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Minister Al-Harbi inaugurates new extension of health office in Washington

WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Minister of Health Jamal Al-Harbi inaugurated Wednesday a new extension to the Kuwait Health Office in Washington to improve services offered to Kuwaiti patients in the United States.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Aug 3, 2017 Thu, Aug 3, 2017

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

Kuwait expresses gratitude to US troops for liberation in Memorial Day

Kuwait expressed its gratitude for the US efforts in liberating the country from Iraq occupation in 1991...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, May 29, 2017 Mon, May 29, 2017

Grandi applauds Kuwait's generous contributions to UN relief efforts

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said the State of Kuwait is one of the major donors for the UN humanitarian efforts...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Mar 2, 2017 Thu, Mar 2, 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

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

Kuwaiti embassy urges citizens to remain cautious ahead of Hurricane Irma

WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Embassy urged its nationals in the State of Florida to remain cautious about their safety as the "potentially catastrophic" Hurricane Irma is barreling towards the state from the Atlantic Ocean. Out of keenness on the security and safety of the Kuwaiti citizens and students living in the state of Florida, the Embassy urges them to follow the safety instructions issued by the local authorities.

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

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

H.H. the Amir receives US Secretary of State

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

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

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

Kuwait, Italian FMs discuss means of cementing bilateral ties

Means of cementing bilateral ties in all fields featured high Wednesday on a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Kuwait and Italy...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Mar 22, 2017 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

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 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