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His Highness the Crown Prince receives officials

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 7:00am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Wednesday Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak ...

His Highness the Crown Prince receives top KNG officials

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 6:58am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Wednesday a number of top officials at Kuwait National Guard (KNG). (end) ...

Top Chinese official to visit Kuwait Aug 21 - Hayat

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 6:34am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China Zhang Gaoli is scheduled to arrive in Kuwait on Monday, August 21, said a Kuwaiti diplomat Wednesday.Kuwaiti Ambassador to China Dr. Sameh Hayat affirmed the importance of the ...

Iran confirms no leakage from its oil tankers - Al-Marzouq

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 6:21am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- Tehran confirmed that there was no oil leakage from the pipelines or oil tankers in Iran, Kuwaiti Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Essam Al-Marzouq told KUNA on Wednesday.Last Tuesday Al-Marzouq said ...

Kuwait bourse ends trading Wednesday in mixed boards

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 5:47am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait, the national stock exchange, ended Wednesday's trading in mixed boards with the benchmark climbing up by 10.46 points to 6,854.12 points.The weighted and KSX 15 indices were down by 0.35 and 3.97 points ...

His Highness the Amir receives officials, Sudanese Speaker

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 5:35am
KUWAIT, August 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Wednesday National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and Speaker of the Sudanese National Congress Ibrahim Omer and his ...

Audience of His Highness the Amir

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 5:35am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received early Wednesday at Bayan Palace the Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanem.His Highness the Amir also received His Highness the Prime ...

His Highness the PM receives visiting Sudanese Speaker

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 5:27am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Wednesday Speaker of the Sudanese National Congress Ibrahim Omer and the accompanying delegation.The meeting was attended by ...

His Highness the Amir receives letter from Amir of Qatar

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 5:22am
KUWAIT , Aug 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Sunday at Bayan Palace His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Qatari Foreign Minister Abdulrahman Al-Thani.During the ...

Saudi Arabia denies requesting mediation with Iran

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:10am
JEDDAH, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia did not request mediation in any way with Iran, A Saudi official source confirmed on Wednesday.According to a statement by Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the source said that what have been circulated in this regard ...

Kuwaiti FM receives Qatari counterpart

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:00am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received Wednesday at the international airport Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani. (end) ...

KUNA main news for Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 3:57am
Local: ===== KUWAIT -- The remains of legendary Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussein Abdulredha arrived in Kuwait early Wednesday in preparation for burial later this evening. (Issued at 09:56 a.m. local-time 06:56 GMT) KUWAIT -- Sudanese parliament Speaker ...

Remains of legendary actor Abdulhussein Abdulredha arrives in Kuwait

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 2:56am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- The remains of legendary Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussein Abdulredha arrived in Kuwait early Wednesday in preparation for burial later this evening.Abdulredha passed away at age 78 in London last Friday after suffering from a ...

USD rises to KD 0.302

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 2:07am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- The exchange rate of the US Dollar rose to KD 0.302 on Wednesday, while the Euro dropped to KD 0.354, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK). According to a statement published by the CBK, the Sterling Pound went down to KD ...

Kuwait bids final farewell to actor Abdulredha, philanthropists

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 2:04am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait in the upcoming days will witness an atmosphere of utter sadness and sorrow as people of all walks of life will bid their final farewell to legendary Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussein Abdulredha and Kuwaiti ...

Kuwaiti oil price down USD 1.05 to reach USD 47.41 pb

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 1:57am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- The price of the Kuwaiti oil dropped by USD 1.05 to reach USD 47.41 per barrel (pb) Tuesday compared with USD 48.46 pb on Monday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Wednesday.At the global level, the prices of future ...

Today in Kuwait's History

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 1:31am
KUWAIT, Aug 16 (KUNA) -- 1977 -- An Amiri Decree was issued, establishing the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Kuwait University. 1992 -- The Cabinet established a think tank, affiliated to the National Assembly's Secretariat, to provide information ...

Photo of the Day

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:31am
Kuwait military man on duty in Aladayra (Jaber Abdulkhaliq – ...

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

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 7:41pm
KUWAIT - Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre wins the Award of Merit of the Engineering News Record (ENR). KUWAIT - His Highness the Amir sends cables of congratulation to Kuwaiti medalists of the Seventh Asian Shotgun Championship. KUWAIT - ...

Al-Ghanim congratulates Kuwaiti medalists of Asian shotgun tourney

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 6:31pm
KUWAIT, Aug 15 (KUNA) -- Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Tuesday sent cables to the Kuwaiti shooters to congratulate them on the victories they notched up at the Seventh Asian Shotgun Championship.He congratulated Abdulrahman ...