Yemenis gathered at Taghyeer Square, staging further anti-government protests in the capital, Sanaa, on August 12.
During this week, President Ali Abdullah Saleh said he would work with the opposition and international contacts to re-negotiate a transitory plan for him to step-down from power, as dealt by the Gulf Cooperation Council, an agreement which he backed out of three times.
However a few protesters insisted that they determine any actual change that would occur.
Yemen suffers from multiple internal conflicts such as one with Islamists in a southern province. Its neighbor, Saudi Arabia, and the United States are worried that the continuing unrest only fuels the country’s Al Qaeda faction.