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US sends fighters, bombers to S. Korea as warning against Pyongyang

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 5:17ص
TOKYO, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- Four F-35B stealth jets and two B-1B strategic bombers from the US conducted a training with South Korea's F-15K fighter jets over the Korean Peninsula on Thursday in response to North Korea's provocations, Yonhap News Agency ...

Kuwait oil price down 11 cents to USD 48.17 pb

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 4:56ص
KUWAIT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwait oil went down by 11 cents to USD 48.17 per barrel Wednesday after it was at USD 48.28 pb the day before, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Thursday.At the global level, the price of the West Texas ...

Kuwait's pilgrims perform Hajj rituals with ease - minister Al-Jabri

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 4:44ص
MAKKAH, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- Pilgrims from the State of Kuwait are performing Hajj rituals with ease due to the coordination between Kuwaiti and Saudi authorities, said Kuwaiti Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri Thursday.Al-Jabri, ...

Japan, US DMs confirm more pressure on N. Korea

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 4:26ص
TOKYO, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis agreed on Thursday to further strengthen pressure on North Korea in a visible manner following its fresh ballistic missile launch earlier this ...

KUNA main news for Thursday, August 31, 2017

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 3:33ص
Economic: KUWAIT -- Though a year has gone by since the decision to hike fuel prices took effect, it seems that vehicle owners in Kuwait still fill their tanks with the same amount of fuel. (Photo-feature by Ahmad Sorour issued at 10:08 a.m. ...

Fuel consumption seemingly unchanged in Kuwait

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 3:08ص
(Photo-feature by Ahmad Sorour) KUWAIT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- Though a year has gone by since the decision to hike fuel prices took effect, it seems that vehicle owners in Kuwait still fill their tanks with the same amount of fuel. The only influence ...

Fuel price hike has no impact on traffic jam

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:56ص
By Saud Sultan and Abdulaziz Al-Mejren KUWAIT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- The government decision one year ago to cut the subsidy for fuels, thereby raising their prices, was meant, in part, to ease the traffic congestion but the problem remains virtually the ...

Saudi Arabia launches Farsi-speaking station covering Hajj season

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:49ص
MAKKAH, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- A television station, dedicated to those who speaking the Farsi language, began Wednesday to broadcast live footage from the Hajj.The station's moderator Adel Al-Barriah told the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that the channel ...

Pilgrims head to Mount Arafat to perform Hajj grandest ritual

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:45ص
ARAFAT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- Pilgrims headed Thursday to Mount Arafat in Makkah to perform Hajj's most important and grandest rite.Hajj pilgrims are expected to stay in the area until sunset before heading to Muzdalifa.According to the Saudi Press ...

Kuwaiti leadership, top officials exchange Eid Al-Adha greetings

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:25ص
KUWAIT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah both exchange greetings on the advent of Eid Al-Adha.In his cable to His Highness the ...

His Highness the Amir congratulates Trinidad and Tobago on national day

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:22ص
KUWAIT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable Thursday to the President of Trinidad and Tobago Anthony Carmona, congratulating him on his country's national day.His Highness the Crown Prince ...

His Highness the Amir congratulates Malaysia on Eid Al-Adha

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:22ص
KUWAIT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Thursday a cable of congratulation to the Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf ...

Photo of the Day

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:19ص
Sunset of Kuwait City skyline taken at the Scientific Center ( Jaber Alabdulsalam – ...

His Highness the Amir congratulates Kyrgyzstan on nat'l day

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:04ص
KUWAIT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Thursday a cable of congratulations to the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev on the occasion of his country's national day.His Highness the Crown ...

Today in Kuwait's History

خميس, 31/08/2017 - 2:02ص
KUWAIT, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- 1961 -- The Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issued a law regulating activities of insurance companies. 1964 -- Kazma Sports Club was founded. 1969 -- Jassem Mohammad Buresli was appointed as Kuwait's first ...

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

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 7:47م
MINA - Some 1.75 million people of 168 nationalities have traveled to Saudi Arabia to perform the holy Hajj pilgrimage in the current Hijri year 1438, authorities announced. NEW YORK - Kuwait suggested that the maintenance of sustainable ...

Trump, King Salman discuss need to defeat terrorism

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 5:54م
WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia during which they discussed the "need to fight terrorism." The White House said in a statement that Trump and King Salman ...

UN officials to address "alarming" food shortage during Ethiopia visit

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 4:49م
ROME, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- The heads of the three UN food agencies are scheduled to visit Ethiopia on Friday where drought has led to a critical food and nutrition security situation in that country.During their visit, the heads of the Food and ...

His Highness Amir receives Eid greetings from Bahraini King

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 3:43م
KUWAIT, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday received a phone call from Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa bin Salman Al-Khalifa greeting him on the advent of Eid Al-Adha.During the conversation, His ...

Al-Ghanim congratulates Kuwaiti champion of Mideast Rally Group N

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 3:39م
KUWAIT, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim congratulated on Wednesday Kuwait's Meshari Al-Thifeeri on recently winning the Middle East Rally Championship Group N category.In a cable, Al-Ghanim also wished Al-Thifeeri and ...