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Env. fuel to raise Kuwait's capacity of hydrogen-processed remaining oil to 758,000 bpd - KNPC

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:54am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's capacity to handle the remaining oil with hydrogenation processing will be 758,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the completion of the environmental fuel project, compared with the current capacity of 228,000 bpd, ...

Al-Ghanim offers condolences to US counterparts over Texas shooting deaths

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:43am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- Speaker Al-Ghanim offers condolences to Chairman of the US Senate Mike Pence and Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan over deaths inflicted in the Texas shooting incident.Late Sunday, a man dressed in black ...

Speaker Al-Ghanim condoles Saudi Shura Council pres. on demise of Deputy Governor

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:21am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim Monday sent a cable of condolences to Saudi Shura Council president Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al-Sheikh in which he expressed his deepest condolences over the demise of Deputy ...

Absolutely no decline of assets' value -- PIA

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:15am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- The Public Investment Authority (PIA) denied claims on social media about decline of the sovereign fund assets' value.Figures and data, posted on the social media, are estimates by un-informed foreign entities that do not ...

UN Climate Change Summit kicks off in Bonn

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:00am
BERLIN, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- The UN Climate Change Conference began in the city of Bonn on Monday.The summit comes after the international community's ratification of the Paris Convention for Climate Protection, and following the United States' intention ...

His Highness the Amir expresses sorrow over shooting deaths in US

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 2:52am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has cabled US President Donald Trump expressing condolences over victims that had fallen in the tragic shooting incident that happened inside a church in Texas.His ...

USD stable at KD 0.302, euro KD 0.351

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 2:43am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- Exchange rate of the US dollar was stable at KD 0.302, also with the euro at KD 0.351, on Monday compared to Sunday's prices, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) on Monday.CBK said, in its daily bulletin, that the rate of ...

Companies enlisted at Boursa Kuwait declares profits

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 2:40am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- Three companies, enlisted in Boursa Kuwait, on Monday declared their earnings over past nine months.Gulf North Africa Holding Company (GNAHC) said it posted KD 179,003 (USD 586.3) net profits over the first nine months, in ...

KUNA main news for Monday, Nov 6, 2017

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 1:51am
LOCAL: ====== KUWAIT -- Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) will partake in the seventh session of signatory states of the UN Convention against Corruption due in Vienna on Monday. INTERNATIONAL: ============= TOKYO -- U.S. President Donald ...

S. Arabia offers condolences to US President over shooting deaths

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 1:42am
RIYADH, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud expressed in a cable deepest condolences to US President Donald Trump over the victims in the Las Vegas shooting incident.Official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) ...

Photo of the day

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 1:33am
Folklore music event at Abdulhussein Abdulredha theater (Ahmad Sorour - ...

Belgian judge frees sacked Catalan leader

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 1:20am
BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- An investigating judge in Brussels has released ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four former ministers but under conditions, Belgian media reported Monday.The five Catalans had turned themselves in to the police on ...

Madrid's Chamberi Ghost Station back to life as a museum

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:55am
Photo Feature by Hanadi Watfa MADRID, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- The three-kilometers Chamberi station, first opened in 1919, has been long known as a deserted location in the Spanish capital Madrid. Closed in 1966, the station was subjected to renovation ...

26 lives lost in Texas church shooting

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:51am
WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- Up to 26 people were killed when a gunman, late on Sunday, opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, the deadliest mass shooting in the state's history, authorities confirmed during a news ...

His Highness the Amir condoles Saudi King on demise of Deputy Governor

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:43am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in which he expressed his deepest condolences over ...

Today in Kuwait's history

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:28am
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- 1956 -- His Highness the Amir, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, issues a decree stating a 15-day ban on export of basic supplies such as rice, flour, and sugar after their prices skyrocketed as a result of the three-state ...

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

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:52pm
JEDDAH - Deputy Governor of Saudi Arabia's Aseer Province is martyred in a helicopter crash. JEDDAH - Saudi Arabia designates 40 Houthi leaders for involvement in terrorist activities. WASHINGTON - A gunman opens fire at First Baptist Church in ...

Saudi authorities search for survivors of helicopter crash

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:51pm
RIYADH, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Security spokesman of the Saudi Ministry of Interior said that search is going on for people who might have gone missing after the helicopter carrying Deputy Governor of Aseer Province Prince Mansour bin Muqren bin Abdulaziz ...

Texas Police identify church assailant

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:33pm
WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- The gunman who opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, during service on Sunday was identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, according to NBC News citing a law enforcement official.The ...

Bus crash kills 13 people N. Iran

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:07pm
TEHRAN, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- A passenger bus fell into a 15-m. deep gorge in Mazandaran Province, north Iran, on Sunday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 16 others.The accident took place on Tehran-Golestan road near Duakel Sudoku town, a local ...