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Kuwait FM participates in Arab Peace Initiative cmte meeting

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 2:06pm
CAIRO, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah participated Saturday in the Arab Peace Initiative Committee meeting to discuss actions against the change in the US position over ...

Turkey to partake at Gulf Defense, Aerospace exhibition in Kuwait

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 1:17pm
ANKARA, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Turkish companies announced on Saturday their participation at the Gulf Defense and Aerospace exhibition due in Kuwait on December 12-14.Some 23 Turkish companies specialized in manufacturing defense industry will showcase ...

Kuwait sea heritage festival includes diversity of activities

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 1:16pm
KUWAIT, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait sea heritage festival will this season witness a diversity of traditional contests and activities, said chairman of the organizing committee on Saturday.Sheikh Salem Nawaf Al-Sabah, in a statement to reporters to mark ...

Boris Bunjak to coach Kuwait nat'l football team for Gulf Cup - KFA

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:54pm
KUWAIT, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Football Association's (KFA) Technical Committee said Saturday it agreed with Al-Jahra football team's manager, Boris Bunjak, to coach the national team for the 23th Gulf Cup, which would be held in Kuwait later this ...

UK says it won't transfer embassy to Jerusalem

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:53pm
TEHRAN, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Saturday that his country would not relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, reiterating London's rejection of Washington's decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Johnson ...

Security operation kills 31 rebels N. Afghanistan

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:21pm
ISLAMABAD, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- At least 31 Taliban rebels were killed and 17 others wounded during a clearing operation by security forces in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, said officials on Saturday.Provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Abdul ...

Iraqi PM announces full victory against IS

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:19pm
BAGHDAD, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi on Saturday announced full victory against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq.He gave a victory speech, cited by official media, and told the Iraqi people that "your lands have been ...

EU condemns attack on UN peacekeepers in DRC

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:05pm
BRUSSELS, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- The EU condemned Saturday an attack on MONUSCO, UN mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in North Kivu province Thursday night that killed at least 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers, five Congolese soldiers and scores of ...

Kuwaiti FM in Cairo for Arab meetings on US embassy shift

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:25am
CAIRO, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has arrived in Cairo to lead Kuwait's delegation to two Arab meetings in the aftermath of a US decision to recognize Jerusalem ...

Egypt Church declines to meet US VP over Jerusalem

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:16am
CAIRO, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Following in Al-Azhar's footsteps, Egypt's Coptic Church on Saturday decided not to meet with US Vice President Mike Pence in Cairo later in December in protest against a recent US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's ...

Bahrain FM: US decision on Jerusalem threat to peace process

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:27am
MANAMA, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- The US President Donald Trump's decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital threatens regional peace and halts all initiatives and negotiations for a final solution in Middle East, Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh ...

Kuwait reiterates anti-terror commitment

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 9:48am
MANAMA, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Ambassador to Bahrain Sheikh Azzam Mubarak Al-Sabah said on Saturday his country commits itself to supporting international efforts against terrorism and extremism."The State of Kuwait is eager to back all ...

Kuwaiti MP urges world to intensify anti-terrorism efforts

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:58am
MANAMA, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti legislator Ali Al-Daqbasi on Saturday urged the international community to intensify cooperation to eliminate terrorist groups and their supporters.Talking to KUNA on the sidelines of the 13th Manama Dialogue, ...

KUNA main news for Saturday, Dec 9, 2017

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:22am
Local: NEW YORK -- Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the UN Mansour Al-Otaibi has offered a state's donation to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) supporting its activities and services to ...

Kuwaiti, Bahraini officials stress security ties

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:14am
MANAMA, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Latest developments on the regional and international scenes featured high on the agenda of talks Kuwait's National Security Apparatus (NSA) Chief Sheikh Thamer Al-Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah held in Manama Saturday with ...

Kuwaiti FM heads to Cairo for Arab meetings on US embassy shift

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:11am
KUWAIT, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has left for Cairo to lead Kuwait's delegation to two Arab meetings in the aftermath of a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as ...

Rohingyas appeal to EU to do more to end violence in Myanmar

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 7:45am
BRUSSELS, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- The Rohingya community in Europe has sent a letter to EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and to all EU Foreign Ministers calling for further EU action to bring an end to violence in Myanmar.The letter coincides with ...

Briefing of KUNA main news for Saturday until 12:00 GMT

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 7:03am
2667249 NEW YORK -- Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the UN Mansour Al-Otaibi offers a state's donation to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) supporting its activities and services to Palestinian ...

Kuwait hands over donation to UNRWA

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 6:55am
NEW YORK, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the UN Mansour Al-Otaibi has offered a state's donation to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) supporting its activities and services to ...

Iraq, Iran conclude oil export deal

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 6:52am
BAGHDAD, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Iraq and Iran have hammered out a contract for exporting 30,000-60,000 barrels of oil per day from northern Kirkuk fields to Iran.Signed by the Iraqi oil marketing company (SOMO), the contract provides that the Iraqi side ...