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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

His Highness the Amir offers condolences to Trump over terrorist attack

KUWAIT, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday sent a cable to U.S. President Donald Trump expressing condolences and sympathy over the victims of Manhattan terrorist attack that killed eight people and wounded dozens others.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Nov 1, 2017 Wed, Nov 1, 2017

Melania Trump receives Kuwait-America Foundation '17 Humanitarian Award

WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump and top cabinet officials gathered at the Kuwait Embassy in Washington for an intimate evening of celebration in honor of First Lady Melania Trump's humanitarian service.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sat, Oct 21, 2017 Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Kuwait calls on Iran to regain trust of region

KUWAIT, Oct 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwait observed with great care the latest speech given by the President of the United Stated Donald Trump adopting a new strategy with Iran, a source at Kuwaiti the Foreign Ministry said.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sun, Oct 15, 2017 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Kuwaiti embassy urges citizens to be cautious ahead of Storm Nate

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Embassy to the US urged all citizens and students in the southern coastal states of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, which are expected to be hit by Tropical Storm Nate, to stay vigilant and cautious.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Oct 6, 2017 Fri, Oct 6, 2017

Speaker Al-Ghanim delivers message from His Highness Amir to Bush senior

KUWAIT, Oct 5 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim has delivered a written message from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to US ex-President George H. W. Bush at his residence in Portland, Maine.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Oct 5, 2017 Thu, Oct 5, 2017

Kuwait, US sign two investment, education agreements

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti and US governments signed two joint agreements aimed at boosting their cooperation in the investment and higher education fields on Friday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sat, Sep 9, 2017 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

Remarks of the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah at the Kuwait-U.S. Strategic Dialogue

In the name of God, most compassionate, most merciful, my dear friend, Secretary Tillerson, U.S. Secretary of State, your excellencies, members of the two participating delegations in the second round of the U.S.-Kuwaiti Strategic Dialogue, ladies and gentlemen, peace of God be upon you all.

U.S. Department of StateSat, Sep 9, 2017 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

US-Kuwaiti strategic dialogue kicks off

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (KUNA) -- Second session of the Kuwaiti-US Strategic Dialogue kicked off on Friday with a meeting between First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sat, Sep 9, 2017 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

US, Kuwaiti defense officials commemorate long history of cooperation

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met at the Pentagon Thursday with Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammed Khaled Al-Sabah during which he affirmed that the US and Kuwait share a "meaningful history of security cooperation and understanding."

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Sep 8, 2017 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

US to boost actions against terrorism funding -- Minister Al-Saleh

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (KUNA) -- The visiting Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh has affirmed Washington's resolve to strengthen measures against terrorism funding.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Sep 8, 2017 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

His Highness Amir meets US president at White House

WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by National Guard Deputy Chief Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, met US President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Sep 7, 2017 Sat, Sep 9, 2017