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Fed: US labor market, economy strong despite hurricane disruptions

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:10pm
WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) revealed that the US labor market has continued to strengthen and economic activity has risen despite hurricane-related disruptions.Although the string of record-breaking ...

New liver transplant program in Kuwait soon - official

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 3:57pm
By Redha Sardar ANKARA, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- A new liver transplant program will be launched soon in Kuwait in cooperation with the King's College London, said a Kuwaiti medical official Wednesday. Speaking to KUNA on the sideline of the second joint ...

US to begin process of terminating Diversity Visa Lottery Program - Trump

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 2:37pm
WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- In the wake of the deadly terrorist attack Tuesday in New York City, President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was starting the process of terminating the Diversity Visa Lottery Program.In remarks at a White House ...

Kuwait hlt conf. to discuss formation of GCC health cities

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 2:37pm
KUWAIT, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Health Cities conference and exhibition will focus on the GCC and international organizations coordination to establish regional health cities, said the Health Ministry Wednesday.Speaking to the press during the ...

Initial investigation indicates NYC truck driver linked to IS - State Gov.

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 2:19pm
NEW YORK, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- Initial investigation indicated that the pickup truck driver who plowed down a New York cycle path, killing eight people was associated with the so-called Islamic State (IS) group, the state's governor said Wednesday.The ...

New kidney transplant program in Kuwait soon - official

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 2:11pm
By Redha Sardar ANKARA, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- A new kidney transplant program will be launched soon in Kuwait in cooperation with the King's College London, said a Kuwaiti medical official Wednesday. Speaking to KUNA on the sideline of the second ...

Trump, May agree on closer coordination in wake of New York terrorist attack - White House

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 2:01pm
WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump spoke by phone Wednesday with British Prime Minister Theresa May, who conveyed her condolences regarding the deadly terrorist attack Tuesday in New York City, the White House announced.Trump and ...

Kuwait strongly condemns NYC terrorist attack

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 1:41pm
KUWAIT, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- Kuwait on Wednesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place in Manhattan, New York and resulted in the killing of eight people and the injury of dozens others.Kuwait firmly rejects all forms of violence and ...

Arab League lauds Kuwait's Arab youth award

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 1:24pm
CAIRO, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The Arab League commended Wednesday the Kuwaiti announcement of a humanitarian award for Arab youth as part of the celebration of Kuwait as the capital of Arab youth 2017.This praise came during a meeting among Arab League ...

EU condemns terrorist attack in New York

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 1:21pm
BRUSSELS, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) condemned Wednesday the terrorist attack that struck the city of New York yesterday, taking the lives of at least eight people."We send our heartfelt condolences to the victims, their loved ones and ...

Kuwait keen on training youth for UN representation - diplomat

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:48pm
NEW YORK, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait is keen on training youth to represent the country at the UN, said a Kuwaiti diplomat Wednesday.During a meeting on administration and budget affairs held as part of the UN 72nd General Assembly, member ...

Rabat-based ISESCO condemns terror attack in New York

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:26pm
RABAT, Nov 1 (KUNA) - The Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) condemned on Wednesday the terror attack which occurred in New York, US, killing and wounding several people.Perpetrators of the "heinous terrorist attack" ...

OIC, Palestinians call on Britian to prevent Balfour Declaration celebration

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:09pm
JEDDAH, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The British government and the international community should fully recognize Palestine as an independent state, said a statement by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Wednesday.On the 100th anniversary of the ...

His Highness Crown Prince congratulates reassigned PM His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:19am
KUWAIT, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Wednesday a cable to His Highness the Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, congratulating him on being reassigned as Prime Minister of the ...

US adds Abdallah Azzam Brigades' alias to terror designation list

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:15am
WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The US added the aliases of the Abdallah Azzam Brigades (AAB) terror group, Marwan Hadid Brigades, to its designated global terrorist list on Wednesday. "These designations seek to deny AAB the resources it needs to ...

French leader expresses solidarity with US after NY attack

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:04am
PARIS, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday expressed his nation's solidarity with the United States and with New York where eight people were mowed down and killed and 12 were injured in a truck terror attack in central ...

Sudan eager to boost partnership with world after sanctions lifted- Min.

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:01am
By Abdelwahab El-Gueyed BUDAPEST, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- Khartoum has drawn up an ambitious plan for cooperation and economic and trade partnerships with the world after the US lifted two-decade sanctions the Sudan, a minister has said. The plan will take ...

Palestinian unity gov't takes over Gaza Strip's border crossings

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:40am
GAZA, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian reconciliation government took over the control of the border crossings in the Gaza Strip as agreed upon during the Cairo accord signed on October 12.On the sideline of handing over the Rafah crossing, ...

Speaker Al-Ghanim, Belgian Senate Pres.

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:07am
KUWAIT, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim and President of the Belgian Senate Christine Defraigne held a meeting Wednesday on the latter visit to the country.Al-Dustour (constitution) news network said that official ...

GCC Secretariat, Ukraine sign MoU to bolster cooperation

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 9:49am
RIYADH, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The GCC Secretariat and Ukraine had signed Wednesday a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoU) to bolster cooperation on various fields.According to a statement by the GCC secretariat, the MoU focused on bolstering cooperation within ...