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Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar
علي محسن الأحمر
|Born||June 20, 1945
Sanhan, Sana'a Governorate, Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen
|Unit||1st Armored Division|
|Commands held||North-Western Military District
1st Armored Division
|Battles/wars||1994 civil war in Yemen
2011 Yemeni revolution
|Relations||Ali Abdullah Saleh (half brother)|
Ali Mohsen Al-Ahmar is the general of the Yemeni army and Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's half brother. He helped recruit Islamist radicals to fight in Afghanistan during the Soviet-Afghan War. On March 21, 2011, Al-Ahmar defected and joined the anti-government Yemeni protesters, along with other top Yemeni army commanders.
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