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Today in Kuwait's history

ثلاثاء, 13/02/2018 - 1:00ص
KUWAIT, Feb 13 (KUNA) -- 1955 -- The Department of Social Affairs conducted first registration of workers in the country, the number amounted to 34, 256 workers. 1955 -- The Higher Executive Committee issued an order establishing a government body ...

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

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 6:46م
KUWAIT - Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) at a conference in Kuwait pledge USD 335 million towards humanitarian and development programmes for Iraqi areas affected by armed conflict. DOHA - International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine ...

IFAD, Kuwait sign joint agreement to support developing rural communities

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 5:59م
ROME, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Kuwait, represented by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, signed an agreement for cooperation on rural development and the empowerment of rural ...

US denies discussing annexation of West Bank with Israel

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 5:26م
WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- The US denied speaking with Israel regarding an alleged plan to annex the West Bank."Reports that the United States discussed with Israel an annexation plan for the West Bank are false," said White House Spokesperson ...

Hosts Qatar win three-nation football veterans' event

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 4:41م
DOHA, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Host nation Qatar won a three-nation veterans' football tournament after a 0-0 draw against Oman in the last match at Doha Stadium on Monday.Qatar's veterans claimed the trophy with four points after an earlier victory over ...

GCC chief, Yemeni FM discuss developments in Yemen

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 3:51م
RIYADH, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary General Abdullatif Al-Zayani discussed with Yemeni Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Abdulmalak Al-Mekhlafi the latest political and security developments in Yemen.In a press ...

FM meets Iraqi counterpart participating in KICRI, Int'l Coalition Against IS

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 3:39م
Kuwait, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Monday with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari on the occasion of his visit and participation in the International Coalition ...

Experts at high-level meetings call for supporting Iraq in every possible way

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 3:21م
KUWAIT, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Participants at an experts' level meeting on reconstruction in Iraq and the role of financial institutions stressed that the country should fully recover from the destruction caused by "terrorist" attacks on its soil.In a ...

UN Chief calls for Int'l support to KICRI

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 3:11م
NEW YORK, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the international community Monday to support Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq, which is taking place from February 12 to 14 in Kuwait.Guterres ...

Israel's annexation of Palestinian land illegal - warn Palestinians

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 2:54م
RAMALLAH, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Unilateral steps aimed at imposing Israeli control over settlements on Palestinian land will not alter the reality that settlements are illegal, the Palestinian Presidency stressed on Monday.Any steps in this regard will ...

FM meets Turkish counterpart participating in KICRI, Int'l Coalition Against IS

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 2:50م
Kuwait, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Monday with Turkish Mevlut Cavusoglu, who is participating in International Coalition Against IS and Kuwait International Conference for ...

FM meets US Sec. of State partaking in KICRI, Int'l Coalition Against IS

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 2:43م
Kuwait, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Monday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is participating in International Coalition Against IS and Kuwait International ...

Trump seeks more military spending in USD 4.4 trln budget to Congress

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 2:37م
WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump submitted a USD 4.4 trillion budget proposal to Congress on Monday that would cut funds to domestic programs and boost defense spending.The budget proposal for fiscal 2019 submitted to ...

Italy FM underline importance of terminating terrorism funding

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 2:30م
ROME, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano underlined the importance of terminating terrorism funding in the world, particularly after defeating it on the ground. It is necessary to dry off the sources of terrorists financing, ...

GCC chief stresses EU key role in maintaining region's security

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 2:22م
RIYADH, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General Abdullatif Al Zayani has affirmed the key role of the European Union (EU) in preserving the Middle East region's security and stability as well as contributing to enhancing ...

Conflict in Syria getting worse - UN

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 1:05م
AMMAN, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Contrary to expectations that the defeat of the so-called Islamic State group and the creation of de-escalation zones would ease the fighting and pave the way for peaceful solution to the seven-year conflict in Syria, the ...

Kuwait Al-Ghanim offers condolences over Indonesian bus victims

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 1:01م
KUWAIT, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Monday sent a cable of condolences to his Indonesian counterpart Bambang Soesatyo, expressing his sincere condolences to the victims of the accident of a tourist ...

FM meets Omani counterpart partaking in KICRI, Int'l Coalition Against IS

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 1:01م
Kuwait, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Monday with Omani Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, who is participating in ...

NGOs conf. for supporting Iraq endorses implementation programs in affected areas in Iraq

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 12:24م
KUWAIT, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Participants in the conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support the humanitarian situation in Iraq recommended Monday to implement humanitarian and development programs, worth 335 million dollars, in Iraqi ...

His Highness Amir receives Iraqi media delegation

اثنين, 12/02/2018 - 12:12م
KUWAIT, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Bayan Palace president of the Federation of Journalists of Iraq Moaid Jassem Allami and his accompanying media delegation.During the meeting, ...