(Al Jazeera English: 0518 PST, March 25, 2011) As tens of thousands of protesters demand Ali Abdullah Saleh's resignation, the longtime leader gives a speech to crowds in a second demonstration on the other side of the capital city. Saleh offered to step down - but said he will only hand over power "to capable, reponsible hands." Al Jazeera's special correspondent, reporting from Sanaa, says the mood in the opposition crowds remains defiant.
Protesters Enter Sanaa's 'Change Square' Before Friday Prayers
(Al Jazeera English: 0343 PST, March 25, 2011) Ahead of Friday prayers, an Al Jazeera correspondent tours the perimeter of what protesters have dubbed "Change Square" in Yemen's capital. Civilians have set up checkpoints next to defensive rock piles to prevent weapons from entering the square, but professional army soldiers have joined their ranks as well.