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UNSC strongly condemns North Korea's missile test

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 2:34ص
WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- The UN Security Council (UNSC) strongly condemned late Tuesday the recent ballistic missile launch by North Korea over Japan, demanding that Pyongyang "immediately cease all such actions." The UNSC said in a statement ...

Photo of the Day

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 2:31ص
A Magpie bird spotted in Bneider (Tareq Almahmid – ...

Tillerson discusses Pyongyang's recent missile test with Japanese, S. Korean counterparts

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 2:09ص
WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke on separate phone calls with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts to discuss North Korea's recent launch of a missile that flew over Japan, it was announced Tuesday.State ...

USD stable at KD 0.301

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 2:04ص
KUWAIT, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- The US Dollar's exchange rate was stable at KD 0.301, while the Euro went up to KD 0.361, said the Central Bank of Kuwait Wednesday.The CBK added that the Sterling Pound's rate was stable at KD 0.389. The Swiss Franc was ...

Today in Kuwait's History

أربعاء, 30/08/2017 - 2:00ص
KUWAIT, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- 1986 -- A new unit was inaugurated at Al-Ahmadi Refinery as part of the second phase of its revamp. 1990 -- The Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah issued a decree establishing the interim headquarters of the government of ...

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

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 7:44م
KUWAIT - Employment of non-Kuwaitis in the public sector is done according to civil service laws and other relevant State regulations, the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor affirmed. FEZ - The Moroccan poet Fatma Bou-Hrakeh has chosen six Kuwaiti ...

Sudan aspires to normalize ties with US - minister

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 5:59م
KHARTOUM, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said Tuesday that his country looks forward to normalizing its relations with the United States.Ghandour made his remarks to reporters after his meeting with Administrator of the ...

ISESCO slams French magazine's anti-Morocco front page

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 5:12م
RABAT, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) condemned French magazine Jeune Afrique for the cover of its latest edition which depicts the Moroccan flag with the phrase "terrorism born in ...

Iraq objects deal to transfer IS militants to border areas

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 4:57م
BAGHDAD, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi has voiced objection to a recent agreement to transfer militants of the so-called Islamic State (IS) from western Syria to areas bordering Iraq.Such a matter is totally "unacceptable", ...

Pyongyang's IRBM launch did not pose threat to US - Pentagon

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 4:37م
WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- The Pentagon said Tuesday that initial assessments indicate that the recent North Korean ballistic missile that flew over Japan was an intermediate range ballistic range missile (IRBM) and that it did not pose a threat ...

UAE boost World Cup qualification odds with win over Saudi

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 4:35م
ABU DHABI, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- The UAE, with a 2-1 home victory over Saudi Arabia, came three points closer to their second-placed group rivals on Tuesday as they boosted their chances for automatic World Cup qualification but had a player sent off ...

Over 2 million pilgrims ready to start Hajj rituals Wednesday

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 3:38م
MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- Over two million pilgrims will gather in Mina Valley, in the Holy City of Makkah Wednesday to signal the start of this year's Hajj season.Chanting "Labbaik Allahumma Labbaik" (O God, here I am answering your ...

Iraq set to reopen border with Jordan after three year shutdown

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 3:23م
BAGHDAD, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- Iraq will reopen its Traibil border crossing with Jordan on Wednesday three years after it was closed due to the so-called Islamic State's control of Anbar Province which borders Jordan, Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi ...

OIC condemns renewed violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 2:31م
JEDDAH, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned Tuesday the renewed outbreak of violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar's western Rakhine State.The condemnation comes in the wake of ongoing violent ...

Lebanese army deployed along Syrian borders after IS withdrawal

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 2:25م
BEIRUT, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- The Lebanese Army said on Tuesday that a number of its units have been deployed in areas that the so-called Islamic State (IS) withdrew from along the borders with Syria.Army units are patrolling the area and its ...

Russian, Iranian military officials discuss cooperation

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 2:06م
MOSCOW, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin discussed military cooperation with his Iranian counterpart, Nasrallah Kalantari, in Moscow on Tuesday.The two sides discussed cooperation in the fields of battle and ...

Lebanon airport expansion aims for 12 mln travellers a year

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 1:48م
BEIRUT, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- Lebanon plans to expand Rafic Hariri International Airport, which currently accommodates up to five million passengers annually, to recieve 12 million passengers in the plan's initial stage.The expansion project is expected ...

Trump, Singapore PM discuss North Korea, hurricane, Navy ship crash

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 12:45م
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (KUNA) -- President Donald Trump spoke on the phone today with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore, and they discussed North Korea, Hurricane Harvey response efforts and the deadly US Navy ship collision last week, the ...

S. Korean air force holds exercise against N. Korea

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 11:31ص
TOKYO, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- A squadron of four South Korean F-15K fighter jets staged a live-bombing drill against North Korea's leadership on Tuesday in response to its latest ballistic missile launch, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing the Air ...

Cabinet extends condolences to victims of deadly Texas storm

ثلاثاء, 29/08/2017 - 11:12ص
KUWAIT, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Tuesday expressed its heartfelt sympathies over the destruction that Hurricane Harvey, which has caused unprecedented flooding in the southern US state of Texas, left in its wake. In its routine ...