Speaker of Shura Council Dr. Ahmed Obeid bin Dagher highly praised the supportive stances of the People's Republic of China in support of the Yemeni people, its official leadership, deeply appreciating China's significant contribution to the development drive and humanitarian actions in Yemen.
The official spokesman for the Palestinian Presidency, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, warned of the dangerous escalation of the Israeli occupation authorities, in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the attack on citizens in its squares and in the alleys and lanes of the Old City of Al-Quds.
Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Monday after US leaders reached a tentative agreement on the government's debt ceiling, which could prevent a catastrophic default in the world's largest economy and oil consumer.
FC Barcelona won the Spanish Football League title, after defeating its neighbor Espanyol by four goals to two, to settle the struggle for the La Liga title, four rounds before the end of the competition.
Social Affairs Ministry organizes workshop for formulating women protection plan
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor organized a workshop for formulating a national action plan for the protection of women in cooperation with the German Friedrich-Ebert Foundation.
In the workshop held in Aden on Monday, Social Affairs Minister Ebtihad al-Kamal stressed the importance of empowering women and girls to get them effectively involved in building a lasting peace and stability and contributing to the elimination of all forms of discrimination.
She pointed out to the importance of formulating a women protection plan in a participatory manner between the government institutions, civil society and women advocacy organizations.
She urged coordination of efforts to adopt the national plan, noting the emphasis of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325, on women's participation in decision-making at all levels, and in the prevention of conflict and protection of women from violence.