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Trump tweets "no collusion" as 13 Russians indicted for elections meddling

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 4:41م
WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump said Friday that there was "no collusion" as 13 Russians have been indicted by Special Counsel Robert Muller for meddling in the 2016 US presidential elections.Trump tweeted that "Russia started ...

French forces kill, capture Jihadist leaders in Mali

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 4:29م
PARIS, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- French military forces have carried out a daring raid in Mali in which they eliminated or detained 23 Islamist terrorists, and killed or captured important leaders of two regional "Jihadist" groups, a top army officer said on ...

Al-Qaeda operative gets life sentence for targeting Americans overseas

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 4:22م
WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- An Al-Qaeda operative, identified as Ibrahim Harun, aka Spin Ghul, 47, was sentenced Friday to life in prison following his March 2017 trial conviction of multiple terrorism offenses.The charges included conspiracy to ...

Turkey sends further reinforcements to Syrian operation

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 4:16م
ISTANBUL, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- The Turkish army sent Friday further reinforcements to units stationed next to common borders with Syria, military sources said.A convoy included armored carriers and ambulances arrived in Hatay province, southern Turkey, ...

France welcomes appointment of new UN envoy for Yemen

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 3:54م
PARIS, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- The French Foreign Ministry on Friday welcomed the appointment of Martin Griffiths as a new UN Special Envoy for Yemen and expressed full support for his mission.Griffiths, who was previously Director of the European ...

N. Korea poses threat to all allies - NATO chief

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 3:40م
MUNICH, Germany, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday that North Korea continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, "which pose a threat to us all."All Allies are now within range of North Korean ...

UN warns of Syrian crisis immense pressure on Lebanon

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 3:36م
BEIRUT, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- UN Development Program (UNDP) Administrator Achim Steiner warned on Friday against immense pressure caused by the Syrian crisis on the social services, infrastructure and jobs in Lebanon.Steiner, in a statement at conclusion ...

Troika welcomes "constructive efforts" to restore peace in S. Sudan

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 3:09م
WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- The Troika, made up of Norway, the UK and the US, welcomed on Friday "the constructive efforts" for the benefit of the people of South Sudan made at the High Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF) over the last two weeks in ...

FBI says failed to act on tip of suspected Florida school shooter

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 1:46م
WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- A month before 17 students were killed at a Parkland, Florida high school the FBI said it received a warning that the now suspect, Nikolas Cruz, 19, might carry out such and attack but investigators failed to act on ...

Up to 13 Russian nat'ls indicted for meddling in '16 US elections

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 1:44م
WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Up to 13 Russians have been indicted by US Special Counsel Robert Muller for meddling in the 2016 US presidential elections, it was reported Friday.According to media reports, 13 Russian nationals and three Russian ...

Italy MoI affirms no contradiction between Islam, constitution

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 1:42م
ROME, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Italy's Interior Minister Marco Minniti has refuted claims that Islam contradicts the Italian constitution, stressing the importance of promoting integration and interfaith dialogue.This came during a visit by Minetti to the ...

Two Kuwaiti jet skiers win 2nd, 3rd places in UAE championship

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 1:39م
ABU DHABI, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Rashed Al-Dawwas and Hmoud Al-Mudhayyan, of Kuwait, won Friday the 2nd and 3rd positions at end of the Fourth Heat of United Arab Emirates (UAE) international jet ski championship, held at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.Speaking ...

Saudi, Egyptian leaders discuss counter-terrorism

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 1:19م
RIYADH, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz reaffirmed, during a phone call with Egyptian President Abdelfatah Al-Sisi, support to security and stability of the North African country, as well as its counter-terrorism efforts.King Salman ...

Kuwait stands by countries to resolve conflicts - MoI

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 12:58م
By Abdulnasser Jubara MUNICH, Germany, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah said on Friday that Kuwait backs peace everywhere and stands by states to resolve conflicts. Sheikh Khaled made the ...

Kuwait Nat'l Rally Championship starts Feb. 17

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 12:51م
KUWAIT, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Kuwait National Rally Championship 2018 will start tomorrow Saturday featuring drivers from Kuwait and other countries, Basel Salem Al-Sabah Motor Racing Club said Friday.Meshari Al-Sabti, Director of Rally Committee at the ...

Mohamed tops list of baby names in Brussels

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 12:18م
BRUSSELS, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- The name Mohamed or Mohammed were the most common names given to male babies in the Brussels capital region in 2017, according to figures released by Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, today.As many as 13,313 babies ...

Over 25 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli forces

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 12:16م
RAMALLAH, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- More than 25 Palestinians were injured during clashes with the Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Friday, part of ongoing protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as ...

Mogherini: situation in Syria deteriorating

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 10:20ص
BRUSSELS, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- European Union (EU) foreign ministers held an "important discussion" on Syria during their informal meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria, Friday."We see the situation on the ground is deteriorating even if it doesn't hit the ...

Defense Ministry announces launch of military exercise

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 9:54ص
KUWAIT, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Defense Ministry on Friday announced that a military drill, in collaboration with some security agencies, kicked off Friday and runs until February 22.The drill called "Beiraq 7" is carried out periodically to ...

Military vehicle accident kills warrant officer

جمعة, 16/02/2018 - 9:50ص
KUWAIT, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- A staff warrant officer of the Ground Forces was killed and another injured while on duty due to a military vehicle accident, Kuwait General Staff announced Friday.The accident killed the driver of the military vehicle Staff ...