According to the reports, President Ali Abdullah Saleh, together with his prime minister and four other officials, has left Yemen a day after being injured during an attack on his presidential compound in Sanaa.
He has reportedly been flown to Saudi Arabia, one of his staunchest supporters for treatment. It is not clear whether he will be returning back.
The president of Yemen for more than 30 years has faced increasingly violent calls for his resignation and departure from power by the people of Yemen since January 2011.
Rasta Livewire will keep monitoring the situation.