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OPEC ministers eager to boost oil price by '18

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 6:18ص
VIENNA, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- OPEC oil ministers began their 173rd meeting on Thursday with intentions to continue the deal to cut production in an effort to boost the price of oil by 2018.Yesterday, the meeting by the Kuwait-led Joint OPEC and non-OPEC ...

Unemployment in EU drops to lowest rate since '08

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 6:16ص
BRUSSELS, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- The EU unemployment rate was 7.4 percent in October, down from 7.5 percent in September and from 8.3 percent in October 2016. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU since November 2008, according to figures published ...

Qatari Amir receives GCC summit invitation

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 5:24ص
DOHA, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani on Thursday received an invitation from His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to attend the upcoming Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, to be ...

Turkish plane makes emergency landing in Sudan after bomb threat

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 4:50ص
KHARTOUM, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- A Turkish Airlines plane has made an emergency landing Thursday, after a British passenger onboard reportedly received an email containing a bomb threat.The aircraft, which was carrying about 107 passengers, was bound to ...

N. Korea's missile likely newly-developed - Seoul

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 4:07ص
TOKYO, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- South Korea's military said Thursday the North Korean ballistic missile launched on the previous day was apparently a newly-developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Yonhap News Agency reported.The assessment came ...

Kuwait calls on int'l community d to support Palestine's cause

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 2:51ص
NEW YORK, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait called on United Nations General Assembly members and the UN Security Council to stand up to their responsibilities and support the Palestinian people and their cause. This came in the speech of the ...

The diwaniya..Center for Kuwaiti social life

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 2:27ص
By Sara Al-Mukhaizeem KUWAIT, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- For hundreds of years, the diwaniya has been the focal point for gatherings in Kuwait with various discussions touching on all aspects of life in the country.Historians have traced the origins of the ...

Kuwaiti oil price down 32 cents to stand at USD 60.03 per barrel

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 2:26ص
KUWAIT, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwaiti crude oil went down 32 cents and settled at USD 59.71 per barrel, compared to USD 60.03 per barrel since last Tuesday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) on Thursday.In world markets, oil prices ...

Photo of the Day

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 1:53ص
A metal worker in action at Souq Al Safafeer (Beeps Market) (Ahmad Suroor – ...

Public Authority for Food, Nutrition ushers in new stage of food control

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 1:45ص
By Talal Al-Senafi KUWAIT, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- The Public Authority for Food and Nutrition (PAFN) will usher in a new stage of work to guarantee the safety of food supplies on local markets as of December 1, with new bylaws full of powers and ...

His Highness the Amir congratulates Barbados on nat'l day

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 1:35ص
KUWAIT, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Thursday a cable to Governor-General of Philip Greaves, congratulating him on his country's national day.His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad ...

UN warns North Korea over ballistic missile tests

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 1:21ص
NEW YORK, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- The United Nations warned on Thursday North Korea from taking further destabilizing actions, in response to North Korea recent long-range missile testing.UN Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman said during a UN Security ...

Today in Kuwait's history

خميس, 30/11/2017 - 1:01ص
KUWAIT, Nov 30 (KUNA) -- 1954 -- Heavy rain fell on Kuwait, prompting 18,000 people flee their water-swamped houses and take shelter at schools and government buildings. A total of 500 houses were destroyed and 11 people were hospitalized for ...