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Hadi receives phone call from UK Minister of State for International Development
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Priorities of Human Rights in Yemen reviewed
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Draft Constitution ready after four months; CDC Member Duba'i
[14 April 2014]
Hadi urges reconsideration into Arab policies to strengthen joint work
[28 March 2014]
UNSC adopts resolution 2140 on Yemen
[26 February 2014]
EU Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Yemen
[11 February 2014]
Benomar statement on UNSC briefing
[29 January 2014]
 
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Nine confirmed dead, 287 still missing from S. Korea ferry sinking
[17 April 2014]
Kerry travels to Geneva to discuss Ukraine crisis
[17 April 2014]
Jordan ambassador to Libya kidnapped
[16 April 2014]
Two people dead, 107 missing in S. Korea sunken ferry
[16 April 2014]
Ban, UNSC strongly condemn terrorist attacks in Nigeria
[15 April 2014]
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Illiterate rate expected to increase, says official
[07/January/2008]

SANA'A, Jan. 07 (Saba) - Head of the Illiteracy Eradication System Ahmed Abdullah al-Autheli said the illiterate rate is expected to increase over the next five years from 5,545,000 to more than 7 million.

In a statement to Saba, al-Autheli said that the challenges the system faces are lack of teachers and funds.

al-Autheli noted that the number of persons who attend classes of illiteracy eradication across the country is about 128,465 students while the number of persons who have been learning in the classes of skills is about 8,531.

He confirmed that the system had made efforts to increase the number of people who studying in the classes of illiteracy eradication.

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