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Today in Kuwait's history

ثلاثاء, 20/02/2018 - 1:00ص
KUWAIT, Feb 20 -- 1902 -- A French warship docks into Kuwait port and its captain meets with Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah, the seventh ruler of Kuwait. 1979 -- Kuwait Finance House was officially inaugurated by the Crown Prince and Premier Sheikh Saad ...

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

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 6:48م
BRUSSELS - High-ranking Kuwaiti diplomats and economic officials presented tremendous opportunities and facilities available for Belgian entrepreneurs to do business in Kuwait. KUWAIT - The ministers at the weekly regular cabinet session ...

Palestinian Premier holds talks with Israeli Finance Minister

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 5:46م
RAMALLAH, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah met Monday Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon at his office in Ramallah.In a press statement, the Palestinian government said that the meeting, also attended by Palestinian ...

Novelist Ismail Fahad: I wanted to create human identify to myself

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 5:16م
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Since his first novel, Ismail Fahad Ismail was considered a novelist who does not hesitate to employ new language, sentence structures and dialogues.He writes every novel with a new spirit -- risking to lose readers whom he ...

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, US lawmakers tackle bilateral relations

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 4:24م
ABU DHABI, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammad Al Nahyan discussed on Monday with visiting US lawmakers, headed by Senator Richard Burr cooperation and bilateral relations.UAE news ...

Turkish, allied Syrian forces make new gains in Afrin - SOHR

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 3:47م
AMMAN, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- The Turkish forces backed by Syrian opposition fighters have made significant strides in their campaign against Kurdish forces the Syrian city of Afrin, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported Monday.The ...

Jordan King asserts keenness to coordinate with Turkey

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 3:38م
AMMAN, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Jordan King Abdullah II underlined the importance Monday of promoting relations with Turkey to the highest levels and continue coordination and consultation, to serve the Islamic nation's causes and enhance regional security ...

Turkish police arrests nine PKK suspects

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 3:11م
ANKARA, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Turkish police arrested on Monday nine people allegedly linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) terrorist group during counterterrorism operations in Turkey's capital city, Ankara.According to Turkish news ...

EU urges int'l community to act to end sufferings of Syrians

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 3:09م
BRUSSELS, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- The EU expressed concern Monday that the humanitarian situation in parts of Syria, in particular in the De-Escalation Areas of Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, has deteriorated significantly over the past eight weeks.EU High ...

Russian, Iranian FMs discuss Mideast developments

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 3:06م
MOSCOW, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held talks Monday with visiting Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif over bilateral ties and developments in the Middle East, particularly Syria."Today's meeting is a good chance to ...

Turkey warns of pro-Syrian regime forces' deployment in Afrin

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 3:04م
ANKARA, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Turkey Monday warned against "severe consequences" if forces loyal to the Syrian regime were deployed in Afrin to provided protection for Kurdish militants in the northwestern Syrian city.Reports about pro-Syrian regime ...

Kuwait Amb. to Jordan underlines importance of Kuwait charity work

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 1:47م
AMMAN, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ambassador to Jordan Hamad Al-Duaij underlined Monday the importance of charity work to Kuwait and to the development of humankind in societies in the region and around the world.Al-Duaij told KUNA, on the sideline of ...

EU voices concern over Gaza incidents

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 1:39م
BRUSSELS, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- The EU expressed concern Monday over the recent escalation of military incidents in and around Gaza, in response to a bomb attack on Saturday that injured four Israeli soldiers."It is extremely important that the situation ...

Brussels hosts Kuwait Forum to boost trade, economic ties with Belgium

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 1:25م
Corrected repeat BRUSSELS, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- High-ranking Kuwaiti diplomats and economic officials presented tremendous opportunities and facilities available for Belgian entrepreneurs to do business in Kuwait, at a conference held in Brussels ...

Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss Syria

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 1:13م
ANKARA, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Turkish and Iranian Presidents, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani respectively, discussed Monday developments in Syria specially in Afrin and Idleb.The two leaders reiterated importance of counter-terrorism ...

Kuwait calls for boosting security ties with Iraq

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 1:06م
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Gen. Mahmoud Al-Doseri Monday underlined deep relations with Iraq, and called for boosting security cooperation.Al-Doseri made remarks during a meeting with Iraq's Ambassador to ...

KRCS organizes charity for needy families, children

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 12:38م
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society's Secretary General Maha Al-Barjas said Monday KRCS was keen on offering diversified services for children of needy families during national days.She was speaking to KUNA on fringes of a charity ...

Kuwait parliament speaker praises His Highness Amir's humanitarian acts

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 12:23م
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said Monday His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's generosity reflected his keenness to involve all people in jubilance marking "our national days." For ...

France concerned over life-sentences for six journalists in Turkey

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 12:23م
PARIS, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- France expressed concern on Monday after the sentencing to life terms of six journalists in Turkey on accusations of anti-State activities and alleged links with a failed Coup d'Etat in that country in July 2016."As the ...

Israel to supply Egypt with gas for 10 years

اثنين, 19/02/2018 - 12:13م
GAZA, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- The Israeli government said Monday it signed a USD 15 billion agreement with Egypt to export natural gas to the north African country for 10 years."This agreement will have economic benefits for Israel to finance projects in ...