Al Jazeera reports:

Several top Yemeni army commanders have declared their support for anti-government protesters seeking the resignation of the country's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Major General Ali Mohsen Saleh, the head of the north western military zone and the head of the first armoured division, said on Monday that he had deployed army units to protect the protesters. ...

Several ministers resigned from the government after Friday's violence. Abdullah Alsaidi, Yemen's ambassador to the United Nations, also quit in protest over the killings.

The leader of Yemen's most powerful tribe - the tribe of President Saleh - has also called for his exit. Enduring America is tracking the rapidly changing news:

1452 GMT: Al Jazeera is reporting that Hakim Al Masmari, editor in chief of the Yemen Post to Al Jazeera, has stated that he does not expect the regime to last another 24 hours.

1511 GMT: Al Jazeera: French foreign minister has declared that Yemeni President Ali Saleh's departure is imminent. The live video of the people celebrating in the streets is breathtaking. The president and his closest advisors are meeting right now, and Yemen's defence minister is expected to make an update in a few moments.

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