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Turkey to build camps for displaced in N. Syria

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 9:23am
ANKARA, March 6 (KUNA) -- Turkey is planning erect camps for the displaced in northern Syria, a spokesman of the foreign ministry announced on Tuesday.The spokesman said at a news conference that Turkish relief associations had begun preparing to ...

Kuwaiti health minister replaces interior chief in Algeria meeting

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 9:11am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah will be participating in the 35th session of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers in Algeria, on behalf of Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah.As he ...

32 die in Russian aircraft crash in Syria

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 9:09am
MOSCOW, March 6 (KUNA) -- At least 32 people died on Tuesday when a Russian Antonov cargo aircraft crashed in Syria, the Russian news agency Interfax said.The aircraft, with 26 passengers and six crew member on board, crashed at the Russian-manned ...

Lebanese PM: USD 16 billion to revamp Lebanon's infrastructure

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:46am
BEIRUT, March 6 (KUNA) -- Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri on Tuesday launched a USD 16 billion scheme to revamp the country's infrastructure, envisioning 150 projects in various sectors.The premier announced the initiative in the opening ...

Saudi King relays His Highness Amir's letter to Cabinet

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:37am
RIYADH, March 6 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday discussed with executives the contents of a letter he received from His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.Presiding over the Saudi Cabinet's ...

Sheikh Mubarak journalism award honors winners of 10th session

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:36am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- The Higher Committee of Sheikh Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Award for Journalistic Excellence has concluded the 10th session of the prominent prize with a grand ceremony at Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre where winners ...

KUNA main news for Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 8:34am
Local: KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's Envoy, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, delivers a letter to Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed of Sultanate of Oman ...

Kuwait aids religious department in Bahrain

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:08am
MANAMA, March 6 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait on Tuesday presented KD 223,000 (USD 740,000) to Bahrain's Sunni Awqaf department.The financial aid was handed over by the State of Kuwait Ambassador to the kingdom, Sheikh Azzam Al-Sabah, during a ...

Briefing of KUNA main news for Tuesday until 12:00 GMT

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:00am
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will patronize and attend the army annual graduation ceremony for the 21st batch of officers and 45th group of cadet officers at the Military College at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow ...

His Highness Amir's Envoy honored with luncheon in Oman

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:00am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's Envoy, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, on Tuesday was honored with a luncheon held by Khaled ...

His Highness Amir's Envoy visits Oman's opera

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:57am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's Envoy, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, on Tuesday visited the Royal Opera House in Muscat.Minister ...

Turkish forces control 700 sq kms in North Syria -- Erdogan

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:35am
ANKARA, March 6 (KUNA) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday that the Turkish regular forces have taken control of 700 square kilometers in northern Syrian region of Afrin.The "olive branch" military operation, carried out ...

Boursa Kuwait ends Tuesday's trading in red

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:20am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait ended trading Tuesday in the red zone with the price index shedding 0.17 points to stand at 6,805 points.The Weighted index went down by 0.81 points to read 413.01 points, as well as KSX 15 losing 0.29 points ...

Int. Min. Sheikh Khaled: Prison overcrowd being tackled

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 6:16am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah on Tuesday declared a plan to establish a new jail and expel foreign inmates to their countries to tackle overcrowd at the central prison.The ...

Donors Conf. for Somalia kicks off in London

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 5:29am
LONDON, March 6 (KUNA) -- Co-hosted by British Department for International Development (DFID), the Federal Republic of Somalia and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), a global donors conference kicked off Tuesday in ...

EU defence ministers discuss permanent structure cooperation

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 5:02am
BRUSSELS, March 6 (KUNA) -- EU Defence Ministers began a meeting Tuesday with the discussion on the formation of the permanent structure cooperation, in short (PESCO)."It is a historic moment. The ministers will take first formal decisions on the ...

His Highness the Amir's Envoy delivers letter to Sultan Qaboos of Oman

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:06am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's Envoy, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah delivered a letter on Tuesday to Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed of ...

Audiences of His Highness the Crown Prince

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:00am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday at Bayan Palace His Highness Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Ahmad Al-Sabah.Sheikh Nawaf also received KUNA Board Chairman and Director General ...

His Highness the Amir congratulates Ghana Pres. on nat'l day

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 3:55am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of congratulations on Tuesday to Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, on the occasion of his country's national day.His Highness the Crown Prince ...

Minister of State grilling to take place tomorrow

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 3:52am
KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Minister of State for Parliament Affairs Adel Al-Khrafi requested the grilling filed against him by MPs Riyad Al-Adsani and Dr. Adel Al-Damkhi to be listed in tomorrow's session, scheduled to take place during ...