Yemen panel agrees on new system of 6 regions - Article Photos 1/2

In this photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry, Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, center, and a presidential panel raise their hands to vote on the final approval on transforming Yemen into a federal state of six regions in Sanaa Yemen, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. A key Yemeni panel tasked with devising a new system to address the local grievances that have fed the impoverished Arabian Peninsula nation's instability agreed Monday to transform the country into a state of six regions. (AP Photo/Yemen's Defense Ministry)