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Yemen still facing immense challenges: UN envoy Benomar
- The United Nations special envoy for Yemen Jamal Benomar said on Thursday that Yemen was still facing daunting political, economic and security challenges.
He made the remarks after briefing the UN Security Council on the developments in Yemen.
He said he briefed the council on "the enormous challenges Yemen is facing on the political, economic and security fields," Benomar told reporters after the meeting
Yemen, UNICEF sign 2015 action plan
- Yemen and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) signed on Thursday a joint action plan for 2015.
The plan includes the pledges of the government and its development partners to make developmental programs at the central and governorate levels.
Following the signing, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohamed al-Maitami hailed the level of cooperation between Yemen and UNICEF, valuing highly the aid provides by UNICEF to Yemen in all
Yemen denounces Israel killing Palestinian minister
The Republic of Yemen has strongly denounced the Israeli aggression which led to the killing of the Palestinian Minister and Head of Popular Committee Against the Settlement and Apartheid Ziad Abu Ain.
"While the Republic of Yemen denounces this brutal assault, it shoulders Israel the responsibility of this atrocious act that contradicts humanitarian values," said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a release issued on Wednesday
IFAD holds workshop on Yemen's projects executive mechanism
- The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has held in Amman, Jordan, a four-day workshop on the implementation of Yemen's project portfolio.
The workshop, which started on Monday, also intends to review the general conditions and adopted procedures for all IFAD projects and financing agreements
Army foils al-Qaeda attack in Hadramout
- Army troops thwarted on Tuesday an al-Qaeda suicide attack by two bomb cars targeted the First Military Region in Sayoun city, Hadramout, a military official said.
Defense Ministry's website quoted the military official as saying "Two bomb cars were destroyed, after terrorists tried to enter the region by them
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