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Israeli security guard injured in knife attack in Jerusalem

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 9:31am
RAMALLAH, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- An Israeli security guard was seriously wounded Sunday in a knife incident at a bus station in Jerusalem, Israeli media reported.The 24-year-old Palestinian suspect was chased and arrested by the Israeli army, according to ...

Arab League says US Jerusalem decision violates human rights

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 8:59am
CAIRO, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The US Administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the intention to move the US embassy to the city were clear violations of international law and human rights, said the Arab League Sunday.In a ...

KUNA main news for Sunday, Dec 10, 2017

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 8:19am
Local: KUWAIT -- Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim adjourned today's session, designated to discuss national unity, due to lack of quorum. (Issued at 09:23 local time or 06:23 GMT) KUWAIT -- The State of Kuwait is looking into ...

EU calls on Houthis to stop atrocities in Yemen

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:50am
BRUSSELS, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) expressed Sunday "serious concern" over repressions being carried out by the Houthis in Yemen following the killing of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh last week."In the context of a ...

Al-Ghanim congratulates His Highness Amir on Gulf Summit success

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received a cable Sunday from National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim who congratulated him on the success of the 38th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit.In ...

Corrected rpt...to change last line in 3rd para in our story slugged "SOC-KUWAIT-YOUTH"

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:33am
Newsdesk Thanks SOC-KUWAIT-YOUTH Arab youth leaders' forum kicks off in Kuwait By Arwa Al-Wugayan KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- A forum bringing together Arab youth leaders along with academicians and experts opened on Sunday, part of ongoing festivities ...

Leaders of Egypt, Jordan, Palestine discuss Palestinian situation

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:28am
CAIRO, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Egyptian President Abdelfatah Al-Sisi held contacts on Sunday with Jordanian King Abdullah II and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the latest developments of the Palestinian issue.During phone conversations, Al-Sisi ...

Arab youth leaders' forum kicks off in Kuwait

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:22am
By Arwa Al-Wugayan KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- A forum bringing together Arab youth leaders along with academicians and experts opened on Sunday, part of ongoing festivities to mark Kuwait as the "Capital of Arab Youth 2017".In her opening remarks to ...

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

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 6:59am
KUWAIT -- Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim adjourns today's session, designated to discuss national unity, due to lack of quorum. KUWAIT -- The State of Kuwait is looking into ways to import Iraqi natural gas and it is ...

Saudi King, British Chancellor of Exchequer discuss bilateral ties

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 6:45am
RIYADH, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Sunday received visiting British Chancellor of Exchequer Philip Hammond.During the meeting, they addressed Saudi-British relations, especially in the economic field, and ways to ...

Al-Marzouq: Kuwait looking into importing Iraqi natural gas

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 6:39am
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait is looking into ways to import Iraqi natural gas and it is negotiating a deal on the final price, said Kuwaiti Minister of Oil and Minister of Water and Electricity Essam Al-Marzouq Sunday.Speaking to the ...

His Highness Crown Prince receives senior officials

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 6:35am
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met Sunday at Seif Palace National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim.His Highness the Crown Prince also received His Highness the Prime Minister Skeikh ...

His Highness Amir receives OAPEC oil ministers

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 6:28am
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seif Palace on Sunday OAPEC oil ministers participating in an OAPEC meeting in Kuwait.Kuwaiti Minister of oil and Minister of Electricity and Water ...

OAPEC 99th ministerial meeting opens

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 5:21am
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Egypt's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tariq Al-Mulla inaugurated here Sunday the 99th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC).The opening was attended ...

Arab League launches int'l campaign against Trump's Jerusalem decision

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 5:15am
CAIRO, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The Arab League announced the launch of an 'international media campaign' explaining the "gravity" of the US Administration's decision to relocate embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.This came in a statement after an emergency ...

His Highness the Amir receives top officials

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:31am
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Sief Palace Sunday His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.His Highness also received National Assembly Speaker Marzouq ...

OAPEC... Half a century of joint Arab action

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 4:18am
Photo feature by Abdurazzaq Al-Hezami KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait spared no effort in championing actions in favor of promoting Arabs' oil-related interests.This clearly manifested through being the headquarters of the Organization ...

President of Belgian Senate: Kuwait is qualified for Schengen visa exemption

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 3:50am
BRUSSELS, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The President of the Belgian Senate Christine Defraigne has reiterated her strong support that Kuwaiti citizens be exempted from the Schengen visa for the EU.She expressed her position during a luncheon that she hosted in ...

Germany praises Kuwait's diplomacy for hosting GCC summit

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 2:08am
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Germany praised Kuwait's diplomacy for hosting the recently GCC summit, as it also strongly supports Kuwait mediation efforts in the region."Just the fact that a meeting on this level would take place, it will allow a united ...

Photo of the day

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 1:26am
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center (Abdullah Jadaan - ...