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Sudanese President leaves Kuwait following official visit

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:48am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- President of the Republic of Sudan, Omar Hasan Al-Bashir and his official delegation left Kuwait on Monday following conclusion of an official visit during which he held official talks with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah ...

Audiences of His Highness the Amir

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:38am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Monday Director of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin.His Highness the Amir also received ...

Five companies, consortia okayed for constructing workers cities project

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:35am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects in collaboration with Kuwait Municipality announced on Monday that five companies and consortia have been awarded South Jahra Workers Cities project.The authority said in a press ...

Boursa Kuwait ends Monday in red zone

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:11am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait, the national stock exchange, ended Monday's session in the red zone with its three main indices shedding points.The price index lost 27.5 points reaching 6,622.56 points, the weighted index shed 0.82 points ...

Kuwaiti Amb., Romanian commerce Min. discuss bilateral ties

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:02am
VIENNA, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's ambassador to Romania Talal Al-Hajry discussed Monday with Romanian commerce minister Ilan Laufer the latest preparations for his upcoming visit to Kuwait on October 25-28.The two sides discussed topics of common ...

Kuwait donates USD 15 mln to Rohingya refugees

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 5:56am
GENEVA, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait announced on Monday its commitment to donate USD 15 million offered by official and public bodies during the International Donor Pledging Conference for the Rohingya Refugees to alleviate their sufferings.This came in ...

His Highness the Crown Prince receives state officials

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 5:52am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Monday at Bayan Palace Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Deputy Premier and Interior ...

Diversity in ways of consumption of sustainable development element is important -- UN

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 5:23am
BEIRUT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The United Nations stressed Monday the importance of coordination between the different institutions of the same society to insure balance of sustainable production and consumption process.The relation between the producer ...

Sudanese Pres. receives KCCI Pres.

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 4:41am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Sudanese President Omar Hasan Al-Bashir received at his residence in Bayan Palace Monday President of the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ali Mohammad Thunayyan Al-Ghanim.The reception was attended by head of the ...

5.5 Tremor rocks southern Iran

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 4:38am
TEHRAN, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale rocked Hormuzgan province, southern Iran, on Monday.According to the seismological center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 3:54 hours ...

Israeli forces arrest 45 Palestinians in Al-Quds

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 4:16am
RAMALLAH, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The Israeli forces at dawn Monday arrested 45 Palestinians from the town of Aisawya in the occupied Al-Quds.The Prisoner's Club said in a press statement that the Israeli forces deputized the central intelligence to ...

OPEC crudes' price at USD 55.03 pb

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 3:53am
VIENNA, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Price of OPEC's 12 oil crudes dropped 49 cents last Friday settling at USD 55.03 per barrel as compared to USD 55.52 pb on Thursday, the organization said on Monday.News bulletin of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting ...

Sudanese Pres. receives Dir. of Arab Planning Institute

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 3:48am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Sudanese President Omar Hasan Al-Bashir received at his residence in Bayan Palace Monday Director of the Arab Planning Institute Dr. Bader Othman Malallah.The reception was attended by head of the accompanying mission of ...

His Highness the Amir inaugurates 2nd session of 15th parl. legislative term

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 3:47am
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronizes on Tuesday the inaguration of the second session of the 15th legislative term of the National Assembly at 10:00 a.m at the National Assembly headquarters.(end) ...

Rohingya refugees seek safety in Bangladesh despite lack of life potentials

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 3:29am
By Arwa Al-Wagayan COXS BAZAR, Bangladesh, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh is extremely increasing on a daily basis since violence broke out in Myanmar last August.Around 3,000 to 5,000 refugees flee out of Myanmar ...

KUNA main news for Monday, Oct 23, 2017

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 3:20am
LOCAL: KUWAIT -- Kuwait's National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday will resume the second session of the 15th legislative term to discuss a grilling motion presented against State Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Information Minister Sheikh ...

Philippines declares end of hostilities against IS militants in Marawi

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 2:56am
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced on Monday end of the hostilities in Marawi in southern Philippines against militants of the so-called Islamic State (IS) or Daesh.Speaking to reporters, Lorenzana ...

Niha Fortress among world's most beautiful scenery

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 2:43am
Photo feature by Ayoub Khaddaj CHOUF, Mount Lebanon, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The Fortress of Niha is an old fortress in Lebanon, which has been first mentioned in 975 AD. It is located in the municipality of Niha Chouf in Lebanon, and is today visited by ...

Trump congratulates PM-Designate of New Zealand

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 1:44am
WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Prime Minister-Designate Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand to congratulate her on her recent election as prime minister, the White House announced Sunday night.The White House said that ...

USD stable against Kuwaiti dinar at KD 0.302, EURO down to 0.355

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 1:40am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The rate of the USD was stable against the Kuwaiti dinar exchanging at KD 0.302, whereas Euro went down to KD 0.355, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) on Monday.The CBK added that the Sterling Pound stabilized at KD ...