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Kuwait's Al-Salam society launches humanitarian projects in Kyrgyzstan

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:06am
By Arwan Al-Wgayyan KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Al-Salam Humanitarian and Charity Society Director General Dr. Nabil Al-Oun has underscored significance of launching Al-Salam charitable compound in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, to provide humanitarian ...

Oil prices rallied in October -- Markaz

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 5:48am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Oil prices rallied in October rising by 6.7 percent and closing above the level of USD 60 per barrel, said Kuwait Financial Centre said in a report released on Sunday.Recovery of the oil prices did not impact positively on ...

Kuwait's Interior Minister meets foreign diplomats

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 5:23am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah met on Sunday the French Ambassador to Kuwait Christian Nakhla, accompanied by the military attache at the embassy discussing joint cooperation ...

Protocol signed to empower persons with disabilities

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 5:21am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- The General Authority for Youth and the General Authority for Persons with Disabilities Affairs signed on Sunday a protocol of cooperation to invest and empower youth with disabilities and prepare them to develop their skills ...

Kuwait bourse closes session with bearish indices

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 5:13am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait closed Sunday's session with the benchmark shedding 80.26 points to settle at 6,468.16 points.Weighted index dropped 5.18 and Kuwait-15 index 11.05.Value of traded shares amounted to KD 17.4 million (USD 57.4 ...

His Highness the Amir receives top state officials

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 4:23am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seif Palace on Sunday National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim.His Highness the Amir also received His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber ...

Foreign minister receives credentials of new Egyptian Amb.

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 3:38am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received on Sunday credentials of Tarek Al-Koni as Egyptian Ambassador to the country.The minister expressed good wishes to the ambassador ...

Saudi King expresses condemnation of New York terrorist act

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 3:16am
RIYADH, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has expressed condemnation of Saudi Arabia of the terrorist act that took place in New York City which contradicts with all religious values and ...

Japan affirms necessity to boost partnership with Kuwait

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 3:13am
By Miyoko Ishigami TOKYO, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has underscored necessity of boosting the partnership between his nation and the State of Kuwait at the political and economic levels. This came in a statement to KUNA ...

Kuwait bourse falls drastically

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 2:47am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait Benchmark shed 99.9 points at 10:12 a.m. on Sunday reaching 6,449.31 points.Weighted index lost 7.04 points reaching 411.7. Kuwait-15 index decreased by 19.15 points to the level of 946.21 points.Today's session ...

Amiri Diwan mourns Sheikha Shamma Al-Sabah

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 2:37am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- The Amiri Diwan mourned Sheikha Shamma Hmoud Al-Salman Al-Sabah, widow of the late Sheikh Jaber Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah.Sheikha Shamma, aged 77, will be laid to rest after asr prayers today. (end) ...

KFIC posts KD 299,4 thousand profits first nine months of 2017

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 2:18am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Finance and Investment Company (KFIC) reported Sunday record profits of KD 229,4 thousand (USD 979,000) or 1.0 fils per share in the first nine months of 2017, compared to KD 222,3 (USD 726,9 thousand) and 0.7 ...

KUNA main news for Sunday, Nov 5, 2017

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 2:06am
ECONOMIC: KUWAIT -- Exchange rate of the US dollar was stable at KD 0.302 but down with the euro at KD 0.351, compared to Thursday's prices, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Sunday. Issued at 09:01 a.m. (06:01 GMT) INTERNATIONAL: TOKYO -- ...

Photo of the day

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 1:33am
Water droplet falls on flower (Abdullah Salem Jad'an - ...

USD stable at KD 0.302, euro down to 0.351

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 1:01am
KUWAIT, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Exchange rate of the US dollar was stable at KD 0.302 but down with the euro at KD 0.351, compared to Thursday's prices, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Sunday.CBK said, on its daily bulletin, that the rate of the ...

Blast in northeastern Syria leaves scores dead

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 1:56am
AMMAN, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- A booby-trapped car, driven by a suicide attacker, blew up amid a gathering of relocated civilians in northern countryside of the northeastern city Deir Ezzor, the official Syrian news agency, SANA, said on Sunday.The fiery ...

Trump arrives in Japan, starts Asian tour

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 1:45am
TOKYO, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan from Hawaii on Sunday on the first leg of his five-nation Asian tour that will also take him to South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.Trump landed at the US Yokota Air Base ...