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Large scale street protests spread to Yemen

More than 20,000 Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa today demanding a change in government and saying President Ali Abdullah Saleh's offer to step down in 2013 was not enough. Supporters of the President were also in evidence. Follow the full story here.

Khaled Abdullah / Reuters

An opposition supporter with pieces of bread taped onto his head shouts slogans during an anti-government protest in Sanaa on February 3, 2011.

Khaled Abdullah / Reuters

Opposition supporters shout slogans during an anti-government protest in Sanaa, Yemen on Feb. 3. Thousands of opponents of Yemen's government and its supporters are demonstrating in the capital and other cities a day after the president pledged not to seek another term in office.

Hani Mohammed / AP

A man holds up a bank note in the local currency as a symbol of poverty during a demonstration against the government in Sanaa, Yemen on Feb. 3.

Hani Mohammed / AP

A supporter of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh peers from behind a tree raising his portrait during a rally in support of Saleh and his government in Sanaa, Yemen on Feb. 3, 2011. His banner reads in Arabic "Together in support of the democratic system".