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His Highness Amir holds luncheon for Russian FM

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:26am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Monday held a luncheon banquet in honor of visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his accompanying delegation. (Pick up previous) ...

Audience of His Highness the Crown Prince

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 6:44am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seif Palace on Monday Chairman of Capital Markets Authority's (CMA) Board of Commissioners and Managing Director Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf.His ...

Interior Ministry releases all police personnel being held for discipline

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 6:24am
KUWAIT , Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Interior Ministry's Undersecretary Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Al-Dosari ordered on Monday the release of all police personnel jailed for discipline measures."Such decision comes upon orders by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of ...

OIC strongly condemns latest suicide attack in Afghanistan

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 6:22am
JEDDAH, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the suicide attack at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 25 that killed at least 28 people and injured many others.The OIC ...

His Highness the Amir offers condolence to Pres. Trump

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 6:15am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences to US President Donald Trump over the victims of Hurricane Harvey which struck Texas late Friday.His Highness the Amir hoped that US ...

His Highness the PM, Russian FM discuss distinguished bilateral ties

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:24am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Monday received, in the presence of First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah at Seif Palace, the ...

Russian FM: Implementing bilateral deals with Kuwait to see further progress

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:18am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Monday said implementation of bilateral agreements signed during His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's 2015 visit to Russia would see further progress.Lavrov, ...

Booby-trapped car kills three people in Baghdad

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:17am
BAGHDAD, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Three people were killed and six others injured on Monday when a booby-trapped car exploded east of the capital, the Iraqi Police announced on Monday.A source in the local police told KUNA that the explosion took place in ...

KBA: Local banks closed from Thursday till Monday Sept 4 for Eid Al-Adha

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:13am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Banking Association (KBA) announced on Monday that local banks will be closed for five days starting from the day of Arafa next Thursday till Monday September 4, on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.Dr. Hamad Al-Hasawi, ...

His Highness the Amir receives Russian FM

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:43am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seif Palace on Monday, in presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ...

Kuwait's Equate, Omniya launch water bottles recycling partnership

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:38am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Equate petrochemical company and Omniya Reclycing have launched a plastic recycling parntership, an initiative aimed at protecting environment by reusing plastic water bottles.The cooperation between Equate and ...

Sudanese VP vows to kill "confiscation of unlicensed weapons" opponents

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:36am
KHARTOUM, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Sudan's Vice President Hassabo Mohammad Abdulrahman said late Sunday that a presidential order was issued to kill opponents of weapons collecting campaign.Abdulrahman, who is chairing the Higher Committee for collecting ...

Hlt. Min.: Stricter punitive measures against assaulters of medical staffers

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:20am
By Nasser Qudaih kuwait, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Minister of Health Dr. Jamal Al-Harbi asserted on Monday that he fully supports a proposal submitted by the Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) to reinforce punitive actions against anyone who assault medical ...

USD stable at KD 0.301

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:00am
KUWAIT, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- The exchange rate of the US Dollar was stable at KD 0.301 against the Kuwaiti dinar (kd) on Monday, the same case with the Euro which also stabilized at KD 0.359, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK).The Sterling Pound's ...

KUNA main news for Monday, August 28, 2017

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 3:57am
Local: KUWAIT -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey lavrov arrives in Kuwait on an official visit to discuss ways of boosting bilateral ties between the two countries in addition to the latest regional and international issues. KUWAIT -- Kuwaiti ...

N. Korea's projectiles likely short-range ballistic missiles: Seoul

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 2:37am
TOKYO, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- South Korea's military said Monday what North Korea fired on the weekend were likely short-range ballistic missiles, Yonhap News Agency reported.The North launched three projectiles into the East Sea (Sea of Japan) from an ...

Photo of the day

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 2:17am
Flamingo birds spotted at one of the beaches of Kuwait Bay (Abdulrazzaq Saleh – ...

Sudan targets collecting 1.5 mln. weapons in W. Darfur

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 2:16am
By Mohammad Abdulaziz KHARTOUM, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- The Sudanese government launched a largescale campaign to collect the unlicensed weapons and 4X4 vehicles in the West Darfur State in a bid to restore rule of law in the region. Local leaders and ...

Kuwaitis unharmed in Hong Kong, Macau after 2nd typhoon - Consulate

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 2:15am
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's General Consulate in Hong Kong said all Kuwaitis were unharmed in the second typhoon 8 signal that struck areas in Hong Kong and Macau yesterday.In a statement, the consulate advised Kuwaiti citizens to follow ...

Bahrain National Museum narrates 6,000-year-old history

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 2:02am
Photo feature by Hammad Al-Mutairi MANAMA, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- The Bahrain National Museum is an outstanding introduction to Bahrain's history, with its rich collection of the country's ancient archaeological artifacts covering nearly 6,000 ...