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His Highness Crown Prince thanks Kuwait Blind Assoc. for local contributions

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 4:31pm
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Monday expressed his appreciation to Kuwait Blind Association for its contributions in social and cultural domains.His Highness the Crown Prince made the ...

His Highness Crown Prince thank Kuwait Disabled Sport Club for achievements

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 4:25pm
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Monday thanked Kuwait Disabled Sport Club for its great contributions in the name of Kuwait.His Highness the Crown Prince made the remarks during a visit ...

His Highness Amir hosts Iftar banquet in honor of visiting Saudi Advisor

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:50pm
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah hosted on Monday an Iftar banquet in honor of visiting Saudi King's Advisor Prince Khaled bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and his accompanying delegation.The ...

His Highness the Amir receives verbal message from Saudi King

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:49pm
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, received at Dasman Palace on Monday Prince Khaled bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and his ...

Qatari Amir meets Omani FM

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:48pm
DOHA, June 5 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held talks in Doha Monday with Omani Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi on boosting bilateral relations.This came during Sheikh Tamim's reception of bin Alawi and a ...

Iraqi official highlights Kuwait's role in helping Iraqis

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:34pm
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Ammar Al-Hakim underlined Monday on the important role of Kuwait in helping Iraq and Iraqi people.Al-Hakim, in an open meeting organized by Kuwait Journalists Association (KJA), ...

His Highness Amir urges Qatari Amir to exercise restraint

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:08pm
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah urged Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to exercise self-restraint and refrain from steps that would escalate the situation.His Highness the Amir, in a ...

British police name two London attackers

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 2:28pm
LONDON, June 5 (KUNA) -- The British police on Monday named two of the perpetrators of the Saturday night's terror attack in London, as Khuram Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30.Scotland Yard said Butt, from Barking, east London, was known to police ...

Downed jet a Mig-21, pilot killed

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 2:22pm
AMMAN, June 5 (KUNA) -- Syrian opposition gunners have shot down a warplane in Damascus' southern countryside, the Syrian Monitor for Human Rights said on Monday.The warplane was downed over Tal Dakwa by gunners of the faction, "jaish osoud ...

Minimum payment in private, oil sectors KD 75 per month -- minister

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:56pm
Corrected rpt KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Minimum wage for workers in the private and oil sectors is KD 75 per month (USD 245), the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor has decided. The decision by Hind Al-Sebeeh, also Minister of State for Economic ...

Saudi King's Advisor arrives in Kuwait

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:10pm
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Prince Khaled bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Advisor of the Saudi King, arrived in the country on Monday. Prince Khaled, also the Prince of Holy Makkah, was received upon arrival by Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs ...

Iraq's PM, US CentCom Commander discuss post-IS era

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 12:57pm
BAGHDAD, June 5 (KUNA) -- Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and the visiting Commander of US Central Command Army General Joseph L. Votel on Monday discussed the future after the military defeat of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in ...

Arab League: Peace attainable by ending occupation

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 12:43pm
CAIRO, June 5 (KUNA) -- The Arab League on Monday re-affirmed that the sole path for establishing peace and security in the Middle East is through ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian and Arab territories.The renewed Arab League stand was ...

Arab League reiterates solidarity with Egypt, Iraq against terror attacks

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:14am
CAIRO, June 5 (KUNA) -- The Council of the Arab League held an extraordinary meeting on Monday on the level of permanent delegates to express solidarity with Egypt and Iraq in the face of terror.The meeting, chaired by Algeria, comes in the wake of ...

Warplane shot down near Damascus -- opposition

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:11am
AMMAN, June 5 (KUNA) -- Syrian opposition gunners have shot down a warplane in Damascus' southern countryside, the Syrian Monitor for Human Rights said on Monday.The warplane was downed over Tal Dakwa by gunners of the faction, "jaish osoud ...

China condemns London terrorist attacks

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:44am
TOKYO, June 5 (KUNA) -- China on Monday condemned the recent terrorist attacks in London, expressing condolences to the bereaved families, and pledging to work with the international community to fight terrorism, state-run Xinhua News Agency ...

National Assembly okays Communication Authority's budget, account

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:24am
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's National Assembly gave the thumbs up on Monday to the Public Authority for Communications and Information Technology's budget for the fiscal year 2017/2018 and its final account for the year 2015/2016.During the ...

Kuwaiti DM discusses coop. with Turkish official

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:21am
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah discussed cooperation with Turkey's visiting Deputy Minister of National Defence Suay Alpay on Monday.The two discussed issues ...

Kuwait serves USD-2.3-mln Ramdan Iftar meals

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:13am
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Zakat House said Monday it was launching a charitable initiative aiming at serving 19,000 fast-breaking or Iftar meals costing KD 700,000 (around USD 2.3 million) nationwide.It is the biggest philanthropic initiative ...

Deputy FM, UK Amb. discuss bilateral ties

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 9:52am
KUWAIT, June 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khaled Al-Jarallah met with UK Ambassador to Kuwait Matthew Lodge on Monday to discuss bilateral ties.The two sides also discussed preparations for the upcoming meeting of the joint ...