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Yemenis take to the streets, both for and against the government

The men and women walking separately during their protest caught my eye during this morning's wire edit.

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Thousands of Yemeni anti-government protesters march to support the recently formed 143-member National Council during a protest in Sana'a, Yemen, Aug. 19. According to media sources, tens of thousands of Yemeni anti-government protesters staged marches in several cities across Yemen to support the recently formed National Council that will lead toward the removal of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's 33-year regime.

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An elderly woman gestures as she joins supporters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh (shown in posters) during a pro-regime rally after Friday prayers in Sanaa on Aug. 19.

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