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.
Al-Kamal: Houthi Zakat Authority a new way to loot funds
Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the Deputy Chairperson of the Higher Committee for Relief Aid Dr. Ebtihaj al-Kamal, has denounced the Houthi establishment of the General Authority for Zakat "in a bid to replace the Social Welfare Fund" and disrupt the Fund's work in the provinces controlled by the rebels.
In a press statement, al-Kamal told Saba that "this illegal measure represents a worrying development in the militia's course of gratuitous moves to levy funds for their wild war against the Yemenis."
She said the created authority will be an additional burden on the people and increase their suffering.
The rebels' move and preparation to discuss the Khomos (fifth of income) tax in their self-proclaimed "House of
Representatives" in Sana'a reflects the haughtiness of this militia as it seeks to impose its mantle of authority with disdain to the laws and constitutions in force for more than half a century."