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Int'l community condemns N. Korea's nuclear test

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 7:04am
KUWAIT, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- The international community continued to condemn North Korea's latest nuclear test considering it a new violation of UN Security Council regulations."Italy is strongly condemning the North Korean nuclear program, considering ...

Kuwait's Amb., Australian official discuss counter-terrorism

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 6:07am
KUWAIT, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Ambassador to Australia Najib Abdurahman Al-Bader discussed with Australia's official in charge of Counter-terrorism Paul Foley issues related to combating terrorism and strengthening bilateral cooperation between ...

S. Korea holds ballistic missile drill against N. Korea nuke test

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 5:00am
TOKYO, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- South Korea's military said Monday it conducted a combined live-fire exercise in response to North Korea's sixth nuclear test a day earlier, Yonhap News Agency reported.The training aimed at improving the capability of ...

Japan, S. Korea agree to work for new UN resolution on Pyongyang over nuke test

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 4:29am
TOKYO, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed on Monday to work closely, as well as with the US, to adopt a fresh, tougher UN Security Council resolution against North Korea in response to ...

KUNA main news for Monday, Sept 4, 2017

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 4:14am
Local: ====== KUWAIT -- His Highness Amir's US visit is documentation of deep-rooted ties. (Report by Mousa Ahmad) (issued). KUWAIT -- Relations between Kuwait and the United States are deep-rooted since the United States became interested in the ...

Egypt condemns N. Korea's nuclear test

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 3:38am
CAIRO, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Egypt condemned Monday North Korea's latest nuclear test, expressing concern over Pyong Yang's non-compliance with UN Security Council resolutions.The latest nuclear test by North Korea represents a threat to regional ...

Japan, US FMs confirm cooperation over N. Korean nuke test

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 3:23am
TOKYO, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday confirmed close cooperation between their countries to put maximum pressure on North Korea following its nuclear test on the previous ...

His Highness deputy Amir, CP thanks citizens, residents for Eid Al-Adha greetings

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 3:22am
KUWAIT, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- His Highness the deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday thanked citizens and residents of Kuwait for their Eid Al-Adha greetings.His Highness Sheikh Nawaf wished the Arab and Islamic ...

Kuwait's reputable philanthropic action in harmony with UN's humanitarian efforts

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 3:20am
By Abdussalam Al-Salat KUWAIT, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's reputable philanthropic action has been recognized by the whole world, at a time the UN was celebrating an international day, which falls on September 5, to encourage philanthropy and ...

Visits between Kuwait's Amirs, US presidents reflect deep-tooted ties

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 2:57am
(Photo feature) by Khaleda Al-Nofal KUWAIT, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Relations between Kuwait and the United States are deep-rooted since the United States became interested in the Arabian Gulf as being of a great importance. Relations became stronger after ...

His Highness Amir's US visit .. documentation of deep-rooted ties

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 2:41am
By Mousa Ahmad KUWAIT, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will begin his official visit to the US capital, Washington D.C., today, during which he will meet US President Donald Trump to discuss bilateral ...

Kuwait keen to help pilgrims return home smoothly -- Al-Hathal

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 2:31am
JEDDAH, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Consul General of the State of Kuwait in Jeddah Wael Al-Hathal on Monday reiterated keenness of the Consulate in providing all the necessary facilities for the smooth return home of Kuwaiti pilgrims.In a statement to KUNA, ...

Regional developments open new horizons for Kuwait-US partnership

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 2:28am
By Fawaz Karami and Khaled Al-Mutairi KUWAIT, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- The strategic dialogue provided a firm ground for the partnership between Kuwait and the United States while regional developments and the growing role of Kuwait in tackling the ...

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

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 7:46pm
KUWAIT - His Highness the Amir congratulates Saudi King on successful Hajj season. GAZA - A Palestinian prisoner succumbs to his injury at hospital. WASHINGTON - The US brandishes "many military options" in dealing with North Korean ...

US brandishes "many military options" in dealing with Pyongyang

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 6:31pm
WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Sunday that the US has "many military options" for dealing with the North Korea threat and that President Donald Trump "wanted to be briefed on each of them." ...

GCC chief praises great success of Hajj season

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 4:27pm
RIYADH, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Abdullatif Al-Zayani applauded the great success of the organization of this year's Hajj season.The government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques has made ...

Russia slams US seizure of its diplomatic property

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 3:22pm
MOSCOW, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry dismisses the seizure of the Russian diplomatic property in the US a clearly hostile act and major violation of the international law."We consider this situation as a clearly hostile act, as ...

UK strongly condemns N. Korea "reckless" nuclear test

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 1:57pm
LONDON, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- UK Prime Minister Theresa May strongly condemned Sunday North Korea's recent nuclear test using a hydrogen bomb into intercontinental ballistic missiles."This latest action by North Korea is reckless and poses an ...

Pyongyang's nuclear test "very hostile, dangerous" to the US -- Trump

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 1:22pm
WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (KUNA) - US President Donald Trump condemned Sunday North Korea's nuclear test saying its "very hostile and dangerous." Trump tweeted that North Korea's "words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous to the United ...

Speaker Al-Ghanim thanks Saudi leadership on successful hajj

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 11:41am
KUWAIT, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim on Sunday congratulated Saudi Arabia on record success of the pilgrimage season hailing the extraordinary efforts that had been exerted for serving the faithful."We pay high ...