Tribal leaders in Yemen say Saleh must go now

DUBAI - Yemeni religious scholars and tribal leaders said they would support the demands of the youth revolution and called on Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down immediately.
In a statement issued late on Thursday in the capital Sanaa, they said the peaceful demands of protestors should be met and urged "the immediate stepping down of the President of the Republic and the dismissal of all his relatives from the military and security apparatus of the state."