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Kuwait Amir's envoy offers condolences to Prince Muqren bin Abdulaziz

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:53am
KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's envoy, Deputy Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, offered condolences to Prince Muqren bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on passing away of ...

Kuwait, France sign agreement to excavate in Failaka Island

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:13am
KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The National Council for Culture, Arts, and Letters (NCCAL) signed Tuesday a cooperation agreement with the French Archaeological Mission to carry out archaeological surveying and excavations in Failaka Island.NCCAL's ...

France welcomes UNSC statement on Rohingya repression

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:54am
PARIS, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- France said on Tuesday that it welcomes the adoption by the UN Security Council the previous day of a Presidential Statement on the situation of the beleaguered Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar.More than 500,000 Rohingyas ...

Kuwait donates USD 672,000 to renovate schools in Tunisia

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:51am
TUNIS, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait donated a sum of USD 672,000 to help restore 12 schools in Tunisia, said a Kuwaiti diplomat Tuesday.During a meeting with Tunisian Minister of Education Hatem Ben Salem, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Tunisia Ali ...

Lebanese Pres., local leaders discuss aftermath of Al-Hariri's resignations

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:29am
BEIRUT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun held meetings Tuesday with top politicians and legislators, discussing matters connected with the resignation of former Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri.The Lebanese presidency said in a statement ...

Interior Ministry arrests citizens spreading misinformation on social media

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:51am
KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- A citizen, suspected of spreading rumors and misinformation on social media, was arrested by the police, said the Interior Ministry Tuesday.The Interior Ministry's Public Relations department said that the citizen committed ...

Kuwait cabinet welcomes visit by Palestinian leader next week

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:44am
KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Cabinet at their weekly session at Bayan Palace on Tuesday welcomed next week's visit to the country by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.At the session, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber ...

Kuwaiti cabinet condemns New York, Texas church attacks

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:32am
KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Tuesday condemned as "criminal acts" the running over attack in New York and the shooting incident in a Texas church both of which left scores dead and injured.At a Cabinet session chaired by His ...

US condemns Maduro regime's "disrespect" for democracy, human rights in Venezuela

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:27am
WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The US condemns the Maduro regime's "increasing disrespect for democracy and fundamental human rights" in Venezuela, the State Department said Tuesday."By attempting to strip the democratically elected National Assembly's ...

Kuwaiti FM meets with Turkmen counterpart

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:16am
KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Tuesday with visiting Turkmen Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov.During the meeting, they discussed ways to ...

NATO DMs to discuss situation in Afghanistan, N. Korean threat

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:40am
BRUSSELS, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- NATO defence ministers begin a 2-day meeting tomorrow Wednesday with discussions to be focused on Afghanistan, North Korea, and a review of NATO's command structure."We have many different issues to discuss, but let me now ...

Kuwait keen on supporting UNRWA - diplomat

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:23am
NEW YORK, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait is always keen on supporting the activities of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), donating a sum of USD 162 million since the agency's establishment in 1949, said a Kuwaiti ...

Kuwait Cabinet fiercely condemn failed Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:19am
KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Tuesday fiercely condemned the recently thwarted ballistic missile attack on the Saudi capital, Riyadh, carried out by the Houthis, saying the incident shows the group is "not serious" about peace."This ...

Kuwait reiterates resolve to achieve 2030 SDGs

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:54am
NEW York, Nov 7 (KUNA) - The State of Kuwait has reaffirmed determination to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for a dignified living conditions for everybody.This was the core of Kuwait's statement to the UN 2017 ...

KUNA main news for Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:50am
Local: ISTANBUL -- Chairman of Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer has called for activating the role of national charity organizations in the executive committees of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent ...

Speaker Al-Ghanim: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah calls for suitable solution for Gulf crisis.

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:42am
Speaker Al-Ghanim: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah calls for suitable solution for Gulf ...

Speaker of the National Assembly says His Highness the Crown Prince is in good health and will return to the country soon.

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:37am
Speaker of the National Assembly says His Highness the Crown Prince is in good health and will return to the country ...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stresses importance of national unity, Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:34am
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stresses importance of national unity, Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq ...

His Highness the Amir will take decisions to protect the stability and security of Kuwait, says National Assembly Speaker

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:31am
His Highness the Amir will take decisions to protect the stability and security of Kuwait, says National Assembly ...

Speaker Al-Ghanim: Kuwaiti leadership against acts of sectarianism and hatred

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:31am
Speaker Al-Ghanim: Kuwaiti leadership against acts of sectarianism and ...