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OAPEC... Half a century of joint Arab action

أحد, 10/12/2017 - 4:18ص
Photo feature by Abdurazzaq Al-Hezami KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait spared no effort in championing actions in favor of promoting Arabs' oil-related interests.This clearly manifested through being the headquarters of the Organization ...

President of Belgian Senate: Kuwait is qualified for Schengen visa exemption

أحد, 10/12/2017 - 3:50ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The President of the Belgian Senate Christine Defraigne has reiterated her strong support that Kuwaiti citizens be exempted from the Schengen visa for the EU.She expressed her position during a luncheon that she hosted in ...

Germany praises Kuwait's diplomacy for hosting GCC summit

أحد, 10/12/2017 - 2:08ص
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Germany praised Kuwait's diplomacy for hosting the recently GCC summit, as it also strongly supports Kuwait mediation efforts in the region."Just the fact that a meeting on this level would take place, it will allow a united ...

Photo of the day

أحد, 10/12/2017 - 1:26ص
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center (Abdullah Jadaan - ...

Nat'l unity session adjourned due to lack of quorum - Speaker Al-Ghanim

أحد, 10/12/2017 - 1:23ص
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim adjourned today's session, designated to discuss national unity, due to lack of quorum."I've been informed by the government that it is not attending today's session. ...

USD up to KD 0.302, EUR down to 0.355

أحد, 10/12/2017 - 1:00ص
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The exchange rate of the US Dollar was up to KD 0.302, while the EUR came down to KD 0.355, compared to last Thursday's prices, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) on Sunday.CBK said, on its daily bulletin, that the rate ...

Today in Kuwait's history

أحد, 10/12/2017 - 12:52ص
KUWAIT, Dec 10 -- 1979 -- The Kuwaiti Football Association (KFA) was reformed in line with law 42/1978 concerning regulation of national sports' authorities. KFA joined the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) in 1962, the ...

US Jerusalem decision detrimental to peace - Arab FMs

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 6:57م
CAIRO, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- A number of Arab foreign ministers agreed Saturday that the US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel could only complicate the Middle East peace process and undermine the final status talks between Palestine and ...

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

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 6:50م
CAIRO - Kuwaiti Foreign Minister deplores the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel. CAIRO - Arab League Secretary General describes the US Jerusalem move as "null and void." 2667282 CAIRO - Egypt's Coptic Church ...

Kuwait FM urges US to restore impartiality in Mideast peace process

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 5:21م
CAIRO, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah deplored on Saturday the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel and move its embassy to the holy city. In his ...

Russian forces kill three gunmen planning terror acts

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 4:56م
MOSCOW, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Russian security forces killed three gunmen in the southern Russian province of Stavropol, official TV said on Saturday.The gunmen were planning to carry out terrorist operations in gathering places in the province, sources ...

US Jerusalem decision "assault" on Palestinians - PM Maliki

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 4:55م
CAIRO, Dec (KUNA) -- Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyadh Al-Maliki Saturday said US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel was an "assault on the Palestinian people and their rights." US President Donald Trump's recogntion of Jerusalem as ...

Kuwait's hosting of OAPEC reflects keenness on boosting joint Arab action - Oil min.

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 4:14م
KUWAIT, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's hosting of the premises of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) is part of the country's keenness to promote the joint Arab action in all aspects, Kuwait's Minister of Oil, and Minister of ...

Kuwaiti "Sailor's Diary" impresses Tunisian audience

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 4:10م
By Khaled Jabbar TUNIS, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- A large audience, including literary critics and dramatists, at Al-Hamra theater warmly applauded "The Sailor's Diary," a Kuwaiti melodrama starring Mishari Mejbel. The 30-minute work, offered by ...

Arab League chief says US Jerusalem decision "void"

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 4:07م
CAIRO, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abul Gheit Saturday described the US recognition of Jerusalem as "void," and that it would torpoedo the Arab confidence in America as a "historic sponsor" of the Israeli-Palestinian peace ...

UAE commends Kuwait Amir's wisdom in GCC summit file

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 3:18م
MANAMA, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- The UAE Saturday commended His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's wisdom in handling the GCC file, and his successful host of the GCC summit last week."The Gulf Cooperation Council summit ...

Russia warns of retaliation if US fails to abide by INF

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 2:49م
MOSCOW, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Russia said Saturday it would take retaliatory measures if the US failed to abide by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF).Russia is committed to INF and the American threat of imposing sanctions against Moscow would ...

Eight mountaineers killed in avalanche in Iran's Lorestan

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 2:35م
TEHRAN, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- At least eight mountaineers have been killed in an avalanche in Oshtorankuh Mountains in the Iranian western province of Lorestan, local authorities said on Saturday.Eight bodies of the climbers were found, executive director ...

US applauds Iraqi gov't announcement of full liberation from IS control

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 2:32م
WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- The US applauded Saturday the Iraqi Government's announcement of the complete liberation of all Iraqi territory from the so-called Islamic State (IS) control after a "courageous three year campaign of intense fighting." ...

UAE football team participates in Gulf Cup in Kuwait - official

سبت, 09/12/2017 - 2:24م
ABU DHABI, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- United Arab Emirates football team will participate in the 23rd Gulf Cup which would be held in Kuwait on December 22, Chairman of UAE football association Marwan bin Ghlaita said Saturday.He told KUNA it was important to ...