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  אב 22, 5771 , 22/08/11

Top Yemeni Official Dies from Injuries

The president of the Yemeni parliament died Monday in a Saudi hospital, report said. Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani, the president of the Shura Council, had been injured in the June bombing of the Yemeni Presidential Palace, the same attack that left Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh injured.

Saleh remains in the hospital. Ghani was considered one of the few aides the president trusted, analysts said.

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