President Salih announced at a meeting of Yemeni journalists that the government was dropping charges against 'Abd al-Karim al-Khaywani.

Not everyone it seems is happy with the delay in Parliamentary elections, Muhammad 'Amr Zayn al-Saqqaf calls the agreement the assassination of democracy in Yemen. Meanwhile, Islah is blaming, as usual, the government for nearly every problem that Yemen is facing.