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Anti-Trump Palestinian protests still on

منذ 5 ساعات 21 دقيقة
GAZA, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- Thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Friday continued protests and rallies against a recent US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Disgruntled at the US move, Palestinians took to the streets ...

Security operations kill 12 rebels in Afghanistan

منذ 5 ساعات 49 دقيقة
ISLAMABAD, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- At least 12 rebels have been killed and six others wounded during security operations in various parts of Afghanistan in last 24 hours, said Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Friday.The operations were conducted during the ...

24th Awqaf Forum to focus on charity role for political stability

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KUWAIT, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- The forthcoming 24th edition of Awqaf Forum will reaffirm the significance of charity work for realizing political stability and easing severity of problems in the society, said Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and ...

EU leaders agree to move Brexit talks to second phase

منذ 6 ساعات 37 دقيقة
BRUSSELS, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- The European Council (the summit of EU leaders) welcomed Friday the progress achieved during the first phase of negotiations on Brexit and decided to move to the second phase related to transition and the framework for the ...

Kuwait parliament speaker leaves Rabat after summit

منذ 6 ساعات 40 دقيقة
RABAT, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has left Rabat after attending an emergency Arab parliament meeting on the recent US move on Jerusalem.The speaker was seen off at Rabat airport by Kuwaiti diplomats in ...

Kuwait treats Syrian kid wounded in military vehicle attack

منذ 6 ساعات 49 دقيقة
ANKARA, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- A Kuwaiti medical team has conducted a surgery for a seven-year Syrian child who was wounded when a Syrian military vehicle ran over him during recent regime attacks in Syria.The surgery was carried out by Kuwaiti medics at ...

UN official lauds Kuwait's support to ACANU

منذ 7 ساعات 23 دقيقة
GENEVA, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- President of the Association of the Accredited Correspondents to the UN (ACANU) in Geneva Jan Dirk Herbermann on Friday praised Kuwait's support to ACANU's activities and events.Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the UN ...

KUNA main news for Friday, Dec 15, 2017

منذ 7 ساعات 38 دقيقة
Local: RABAT -- Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Friday there should not be only "temporary" moves towards Jerusalem, calling for continuing response to the recent US decision over the holy city. (Issued at 14:38 ...

Japan imposes additional sanctions against N. Korea

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TOKYO, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- Japan decided on Friday to expand its unilateral sanctions on North Korea to intensify pressure on Pyongyang in response to Pyongyang's repeated nuclear and missile tests, the government announced.Under the new measures, ...

Tunisian FM: Kuwait to actively advocate Arab, Islamic issues at UNSC

منذ 8 ساعات 9 دقائق
BELGRADE (Serbia), Dec 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UNSC, as of January 2018, will help advocate the Arab and Muslim issues, with Jerusalem on top, Tunisia's Foreign Minister Khemis Al-Jahnawi said.Speaking to ...

Kuwaiti oil price down to USD 59.54 pb

منذ 8 ساعات 13 دقيقة
KUWAIT, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwaiti crude oil fell 85 cents yesterday (Thursday), settling at USD 59.54 per barrel (pb), compared to USD 61.39 pb last Wednesday, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Friday.At world markets, oil prices ...

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

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RABAT -- Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim says there should not be only "temporary" moves towards Jerusalem, calling for continuing response to the recent US decision over the holy city. ISTANBUL -- The Turkish Air Force ...

Kuwait's top lawmaker warns of "temporary" moves over Jerusalem

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RABAT, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Friday there should not be only "temporary" moves towards Jerusalem, calling for continuing response to the recent US decision over the holy city.Al-Ghanim made the ...

NATO voices concern over Russian missile system

منذ 10 ساعات 10 دقائق
BRUSSELS, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- NATO said Friday that Allies have identified a Russian missile system that "raises serious concerns" and urged Russia to address these concerns in a substantial and transparent way.The North Atlantic Council, the main ...

Turkey's air force kills five PKK members

منذ 12 ساعة 30 دقيقة
ISTANBUL, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- The Turkish Air Force neutralized five members of the Kurdistan Worker Party (PKK) during counterterror operations in northern Iraq, the military said Friday.Strikes on PKK targets were carried out in Iraq's Hakurk region, ...

US Vice Pres. postpones Mideast trip to next week - White House

منذ 12 ساعة 37 دقيقة
WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- US Vice President Mike Pence is postponing his upcoming visit to the Middle East until next week following ongoing Palestinian protests over the Trump administration's controversial decision on Jerusalem, the White House ...

KUNA main news for Friday, Dec 15, 2017

منذ 13 ساعة 12 دقيقة
KUNA main news for Friday, Dec 15, 2017 INTERNATIONAL ============= ANKARA -- Working in one Ankara's oldest neighborhoods, Nevzat Ozbay manages to highlight various political causes, namely the Palestinian cause, through his passion for ...

Turkish carpenter highlights political causes through his art

منذ 13 ساعة 22 دقيقة
By Redha Sardar ANKARA, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- Working in one Ankara's oldest neighborhoods, Nevzat Ozbay manages to highlight various political causes, namely the Palestinian cause, through his passion for carpentry."My work mainly focuses on the plight ...

Trump, Putin discuss North Korea

منذ 13 ساعة 52 دقيقة
WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump spoke with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin about reigning in North Korea's nuclear program, the White House confirmed late Thursday.According to a brief White House statement, the two leaders ...

Photo of the Day

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A miniature of old Kuwait City displayed at Al Shaheed Park contrasting with the current view of the city (Sarah Fahad – ...