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US VP attends Kuwait's Embassy in Washington annual gala dinner

WASHINGTON, 27 (KUNA) -- US Vice President Mike Pence and top US administration officials gathered at the Kuwait Embassy in Washington for an evening honoring Second Lady Karen Pence, the recipient of the Humanitarian Award for her commitment in raising awareness about the mental health profession of art therapy in the US and around the world.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sat, Oct 27, 2018 Mon, Oct 29, 2018

US Pres.: US relations with Kuwait "very very powerful"

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump on Wednesday described his country's relations with Kuwait as very very powerful and His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as a great friend.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

His Highness the Amir, US President hold talks at Oval Office

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah visited US President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday midday; he was accompanied by Chief of the National Guard Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and other senior officials.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

His Highness the Amir's visit to US comes in continuation of consultation between close friends - FM

WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Wednesday the visit to Washington by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah coincides with challenging conditions in the region and the world, which require coordination with our friends and allies.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Sep 6, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

KDIPA's Chief praises His Highness Amir's meeting with senior US firms' heads

WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (KUNA) -- Director General of Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) Sheikh Dr. Mishael Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has praised the meeting that broght together His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah with heads of US giant companies working in various sectors in Kuwait.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Kuwait Amir invites more US firms to participate in development plan

His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah invited Tuesday more US companies to participate in execution of development and infrastructure projects, which were part of his country's development plan.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Kuwait, US sign deal on cybersecurity coop

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Eng. Salem Muthib Al-Athainah, the Chairman and CEO of Kuwait's Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), and Robert Strayer, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, signed a letter of intent on cooperation in cybersecurity.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

CITRA, AWS sign coop deal

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Salem Muthib Al-Athainah, Chairman and CEO of Kuwait's Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), and Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services (AWS), inked a memorandum of understanding on cooperation.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

CITRA, Microsoft sign deal on cooperation

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- On the sidelines of the visit to Washington by His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Chairman and CEO of the Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) Salem Muthib Al-Athainah and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft Fred Humphries signed a memorandum of understanding.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Kuwait's customs, NNSA sign cooperation agreement on banning nuclear, radioactive materials' trafficking

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's General Administration of Customs and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the US Department of Energy signed a cooperation agreement Tuesday here, setting up efforts to ban trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Sep 4, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Ambassador Al-Sabah extends Eid Al Adha greetings

"On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, I would like to extend my sincere wishes to the friendly American people. May God bless you all, Eid Mubarak."

Tue, Aug 21, 2018 Tue, Aug 21, 2018

UN Women for Peace Association honors Sheikha Rima with peace award

NEW YORK, March 9 (KUNA) -- The United Nations Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) honored late Thursday the spouse of Kuwait's Ambassador to the US and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR Sheikha Rima Al-Sabah with the prestigious Peace Award for her extraordinary philanthropic work for over a decade.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Mar 9, 2018 Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Kuwaiti Embassy urges citizens to remain cautious as Storm Riley approaches

WASHINGTON, March 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Embassy in Washington Friday advised citizens in North Eastern States to comply with local authorities' instructions as Winter Storm Riley was approaching, and the weather conditions might worsen.
The embassy, in a statement, urged the Kuwaiti nationals to stay in contact with the diplomatic mission's officials about their conditions.
It urged them contact the following emergency numbers:

Embassy: +12022620758

Cultural Office: +12023642104

Health Office: +12023202415

Military Office: +12028180666

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sat, Mar 3, 2018 Sat, Mar 3, 2018

The Embassy celebrates Kuwait's national day

Ambassador to the United States Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah hosted a reception for a large number of US senior officials, congress members, academics, business leaders and public figures as well as diplomats to celebrate the 57th anniversary of the Independence, 27th anniversary of Liberation, and the 12th anniversary of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's assumption of power.

Wed, Feb 28, 2018 Wed, Feb 28, 2018

Int'l coalition asserts on its commitment to permanently defeat IS

KUWAIT, Feb 13 (KUNA) -- Anti-IS international coalition is keen to be accommodating and resilient against the evitable threat of the so-called Islamic State, foreign minister of the coalition announced here Tuesday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Feb 13, 2018 Tue, Feb 13, 2018

His Highness the Amir receives US Sec. of State

KUWAIT, Feb 13 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Tuesday at Bayan Palace US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the delegation accompanying him on the occasion of their visit to the country.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Feb 13, 2018 Tue, Feb 13, 2018

FM meets US Sec. of State partaking in KICRI, Int'l Coalition Against IS

Kuwait, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Monday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is participating in International Coalition Against IS and Kuwait International Conference for Reconstruction in Iraq (KICRI).

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, Feb 12, 2018 Mon, Feb 12, 2018

Kuwait to host Coalition against IS ministerial meeting Feb. 13

KUWAIT, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- The US-led International Coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) is due to meet in Kuwait at the level of foreign ministers on February 12, Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said Tuesday.
The meeting involving the 74-member strong military alliance is part of efforts to up the fight against terrorism, Al-Jarallah told KUNA.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Jan 16, 2018 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Kuwait regrets US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel

KUWAIT, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait followed with profound regret the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel and move its embassy to the holy city, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Dec 6, 2017 Wed, Dec 6, 2017

NUKS 34th annual conference kicks off in US

ATLANTA, Nov 24 (KUNA) -- The 34th National Union of Kuwaiti Students (NUKS) USA conference, kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday evening under the slogan (the spirit of cooperation for a unified Kuwait).

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Nov 24, 2017 Fri, Nov 24, 2017