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France continues working with Iraq on security, reconciliation

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 11:57ص
PARIS, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- After Iraq's announcement of victory over so-called Islamic State (IS), France is continuing to work with Baghdad to help it with security challenges, but also to achieve national reconciliation and reconstruction, the French ...

EU welcomes hosting of GCC summit in Kuwait

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 11:57ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- EU Foreign Ministers welcomed Monday the hosting by Kuwait of the summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on 5 December."We welcomed the fact that the GCC meeting took place," EU High Representative Federica Mogherini ...

Kuwaiti, US military commanders discuss coop.

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 11:24ص
KUWAIT, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwaiti Army Lieutenant General Mohammad Khaled Al-Khadher and Commander of United States Central Command General Joseph L. Votel held a meeting Monday, discussing ways to bolster defensive ...

New 6-magnitude quake hits Iran

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 11:23ص
TEHRAN, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- A new quake measuring 6 on the Richter scale on Monday hit the western Iranian city of Ezgeleh, local media reported The tremor occurred at 17:39 hours local time (14:09 GMT) with its epicentre being near the city of Ezgeleh ...

Kuwaiti lawmakers urge action over US Jerusalem decision

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 10:55ص
CAIRO, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- Three Kuwaiti MPs have called on parliaments around the world to respond immediately and appropriately to a US decision recognizing the holy city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Addressing an extraordinary session of ...

Parliament speaker meets Kuwait-Korea friendship cmte head

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 10:37ص
KUWAIT, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Monday received the visiting Chairman of the South Korean-Kuwaiti Friendship Committee.During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between both friendly ...

His Highness Crown Prince receives ambassadors

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 10:23ص
corrected rpt KUWAIT, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Seif Palace new Brazilian ambassador to Kuwait Norton de Andrade Mello Rapesta. His Highness also received outgoing ...

Kuwait chief lawmaker wants fair shake for new gov't

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 9:23ص
KUWAIT, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Monday that the newly formed government should be given an opportunity to work with parliament in order to make progress on the political front.Al-Ghanim told ...

Profiles of members of new Kuwaiti Cabinet

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 9:16ص
KUWAIT, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has formed the 35th Kuwaiti government since 1962. It has been the seventh since he occupied the premiership post in December 2011. The following are ...

Kuwait, Indonesia seek closer judicial coop.

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 9:09ص
KUWAIT, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- Chairman of Kuwait's Supreme Judicial Council and the Cassation Court, and President of the Constitutional Court, Justice Yousef Jassem Al-Mutawaa discussed Monday with his Indonesian counterpart Dr. Mohammad Ali bilateral ...

Protestors in Brussels say Netanyahu not welcome

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 9:06ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- Despite heavy snowfall and bitter cold, hundreds of demonstrators assembled near the EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to protest against the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu."Boycott Israel. Long live ...

Saudi Arabia permits cinemas

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 9:03ص
RIYADH, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- The Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information has approved the issuance of licences for those wishing to open cinemas in the Kingdom.Licence-giving is to commence once relevant regulations for audiovisual shows at public ...

KUNA main news for Monday, Dec 11, 2017

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 8:36ص
Local: KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Sief Palace His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, who presented the new formation of the State of Kuwait Cabinet ...

Kuwaiti, Japanese auditors eye closer ties

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 8:26ص
KUWAIT, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- The undersecretary of Kuwait's State Audit Bureau (SAB) Ismail Al-Ghanim met the secretary general of Japan's Board of Audit Katsura Sakurada on Monday, discussing strategies for increased cooperation between both sides.A ...

25 EU member states agree to boost defence coop.

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 8:26ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- The EU Foreign Affairs Council adopted Monday a decision establishing the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) in the defence sector.PESCO in the area of security and defence policy was introduced by the EU Lisbon ...

Putin orders Russian troop pull-out of Syria

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 7:36ص
AMMAN, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is on a previously undeclared visit to Syria, has ordered preparations for withdrawal of Russian forces out of Syria.The move came during a meeting between the Russian president and his ...

Arab Parliament chief says Palestinian statehood needs to happen

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 7:33ص
CAIRO, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- The Arab Parliament's President Dr. Mishal Al-Salmi has called for a plan of action to fulfill Palestinian aspirations of statehood, holding the US accountable for its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of ...

OPEC price up to USD 61.03 pb

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 7:30ص
VIENNA, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- The OPEC daily basket price went up 91 cents to reach USD 61.03 per barrel (pb) on Friday, compared with USD 60.12 pb the day before, the OPEC said Mobnday.The average annual rate of the basket, in 2016, hit USD 40.76 pb, it ...

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

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 7:10ص
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, who presented the new formation of the State of Kuwait Cabinet KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir ...

Parliament speaker congratulates Burkina Faso counterpart on Nat'l Day

اثنين, 11/12/2017 - 7:01ص
KUWAIT, Dec 11 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim on Monday sent a cable of congratulation to President of Burkina Faso's National Assembly Alassane Bala Sakande on the occasion of his country's National Day. (end) ...