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OPEC basket price up to USD 62.41 pb

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:46am
VIENNA, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- OPEC daily basket price went up 32 cents to stand at USD 62.41 a barrel last Friday, compared with USD 62.09 last Thursday, the organization said in its bulletin Monday.The average monthly rate of the OPEC basket price hit ...

His Highness Amir receives Jumblatt

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:16am
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Sief Palace head of the Lebanese Progressive Socialist Party Walid Jumblatt and his accompanying delegation on the occasion of his visit to the ...

His Highness the Amir receives Min. Al-Sabeeh, charity bodies

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:05am
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Sief Palace Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh and heads of local charity ...

KUNA main news for Monday, February 19, 2018

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 3:38am
Local: KUWAIT - His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will be celebrating tomorrow, Tuesday, the 12th anniversary of his designation for this position by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. ...

N. Korea warns against resumption of S. Korea-US drills

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 3:16am
TOKYO, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- North Korea warned the US on Monday against resuming joint military drills with South Korea, which have been postponed until after the PyeongChang Winter Games, the Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency reported."The US should be ...

Kuwait's trade surplus with Japan up 20.4 pct

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 3:10am
TOKYO, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's trade surplus with Japan expanded 20.4 percent from a year earlier to JPY 59.2 billion (USD 556 million) in January, up for the 13th straight month thanks to robust exports, the Japanese Finance Ministry said ...

Kuwait's non-oil exports at KD 132.7 mln in 2017 - ministry

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:39am
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's non-oil exports totaled KD 132.7 million (about USD 441 million) in 2017, said the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Monday.These include KD 77.8 million exported to Arab countries and KD 54.8 million to other ...

His Highness Crown Prince left outstanding marks at all positions he worked in - KUNA Chief

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:29am
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is one of the founders of modern Kuwait and contributed in the process of renaissance and construction of the country after independence, KUNA Board ...

HH Crown Prince... A caring, humble leader - Info Min.

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:29am
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Minister of Information Mohammad Al-Jabri congratulated His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on the occasion of the 12th anniversary of His Highness's designation as Crown Prince.He assured ...

KNG Deputy Chief hails His Highness Sheikh Nawaf as a "unique leader"

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:26am
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Deputy Chief of Kuwait National Guard (KNG) Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah expressed great pride and appreciation to His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's sincere efforts and ...

His Highness the Crown Prince... A story of love, loyalty to Kuwait

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:56am
By Moussa Ahmad KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will be celebrating tomorrow, Tuesday, the 12th anniversary of his designation for this position by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah ...

USD stable at KD 0.299

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:28am
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- The US Dollar's exchange rate against the Kuwaiti Dinar was stable at KD 0.299, same as the Euro at KD 0.371 compared to Sunday's rates, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Monday.According to the CBK, the rate of the ...

Photo of the day

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:15am
A flock of Socotra cormorant during its migration season near Umm Al Namil Island . (Mohammad Alsaleh – ...

Today in Kuwait's history

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:01am
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- 1904 -- The British government approves establishment of a post office in Kuwait. On February 28, 1904, Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah approves the decision and bans any other country from opening a post office in the country. 1967 ...

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

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 6:47pm
KUWAIT - National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim praised His Highness the Amir's initiative to pay debts of imprisoned citizens and expatriates. KUWAIT - Stereotype linking Kuwait's charity works with "terrorism" no longer ...

Sudan's Pres. order release of all political prisoners

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 4:37pm
KHARTOUM, Feb 18 (KUNA) -- Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir ordered on Sunday the release of all political prisoners, particularly those who led last month's protests against the government economic policies."We also seeks to deal with the cause ...

Five killed in church attack in Russia's Dagestan

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 4:33pm
MOSCOW, Feb 18 (KUNA) -- At least five people were killed on Sunday in an attack carried out by a gunman in Russia's southern province of Dagestan.A gunman shot into a crowd of people leaving a church, killing five and injuring at least four others, ...

Booby-trapped car explosion kills five people in Syria - SANA

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 4:03pm
AMMAN, Feb 18 (KUNA) -- five people were killed, and seven more injured in a booby-trapped car explosion in Qamishli city in Hasaka province, Northeastern Syria, a police source said.A "terrorist" car bomb explosion in Al-Gharbi neighborhood have ...

Paying prisoners' debts reflects His Highness' kindness - Min. Al-Jabri

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 3:20pm
KUWAIT, Feb 18 (KUNA) -- Minister of Information Mohammad Al-Jabri on Sunday hailed His Highness the Amir's Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's initiative to pay debts of imprisoned citizens and expatriates.A statement Al-Jabri, who heads the ...

Three foreign fighters killed in Syria's Afrin, Deir Ezzor - YPG

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 2:51pm
AMMAN, Feb 18 (KUNA) -- Three foreigners fighting with the Kurdish forces were killed in clashes erupted in Syria's Afrin and Deir Ezzor, Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG) announced on Sunday.They were fighting against the Turkish forces and ...