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French Pres. calls for calm after US Jerusalem move

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 9:49ص
PARIS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday appealed for calm in the wake of the US move recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and the ensued reactions.Opening a meeting for supporting Lebanon, attended by Lebanese Premier ...

One Palestinian killed, scores wounded in clashes with Israeli forces

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 9:44ص
RAMALLAH, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- One Palestinian has been killed and scores injured in clashes with Israeli security forces during protests in Gaza and West Bank over a recent US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.In the Gaza Strip, a ...

EP urges pressure on Israel to comply with int'l obligations

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 9:20ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- 67 Members of the European Parliament (EP) have written a letter to the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini reminding her of longstanding European Parliament demands in relation to Israel's international ...

KUNA main news for Friday, Dec 8, 2017

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 8:25ص
Local: KUWAIT -- Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah takes part in two Arab major meetings in Cairo Saturday, in the aftermath of the US recognition as Israel's capital. ...

FM to take part in Arab meetings on US Jerusalem move

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 8:22ص
KUWAIT, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah takes part in two Arab major meetings in Cairo Saturday, in the aftermath of the US recognition as Israel's ...

Egyptians protest Trump's embassy shift

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 8:13ص
CAIRO, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- No sooner had Egyptians finished their weekly Friday prayers than they launched rallies, mainly in Cairo and Alexandria, in protest against US President Donald Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's ...

Turkey arrests 58 migrants

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 7:46ص
ANKARA, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Fifty-eight migrants were detained in two separate operations in Turkey on Friday, as they tried to go to Greece, Turkish security forces said.Twenty-six migrants were detained in western Edirne province, when security forces ...

Palestinians launch "day of rage" against Trump's move on Jerusalem

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 7:26ص
RAMALLAH, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Palestinian factions have called for a "day of rage" in Palestinian territories on Friday to display utter rejection of US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Rallies and moves will ...

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

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 7:06ص
NEW YORK -- United Nation Security Council is holding an emergency session on Friday in response to a request from eight permanent members of the council to discuss US President Donald Trump decision recent decision to move US capital to Jeruslaem. ...

EU: Jerusalem is not an issue only for Muslim world

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 6:44ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) and Jordan stressed Friday that the status of Jerusalem concerns the entire world and repeated their position of a two-state solution to resolve the Palestine question."What happens in Jerusalem and ...

Turkish authorities tightens security measures near US, Israeli consolates

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 5:30ص
ISTANBUL, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Turkish authorities have tightened security around the consulates of the US and Israel after US President Donald Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of "Israel".Turkish police closed some roads leading to the ...

Iraqi Army begins new military operation Western Iraq

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 5:27ص
BAGHDAD, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The Iraqi Army declared on Friday the start of a new military operation in Al-Jazira region western Iraq.Armed forces and the popular front carried out a large operation to clear the region of Nineveh and Anbar, said the ...

Tusk recommends start of transition talks on Brexit

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 5:20ص
(With POL-EU-UK-BREXIT) BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Donald TUSK, President of the European Council, Friday said that the EU and the UK should start negotiating the transition period, so that people and businesses have clarity about their situation."As ...

US deeply concerned over violence surge in Yemen

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 4:34ص
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The US voiced deep concerns over the increase of violence in Yemen, calling on "all parties there to reject the use of violence against their political opponents." State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert told ...

Progress made in Brexit talks

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 4:23ص
BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced Friday that "sufficient progress" has been made on Brexit negotiations to enter the next phase of talks on trade and security.Speaking at a press conference after ...

KUNA main news for Friday, Dec 8, 2017

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 3:19ص
KUNA main news for Friday, Dec 8, 2017 INTERNATIONAL ============= WASHINGTON -- United Nation Security Council is holding an emergency session in response to a request from 8 permanent members of the council to discuss US President Donald Trump's ...

US, IMF welcome approval of Basel III

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 3:15ص
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The US and International Monetary Fund (IMF) both welcomed approval of Basel III, the long awaited banking rules that between opposing US and European views that aim to strengthen the regulation, supervision and risk of ...

UNSC holds emergency session to discuss Pres. Trump's Jerusalem decision

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 3:14ص
NEW YORK, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- United Nation Security Council is holding an emergency session on Friday in response to a request from eight permanent members of the council to discuss US President Donald Trump decision recent decision to move US capital ...

US says scrapping Pence, Abbas meeting would be "counterproductive"

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 2:01ص
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The US warned the Palestinians that cancelling the meeting between US Vice President Mike Pence and President Mahmoud Abbas later this month would be "counterproductive," according to reports from local news outlets late ...

Kuwaiti oil price down 87 cents to stand at USD 58.89 per barrel

جمعة, 08/12/2017 - 1:55ص
KUWAIT, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwaiti crude oil went down 87 cents and settled at USD 58.89 per barrel, compared to USD 59.76 per barrel since last Wednesday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) on Friday.In world markets, oil prices were ...