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 2021-07-26 16:21 

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GCC countries update covid casualties...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- GCC member states on Monday updated their lists of the covid deaths and infection cases over the last hours. In Riyadh, the Saudi health department reported 12 new deaths with covid-19 in addition to 1,252 new infection cases. It...

 2021-07-26 16:10 

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Tunisian parliament rebuffs president's decisions...

TUNIS, July 26 (KUNA) -- The Tunisian parliament bureau on Monday rejected as a breach of the constitution President Qaid Saied's decisions to sack the government and suspend parliament. The bureau, in a statement following a virtual session chaired b...

 2021-07-26 15:51 

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Kuwait shooter Olympic bronze medal win praised by minister...

By Faisal Al-Khmaili KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- A Kuwaiti men's skeet shooter's performance, which won him a bronze medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, was hailed by a minister on Monday, who described the feat as remarkable. "Abdullah Al-Rash...

 2021-07-26 15:16 

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WHO will continue to cooperate with all countries to eliminate pandemic -- Ghebreyesus...

MANAMA, July 26 (KUNA) -- The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, said Monday, that the organization will continue to cooperate with the Kingdom of Bahrain and all countries TO combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In ...

 2021-07-26 15:06 

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CBK issues KD 200 mln Tawarruq, bonds...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) announced on Monday the issuance of Tawarruq and bonds worth KD 200 million (about USD 660 million). The issue's maturity period is three months, with a return rate of 1.125 percent, the CBK s...

 2021-07-26 15:00 

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Briefing of KUNA main news for Monday until 12:00 GMT...

2989742 TOKYO -- Kuwaiti shooter Abdullah Turgi Al-Rashidi wins a bronze medal with a score of 46 in the Olympic men's skeet shooting competition. 2989743 TUNIS -- Tunisian President Kais Saied affirms that suspending parliament and dismissing the Pri...

 2021-07-26 14:40 

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Kuwait Amir sends cable of condolences to Umm Al-Qaiwain top leaders...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Monday cables of condolences to the UAE Supreme Council member and Ruler of Umm Al-Quwain, Sheikh Saud Bin Rashid Al-Mualla, and Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Ras...

 2021-07-26 14:31 

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PTI wins most seats in Pakistan administered Kashmir polls...

RAWALAKOT, July 26 (KUNA) -- Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI), the ruling party in Pakistan, has emerged as the largest political party in the 11th General Elections of Pakistan administered Kashmir, said Kashmir Election Commission on Monday. According to ...

 2021-07-26 14:02 

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Tunisia's Presidential Guards seal off government headquarters...

TUNIS, July 26 (KUNA) -- Units of the Tunisian Presidential Guards have sealed off the government headquarters in the district of Kasbah barring staff from entering it. The Tunisian radio station, "Shams," quoted witnesses as saying, on Monday, th...

 2021-07-26 13:29 

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Kuwait Amir sends condolences to Saudi King...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences on Monday to the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud over the death of the mother of Prince Musab bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. His H...

 2021-07-26 13:15 

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German, French embassies thank Kuwait for support during floods disaster...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- German and French embassies thanked His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for his kind feelings and words regarding the victims of the floods that hit Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and Holland. In a joint s...

 2021-07-26 13:13 

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EU calls on Tunisian actors to respect Constitution...

BRUSSELS, July 26 (KUNA) -- The European Union, Monday, appealed for calm and called for respect of the Constitution in Tunisia after Tunisian President Kais Saied sacked the country's Prime Minister Hichem Mechichand suspended the parliament. "We...

 2021-07-26 13:08 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates Maldives on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent, Monday, a cable to the President of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, congratulating him on his country's national day. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheik...

 2021-07-26 12:49 

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Countries update on COVID-19 fatalities, infections...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- Several countries on Monday updated their new COVID-19 deaths and infections over the past 24 hours. South Korea reported 1,318 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country's total caseload to 190,166, said Yonhap News Agency....

 2021-07-26 12:30 

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Chinese Vice FM: Ties with Washington facing stalemate...

BEIJING, July 26 (KUNA) -- Chinese vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng said Monday that the US-China ties have reached a stalemate and are facing serious difficulties because China continues to be considered an "imagined enemy."This came in Xie's t...

 2021-07-26 12:14 

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Germany's floods change course of elections...

BERLIN, July 26 (KUNA) -- The floods that swept the western German states a few days ago surprised not only the residents of the affected areas and public opinion, but also the German parties that are preparing for elections. The massive devastation and t...

 2021-07-26 12:05 

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Lebanese Pres. starts parliamentary consultations to form new gov't...

BEIRUT, July 26 (KUNA) -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun has started consultations with the parliamentary bloc on Monday to find a new prime minister-designate. The President met with former prime ministers, who currently serve as MPs, and later will meet...

 2021-07-26 11:39 

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Kuwait Amir receives chairman of Municipal Council...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received, Monday, at Bayan Palace chairman of the Municipal Council Osama Humoud Al-Otaibi. (end)gta...

 2021-07-26 11:30 

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Palestinian succumbed to old gunshot injury by Israeli occupiers...

RAMALLAH, July 26 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced Monday the death of a young Palestinian man from being shot by Israeli occupation forces last May during clashes in the town of Sinjil near Ramallah, protesting against the Israeli p...

 2021-07-26 11:11 

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Tunisian President: New decisions, parliament freeze 'not coup attempt'...

TUNIS, July 26 (KUNA) -- Tunisian President Kais Saied affirmed that freezing the parliament and dismissing the Prime Minister is not a coup attempt, noting that he had already informed the Speaker and Prime Minister on his decisions. These decisions come...

 2021-07-26 11:00 

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Kuwaiti shooter Al-Rashidi wins Tokyo Olympics' skeet bronze medal...

TOKYO, July 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti shooter Abdullah Turgi Al-Rashidi won a bronze medal with a score of 46 in the Olympic men's skeet shooting competition on Monday. The US Vincent Hancock took the gold with an Olympic record score of 59 and Denmark'...

 2021-07-26 10:54 

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Kuwaiti Shooter Abdullah Turgi Al-Rashidi wins Bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics' skeet competition...

Kuwaiti Shooter Abdullah Turgi Al-Rashidi wins Bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics' skeet competition...

 2021-07-26 09:46 

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Kuwaiti shooter advances to final of Tokyo Olympics' Skeet competition...

TOKYO, July 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti shooter Abdullah Turgi Al-Rashidi advanced to the finals of Men's Skeet qualification in the Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday. Turgi finished at fifth position with a score of 122 in the qualification round, securing a fi...

 2021-07-26 08:52 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- 1912 -- Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah, State of Kuwait 7th ruler, approved a British government's request to setup a telegraph service in Kuwait city. 1978 -- A popular cafe opened in Sharq Area for people to spend leisure time. 19...

 2021-07-26 02:54 

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Briefing of KUNA main news for Sunday until 00:00 GMT...

KUWAIT - Kuwait's Port Authority plans to optimize metropolitan logistic activities on recently acquired lands as part of efforts to prop up local trade and lure more foreign investment into the country, its chief said. KUWAIT - Kuwait's Health Mi...

 2021-07-26 02:53 

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Tunisian Presidency: Parl't freezing to continue for one month...

TUNIS, July 25 (KUNA) - The Tunisian Presidency stated Sunday that President Kais Saied's decision to freeze the parliament will last for one month. In a press statement, the presidency said the president's decisions were taken after consulting wi...

 2021-07-26 02:22 

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IICO distributes Udhiya meat to thousands of Yemeni families...

ADEN, July 25 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait-based International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) have doled out portions of Udhiya (sacrificed animals') meat for 5,000 Yemeni needy families on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha. The IICO distributed the meat to be...

 2021-07-26 01:16 

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Tunisian president freezes parliament...

TUNIS, President Saied, in a televised speech after a meeting with the country military and security chiefs, announced lifting immunity of all lawmakers and dismissing Prime Minister Hicham Mechichi. He added that he would assume the executive power and c...

 2021-07-26 00:46 

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Israeli fighter jets strike Gaza sites...

GAZA, July 25 (KUNA) -- Israel's aircraft bombarded on Sunday a number of military sites in the besieged Gaza Strip, causing some material losses. The fighter jets fired two missiles at a site and an agricultural plot of land north of Gaza, Palestine&...

 2021-07-26 00:10 

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Tunisian president freezes parliament...

TUNIS, July 25 (KUNA) -- Tunisian President Kais Saied announced Sunday evening freezing the parliament and all its powers. (more)ksj.ibi...

 2021-07-25 23:39 

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Countries update COVID-19 fatalities, infections...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- Around the world, several countries on Sunday updated their new COVID-19 deaths and infections over the past 24 hours. Morocco's ministry of health reported 30 virus-related deaths and 4,110 cases, raising death toll and tota...

 2021-07-25 23:06 

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MoH Spokesperson: 866 Covid-19 cases, five deaths "of which 4 unvaccinated"...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Health Ministry confirmed that 836 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past 24-hours, while deaths settled at five people, noting that four of them were unvaccinated, accumulating the death toll of up to 2,284 pe...

 2021-07-25 22:11 

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 2021-07-25 20:54 

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Counting underway for 11th General Elections of Pakistan administered Kashmir...

RAWALAKOT, July 25 (KUNA) -- The counting of votes is underway for the 11th General Elections of Pakistan administered Kashmir on Sunday as voting ends with reports of clashes in some areas. The counting of votes is underway for 45 seats of the Legislativ...

 2021-07-25 19:28 

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Italy reports seven covid related deaths, 4,743 infections...

ROME, July 25 (KUNA) -- Italy reported Sunday seven deaths due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total fatalities number to 127,949. Health authorities said that the number of the infected were 4,743 in the last 24 hours, pu...

 2021-07-25 19:25 

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Southeast Asian nations, Iraq, Lebanon update COVID figures...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- Six Southeast Asian nations, in addition to Iraq and Lebanon, provided their daily COVID-19 statistics on Tuesday, with the figures showing a rise in infections numbers based on official government data. Malaysia said its total c...

 2021-07-25 19:25 

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Macron calls for unity after anti-vaccine protests...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- French President Emmanuel Macron appealed on Sunday for national unity and mass vaccination to fight the resurgent virus (COVID-19). During his visit to a hospital in French Polynesia, he stated that "protesters are free to e...

 2021-07-25 19:24 

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WHO chief praises Bahrain's efforts against covid...

MANAMA, July 25 (KUNA) -- Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), on Sunday lauded Bahrain's measures against the novel coronavirus. The official Bahrain News Agency said the WHO chief lauded the kingdom...

 2021-07-25 19:14 

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Lebanon: one single death, 844 infections with coronavirus...

BEIRUT, July 25 (KUNA) -- Lebanon on Sunday declared recording one death and 844 infection cases with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) past 24 hours. The health ministry said in its daily pandemic report that the caseload reached 555,302 and the death tol...

 2021-07-25 18:42 

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UK hosts 51 nations for climate talks...

LONDON, July 25 (KUNA) -- Britain started hosting climate and environment ministers from 51 countries on Sunday for "critical" climate talks ahead of 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November. British Minister Alok Sharma, ...

 2021-07-25 18:37 

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Al-Tariqi scores 74 dishes, Al-Rashidi 71 out of 75 in Tokyo Olympics skeet first round qualifications...

TOKYO, July 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti men skeet shooters Abdullah Tariqi Al-Rashidi and Mansour Al-Rashidi finished Sunday the first round of Tokyo 2020 Olympics skeet qualifications held at the Asaka Olympic fields. Al-Tariqi scored 74 dishes out of 75, while...

 2021-07-25 18:00 

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Kuwait Amir receives Crown Prince, parliament speaker. Prime Minister...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Bayan Palace on SundayHis Highness the Amir also received National Assembly Speaker ...

 2021-07-25 17:40 

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Saudi Arabia suffers 12 new deaths with coronavirus...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia declared on Sunday registering 12 deaths with COVID-19 in addition to 1,194 new contamination cases with the virus past 24 hours. The ministry said in its daily report that the death toll climbed to 8,167 and the tal...

 2021-07-25 17:13 

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Tunisians hold demonstrations calling for "regime downfall"...

TUNIS, July 25 (KUNA) -- Thousands of Tunisians on Sunday staged demonstrations across the country protesting deteriorating health and economic and social conditions and calling for the "regime ouster."In the district of Bardeau in the capital, pr...

 2021-07-25 16:30 

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 2021-07-25 16:29 

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Kuwait plans smart city logistics to lure foreign investment...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Port Authority plans to optimize metropolitan logistic activities on recently acquired lands as part of efforts to prop up local trade and lure more foreign investment into the country, its chief said on Sunday. Spra...

 2021-07-25 16:03 

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Kuwait Navy plans drill with live ammunition next week...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Naval Force declared Sunday they will perform a drill with live ammunition on Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at sea locations shown in a map. Naval Force advised nationals and residents to avoid approaching th...

 2021-07-25 15:49 

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KISR earns US patent for water desalination and air conditioning...

KUWAIT, Sept 1 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) announced Sunday that it has earned a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for an innovative technology which works on desalination and air conditioning simultan...

 2021-07-25 15:46 

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Kuwait Amir sends cable of condolences to Tajik Pres....

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Sunday a cable of condolences to President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, on the death of his sister Kurbonbi Rahmonova. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh M...

 2021-07-25 15:45 

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Kuwait Crown Prince receives parliament speaker. Prime Minister...

KUWAIT, July 25 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Sunday National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim. His Highness the Crown Prince also received His Highness the Prime Ministe...

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