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

منذ 5 ساعات 4 دقائق
2613786 ISLAMABAD -- At least 13 Afghan soldiers have been killed and eight others wounded during a clash with Taliban rebels in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province.2613797 BRUSSELS -- US President Donald Trump has met with Donald TUSK, ...

Min. Al-Sabeeh emphasizes role of civil society, volunteers

منذ 5 ساعات 42 دقيقة
KUWAIT, May 25 (KUNA) - Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh on Thursday stressed the significance of the role played by the civil society and volunteers in a variety of fields in Kuwait.This ...

EU leaders discuss counter-terrorism, security issues with Trump

منذ 5 ساعات 58 دقيقة
BRUSSELS, May 25 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump met here on Thursday with Donald TUSK, President of the European Council, and Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the European Commission and discussed foreign policy, security, climate and trade ...

Kuwait Bourse ends Thursday's trading in red

منذ 6 ساعات 58 دقيقة
KUWAIT, May 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Stock Exchange ended Thursday's trading in the red zone.The price index was down 15.12 points to stand at 6,687.53 points, the weighted index was also down 0.31 points to read 402.21 points, and the KSX 15 index shed ...

Clashes kill 13 soldiers S. Afghanistan

منذ 6 ساعات 59 دقيقة
ISLAMABAD, May 25 (KUNA) -- At least 13 Afghan soldiers have been killed and eight others wounded during a clash with Taliban rebels in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, said officials on Thursday.Provincial Governor's spokesman, Samim ...

OPEC begins meeting on extending output accord

منذ 7 ساعات 11 دقيقة
By Abdulwahab El-Gueyed VIENNA, May 25 (KUNA) -- OPEC's oil ministers started on Thursday scheduled meeting primarily aimed at discussing extension of the November deal on cutting the crude output. Insiders told KUNA that expectations were high ...

Kuwait is pioneer in supporting Afghanistan - Pres. Ghani

منذ 8 ساعات 11 دقيقة
KUWAIT, May 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait is a pioneer in supporting Afghanistan in various fields in all international arenas, Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said Thursday.His remarks came during his reception of Kuwait's Ambassador to Uzbekistan ...

His Highness the Amir greets Jordan on Nat'l Day

منذ 8 ساعات 24 دقيقة
KUWAIT, May 25 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has sent a cable of congratulations to King Abdullah II of Jordan on his country's national day.His Highness the Amir wished the monarch life-long wellness, ...

His Highness the Amir congratulates Argentina on National Day

منذ 8 ساعات 30 دقيقة
KUWAIT, May 25 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has cabled Argentinian President Mauricio Macri expressing congratulations on his country's national day.His Highness the Amir wished president Macri life-long ...

His Highness the Amir congratulates citizens, expats on advent of Ramadan

منذ 8 ساعات 44 دقيقة
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated the Kuwaiti public and expatriates on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. An Amiri Diwan statement said Thursday that His Highness the Amir, His Highness the Crown ...

NATO leaders to decide on expanding support to anti-IS coalition - Stoltenberg

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BRUSSELS, May 25 (KUNA) -- NATO leaders are to begin this afternoon a short summit with the focus on the Alliance's role in the fight against terrorism and fairer burden-sharing in NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General told reporters ...

China urges US to "play fair" in trade, investment

منذ 9 ساعات 19 دقيقة
TOKYO, May 25 (KUNA) -- China on Thursday urged the US to provide fair treatment in export and investment issues, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.The US has exercised strict control over high-tech exports to China while criticizing China for ...

UNSC adopts, develops new framework to counter terrorism

منذ 9 ساعات 30 دقيقة
NEW YORK, May 25 (KUNA) -- The UN Security Council members unanimously adopted resolution featuring a new framework developed by its Counter-Terrorism Committee, to counter the narratives used by terrorist groups.The Egyptian-drafted resolution ...

Humanitarians seek over USD 55 mln to prevent, treat cholera in Yemen

منذ 9 ساعات 52 دقيقة
NEW YORK, May 25 (KUNA) -- The UN announced humanitarians are seeking over some USD 55 million to prevent and treat cholera at the national, governorate and community level in Yemen over the next six months.UN Spokesman Stephane Dujarric told ...

UN official calls for unified regional position on S. Sudan

منذ 10 ساعات 7 دقائق
NEW YORK, May 25 (KUNA) -- UN South Sudan Envoy stressed that a unified regional position on South Sudan remains critical, calling the UN Security Council to unite on a common strategy to advance the political process in the African ...

US budget cuts makes it "impossible" for UN

منذ 10 ساعات 13 دقيقة
NEW YORK, May 25 (KUNA) -- UN said it is simply impossible for the organization to continue all of its essential work advancing peace, development, human rights and humanitarian assistance around the world.In regards to latest US President Donald ...

Kuwait oil price up 69 cents to USD 50.97 pb

منذ 11 ساعة 12 دقيقة
KUWAIT, May 25 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwaiti oil was up 69 cents to USD 50.97 per barrel (pb) on Wednesday, after being at USD 50.28 pb on Tuesday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Thursday.Prices fluctuated in international markets after US ...

Today in Kuwait's history

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KUWAIT, May 25 (KUNA) -- 1964 -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem issues Law 24 of 1964 on labor. 1964 -- Denmark appoints first ambassador to Kuwait. 1965 -- Kuwait Central Blood Bank was established. 1976 -- A blast at Shuwaikh ...

Photo of the day

منذ 11 ساعة 59 دقيقة
Eiffel Tower elegantly illuminated . ( KUNA - Jaber Abdulkhaliq ...

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

أربعاء, 24/05/2017 - 7:48م
KUWAIT - National Assembly speaker says the parliament will discuss the budgets of state agencies next week. KUWAIT - KNPC signs a deal with seven credit agencies on a USD 6.2 billion-worth loan for the "Clean Fuel" project. IRBIL - Kuwait ...