Riot policemen and presidential guards are positioned at the site of a planned protest by supporters of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa June 13, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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Yemeni troops Sunday were surrounding a Sanaa mosque controlled by former president Ali Abdullah Saleh amid concerns he is plotting a coup, a source close to the presidency said.Saleh had ruled Yemen for 33 years before he was forced to resign in February 2012 . He was replaced by his longtime deputy President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi under a UN and Gulf-sponsored deal. The source close to the presidency told AFP that weapons had been stored in the mosque and were being guarded by gunmen loyal to the former president.
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