Almotamar.net - Yemen parliament on Saturday endorsed a loan agreement signed between Yemen and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development for financing Hassan Dam project in Abyan governorate at a cost amounting $75 million. The total cost of the project amounts to more than $95 million to which the Yemeni government contributes with more than $20 million.
According to the Development and Agriculture Committee the project is meant for controlling water floods, protecting agricultural lands and raising irrigation efficiency in addition to increasing the feeding of underground waters and encouraging social cooperation for water distribution.
The project includes building a dam in Hassan Valley, diverting barriers. Secondary barriers, main canals and installations controlling water distribution.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.