Speaker of Parliament Sultan al-Barakani along with Deputy Speaker Mohssen BaSarrah and Heads of Parliamentary blocs held discussions today, Sunday, with the UN's Envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg over the ongoing peace efforts.
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.
Askar, Lenderking discuss cooperation in the field of human rights
Minister of Human Rights Mohammad Askar and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Gulf Affairs in the Near East Bureau at the U.S. Department of State Tim Lenderking have discussed cooperation between Yemen and the US in all fields, especially in the field of human rights.
In a meeting held on the sidelines of Warsaw Conference for Peace and Security in Washington, Askar briefed the US official on the Houthi militia's violations against Yemenis since the militia's military coup in September 2014 and the human rights violations they have committed in the struggle to reinforce their rule.