican decree No 65 for 2011 declaring a state of emergency for 30 days in the country following the deadly events at Sana’a University after the Friday prayers. The state of emergency was announced because of the riots and the attacks against private and public properties in some Yemeni cities including the capital Sana’a which can lead to civil war threatening the national unity, the public security and peace and Yemen’s stability.FRSaba