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Al-Khoder: Gulf defense, aerospace exhibition "translates" Kuwaiti leadership's vision

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:27am
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- The Fourth Edition of Gulf Defense and Aerospace Exhibition translates His Highness the Amir's vision to make Kuwait an economic and commercial center in the region, said the Kuwaiti Army's Chief of Staff Lieutenant General ...

His Highness Amir in Istanbul for OIC meeting

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:27am
ISTANBUL, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah arrived in Istanbul on Tuesday to attend the Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) urgent summit.Heading Kuwait's delegation to the meeting, His Highness ...

Palestinian PM says inflammatory decisions will not be heeded

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:58am
RAMALLAH, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday slammed a US decision recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying that such measures that tamper with the holy city's status quo would be ignored.Addressing a ...

Israeli airstrike kills 2 Palestinians in Gaza Strip

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:25am
GAZA, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- Two Palestinians were killed in the Gaza Strip due to an Israeli airstrike, said the Health Ministry Tuesday.Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qadra told the press that the victims were targeted by Israeli warplanes in Beit ...

NSB Chairman meets Singaporean Ambassador

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:03am
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- The National Security Bureau's (NSB) Chairman Sheikh Thamer Al-Ali Al-Sabah discussed Tuesday with Singaporean non-resident Ambassador to Kuwait Zainul Abidin Rasheed means to boost bilateral cooperation between both ...

Kuwait eager to clamp down on human trafficking, says envoy

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:53am
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- Kuwait maintains close rapport with international organizations involved in the fight against human trafficking, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Tuesday.Kuwait's assistant foreign minister of development affairs Ambassador Nasser ...

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

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:48am
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah leaves the country Tuesday, heading to Istanbul to attend the urgent summit for Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) scheduled tomorrow. KUWAIT -- New cabinet members take ...

Speaker Al-Ghanim cables Kenyan lawmakers

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:41am
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- The Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem sent Tuesday cables of congratulations to the Speaker of the National Assembly in Kenya Justin Muturi and the Speaker of the Senate Kenneth Makelo Lusaka on the ...

Q8 installs charging point for electric vehicles in Belgium

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:36am
BRUSSELS, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8) installed a charging point for electric vehicles in the Belgian seaside resort of Ostend, 113 kilometers from Brussels, on Monday.According to a press release issued by the Q8 office in ...

A 6.2 quake hits Iran

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:25am
TEHRAN, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- A 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted the village of Hojedk near the town of Ravar located in southeastern province of Kerman on Tuesday.The Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) said that the seismological center of the ...

His Highness Deputy Amir congratulates ministers on new cabinet

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:11am
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday sent cables to several ministers, congratulating them on the Amiri Decree on the formation of the new cabinet.In the cables, ...

Amiri Envoy hands letter to British PM

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:08am
LONDON, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- Envoy of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah delivered Tuesday a written letter on bilateral relations to British Prime Minister Theresa May.Colonel ...

UNHCR, Kuwait provide aid to 50,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:57am
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has offered winter aid for about 50,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan with Kuwaiti support.Kuwait offered a generous contribution of USD five million to help about 14,300 ...

His Highness the Amir leaves to Istanbul to attend OIC urgent summit

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:32am
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah left the country Tuesday, heading to Istanbul to attend the urgent summit for Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).His Highness the Amir and the accompanying ...

New cabinet members take oath before His Highness the Amir

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:08am
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at the Amiri Airport on Tuesday, in the presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak ...

Amnesty: European gov'ts complicit in horrific abuse of refugees, migrants

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:29am
BRUSSELS, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by Libyan immigration authorities in appalling conditions in Libya, said the human rights ...

France condemns terror attack in New York

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:06am
PARIS, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- France condemned on Tuesday what it called "the cowardly attempt at for a terror attack" in central New York Monday, in which several commuters and the bomber were injured.The Foreign Ministry said in an overnight statement ...

Kuwaiti inventor participates in Int'l invention summit in UK

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:03am
LONDON, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti inventor Dr. Ahmad Nabeel expressed his happiness to represent the State of Kuwait in the International Innovation Summit in London with a number of inventors and specialists in the health sector from around the ...

KUNA main news for Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 2:57am
LOCAL ===== KUWAIT -- As one of the biggest military fairs in Kuwait and the region, ministry of Defence hosts Gulf Defence and air 4th exhibition under the auspices of First Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Ahmad ...

Kuwait Career Center among most prestigious centers to train Palestinians

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 1:44am
Photo feature by Wesam Abu zaid GAZA, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Career Center is one of the most important training centers established in the Gaza Strip recently to train Palestinians of all categories on a number of practical measures to enable ...