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FIFA Chief arrives in Kuwait to tackles lifting ban on Kuwaiti football

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 2:13ص
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- FIFA president Gianni Infantino arrived here on Wednesday with a letter regarding lifting the suspension on Kuwaiti football.In a statement, Kuwait Football Association said the visit aims at lifting the suspension of Kuwaiti ...

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أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 1:53ص
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Kuwait's Consulate in Los Angeles warns citizens from recent wild fires

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 1:38ص
LOS ANGELES, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Consulate General in Los Angeles, California, appealed to all Kuwaiti citizens in the areas affected by the recent fire in the city to be cautious and move to safe areas.In a statement received by KUNA on ...

US strongly condemns attacks in Syria eastern Ghouta - US State Dept.

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 1:26ص
WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- The United States "strongly condemns" the recent attacks by Syrian and Russian forces against the rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta outside Damascus, the State Department said Wednesday.US State Department spokesperson ...

Kuwaiti oil price down 75 cents to stand at USD 59.54 per barrel

أربعاء, 06/12/2017 - 1:01ص
KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwaiti crude oil went down 75 cents and settled at USD 59.54 per barrel, compared to USD 60.29 per barrel since last Monday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) on Wednesday.In world markets, oil prices were ...

Briefing of KUNA main news for Tuesday until 00:00 GMT

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 6:49م
2665598 KUWAIT - His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah called for the formation of a committee that will look into modifying the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) statute. 2665667 KUWAIT - The 38th Gulf Cooperation Council ...

US Senate votes to confirm Neilsen as Secretary of Homeland Security

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 6:33م
WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- US Senate on Tuesday confirmed security expert Kirstjen Nielsen as the Secretary of Homeland Security.In a vote of 62-39, ten Senate Democrats and one Independent voted with Republicans to confirm Kirstjen Nielsen to head ...

Trump to deliver speech on Jerusalem on Wednesday -- White House

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 6:19م
WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- The White House announced Tuesday that US President Donald Trump will deliver remarks on Wednesday regarding his decision on Jerusalem.White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders told reporters that Trump did speak with a ...

EU, NATO agree to boost defence cooperation

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 6:13م
BRUSSELS, Dec 5 (KUNA) - The NATO and the EU agreed Tuesday to strengthen cooperation in new areas following a meeting with NATO foreign ministers and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini."We are taking cooperation between NATO and the EU to a ...

Kuwait's NBK Children Cancer Hospital launches '18-'20 strategy

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 5:52م
KUWAIT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- The National Bank of Kuwait's Children Cancer Hospital has launched an ambitious three-year strategy to improve the treatment and care given to young cancer patients.The NBK hospital aims to accommodate and provide ...

France welcomes Hariri's decision to stay as Lebanese PM

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 5:52م
PARIS, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said he welcomed the decision by Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to rescind his resignation as Prime Minister and to fully resume his duties in government.Macron said in a ...

RWB tells Houthi rebels to free 41 journalists held hostage in Sanaa

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 5:17م
PARIS, Dec 5 (KUNA) - The International press freedom body Reporters Without Borders (RWB) on Tuesday called on Houthi rebels to free 41 journalists taken hostage by the rebel group and being held in a TV building in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.The ...

Arabs, religious bodies warn against changing status quo of Jerusalem

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 5:01م
KUWAIT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- Al-Azhar, the highest seat of learning in the Sunni Muslim world, warned against the US intention to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.In a statement issued on Tuesday, Al-Azhar said the Arab and Palestinian identity of ...

24th World Islamic Banking Conf. kicks off in Bahrain

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 4:28م
MANAMA, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- The 24th edition of The World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC), the largest and most prestigious gathering of Islamic banking and finance leaders in the world, kicked off in Bahrain Tuesday.The Kingdom of Bahrain is keen on ...

Kuwaiti authorities foil attempt to smuggle 110 kgs of hashish

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 3:59م
KUWAIT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Interior (MoI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Defense, has seized 110 kgs of cannabis when two citizens, in collusion with some Iranian people, were trying to muggle them into the country.Information ...

Kuwaiti people penchant for altruism, volunteerism - Sheikha Al-Zain

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 3:33م
KUWAIT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has been and will remain a pioneering country in the field of volunteerism, said Kuwait's Undersecretary of State for Youth Affairs Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah.In a speech at a ministry's celebration of the International ...

Crisis in Yemen changes political alliances - UN envoy

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 3:31م
NEW YORK, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- UN special representative to Yemen Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmad said Tuesday situations in Yemen were very dangerous after the killing of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and leaders of his party, and they would change ...

Al-Sisi, Trump discuss US intention to move embassy to Jerusalem

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 3:00م
CAIRO, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- Egyptian President Abdelfatah Al-Sisi on Tuesday received a telephone call from his US counterpart Donald Trump on Washington's intention to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Al-Sisi confirmed Egypt's firm ...

Saudi King warns against moving US embassy to Jerusalem

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 2:57م
RIYADH, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz affirmed Tuesday that US plans to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would undermine peace talks and fuel tension in the region.King Salman made the remarks during a phone call with US ...

Soldier, three militants killed in Kashmir encounter - Indian police

ثلاثاء, 05/12/2017 - 2:50م
NEW DELHI, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- Indian police said on Tuesday that one security personnel and three militants were killed in an encounter in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.Quoting the local police sources, the Press Trust of India said that the ...