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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

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

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'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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Kuwait Amir receives US State Sec.

KUWAIT, July 29 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Thursday visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the delegation accompanying him.

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

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

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

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