Kuwait crude oil up to USD 78.59 pb – KPC

The Kuwaiti oil price went up by 51 cents to USD 78.59 pb on Thursday against USD 78.08 pb the previous day, the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) announced on Friday.

Comparatively, at international markets, forward Brent crude contracts fell by USD 1.43 to USD 74.98 pb, and the West Texas Intermediate crude dropped by USD 1.69 to USD 70.87 a barrel.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

Summer Courses Committee calls for participation in tomorrow’s marches in solidarity with the Palestinians

The Higher Committee for Summer Sessions announced the holding of sit-ins and marches tomorrow morning, Saturday, in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.

In a statement received by the Yemeni News Agency (Saba), the committee called on the students of the open, standard and closed summer courses to actively participate in the marches to express the Yemeni people’s discontent with the criminal acts committed by the usurping Zionist enemy against the Palestinians and their sanctities.

Source: Yemen News Agency

Vigils of solidarity with Palestinians in capital’s secretariat to support Revenge Operation of Free People

The directorates of the capital’s secretariat witnessed mass Vigils in solidarity with the Palestinians regarding the aggression and bombing they are being subjected to by the Zionist enemy in supporting Operation Revenge of Free People and the deterrence of the temporary entity.

Vigils’ participants strongly condemned the crimes of targeting the Zionist enemy, the usurper of neighborhoods and residential houses in Gaza Strip, which resulted in dozens of killings, most of them women, children, and the injury of others.

They pointed out that the terrorist and criminal targeting pursued by the Zionist enemy against the Palestinians continues, with the complicity of the Security Council and the arrogant countries led by America and Britain and the puppet Arab regimes.

They renewed the continued support Yemeni people for the Palestinians and resistance, denouncing the peoples of the Arab and Islamic world watching over the Zionist aggression that the Palestinians have been subjected to continuously for decades.

The participants stressed that Yemeni people cannot be spectators, even though they are facing the fiercest American-Zionist aggression, and consider the issue of Jerusalem and Palestine the major and central issue until victory is achieved and the Islamic sanctities are liberated from the usurping Zionists’ filth.

Statements issued by the endowments expressed condolences to the Islamic Jihad Movement for the martyrdom of leaders Jihad Ghanem, Khalil al-Bahtini, Tariq Ezzedine, Ali Hassan Ghali and Ahmed Abu Daqqa, as well as condolences to the Palestinians for the martyrdom of children and women as a result of the bombing of the Zionist enemy’s planes.

The statements blessed the response of the Palestinian resistance, the missile strikes towards the sites of the Zionist enemy, and the “Revenge of the Free” operation in response to the brutal crime committed against the leaders of the resistance and the bombing of residential neighborhoods in Gaza Strip.

It confirmed the support of Yemenis for all the choices taken by the leadership of the Palestinian resistance to deter the arrogance of the Zionist enemy, until the Palestinians regain their rights and lands and establish an independent state with Jerusalem as its capital.

The vigils statements called on the nation’s scholars to expose and reveal the criminality and brutality of the Zionist enemy, and to immunize the nation from its plans, conspiracies, and satanic goals.

The statements reaffirmed the principled position of the Yemeni people in supporting the Palestinians to restore all their legitimate rights, calling on Arab and Islamic countries to take positions in supporting Palestinians and their valiant resistance, supporting them with money and weapons, and boycotting American-Zionist goods.

Source: Yemen News Agency

Water Deputy Minister reviews work on water projects in Kamaran Island, Hodeida

Deputy Minister of Water and Environment Haneen Al-Duraib was briefed on the progress of work on the solar energy project to operate the desalination plant on Kamaran Island in Al-Hodeida province.

The Deputy Minister of Water, accompanied by the Undersecretary of the Public Authority for Water Resources, Eng. Abdul Karim Al-Sufyani, and the Director of the Kamran Directorate, Abdul Qadir Madani, from the Director General of the Local Corporation for Water and Sanitation in Hodeida, Abdul Rahman Ishaq Ali, listened to an explanation of its components and the tower tank, which has a capacity of 50 cubic meters.

Al-Duraib and Al-Sufiani also reviewed the solar energy project to operate the Makram water station, as well as the project to install a solar energy system to operate three water desalination plants “Kamran Village, Makram Village, and Yemen Village” with a total capacity of 225 kilowatts at a total cost of 160 million riyals funded by the Hodeida Development Fund.

Al-Duraib and his entourage visited rainwater harvesting tank, which was damaged as a result of being targeted by the US-Saudi-Emirati aggression coalition warplane at the end of 2018.

He quickly directed the preparation of an integrated study for the rehabilitation and restoration of the rainwater harvesting tank, as well as the study of replacing the Yaman village desalination plant and linking the station to the tower tank.

Al-Duraib stressed the need to provide spare parts for the water stations on the island, which would contribute to operating them and pumping water for citizens and alleviating their suffering in light of the repercussions of the aggression and blockade.

Source: Yemen News Agency

Al-Aidarous sends message to Senates and Shura Councils regarding Zionist escalation in Gaza

The Speaker of Shura Council, Muhammad Hussein al-Aidarous, called on the Shura Councils and similar councils in Africa and the Arab world to call for an extraordinary conference for all members of the Association to stand up to the latest developments in the dangerous escalation of the Israeli entity in Gaza Strip.

That came in a message he sent today to the President of the Council of Advisors in the Kingdom of Morocco – President of the Association, Al-Na’am Mayara Athar, the Secretary-General of the Association, Abdelwasee Youssef, the two assistant general secretaries of the Association, Muhammad Al-Tayeb, and Akwim Nkmijia, and the heads of the Senates, Shura Councils and similar councils in Africa and Arab world.

He called on the leadership of the League for an urgent movement at the level of the League’s countries and the international community to stand up to the escalation of the Israeli entity and come up with decisions that contribute to pressure in international forums on the United Nations and the Security Council to get out of the circle of shameful silence regarding the crimes of the occupation and stop its escalation and violations against the Palestinian people.

The message referred to the brutal crimes and massacres committed by the Israeli aggression aircraft since the dawn of last Tuesday in Gaza Strip, which resulted in the killing of 30 martyrs and 93 injured, most of them women and children, and the number is expected to increase due to the continued bombing.

Al-Aidarous condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist bombing and massacres committed by the Israeli aggression in Gaza Strip, and its direct targeting of assassination of leaders of the Islamic Jihad movement along with their families.

He denounced the silence of the international community towards the persistence of the Israeli enemy in committing its brutal crimes that amount to war crimes against humanity, in flagrant and blatant violation of all international and humanitarian laws.

In his message, Al-Aidarous held the United Nations, the International Security Council and its affiliated organizations, and the international community responsible for the historical silence due to the shameful silence regarding the repeated and continuous crimes by the enemy usurping entity against the Palestinian people.

From the capital of steadfastness Sana’a, he reaffirmed Yemen’s steadfast and supportive position for the Palestinian cause, and the right of the Palestinian people, their valiant and heroic resistance to take all appropriate options to confront Zionist arrogance until ending the Zionist occupation, arrogance and establishing the Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital.

In the message, Al-Aidarous saluted the resistance’s unified and earth-shaking response in confronting Zionist arrogance and repelling aggression, which strengthened the equation of deterrence and terrified the enemy in his own house.

In this context, he stressed the necessity of continuing the resistance against the usurping entity, as it is the best way to stop the Israeli crime, end the aggression, and cleanse the occupied lands from Zionists’ filth.

Source: Yemen News Agency

vigils in Hodeida in solidarity with Palestinians in response to Zionist aggression

Protest vigils were organized today ,Friday, in the directorates of Al-Hodeida province, after Friday prayers, in solidarity with the Palestinians in responding to the crimes of the Israeli aggression and in support of Operation Revenge of the Free.

The participants in the vigils expressed the condemnation and denunciation of Al-Hodeida province people for the heinous crime committed by the Israeli enemy army in Gaza Strip and its targeting of civilian objects and agricultural lands, as a result of which dozens of martyrs and injured fell, including leaders of the Palestinian resistance, children and women.

They emphasized that targeting the usurping enemy of the Palestinian resistance falls within the fears of the occupier, who is now living in a state of confusion and terror from the heroic operations carried out by the heroes of the resistance in response to the crimes of the Zionist entity.

A statement issued by the vigils denounced the shy stances of the regimes of the Arab countries and the silence of the countries that normalized relations with the Zionist enemy and the failure to take courageous responses condemning the criminal acts against civilians in Gaza Strip and targeting the heroes of the resistance movement who defend the sanctities of their country.

It renewed the solidarity of the Yemeni people with the Palestinian people and the heroes of the resistance to respond to the violations and crimes of the Israeli aggression and continue the struggle to defend their legitimate rights and deter the occupier in all forms of defense and operations that strengthen the will of the people and the Palestinian resistance.

He called on the Arab and Islamic regimes to get out of the circle of submissiveness, silence and abandonment, and to adopt courageous and responsible positions to help the people and the Palestinian resistance, and to support operations to confront the arrogance of the Zionist occupation and to strike painful blows at its positions.

Source: Yemen News Agency

The Minister of Trade Discusses With US Official The Strengthening of Cooperation with US Companies that supply wheat and rice

Minister of Trade, Atheer Dawood Al-Ghurairy, discussed with US Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kevin Shea, today, Friday, strengthening cooperation with American companies supplying wheat and rice.

A ministry statement said, “Minister of Trade Atheer Dawood Al-Ghurairy met with US Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kevin Shea and representatives of the US Department of Agriculture to discuss strengthening cooperation with US companies supplying wheat and rice, and exchanging views on ways of joint cooperation between the two countries.”

Al-Ghurairy confirmed that “during the meeting, they discussed the possibility of providing support to Iraq in the use of modern technology in irrigation and the production of grain varieties suitable for the Iraqi climate and specifications and increasing agricultural yields.”

He pointed out that “the US Deputy Secretary of Agriculture expressed his willingness to provide assistance and support to Iraq in developing irrigation and agricultural operations to produce grain varieties suitable for the climate and specifications of Iraq.”

He explained that “the meeting resulted in” the agreement, in coordination between the Iraqi Ministry of Trade and the American side, to visit a delegation of American businessmen and companies to Iraq during the month of June, with an emphasis on the participation of American agricultural companies.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

PM lays the foundation stone for Mosul Int’l Hotel and Ibn Sina Hospital projects in Nineveh / expanded

The Prime Minister, Muhammad Al-Sudani, laid the foundation stone for the reconstruction project for the Mosul International Hotel, which was vandalized by ISIS terrorist gangs.

Al-Sudani, according to a statement by his office, also laid the foundation stone for the project to rebuild Ibn Sina Hospital, with a capacity of 600 beds, in the city of Mosul, which he arrived for a visit this morning.

He pointed out that Mosul and its people deserve reconstruction efforts, and that part of the government’s services and infrastructure projects have been allocated to the whole of Nineveh Governorate.

Al-Sudani stressed that the companies executing the two projects must adhere to the time limits set for completion, and that the hospital project be integrated, including all medical services that meet the needs of the citizens of the governorate.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

PM: Nineveh Governorate Constitutes A Mini-Iraq That Embraces The Various Components

The Prime Minister, Muhammad Al-Sudani, confirmed today, Friday, that the Nineveh Governorate constitutes a mini-Iraq that embraces the various components.

Al-Sudani’s media office said in a statement that “the Prime Minister met a number of members of the House of Representatives from the various components of Nineveh Governorate, during his current visit to the city of Mosul.”

The statement added, “Al-Sudani listened to various proposals regarding the living, service and social conditions in all regions of Nineveh, projects and programs that are being implemented, and proposals that would maintain stability throughout the province.”

Al-Sudani indicated, “The current economic directions of the government require work in Nineveh within a government vision aimed at advancing the economic and service reality, and moving the wheel of development in all governorates of Iraq.”

He explained, “The current stage requires moving away from factional interests towards the general interest of the province and its people, and adopting the principle of citizenship as a basis in dealing with important issues and files, in a way that enhances the security and stability of Nineveh citizens of all sects.”

Al-Sudani stressed, “the specificity of Nineveh Governorate, as it constitutes a mini-Iraq that embraces the various components,” pointing to “the state of recovery that the governorate is witnessing today after years of expelling the terrorist gangs of ISIS, and the duty of the state to implement its plans and programs in order to change its reality for the better, through the establishment of service projects, directly affecting the life of the citizen, as well as dealing with files that contribute to strengthening the stability of the governorate and achieving social security for its people.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

PM Visits The Prophet Yunus Mosque (PBUH) And The Great Al-Nuri Mosque In Mosul

The Prime Minister, Muhammad Al-Sudani, visited today Friday, the Mosque of the Prophet Yunus (peace be upon him) on the left side of the city of Mosul, and the Great Al-Nuri Mosque, on the right side, in the center of the ancient city of Mosul.

Al-Sudani was briefed, according to a statement by his office, on the progress of the efforts to rebuild the two mosques, which were subjected to barbaric devastation and destruction, at the hands of the terrorist gangs of ISIS, and followed the stages of restoration and maintenance of the historical parts of the two sites, and the efforts made to restore the architectural and heritage value of them.

The Prime Minister praised, in a letter he wrote in the visitors’ book, the sincere efforts that work with dedication and sincerity, to revive these Islamic edifices, at the same level as they were before the barbaric attack, and for the Hadbaa minaret to return as a symbol of Mosul and its architecture.

He directed that all obstacles facing reconstruction and restoration efforts be overcome, and that any needs required by construction work be provided.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency