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Trump, Quang discuss Vietnam regional security, defense ties, trade issues

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 12:57م
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- President Donald Trump spoke with President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam "to reaffirm their shared commitment to strengthening the United States-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership," the White House announced Wednesday.Trump ...

Kuwaiti FM: KICRI participants total pledges reached USD 30 bln

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 12:16م
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Wednesday that total contributions by countries participating in Kuwait International Conference on Reconstruction of Iraq (KICRI) ...

US consumer prices rose higher than expected in January

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 11:53ص
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The US Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key indicator of inflation, increased 0.5 percent in January while the all items index rose 2.1 percent over the last 12 months, according to official figures.The Department of Labor ...

His Highness Amir thankful for success of Iraq reconstruction conf.

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 11:18ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah expressed his gratitude Wednesday to officials from across Kuwait's government spectrum for their meticulous preparations for a conference on Iraq's ...

EU Commission chief denies notion of "European Super state"

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 11:00ص
BRUSSELS, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker strongly denied Wednesday that he is in favor of creating a "European super state." "Some in the British political society are against the truth, pretending that I am ...

His Highness Amir receives reconstruction conf. key participants

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 11:00ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Wednesday at Bayan Palace Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, along with a delegation accompanying him.On the sidelines of a Kuwait-hosted conference ...

King Abdullah discusses various issues with Tillerson

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 11:00ص
AMMAN, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- King Abdullah II on Wednesday received US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is currently visiting Jordan as part of a regional tour, and two sides' talks dealt with the strategic partnership, regional and international ...

Nat'l Assembly approves number of committees' recommendations

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 10:53ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The National Assembly approved Wednesday recommendations of a number of parliamentary committees' reports and referred them to the government.The number of reports, of which recommendations the Parliament voted in favor for ...

GCC chief seeks to mobilize efforts to support Iraq

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 10:15ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) Secretary General Abdullatif Al-Zayani called on the international community to work as a cohesive unit in order to restore stabiity and development to Iraq.In his speech during a ...

More young entrepreneurs will benefit from amended enterprise law -- Min.

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 10:13ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- More young Kuwaiti entrepreneurs will benefit from the National Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises following amendments introduced to the fund law, says the Minister of Commerce and Industry.Khaled Al-Roudhan, also ...

Kuwait, Pakistan discuss issues of joint interest

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 10:04ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwait First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Wednesday received at Bayan Palace Pakistani Ambassador Ghulam Dastgir, discussing issues of common concern.The Ministry of ...

His Highness the Amir consoles Danish Queen on Prince demise

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 9:58ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has cabled Queen Margrethe II of the friendly Republic of Denmark, expressing condolences on demise of His Royal Highness, Prince Henrik.His Highness the Amir ...

Shootout injures one man after vehicle hits NSA barrier in Maryland

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 9:48ص
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- One person was injured in a shooting Wednesday at a secure entry gate at the National Security Agency (NSA) in Maryland outside Washington, DC, police said.Authorities surrounded a handcuffed man after a black SUV ran ...

Kuwait Foreign Minister: KICRI member countries total contribution USD 30 bln

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 9:42ص
Kuwait Foreign Minister: KICRI member countries total contribution USD 30 bln. ...

Kuwait Parliament amends enterprise law

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 9:38ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The National Assembly on Wednesday approved bills to amend some provisions in the Law 98/2013 regarding the National Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises.Twenty-nine MPs voted in favor the draft laws, two opposed and three ...

Sports investment law quite helpful for clubs -- PAS chief Al-Flaiteh

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 9:13ص
KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Sports investment law is necessary to strengthen local clubs and unions and increase financial income, affirms Public Authority for Sport (PAS) Director General Hmoud Al-Flaiteh.The State cannot continue "sponsoring" the ...

His Highness Amir's determination "catalyst" for aid to Syria - UN chief

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 8:52ص
Corrected repeat KUWAIT, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday hailed His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's action over the Syrian refugee crisis, when the rest of the ...

U.S. to aid Jordan with USD 1.27 billion per year

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 8:48ص
AMMAN, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Al-Safadi signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding according to which the United States would aid the country with USD 1.275 billion per year ...

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

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 6:50ص
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulates the Iraqi people on victory on so-called Islamic State (IS). His statement came during official inauguration of the Kuwait International Conference for the ...

GDP up by 0.6% in both euro area and EU

أربعاء, 14/02/2018 - 6:49ص
BRUSSELS, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose by 0.6% in both the euro area and the EU during the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the previous quarter, according to figures published by Eurostat, the EU statistical office ...