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Photo of the Day

خميس, 15/02/2018 - 1:22ص
Eagles are large and powerfully built birds of prey even the smallest ones have relatively longer and broad wings (Shatti AlShatti - ...

South African Pres. resigns

خميس, 15/02/2018 - 1:09ص
KUWAIT, Feb 15 (KUNA) -- South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party.In a televised statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect but said he disagreed with his ANC party's decision, ...

Kuwaiti oil price down 20 cents to stand at USD 58.91 per barrel Wed.

خميس, 15/02/2018 - 1:07ص
KUWAIT, Feb 15 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwaiti crude oil went down Wednesday 20 cents and settled at USD 58.91 per barrel, compared to USD 59.11 per barrel in trading of last Tuesday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Thursday.Brent rose USD ...

USD stable at KD 0.299

خميس, 15/02/2018 - 1:06ص
KUWAIT, Feb 15 (KUNA) -- The US Dollar's exchange rate against the Kuwaiti Dinar was stable at KD 0.299 while the Euro rose to KD 0.373 compared to Wednesday's rates, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Thursday.According to the CBK, the rates of ...

Today in Kuwait's history

خميس, 15/02/2018 - 1:01ص
KUWAIT, Feb 15 (KUNA) -- 1975 -- MPs Jassem Al-Qutami and Rashid Al-Farhan submitted the first draft law in the history of Kuwait's parliament, proposing that Kuwaiti women should be allowed to attain their political rights, but the National ...

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

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 6:50م
KUWAIT - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister says the international aid pledges for Iraq hit USD 30 billion. KUWAIT - UN Secretary-General lauds His Highness the Amir's timely response to the Syrian refugee crisis. KUWAIT - The National ...

IFAD calls for increased focus on poorest rural areas

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 6:12م
ROME, Feb 14 (KUNA) - The 41st Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) concluded on Wednesday with a call for building stronger institutions and improving capacity in rural areas to overcome fragility. A ...

Florida police arrest perpetrator of deadly school shooting

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 5:52م
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The gunman who caused "numerous fatalities" Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, south Florida, is now in custody, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office.The Office indicated that ...

Indo-Pacific Region at a Crossroads - PACOM commander

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 4:32م
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- A top US commander affirmed Wednesday that America's security and economic prosperity are linked to the Indo-Pacific region, which finds itself at a crossroads.Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) Harry Harris ...

Up to 20 reported injured by gunman at south Florida high school

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 4:11م
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The Broward County Sheriff's Office in south Florida was responding to reports of a shooting Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Initial reports indicated that at least 20 people were ...

IMF’S CEF, AFESD discuss economic policies to achieve inclusive development in Arab world

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 4:10م
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The IMF Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) in Kuwait, jointly with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), held Wednesday a high-level symposium on "Inclusive Development in the ...

Kuwait's support to Iraq new contribution to humanitarianism - minister

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 3:09م
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh said his country added to its humanitarian record through its support to stability in Iraq.Stability in Iraq will impact positively on the ...

His Highness Crown Prince thanks KCCI on contributions to KICRI

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 2:40م
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday sent a cable to Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)'s Chairman Ali Al-Ghanim and other board members to thank them on their ...

NATO Defence Ministers decide on modernisation of Alliance

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 2:29م
BRUSSELS, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- NATO Defence Ministers took decisions Wednesday on the ongoing modernisation of the Alliance and on reforms to the NATO Command Structure."It is the backbone of our Alliance. And it enables our 29 nations to act as one. It ...

France says chlorine gas is a WMD if used by Syrian military

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 2:25م
PARIS, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- France, which has threatened to strike the Syrian military in case of proven WMD use, said on Wednesday that while chlorine is not classified legally as a chemical weapon it becomes one if diverted and used for military ...

His Highness Crown Prince thanks minister, charity bodies for donations

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 2:23م
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah thanked the Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and heads of local charity bodies for generous pledges they made at a ...

Saudi Arabia, Russia ink energy cooperation MoU

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 2:01م
RIYADH, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Engineer Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the energy ...

KICRI wide participation gripped world attention - FM

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 1:56م
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said on Wednesday that the wide participation witnessed by the Kuwait International Conference on Iraq Reconstruction (KICRI) gripped the world ...

World Bank, Iraqi Gov't sign two projects worth USD 510 mLn

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 1:30م
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The World Bank Group and the Iraqi Government signed two projects on Wednesday totaling USD 510 million "to help the Iraqi people by improving living conditions, enhancing water supplies, and creating jobs." In a ...

Spanish, Egyptian FMs discuss bilateral ties, fight against terrorism

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 1:09م
MADRID, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Spain's Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis held talks with visiting Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry Wednesday over bilateral ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism.In a joint press conference, Dastis described ...