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.
Culture Minister, UNESCO Director discuss anti-smuggling cooperation
Minister of Culture Marwan Dammaj has discussed with the Director of UNESCO Regional Office in the GCC and Yemen Dr. Anna Pollini the cooperation in fighting the smuggling of manuscripts and artifacts.
In a meeting in the Saudi capital, Riyadh on Thursday, the two officials they discussed setting up a specialized team to track the smuggled Yemeni artifacts in the international market and recover them and also discussed the training of watchmen for discovering and confiscating artifacts in their way to be smuggled through the country's land, sea and air crossings and entry ports.
The talks also addressed the matter of renovating archaeological sites and buildings damaged as a result of the armed conflict or neglect.