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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

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

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

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

GCC Foreign Ministers hold "very positive" meeting with Kerry

"The situation in Syria regretfully is very complicated and difficult and requires the continuation of efforts and pressure,"
- Khaled Al-Jarallah

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, Jul 18, 2016 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

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

Kuwait wins a non-permanent member seat at UN Security Council

Kuwait was elected on Friday to serve as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for a two-year term beginning in January 2018...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Jun 2, 2017 Fri, Jun 2, 2017

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

Pompeo lauds His Highness Amir efforts for regional stability

KUWAIT, March 21 (KUNA) -- Visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hailed Thursday His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's efforts in preserving the region's stability, particularly resolving the GCC dispute.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Kuwaiti, Egyptian FMs meet in Washington

Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al­Khaled Al­Hamad Al­Sabah met Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri...

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

Embassy: Kuwaiti nationals safe from OSU violence

Kuwait Embassy affirmed that its nationals in the United States are safe after a man attacked people at Ohio State University (OSU) earlier Monday..

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, Nov 28, 2016 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

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

His Highness Amir's representative hands Bush junior message from HH Amir

KUWAIT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, the Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Tuesday, paid a visit to the US 43rd president, George W. Bush, handing him a written message from His Highness the Amir.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Dec 5, 2018 Thu, Dec 6, 2018

Kuwait, US, UK call for rapid solution of Gulf crisis

Kuwait, the US, and Britain Monday called for a rapid end to the Gulf crisis through dialogue, as they expressed their concern over the prolonging of the dispute...

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

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

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

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