05 Jun '11, 7pm

Crowds Celebrate Saleh's Departure: What Lies Ahead for Yemen? (VIDEO)

Crowds Celebrate Saleh's Departure: What Lies Ahead for Yemen? (VIDEO)

In the wake of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure for Saudi Arabia to undergo surgery for injuries something more serious than first reported after his presidential palace was shelled on Friday, the streets of the capital of Sanaa have erupted in celebration, with reports of crowds hoisting soldiers on their shoulders. But what lies ahead now for the impoverished Arab country, which has been rocked by unrest since January when Yemenis, inspired by the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, took to the streets?Saleh's government responded violently and, with Yemen's tribal factions entering the conflict, the country has been in chaos.

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