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Ambassador Al-Sabah visits MedStar GU Hospital

WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (KUNA) -- Ambassador Salem Al-Sabah makes a field visit to MedStar Georgetown Hospital; visits Kuwaiti patients; meets Kuwaiti surgeon and intern...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, Feb 6, 2017 Mon, Feb 6, 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

Site of Gulf War memorial unveiled in Washington

WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- After a long wait, a Gulf War memorial site has been designated in the heart of Washington DC at a ceremony on Tuesday in synchronization with the celebrations marking Kuwait's 58th National Day and 28th Liberation Day.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Feb 27, 2019 Wed, Feb 27, 2019

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

Pompeo: US, Kuwait share "very special" relationship

WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised the "very special" relationship the US and Kuwait share together, affirming that President Donald Trump and His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah "value" this relationship that "benefits the world." This came in a speech Pompeo gave as the Humanitarian Award recipient for his commitment to "safeguarding and promoting peace around the world" at the Kuwait-America Foundation Gala Dinner for UNHCR held at the Kuwait Embassy, which was attended by Vice President Mike Pence and his wife... Read more...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Nov 22, 2019 Fri, Nov 22, 2019

Kuwaiti-US Commerce officials meet in Washington

Kuwait's Minister of Commerce and Industry met with US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Mar 7, 2017 Tue, Mar 7, 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

Pompeo's visit "significant" amidst "critical" regional developments - Kuwaiti FM

KUWAIT, March 20 (KUNA) -- US State Secretary's "significant" visit comes amidst "critical" regional developments, said Kuwait's top diplomat on Wednesday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Mar 20, 2019 Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Kuwaiti, US sides sign several agreements in different fields

WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (KUNA) -- On the sidelines of the US-Kuwait Economic Forum held at the US Chamber of Commerce, several agreements were signed Wednesday between the Kuwait and American sides in different fields.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 6, 2017 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

HH Amir expresses deep sympathy over demise of former Pres. George H.W. Bush

KUWAIT, Dec 1 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences Saturday to US President Donald Trump, expressing his sincere sympathy over the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sat, Dec 1, 2018 Sat, Dec 1, 2018

Kuwaitis urged to cooperate with US airports' officials asking access to personal devices

Kuwait Embassy in Washington urged citizens wishing to visit the US to cooperate fully with the airport officials who might request access to personal devices..

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Sep 2, 2016 Fri, Sep 2, 2016

Kuwaiti delegation discusses lifting the US laptop ban on direct flights

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation called on the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to reconsider its decision and lift the ban imposed on Kuwait Airways' direct flights to America...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, Jul 10, 2017 Mon, Jul 10, 2017

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

H.H. the Amir meets with President Trump in Riyadh

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah paid a visit Sunday to US President Donald Trump in his residence in the Saudi capital...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sun, May 21, 2017 Sun, May 21, 2017

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

World Bank CEO announces His Highness Amir award for global development, peace efforts

KUWAIT, April 12 (KUNA) -- World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristilina Georgieva announced on Friday an award handed to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in recognition of his role in supporting economic and social development worldwide and global peace.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Apr 12, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Embassy marks inauguration of the US President

The Embassy of Kuwait marks the inauguration of the US President and celebrates the transition of power...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Jan 20, 2017 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Kuwait Embassy in Washington marks nat'l celebrations

WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Embassy in Washington DC held Tuesday evening a reception at the Trump International Hotel to mark the country's 58th National Day and 28th Liberation Day.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Feb 27, 2019 Wed, Feb 27, 2019

Kuwaiti embassy urges citizens to be cautious ahead of Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait's Embassy in Washington has urged all Kuwaiti citizens and students in the southern coastal states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, which are expected to be hit by Hurricane Harvey, to stay vigilant and cautious, and take all precautionary measures to ensure their safety.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Aug 24, 2017 Fri, Aug 25, 2017

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