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Moving US embassy to Jerusalem won't take place before two years - US

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 4:36م
PARIS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would take at least two years.Moving the embassy will not take place this year and probably not next year, said Tillerson, ...

US investors eye Sudan exiting from terror sponsors list - CCA

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 3:46م
By Mohammad Abdulaziz KHARTOUM, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) said Sudan is unlikely to benefit from foreign investment after lifting the economic sanctions unless it exits from the US list of State ...

Five Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula members killed in Yemen - Pentagon

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 3:42م
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Up to five Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in Yemen were killed by US airstrikes in an effort "to disrupt the terrorist's attack networks," the Pentagon announced Friday.The US Central Command said in a ...

Turkish army killed 20 PKK militants within week

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 3:34م
ANKARA, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The Turkish army killed 20 militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party within a week during military operations launched on the PKK's positions in Turkey and northern Iraq, General Staff of Turkey said on Friday.Two leaders of ...

EU to improve information exchange on criminal records of non-Europeans

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 3:33م
BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- EU justice ministers agreed Friday "on two important files for tackling terrorism and crime," EU justice Commissioner Vera Jourova told a news conference after the ministerial meeting this evening.They agreed on a proposal ...

Palestine says US decision on Jerusalem undermines peace process

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 3:00م
NEW YORK, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Palestine Ambassador to UN Riyadh Mansour said Friday the US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel would undermine the peace process, urging President Donald Trump to reverse his decision."We have always condemned ...

His Highness Amir condoles Oman's Sultan on death of Turki bin Mahmoud

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 2:25م
KUWAIT, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Friday a cable of condolences to Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed of Oman on passing away of Turki bin Mahmoud Al-Saeed.His Highness the Amir prayed to Allah the ...

Al-Azhar Imam refuses to meet US vice-Pres. due to decision on Jerusalem

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 1:47م
CAIRO, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayeb announced on Friday his rejection to meet US Vice-President Mike Pence, who is set to visit Egypt on December 20.In a statement, Al-Tayeb said this comes within the framework of his ...

Sultan Qaboos of Oman meets British Foreign Sec.

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 1:19م
MUSCAT, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed of Oman received on Friday British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.Sultan Qaboos and Johnson discussed regional and international developments, according to official ONA news agency.They also discussed ...

Kuwait activist Asousi returns home from Yemen - Direct Aid

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 1:16م
KUWAIT, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Direct Aid society said Friday director of its Yemen office Ma'ali Al-Asousi returned home from Yemen, where she was unable to leave due to the recent escalation of armed conflict.Direct Aid said in a statement it ...

UN: Jerusalem should be decided by Israelis, Palestinians

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 1:00م
NEW YORK, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- UN special envoy to the Middle East Nikolay Mladenov said Friday Jerusalem was sacred for the three heavenly religions - Islam, Christianity and Judaism - and its status should be decided via direct negotiations between ...

FIFA Pres.: happy, encouraged to welcome Kuwait back to football community

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 12:53م
GENEVA, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- President of the international federation of football (FIFA) Gianni Infantino said Friday he was very happy and encouraged to welcome Kuwaiti football back into the international football community, and that he would attend ...

US embassies, consulates now "fully implementing" travel ban - State Dept.

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 12:38م
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The US is now fully implementing a controversial immigration policy on Friday that places various travel restrictions on foreign visitors from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Somalia, Venezuela, and Yemen, while ...

Trump declares emergency exists in California due to wildfires

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 12:33م
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump declared Friday that an emergency exists in the State of California and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions ...

US pursuing economic, military measures against Russian nuclear violations

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 12:30م
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The US stressed that its Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia is "under threat today" and in addition to a diplomatic solution, it is "pursuing economic and military measures" in order for the ...

EU, Japan finalise free trade deal negotiations

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 12:25م
BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The European Union and Japan concluded on Friday negotiations on a free trade agreement, the European Commission announced.In a joint statement, the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and the Prime Minister ...

Kuwait's HRS offers winter aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 11:14ص
ANKARA, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Humanitarian Relief Society (HRS) has sent its convoy of winter aid to Syrian refugees in the town of Reyhanli in Hatay Province, southern Turkey, the HRS said on Friday. The convoy included 700 food packages, ...

US economy added 228,000 jobs in Nov. -- Labor Dept.

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 11:08ص
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The US economy added 228,000 new jobs last month, while the nation's unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent, the Labor Department reported Friday, despite two months of hurricane-related volatility.The unemployment ...

Russian pres. to visit Turkey Mon.

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 11:04ص
ANKARA, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to pay an official visit to Ankara on Monday, according to Turkey's presidential spokesman.Putin's visit comes at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ibrahim ...

EU appoints new head to its Rafah border mission

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 10:27ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The EU's Political and Security Committee appointed Friday Gunther Freisleben, a high-ranking German police official, as new Head of the European Union border assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point, EU BAM Rafah.EU ...