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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

Kuwait FM, Blinken discuss ties in phone call

KUWAIT, Oct 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Sabah received a phone call on Thursday from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, discussing bilateral relations and efforts to improve bilateral ties.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Oct 28, 2022 Fri, Oct 28, 2022

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

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, US renew commitment to regional security, joint interest

KUWAIT, Jan 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait and the United States renewed their joint commitment to boosting stability and security within the region, as well as bolstering joint interest.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Jan 28, 2022 Fri, Jan 28, 2022

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

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

Kuwaiti FM: Kuwait, US share common vision on regional, int'l issues

KUWAIT, July 29 (KUNA) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah affirmed, Thursday, that Kuwait and United States share common vision in regards of regional and international issues.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Jul 29, 2021 Thu, Jul 29, 2021

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

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

Kuwait's Amir receives cable from US Pres.

KUWAIT, Oct 1 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received cable of condolences Thursday from U.S President Donald Trump due to passing of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Oct 2, 2020 Fri, Oct 2, 2020

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

Kuwait FM meets senior US Senator

KUWAIT, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Wednesday visiting US Senate delegation led by Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Bob Menendez.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, Nov 28, 2022 Mon, Nov 28, 2022

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

US stands firmly committed to defense of Kuwait - Pentagon official

US Department of Defense Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Security Affairs Ilan Goldenberg has affirmed that the US "stands firmly committed to the defense of Kuwait, something that has been the keystone of our relationship."

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Aug 31, 2022 Wed, Aug 31, 2022

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

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

Kuwait ambassador to US partakes in festival on 30th liberation anniversary

WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ambassador to the United States Sheikh Salem Al-Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Friday took part in a festival held at the Bush School of Government and Public Service College in Texas State commemorating the 30th anniversary of the war of liberating Kuwait.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Oct 29, 2021 Fri, Nov 5, 2021