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Kuwait embassies marks Nat'l Days

4 hours 8 min ago
KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait embassies in Egypt and Venezuela held functions on Saturday to celebrate Kuwait's 57th National Day, the 27th Liberation Day and the 12th anniversary of the assumption of office by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah ...

Qatar welcomes UNSC resolution on E. Ghouta truce

4 hours 10 min ago
DOHA, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- The Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed the Resolution 2401, unanimously adopted by the UN Security Council earlier Saturday, to stop hostilities in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, for 30 days.The Council needs to continue ...

His Highness Amir thanks FM, Kuwait UN Mission for UNSCR on Syria

5 hours 29 min ago
KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah thanked Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Kuwait's UN ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi and Kuwait Mission members for efforts ...

Turkish Pres. slams int'l silence towards Syrian attacks on E. Ghouta

6 hours 52 min ago
ANKARA, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday lashed out at the international silence towards attacks carried out by the Syrian regime's forces on Eastern Ghouta near the capital of Damascus.In a speech during the sixth ...

Relentless diplomacy secured 30-day truce in Syria - Kuwait

6 hours 55 min ago
NEW YORK, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait said Saturday there were relentless diplomatic efforts that led to UN Security Council's (UNSC) unanimous adoption of resolution 2401 for a 30-day truce in Syria to allow delivery of humanitarian aid.Mansour ...

UNSC unanimously approve Kuwait-Swedish resolution on Syria truce

7 hours 25 min ago
NEW YORK, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- UN Security Council unanimously approved a draft resolution presented by Kuwait and Sweden to establish a 30-day humanitarian truce in Syria. The resolution will pave way for the delivery of humanitarian aid for the areas ...

Qatari Amir condemns E. Ghouta attacks as crimes against humanity

7 hours 34 min ago
DOHA, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim Al Thani said Saturday what is going on in Eastern Ghouta in Syria is crimes against humanity.He held the international community responsible for protecting the civilians in the area, located some 15 ...

OIC condemns Somalia's terrorist attacks

8 hours 9 min ago
JEDDAH, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Saturday strongly condemned two terrorist attacks in the Somali capital yesterday, which killed around 38 people and injured others.The attacks, caused by booby-trapped vehicles, ...

Saudi Arabia organizes special reception for Kuwaiti travelers

8 hours 50 min ago
JEDDAH, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia's civil aviation authority organized Saturday a special reception for Kuwaiti travelers arriving in local airports nationwide, marking Kuwait's 57th Independence Day and the 27th Liberation Day.Kuwait Consul ...

Girl killed in crane accident in Kuwaiti farming area

10 hours 28 min ago
KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- A crane accidentally crashed into a chalet at a farm in Al-Abdali north of Kuwait early on Saturday killing a girl and injuring two persons, the fire department said in a statement.The crane accidentally crashed when another ...

Turkey voices concern at relocating US embassy to Jerusalem

10 hours 36 min ago
ANKARA, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Turkey on Saturday expressed concern at the US decision to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as of middle of the coming May.Washington is adamant on wreaking havoc "in the ground for peace," breaching ...

Egypt pres. urges multilevel counter-terror blueprint

10 hours 45 min ago
CAIRO, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi said on Saturday it is imperative for the international community to devise a multilevel strategy to fight terrorism.Meeting with a visiting US Christian evangelical delegation, led by ...

Palestinian govt. resents US embassy relocation to Jerusalem

12 hours 22 min ago
RAMALLAH, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian government expressed Saturday resentment of the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem by next May, which coincides with Nakba Day anniversary.The US step degrades the Arab identity of the Palestinian ...

Arab League slams Washington for embassy shift coinciding with Al-Nakba

12 hours 37 min ago
CAIRO, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- The Arab League on Saturday decried in strong terms a declaration by the U.S. State Department to transfer the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by middle of May, coinciding with the 1948 "Al-Nakba" anniversary.The ...

French amb. reiterates close ties with Kuwait

13 hours 4 min ago
KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- French Ambassador to Kuwait Marie Masdupuy has reaffirmed the close and distinctive bilateral relations, and continuous efforts to boost them.Diplomatic, strategic and military cooperation between the two countries has ...

Turkish president to tour Africa next week

13 hours 4 min ago
ANKARA, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to tour Africa as of Monday on a mission taking him to Algeria, Mauritania, Senegal and Mali, the presidential press office said on Saturday.President Erdogan will hold ...

Iraqi president keen on brotherly bonds with Riyadh

13 hours 21 min ago
BAGHDAD, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Iraqi President Fuad Masum affirmed on Saturday keenness on cementing further "the brotherly relations" with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.An official statement quoted president Masum as affirming during a meeting with ...

Kuwaiti DM greets political leadership on Nat'l festivals

13 hours 23 min ago
KUWAIT, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Saturday sent a congratulatory cable to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Supreme Commander ...

KUNA main news for Saturday, February 24, 2018

13 hours 45 min ago
Local: KUWAIT -- Kuwaiti diplomats have been acting diligently and continuously since last night for passing a United Nations Security Council's resolution to address the humanitarian situation in Syria in light of the dire situation in East ...