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Iraq reconstruction event shows Kuwaiti triumph in moral role - official

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 5:59pm
KUWAIT, March 7 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait-hosted conference on Iraq's reconstruction, held under the initiative of His Highness the Amir, assured the world that Kuwait has forgotten its wounds and has been victorious in its moral role throughout the Arab ...

Kuwait sought to alleviate Syrian suffering since start of crisis - Al-Jarallah

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 5:06pm
KUWAIT, March 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has worked to alleviate the suffering of the Syrian people since the beginning of their crisis, through conferences it has hosted and others it has attended internationally, Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid Al-Jarallah ...

Mexico, Canada, other countries may be exempt from US tariffs

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:56pm
WASHINGTON, March 7 (KUNA) -- Mexico, Canada, and other countries may be exempt from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs under a "carve out" for the national security benefit their trade provides, White House Spokesperson Sarah ...

Arab FMs reiterate backing to legitimacy in Yemen

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:46pm
CAIRO, March 7 (KUNA) -- Arab League foreign ministers have re-affirmed their support to Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi Mansour and efforts by the legitimate government to end coup, and restore stability and security to all Yemen's ...

Arab League supports PA's Mideast peace plan

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:32pm
CAIRO, March 7 (KUNA) -- Arab foreign ministers have expressed full support to the Palestinian Authority-proposed peace plan.At the conclusion of their 149th meeting held in Cairo Wednesday, the ministers underlined the need for an international ...

Arab ministers okay resolutions to boost Arab anti-terror action

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 4:11pm
CAIRO, March 7 (KUNA) -- Arab foreign ministers have adopted an Egypt-drafted resolution to beef up Arab anti-terror action.The move was taken at the conclusion of their 149th meeting held in Cairo Wednesday.The resolution prohibits any explicit or ...

Gulf women are main partner in development, building march -- GCC chief

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 3:54pm
RIYADH, March 7 (KUNA) -- Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdullatif Al- Zayani has re-affirmed GCC leaders backing to Gulf women whom they consider a main partner in the march of development.This came in a statement on ...

Parl't speaker congratulates Mohammad Al-Saqr on award-wining

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 3:48pm
KUWAIT, March 7 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Wednesday sent a congratulatory cable to Mohammad Al-Saqr.Al-Ghanim congratulated Al-Saqr on being selected the personality of the year by the Higher Committee of Sheikh ...

Arab FMs laud Kuwait's hosting of Iraq rebuilding conf., active UN role

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 3:15pm
CAIRO, March 7 (KUNA) -- Arab foreign ministers have commended the initiative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait's hosting of the International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq (KICRI).The ministers, ...

NATO, Qatar sign cooperation agreement

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 2:39pm
BRUSSELS, March 7 (KUNA) -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday where the two leaders discussed the security situation in the Gulf region and the ...

His Highness Crown Prince congratulates Min. Al-Kharafi

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 2:11pm
KUWAIT, March 7 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has sent a cable to Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Adel Al-Kharafi to congratulate him on overcoming the grilling motion in the ...

Mogherini reiterates EU support to Kuwait mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 1:36pm
BRUSSELS, March 7 (KUNA) -- EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met in Brussels Wednesday with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of Qatar, and discussed bilateral and regional ...

Bahraini court revokes citizenship of 15 terror convicts

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 1:18pm
MANAMA, March 7 (KUNA) -- A Bahraini criminal court on Wednesday sentenced nine terror convicts to 15 years in jail and ordered the revocation of citizenship of 15 others for establishing a terrorist group, Chief of Terror Crimes Prosecution said.In ...

His Highness Amir congratulates Mohammad Al-Saqr on award-wining

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 12:34pm
KUWAIT, March 7 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday sent a congratulatory cable to Mohammad Jassim Al-Saqr.In the cable, His Highness the Amir congratulated Al-Saqr on being selected the personality ...

Trump eyeing candidates to fill Cohn's seat as top economic adviser -- White House

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 12:08pm
WASHINGTON, March 7 (KUNA) -- The White House on Wednesday says it is eyeing a number of candidates to replace top economic adviser Gary Cohn and remains "very focused on long-term economic success." The recent announcement of Cohn's resignation set ...

MOI denies permitting rallies in front of Iranian embassy

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:16am
KUWAIT, March 7 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Interior (MOI) denied Wednesday the credibility of recent social media circulations on granting a security permission to rally in front of Iran's embassy for one hour.No permission was granted to conduct ...

Kuwaiti Defense Minister receives invitation to visit UAE

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:52am
KUWAIT, March 7 (KUNA) -- The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Wednesday an official invitation from Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE ...

Trying times call for more cooperation, says Kuwaiti minister

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:50am
TUNIS, March 7 (KUNA) -- It would behoove Arab nations to work closely together as the region goes through a critical juncture, Kuwait's health minister Dr. Sheikh Basel Al-Sabah said on Wednesday.Filling in for Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled ...

Al-Ghanim urges completion of women's rights system

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:42am
KUWAIT, March 7 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim on Wednesday urged the Legislative and Executive Powers to work harder to complete the architecture of women's rights in all fields.The path of Kuwaiti women's rights has not ...

Kuwait lauds media ties with Oman

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:41am
By Maijel Al-Thafiri MUSCAT, March 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Assistant Undersecretary of the Information Ministry for Media Planning and Knowledge Development Mohammad Al-Awash stressed the importance of boosting cooperation with Oman in various ...