UN envoy to Yemen announces resignation

April 16, 2015 11:43

DUBAI - United Nations envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar announced his resignation on Wednesday, according to a statement on his official Facebook page.

Benomar, a veteran Moroccan diplomat, helped broker a 2011 transition plan in Yemen which unraveled and culminated in three weeks of a Saudi-led bombing campaign against Iran-allied Houthi rebels.

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