[France-Diplomatie - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development] What's new Hello Here is the site's newsletter "France-Diplomatie - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development" (/en). This letter summarizes the articles and news items published since days. New articles -------------------------- ** 780. News from the Cultural Network – Saudi Arabia – French archeologists discover the most ancient inscription in the Arabic alphabet (31.07.14) ** by Nicolas Ballot - 31 juillet 2014 Financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, the French-Saudi team of archeologists in Najran has made a major scientific discovery during its latest round of fieldwork. About 100 kilometers north of Najran, Saudi Arabia, near the Yemeni border, the epigrapher Frédéric Imbert, a professor at the University of Aix-Marseille, unearthed what might be considered the oldest inscription in the Arabic alphabet. -> http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/saudi-arabia/events-3362/article/news-from-the-cultural-network