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Lebanon, Iraq will defeat terrorism -- Pres. Aoun

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 10:39ص
BEIRUT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday that his country and Iraq have been facing a common enemy; terrorism.The two countries will defeat terrorism with will of the two peoples that renounce it and support the ...

KUNA main news for Tuesday, August 22, 2017

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 9:22ص
Local: KUWAIT -- Kuwaiti studies related to childhood indicated that programs for the child need to be further developed, associated with provisions of centers specialized in child care, training courses for their caregivers and constant family ...

S. Korean delegation's visit part of healthcare overhaul - MoH

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 9:14ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- The visit of a South Korean contingent of physicians represents a plan by Kuwait's ministry of health (MoH) to improve healthcare services in the country, the ministry said on Tuesday.Speaking to the press after his meeting ...

Washington against partitioning Iraq -- US Def. Sec.

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 9:13ص
BAGHDAD, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Visiting US Secretary of Defense James Mattis assured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi during a meeting on Tuesday that Washington remained adamant against any scheme to partition the nation or destabilize it.The United ...

Afghan Pres. welcomes new US strategy on Afghanistan

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 8:56ص
ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday welcomed the announcement of the new US strategy on Afghanistan saying it unveils an enduring commitment by United States as a key partner of the Afghan government.A ...

Arab officials applaud Kuwaiti anti-terrorism initiative

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 8:16ص
CAIRO, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Arab officials Tuesday heaped praise on Kuwait for its determination to ensure that anti-terrorism efforts, agreed upon at an Arab summit, ultimately come to fruition.In a speech to close a meeting of senior Arab officials, ...

Trump plans no rapid troop pullout from Afghanistan

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 8:13ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump has revealed a new strategy on Afghanistan casting aside possible full and rapid withdrawal of the American troops from the troubled nation.A hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan "would create a vacuum ...

Briefing of KUNA main news for Tuesday until 12:00 GMT

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 8:07ص
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah receives visiting Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Zhang Gaoli. WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump says that a hasty ...

NBK report: Corporate earnings up on strong investment gains

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 7:57ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Listed Kuwaiti companies saw a notable rise in profits in the first half of 2017; however, weak revenue growth continued to indicate softness in business activity, shows an economic report.The financial sector was the main ...

His Highness Amir holds luncheon for China's Vice Premier

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 7:29ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah held a luncheon banquet in honor of visiting Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Zhang Gaoli and his accompanying delegation. ...

Kuwait Bourse ends Tuesday's trading in green

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 6:10ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Bourse ended Tuesday's trading session in the green with the three main indices up.The Price Index rose 18.65 points to stand at 6,932.01 points; the Weighted Index went up by 1.21 points to read 429.03 points and the ...

His Highness Crown Prince receives His Highness Sheikh Nasser

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 6:01ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday at Sief Palace His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.His Highness also received Ahmadi Governor Sheikh Fawaz Al-Khaled ...

His Highness PM receives China Vice Premier State Council

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 5:57ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received Tuesday visiting Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Zhang Gaoli.The meeting was attended by First Deputy ...

Kuwait Int'l Airport in full gear to facilitate flow of pilgrims

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 5:23ص
Photo feature by Jaber Abdulkhaleq KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait International Airport is in full gear to best serve and facilitate the Kuwaiti pilgrims heading to Makkah to perform Islam's fifth pillar of Hajj (pilgrimage). The Airport ...

Taliban dismisses US new strategy on Afghanistan as "unclear", "old"

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 5:18ص
ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Afghan Taliban rebels on Tuesday dismissed the United States new strategy for Afghanistan, announced by President Donald Trump, as "unclear" and "old." The spokesman for Taliban, Zabiullah Mujahid in a ...

His Highness Amir receives His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 5:02ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Sief Palace Tuesday His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. (end) ...

His Highness the Amir receives China Vice Premier State Council

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 4:48ص
KUWAIT, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday at Sief Palace visiting Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Zhang Gaoli.Bilateral relations and issues of common ...

US Def. Sec. arrives in Iraq

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 4:05ص
BAGHDAD, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has arrived in Iraq Tuesday in an unannounced visit to meet with senior Iraqi officials.Mattis will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi to discuss the latest developments of ...

Trump unveils new strategy for Afghanistan

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 3:59ص
WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump said late Monday that a hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan "would create a vacuum for terrorists," including the so-called Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaeda "would instantly fill just as happened" ...

KUNA main news for Tuesday, August 22, 2017

ثلاثاء, 22/08/2017 - 3:43ص
Local: ====== KUWAIT -- 'Makarem', 'Muthmer'... Educational programs aim to instill good values in children. By Mirvat Abduldayem. Issued 10:33 local time, 07:33 GMT. International: ============== TUNIS -- Tunisian President's ...