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Manchester mall reopened

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:49am
LONDON, May 23 (KUNA) -- British police said Tuesday a shopping mall in Manchester has been reopened as there were no terrorist threats.The mall had been evacuated, only hours after a suicide bomb targeting a concert in the area killed dozens of ...

His Highness Amir offers condolence over Manchester attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:24am
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Tuesday two cables of condolences to Queen Elizabeth II of the UK and Prime Minister Theresa May on the victims of the Manchester explosion that left scores ...

KUNA chief heaps praise on journalism competition

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:15am
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- Chairman of the Board and Director General of KUNA Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah commended a journalism contest for allowing young Kuwaiti journalists the chance to hone their skills.In a meeting on Tuesday ...

Briefing of KUNA main news for Tuesday until 12:00 GMT

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:11am
KUWAIT -- Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Essam Al-Marzouq says that the increasing output cut is one option that could be discussed in OPEC ministerial meeting next Thursday. LONDON -- Manchester suicide attacker was killed as ...

US pres. reaffirms commitment to Mideast peace

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:03am
RAMALLAH, May 23 (KUNA) -- Visiting US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated Washington's commitment to working with both Palestinian and Israeli sides to achieve Middle East peace."I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement ...

Kuwait deplores Manchester arena blast

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:25am
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait condemned on Tuesday an attack that rocked an arena in the British city of Manchester, killing scores of people and wounding more than a dozen others.Kuwait is vehemently opposed to all forms of violence and supports ...

Explosion heard in Manchester mall, police say - Sky News

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:40am
Explosion heard in Manchester mall, police say - Sky ...

His Highness the Crown Prince receives His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:26am
KUWAIT, May 23 KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday received at Bayan Palace His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.His Highness also received vice chairperson of the ruling ...

Kuwait Bourse ends Tuesday's trading on mix board

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:20am
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait, the country's official stock exchange, ended Tuesday's trading on the mix board.The benchmark went down by 29.67 points to settle at 6,744.67 points. The weighted and KSX 15 indices went up by 1.76 and 3.06 ...

OPEC basket up 63 cents to USD 51.50 pb

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:52am
VIENNA, May 23 (KUNA) -- The OPEC daily basket price stood at USD 51.50 a barrel on Thursday, marking a rise of 63 cents compared to USD 50.87 last Friday, the organization said Tuesday.The monthly average of the OPEC basket for last April hit USD ...

Increasing output cut could be discussed in upcoming OPEC meeting - Oil Min.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:24am
By Osama Jalal KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Essam Al-Marzouq said Tuesday that the increasing output cut is one option that could be discussed in OPEC ministerial meeting next Thursday. "There ...

His Highness the Amir receives chair of King Hussein Cancer Foundation

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:15am
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday at Bayan Palace Jordan's King Hussein Cancer Foundation's chairperson Princess Ghaida Talal on the occasion of her visit to the country. (end) ...

His Highness the Amir receives Anti-Corruption chief

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:06am
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday at Bayan Palace Head of the Anti-Corruption Authority Adviser Abdurrahman Al-Nimash. (end) ...

Manchester attack kills 22, prepetrator

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:01am
(With POL-UK-PM-BLAST) LONDON, May 23 (KUNA) -- Manchester suicide attacker was killed as he detonated AN improvised explosive device (IED) in Manchester Arena, in Manchester city on Monday night, killing 22 people while injuring other 59, including ...

EU condemns Manchester terror attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:44am
BRUSSELS, May 23 (KUNA) -- The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker condemned Tuesday the "brutal" attack that struck Manchester last night."It breaks my heart to think that, once again, terrorism has sought to instill fear where ...

His Highness the Amir receives His Highness Sheikh Nasser

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:40am
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday at Bayan Palace His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. (end) ...

Chinese President sends condolence to British Queen

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:33am
TOKYO, May 23 (KUNA) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent a condolence message to British Queen Elizabeth II regarding the explosion in the city of Manchester, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.In the message, Xi expressed deep sorrow ...

Japanese PM condemns Manchester attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:05am
TOKYO, May 23 (KUNA) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday condemned a terrorist attack in the northern England city of Manchester and asserted Japan's solidarity with Britain.In a condolence message delivered to British Prime Minister ...

Kuwaiti entrepreneurs inspired by Japanese SMEs' experiences

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:30am
By Miyoko Ishigami OSAKA (Japan) May 23 (KUNA) -- A Kuwaiti delegation of manufacturing entrepreneurs has concluded their factory visits in western Japan, where they were briefed about significant roles of small and medium-sized manufacturing ...

US dollar steady against Kuwaiti dinar

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:17am
KUWAIT, May 23 (KUNA) -- The US currency on Tuesday settled at KD 0.303; while the Euro went up to KD 0.341 as compared to Monday's rates.The Central Bank of Kuwait said in its daily online bulletin that the Sterling Pound settled at KD 0.394, the ...