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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

Wife of Kuwait's Amb. to US named among America's top 100 party hosts for 2019

WASHINGTON, March 8 (KUNA) -- As the world observes International Women's Day, the wife of Kuwait's Ambassador to the US Sheikha Rima Al-Sabah was named by a prominent US magazine among America's top 100 party hosts for 2019.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Mar 8, 2019 Fri, Mar 8, 2019

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, UN support Kuwaiti efforts to resolve Gulf crisis

The US and the United Nations expressed late Tuesday their support to Kuwait's mediation efforts to resolve the current GCC crisis...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Jun 28, 2017 Wed, Jun 28, 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 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 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

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

US Deputy Sec. of State thanks Kuwait for strong partnership, friendship

WASHINGTON, April 11 (KUNA) -- US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan met here Thursday with Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan during which he thanked him for "Kuwait's strong economic partnership and friendship with the United States."

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

US deeply respects Kuwait Amir of solid friendship with President Trump -- US official

KUWAIT, July 27 (KUNA) -- The United States of America deeply respects His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah who he is eyed with great admiration by leaders in Washington, the region and the world, a visiting US official said on Monday.

Mon, Jul 27, 2020 Mon, Jul 27, 2020

US & Kuwait Ambassadors highlight opportunities in Kuwait for US Businesses

“Commerce is an important part of the US-Kuwait strategic partnership.”
– Kuwait Ambassador Salem Al-Sabah.

"There are good opportunities in Kuwait if you have a strong local partner, a quality product or service, and have the time and resources to commit to the market."
-- US Ambassador Lawrence Silverman

Thu, May 25, 2017 Thu, May 25, 2017

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

Third GCC-US Summit discusses Iran's intervention, supporting legitimacy in Yemen

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and US President Donald Trump headed the Third GCC-US Summit, discussing Gulf security and Iran's intervention in domestic affairs of...

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

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

The Embassy celebrates Kuwait's national day

On the occasion of the 56th National Day of Kuwait and the 26th Anniversary of Liberation...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Feb 23, 2017 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

The Ambassador refutes a false article on the Embassy

The Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to the United States of America, Salem Al-Sabah, has had interviews with several news outlets to refute an inaccurate, false and unfounded article regarding the upcoming Reception for the National Day of the State of Kuwait in February 2017.

Embassy of the State of Kuwait in WashingtonTue, Dec 20, 2016 Mon, Dec 19, 2016

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

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

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, Pompeo discuss bilateral ties

WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, leading a senior-level delegation on an official visit to Washington, held talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Feb 7, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, Bolton mull regional issues

WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, leading a senior-level delegation on an official visit to Washington, met US National Security Advisor John R. Bolton on Thursday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Feb 7, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019