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House Speaker congratulates counterparts in Bahamas on Nat'l Day

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 5:37am
KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim sent Sunday two cables of congratulations to the Bahamas' Parliament President and President of the Senate for their country's National Day. (end) ...

12th Cultural Summer Festival kicks off Mon.

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 4:29am
KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- The 12th Cultural Summer Festival, organized by the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, will be launched on Monday to attract young people and fill their leisure time during the summer vacation.آ آ آ The ...

His Highness Amir receives senior officials

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 4:12am
KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Sunday His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.His Highness the Amir also received National Assembly ...

His Highness the Amir cables Bahamas' Governor General on Nat'l Day

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 4:09am
KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Sunday a cable of congratulations to Governor General of Bahamas Marguerite Matilda Pindling, wishing her everlasting health and wellness, and further ...

KUNA main news for Sunday, July 9, 2017

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 4:04am
Local: KUWAIT -- Kuwait's Assistant Foreign Minister for Development and International Cooperation Amb. Naser Al-Subeeh asserts the importance of rehabilitating and integrating returnees from terrorist organizations in the society.(By Naser ...

Rehabitation of returness from terrorist organizations vital -- Al-Subeeh

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 3:37am
By Naser Al-Oteibi KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Assistant Foreign Minister for Development and International Cooperation, Ambassador Nasser Al-Subeeh, stressed on Sunday the importance of rehabilitating and reintegrating returnees from ...

De-escalation zone in Syria priority for U.S. - McMaster

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 2:43am
WASHINGTON, July 9 (KUNA) -- U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster reiterated late Saturday that the de-escalation zone in southwest Syria which is set to take effect on Sunday is a "priority" for the U.S.McMaster said in a statement "at noon ...

Kuwait's 2035 vision guarantees high education for all

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 2:26am
(Photo feature) by Abdulrazzaq Al-Hezami KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's 2035 vision has made it simple and easy for all nationals to attain higher education degrees through Kuwait University, Public Authority for Applied Education and ...

USD stable at KD 0.303

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 2:01am
KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- The exchange rate of the US Dollar was stable at KD 0.303, while the euro went up to KD 0.345, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Sunday.The CBK added that the Sterling Pound was down to KD 0.390. The Swiss Franc and the ...

Today in Kuwait's History

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 1:59am
KUWAIT, July 9 (KUNA) -- 1938 -- His Highness (the late) Amir Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued constituent laws of the National Assembly. First article stated the National Assembly represented by its elected members held the authority of ...

Photo of the Day

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 1:31am
Seagulls at sunset near Shuwaikh coast (Kuna - ahmed ...

Briefing of KUNA main news for Saturday until 00:00 GMT

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 7:47pm
KUWAIT - Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah applauded Britain's support of Kuwaiti efforts to resolve the Gulf crisis as he received the British chief diplomat. RIYADH - Saudi ...

Turkish army kills four PKK militants E. Turkey

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 5:56pm
ANKARA, July 8 (KUNA) -- Turkey's army killed four militants belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Agri city in eastern Turkey, official media reported Saturday.Turkish fighter jets and helicopters launched air strikes against a number ...

UAE, Libyan officials discuss bilateral relations

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 5:55pm
ABU DHABI, July 8 (KUNA) -- Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al-Nahyan tackled Saturday with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, Commander General of Libyan Armed Forces ways to bolster bilateral relations and improve them between the ...

PAI chief says visit aims at boosting knowledge on Russia industries

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 5:28pm
MOSCOW, July 8 (KUNA) -- The Public Authority for Industry (PAI) Director General Abdulkareem Taqi said on Saturday that his visit to Russia aims at boosting knowledge on Russia's industrial experience.Taqi made his remarks to KUNA, after arriving ...

Kuwait enhances partnership with FAO - Min.

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 4:49pm
ROME, July 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Minister of Awqaf, Islamic Affairs, and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri said Saturday his country has effectively enhanced its partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...

Two Egyptian policemen killed, nine soldiers injured in Al-Arish

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 4:07pm
CAIRO, July 8 (KUNA) -- Two Egyptian police officers were killed and nine soliders were injured in an explosion caused by a booby-trapped bomb targeting an armored vehicle in Al-Safa neighborhood in Al-Arish, a security source said on ...

No alternative to two-state solution - Palestine Pres.

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 3:20pm
CAIRO, July 8 (KUNA) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated on Saturday that there is no alternative to two-state solution for the Palestinian cause, including efforts exerted to achieve conciliation, ending to Palestinian division to ...

Qatari Amir, British FM discuss Gulf crisis

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 2:52pm
DOHA, July 8 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim Al-Thani held talks in Doha Saturday with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the Gulf crisis and its impacts on regional and international stability.Sheikh Tamim and Johnson also discussed ...

Egyptian forces kill 14 terrorists in Ismailiya - MoI

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 2:38pm
CAIRO, July 8 (KUNA) -- Egyptian police killed 14 terrorists in an operation that took place in Ismailiya Governorate, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Saturday.The MoI received intelligence over a terrorist group that was planning "hostile acts" ...