The uprising in Yemen is escalating. But President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has ruled the country for three decades, remains defiant. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Natalia Antelava, who has just returned from Yemen.
There were further violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in Yemen on Friday. Marco Werman talks with Charles Dunbar, former US Ambassador to Yemen, about the latest developments in that country.
General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, who is close to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, says he is backing the protest movement against the regime. Two other senior army commanders are also reported to have resigned.
Ali Abdullah Saleh has left the country to travel to the United States for medical treatment, Yemeni officials say. In a televised "farewell speech" he asked for forgiveness for "any shortcomings" during his 33-year rule.
Prominent Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye uncovered the US role in a drone strike that took the lives of civilians. In 2011, he was found guilty of being an al-Qaeda operative. He's now in jail -- and the U-S wants him to stay there.