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Abbas says Trump's decision won't change reality of Jerusalem

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 3:49م
RAMALLAH, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday that the US President Donald Trump's decision recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will not change the reality of Jerusalem.In a speech broadcast by ...

Thousands more flee as wildfires choke Southern California

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 3:37م
WASHINGTON, DEC 6 (KUNA) -- Flames continued to engulf hundreds of homes and force thousands more residents to flee across Southern California on Wednesday as forecasters warn wildfires will continue to spread mercilessly over the coming ...

State Department to "immediately" begin process to move Embassy to Jerusalem -- Tillerson

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 3:20م
WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Wednesday that the State Department will "immediately" begin the process to implement President Donald Trump's decision by starting the preparations to move the US Embassy ...

EU proposes Belgian police officer to lead Europol

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 3:18م
BRUSSELS, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- EU ambassadors agreed Wednesday to put forward Catherine De Bolle, the current Chief Commissioner of Belgium's Federal Police service, as the next executive director of Europol, the EU police agency.An EU press release ...

MEPs call on EU to change Iran policy

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 3:12م
BRUSSELS, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- Several Members of the European Parliament called on the European Union Wednesday to revise its trade and political policies towards Iran.Gerard Deprez, chair of Friends of a Free Iran in the European Parliament, said ...

Kristjen Neilsen sworn-in as new Homeland Security Secretary

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 2:58م
WASHINGTON, DEC 6 (KUNA) -- Former top White House aide Kirstjen Neilsen was sworn-in as the Secretary of Homeland Security on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirmed.Neilsen, previously served as White House Deputy Chief of ...

Jerusalem issue must be resolved through direct negotiations -- UN chief

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 2:50م
NEW YORK, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that Jerusalem is a final status issue which must be resolved through direct negotiations between both Palestinians and Israelis.In a brief statement to reporters ...

PAS vows to continue work for lifting ban on other sports activities

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 2:43م
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- Public Authority for Sport's Acting Director General Humoud Al-Fuleiteh has vowed to work hard to lift the international suspension on the remaining sports activities in Kuwait.In statement today on the sidelines of FIFA ...

GCC peoples have a lot in common - Kuwaiti min.

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 2:34م
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) - Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister Information Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah said Wednesday the points of agreement among the peoples of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are more than ...

His Highness the Amir receives cable of thanks from Oman's Deputy PM

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 1:43م
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Wednesday a cable from Oman's Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs Fahad bin Mahmoud Al-Saeed, thanking him for the warm reception and hospitality ...

UK welcomes holding of GCC Summit in Kuwait

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 12:28م
LONDON, Dec. 6 (KUNA) -- The UK Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt has welcome the holding of the 38th Summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Kuwait on Tuesday, and urged GCC states to take further steps towards resuming full ...

His Highness Crown Prince congratulates His Highness Amir on sports ban lifting

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 12:07م
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday received a congratulatory letter from His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on lifting the international suspension on ...

Tillerson sees very good opportunity for peace in the Middle East

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 11:58ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the US President Donald Trump "is very committed to the Middle East peace process." "He has a team that he put in place almost immediately upon entering the White House. ...

Kuwaiti-Mexican economic cooperation cmte holds 1st session

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 11:17ص
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti-Mexican Economic Cooperation has held its first session amid a mutual desire to enhance bilateral ties.The session follows Mexican President Enrique Pe?a Nieto's last visit to Kuwait during which several ...

Stoltenberg: NATO supports comprehensive settlement to Palestine question

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 10:55ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that it was early to comment on the expected speech of US President Donald Trump on the status of Jerusalem ,but he stressed the importance of finding a solution to the ...

Arab League chief says defeating terrorism prerequisite for tourist growth

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 10:51ص
CAIRO, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- Arab League's Secretary General Ahmad Abul-Gheit underlined on Wednesday the importance of ridding the Arab region of terrorism to prop up the tourism industry.Addressing the 20th session of the Council of Arab Tourism ...

Drone strike kills 25 IS fighters in E. Afghanistan

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 10:48ص
ISLAMABAD, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- At least 25 fighters belonging to so-called Islamic State (IS) have been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, said official on Wednesday.Provincial police spokesman Hazrat Hussain ...

Kuwaiti Oil Min. to lead delegation to 99th OAPEC meeting

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 10:45ص
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has announced that its minister of oil Essam Al-Marzouq will be heading the Kuwaiti delegation to the 99th meeting of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) 99th meeting on Sunday.Al-Marzouq ...

Senior State officials congratulate His Highness the Amir on success of GCC Summit

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 10:26ص
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday received letters from senior state officials congratulating him on the success of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) 38th Summit that Kuwait hosted on ...

Saud Al-Nasser Institute's delegation visits KUNA

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 9:58ص
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- KUNA's Deputy Director-General for the Editorial Sector and Editor-in-Chief Saad Al-Ali, in presence of Deputy Director General for Communications, Financial, and Administrative Affairs Abdulhamid Malek, received on Wednesday ...