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His Highness the Amir receives US Sec. of State

KUWAIT, Feb 13 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday at Bayan Palace US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the delegation accompanying him on the occasion of their visit to the country.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Feb 13, 2018 Tue, Feb 13, 2018

His Highness the Amir's visit to US comes in continuation of consultation between close friends - FM

WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Wednesday the visit to Washington by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah coincides with challenging conditions in the region and the world, which require coordination with our friends and allies.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Sep 6, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

His Highness the Amir, US President hold talks at Oval Office

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah visited US President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday midday; he was accompanied by Chief of the National Guard Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and other senior officials.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Int'l coalition asserts on its commitment to permanently defeat IS

KUWAIT, Feb 13 (KUNA) -- Anti-IS international coalition is keen to be accommodating and resilient against the evitable threat of the so-called Islamic State, foreign minister of the coalition announced here Tuesday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Feb 13, 2018 Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Joint Statement of the First Kuwait-U.S. Strategic Dialogue

U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah co-chaired the first-ever U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue on October 21, 2016, in Washington, DC.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Oct 21, 2016 Fri, Oct 21, 2016

KDIPA's Chief praises His Highness Amir's meeting with senior US firms' heads

WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (KUNA) -- Director General of Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) Sheikh Dr. Mishael Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has praised the meeting that broght together His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah with heads of US giant companies working in various sectors in Kuwait.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Kuwait abides by resolutions on North Korea sanctions

In Reference to the reports on the presence of large numbers of North Korean labor in Kuwait and the continuation of granting visas to those workers by Kuwait, an official source in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs categorically denied...

Embassy of the State of Kuwait in WashingtonThu, Aug 10, 2017 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Kuwait Amir invites more US firms to participate in development plan

His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah invited Tuesday more US companies to participate in execution of development and infrastructure projects, which were part of his country's development plan.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Kuwait calls on Iran to regain trust of region

KUWAIT, Oct 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwait observed with great care the latest speech given by the President of the United Stated Donald Trump adopting a new strategy with Iran, a source at Kuwaiti the Foreign Ministry said.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sun, Oct 15, 2017 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Kuwait expresses gratitude to US troops for liberation in Memorial Day

Kuwait expressed its gratitude for the US efforts in liberating the country from Iraq occupation in 1991...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, May 29, 2017 Mon, May 29, 2017

Kuwait keen on giving "humanitarian aid" at Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq

WASHINGTON, July 20 (KUNA) -- As one of the co-host countries of the Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq, Kuwait is interested in giving "humanitarian assistance", Kuwaiti Assistant Foreign Minister for Follow-up and Coordination Affairs Nasser Al-Sabeeh said Wednesday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Jul 20, 2016 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Kuwait regrets US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel

KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait followed with profound regret the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel and move its embassy to the holy city, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Dec 6, 2017 Wed, Dec 6, 2017

Kuwait to host Coalition against IS ministerial meeting Feb. 13

KUWAIT, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- The US-led International Coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) is due to meet in Kuwait at the level of foreign ministers on February 12, Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said Tuesday.
The meeting involving the 74-member strong military alliance is part of efforts to up the fight against terrorism, Al-Jarallah told KUNA.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Jan 16, 2018 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Kuwait wins a non-permanent member seat at UN Security Council

Kuwait was elected on Friday to serve as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for a two-year term beginning in January 2018...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Jun 2, 2017 Fri, Jun 2, 2017

Kuwait's Cabinet Affairs Minister holds talks with US State Secretary

Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah held talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson late Tuesday...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Jun 28, 2017 Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Kuwait's customs, NNSA sign cooperation agreement on banning nuclear, radioactive materials' trafficking

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's General Administration of Customs and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the US Department of Energy signed a cooperation agreement Tuesday here, setting up efforts to ban trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Sep 4, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Kuwait's FM meets Iraqi counterpart on sidelines of anti-IS meeting in US

Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Al-Jaafari...

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Kuwait's FM takes part in anti-IS coalition meeting in Washington

Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah affirmed that his country was keen on supporting the Iraqi people...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Mar 23, 2017 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Kuwait, Italian FMs discuss means of cementing bilateral ties

Means of cementing bilateral ties in all fields featured high Wednesday on a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Kuwait and Italy...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Mar 22, 2017 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Kuwait, US sign deal on cybersecurity coop

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Eng. Salem Muthib Al-Athainah, the Chairman and CEO of Kuwait's Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), and Robert Strayer, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, signed a letter of intent on cooperation in cybersecurity.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018