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 2020-07-07 17:32 

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Bahrain 454 more infections with COVID-19...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Bahrain's health ministry on Tuesday said the novel coronavirus infected 454 more people during the past hours. It said in a statement that 529 patients were cured of the infectious disease, adding that total recoveries amount...

 2020-07-07 17:28 

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UAE confirms 532 COVID-19 infections, total 52,600...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- UAE announced Tuesday that 532 COVID-19 infections were registered over the past 24 hours, with a total of 52,600 cases. UAE Ministry of Health and Protection revealed in a press statement, carried out by Emirates News Agency, tha...

 2020-07-07 17:27 

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Arab meeting confirms standing with Palestine, rejecting Israeli annex plans...

AMMAN, July 7 (KUNA) -- An Arab ministerial meeting confirmed, Tuesday, full stand by the Palestinians in fulfilling all their legitimate rights, of having an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital. The meeting also stressed the rejection of...

 2020-07-07 17:24 

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Coronavirus kills, infects more people in Europe...

VIENNA, July 7 (KUNA) -- Czech authorities declared on Tuesday recording 51 new infection cases with the contagious virus, COVID-19, noting that whole count of contaminations with the bug swelled to 12,566. Czech ministry of health said in a statement tha...

 2020-07-07 17:08 

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Rampant human rights violations in Syria -- UN...

GENEVA, July 7 (KUNA) -- The UN Syria Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday said that Syrian children, women and men endured unfathomable suffering during a military campaign launched late 2019 by pro-government forces to re-take the last remaining areas under...

 2020-07-07 17:04 

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S. Arabia: 49 new deaths due to COVID-19 infection...

RIYADH, July 7 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia declared on Tuesday recording 49 new deaths as a result of infection with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in addition to 3,392 positive cases in the past hours. Saudi Ministry of Health said in a statement total numb...

 2020-07-07 16:59 

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Kuwait FM heads delegation discussing Israel's annexation declaration...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah headed Kuwait's delegation at an Arab-level meeting to discuss Israel's announcement of measures to annex parts of the West Bank and the Jorda...

 2020-07-07 16:33 

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France, Germany, Egypt, Jordan rebuff Israel's new land annexation scheme...

PARIS, July 7 (KUNA) -- The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Egypt and Jordan jointly affirmed on Tuesday that Israel's planned annexation of more lands of the 1967 occupied territories would be tantamount to breaching the international law and t...

 2020-07-07 16:12 

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 2020-07-07 16:11 

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Iran: 200 new deaths with COVID-19...

TEHRAN, July 7 (KUNA) -- Iranian Ministry of Health declared on Tuesday registering 200 new deaths due to infection with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during past 24 hours. Spokesperson of the ministry Dr. Sima Lari said in a statement, with the new de...

 2020-07-07 16:03 

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Netherlands: 422 new coronavirus cases in last 7 days...

BRUSSELS, July 7 (KUNA) -- Up to 422 more people were reported to have tested positive for coronavirus in the Netherlands during the last seven days raising the total number of infections to 50,694. This figure was released by the Dutch National Institute...

 2020-07-07 15:59 

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Kuwait Defense Minister condoles with Egypt over minister's demise...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah sent a cable on Tuesday to General Mohammad Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and Military Production, e...

 2020-07-07 15:44 

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

KUWAIT --- Money supply (M2) climbed 1.9 percent in May, on monthly basis, recording KD 39.5 billion (USD 130.3 billion), the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) says. KUWAIT -- Kuwaiti Minister of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sa...

 2020-07-07 15:35 

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CBK: Money supply rises 1.9 pct in May...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Money supply (M2) climbed 1.9 percent in May, on monthly basis, recording KD 39.5 billion (USD 130.3 billion), the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) said on Tuesday. The CBK economic research department reported that private sector'...

 2020-07-07 15:32 

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Palestine confirms one coronavirus-related death, 306 cases...

RAMALLAH, July 7 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian Ministry of Health said Tuesday it recorded 306 new cases of coronavirus in the West Bank in the last 24 hours, the majority in the Hebron town, raising the overall total in Palestine to 5,092. According to the o...

 2020-07-07 15:26 

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Kuwaiti FM, tech. authority chief examine national cybersecurity...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Minister of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah received at the ministry's general office Tuesday Chairman and CEO of Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA...

 2020-07-07 15:09 

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Austria confirms 57 coronavirus infections...

VIENNA, July 7 (KUNA) -- The Austrian authorities stated on Tuesday recording 57 new coronavirus infections raising the number to 18,327. The number of deaths reached 706 cases, while 660 people did the swap test and 16,686 patients recovered, Austrian he...

 2020-07-07 14:41 

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Oman: 1,262 new coronavirus infections...

MUSCAT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Omani Ministry of Health said on Tuesday 1,262 new coronavirus infection cases were recorded by the local health authorities during past 24 hours, raising total number of contaminations to 48,997. Up to 958 of the caseload were Om...

 2020-07-07 14:35 

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Qatar: Single death, 600 COVID-19 cases...

DOHA, July 7 (KUNA) -- Qatari Ministry of Health said on Tuesday a single patient infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) succumbed to the illness and 134 persons contracted the highly contagious virus. The ministry said in a statement 600 new viru...

 2020-07-07 14:29 

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Kuwait Parl. Speaker congratulates Solomon Islands on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim addressed a cable of congratulations on Tuesday to Parliament Speaker of Solomon Islands John Patteson Oti on his country's national day. (end)aas.rk...

 2020-07-07 14:25 

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Norway: 6 more coronavirus cases...

BRUSSELS, July 7 (KUNA) -- Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Norway on Tuesday stood at 8,936 after six new cases were confirmed. These figures were published today by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. No new death from coronavirus wa...

 2020-07-07 13:56 

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Singapore: 157 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 (KUNA) -- Singapore registered new 157 Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections on Tuesday and declared that total infections reached 45,140, while no fatalities took place, as the death toll stabilized at 26 cases so far. The local communit...

 2020-07-07 13:44 

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Russia reports 198 death, 6,368 new confirmed Covid-19 cases...

MOSCOW, July 7 (KUNA) -- Russian authorities on Tuesday reported 198 death cases due to the new Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the country's total death toll to 10,494. In a statement, Russian health ministry said that new confirmed cases with the v...

 2020-07-07 13:41 

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MoH: 601 new coronavirus infections in Kuwait, four deaths...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health announced, Tuesday, 601 new infections of the coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total to 51,245. Deaths reached 377 with the addition of four fatalities. Official spokesperson of the Ministry of Health Dr....

 2020-07-07 13:16 

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MoH: 514 recoveries from COVID-19 in Kuwait, tally at 41,515...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Some 514 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number to 41,515, Ministry of Health said on Tuesday. The ministry added, in a statement to KUNA, that the new number was based on ...

 2020-07-07 12:53 

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Australia deploys police, army forces amid increase in coronavirus infections...

KULA LUMPUR, July 7 (KUNA) -- Australia deployed the police and army forces to restrict movement between the states of New South Wales and Victoria due to the hike in coronavirus (COVID-19) infections. "A large-scale military and security operation wi...

 2020-07-07 12:45 

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Kuwait FM receives several outgoing Arab, foreign envoys...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah received on Tuesday several outgoing Arab and foreign Ambassadors. Sheikh Dr. Ahmad met separately with the Ambassadors of Tunisia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Nigeria, and In...

 2020-07-07 12:27 

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Indonesia reports 68 new COVID-19 deaths, toll at 3,309...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 (KUNA) -- Indonesia reported, Tuesday, 68 new coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths, raising the total to 3,309. According to the health authorities, there were 1,268 cases reported, putting the tally at 66,226 cases nationwide. Those recover...

 2020-07-07 12:09 

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Germany: 8 COVID-19 deaths, 390 infections...

BERLIN, July 7 (KUNA) -- Germany, on Tuesday, recorded eight coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 390 infections. According to the Robert Koch Institute's (RKI) press statement, the virus's death toll climbed to 9,024. Meanwhile, 390 new coronavirus ...

 2020-07-07 11:34 

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Forecast: EU economy to be in deep recession this year...

BRUSSELS, July 7 (KUNA) -- The European Union's economy will experience a deep recession this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, said the European Commission Tuesday. According to the commission's summer forecast, the impact on economic activit...

 2020-07-07 11:32 

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N. Korea rejects nuke talks with US...

TOKYO, July 7 (KUNA) -- North Korea on Tuesday reiterated that it has no intention to resume dialogue with the US, ahead of Washington's top nuclear envoy's visit to Seoul amid stalled nuclear talks. In a statement carried by the state-run Korean ...

 2020-07-07 11:23 

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Belgium: 42 more coronavirus infections...

BRUSSELS, July 7 (KUNA) -- Total infections of coronavirus cases in Belgium increased to 62,058, after 42 more cases were reported by health authorities on Tuesday. Three more deaths from coronavirus was reported increasing the death toll to 9,774. A numb...

 2020-07-07 11:21 

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US records almost 45,000 new coronavirus cases, deaths exceed 130,000...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- The US recorded almost 45,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours whereas the nation's coronavirus deaths exceeded 130,000, said Johns Hopkins University. The tally showed 44,953 new coronavirus cases were recorded nati...

 2020-07-07 10:08 

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S. Korea reports 44 new cases of coronavirus, total at 13,181...

TOKYO, July 7 (KUNA) -- South Korea on Tuesday confirmed 44 new cases of the coronavirus, raising the country's total caseload to 13,181, said Yonhap News Agency. The death toll increased by one to 285, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

 2020-07-07 09:59 

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Death toll from Japan's torrential rain rises to 52...

TOKYO, July 7 (KUNA) -- The death toll from a series of mudslides and floods caused by torrential rain in Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu rose to at least 52 and 12 others are still missing, local authorities said Tuesday. In Kumamoto Prefecture...

 2020-07-07 09:58 

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India records 467 COVID-19 deaths, 22,252 fresh cases...

NEW DELHI, July 7 (KUNA) -- Indian authorities said on Tuesday that 467 people succumbed to corona virus infection as 22,252 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported from across the country in the last 24 hours. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in...

 2020-07-07 09:54 

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Kuwait oil price up 95 cents to USD 44.05 pb...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwaiti oil went up by 95 cents to USD 44.05 per barrel Monday as oppose to USD 43.10 pb on Friday, said the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Tuesday. At the global level, the price of the Brent crude went up by 30 ...

 2020-07-06 08:38 

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India becomes 3rd worst-hit country with 697,413 corona cases...

NEW DELHI, July 6 (KUNA) -- Indian authorities said on Monday that coronavirus cases in the country rose to 697,413 to become the third worst hit nation after the US and Brazil. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in its latest update that 425 ...

 2020-07-06 02:51 

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

KUWAIT -- Kuwait's National Assembly calls on world's parliaments to adopt decisive stances against the unilateral 'Zionist' step aiming to annex some Palestinian territories. KUWAIT -- European Union Ambassador to Kuwait Christian Tudor a...

 2020-07-06 02:27 

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Arab ministers approve Kuwait's proposal on academic portal...

KUWAIT, July 5 (KUNA) -- Arab youth and sports ministers have endorsed Kuwait's proposal on setting up an Arab professional academic portal which offers practical facilitations to Arab youth, Kuwait's Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri said on...

 2020-07-06 02:25 

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Algeria's health sector suffers 26 deaths from Covid-19, 1,515 cases...

ALGIERS, July 5 (KUNA) -- Algerian medical and nursing staff have suffered 26 fatalities due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 1,515 infection cases since the outbreak of the pandemic, said the country's Minister of Health Abdulrahman bin Bouzai...

 2020-07-06 01:04 

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Israeli army attacks targets in Gaza Strip...

GAZA, July 5 (KUNA) -- The Israeli occupation forces launched artillery and air attacks on targets near Al-Shuja'iya district, to the east of Gaza City on Sunday night. At least two shells and a missile from an Israeli drone hit in farmland in the are...

 2020-07-06 00:00 

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Yemen confirms one coronavirus-related death, 17 cases...

ADEN, July 5 (KUNA) -- Yemen's higher national commission against coronavirus said Sunday that a person has died from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 17 others tested positive for the illness over the past 24 hours. The new fatality, identified i...

 2020-07-05 23:51 

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Mauritania reports one coronavirus-related death, 52 cases...

RABAT, July 5 (KUNA) -- The Mauritanian Ministry of Health announced on Sunday a new fatality from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), which brought the death toll to 130. In his daily presser, Director of the Ministry's Public Health Dept. Ould Al-Zahh...

 2020-07-05 23:40 

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Palestine confirms one coronavirus-related death, 264 cases...

RAMALLAH, July 5 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced Sunday a new fatality from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 264 more infections. A woman, in her 70s, died from the respiratory illness in Al-Fawwar refugee camp near Al-Khalil (H...

 2020-07-05 23:27 

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Egypt reports 63 coronavirus-related deaths, 1,218 cases...

CAIRO, July 5 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Ministry of Health announced Sunday that 1,218 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and 63 others succumbed to the illness over the past 24 hours. The figures took the overall infections to 75,25...

 2020-07-05 22:43 

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Iran to rebuild Natanz damaged nuclear facility...

TEHRAN, July 5 (KUNA) -- Iran announced it will rebuild the damaged nuclear facility of Natanz in Isfahan province, said the country's Atomic Energy Organization spokesperson, Behrouz Kamalvandi on Sunday. The Iranian official news agency (IRNA) quote...

 2020-07-05 22:36 

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Morocco's registers 3 deaths, 393 COVID-19 cases...

RABAT, July 5 (KUNA) -- Moroccan health ministry on Sunday reported three deaths and 393 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. Dr. Hind Al-Zain, head of the ministry's pandemics department, said by these figures, total deaths are now 235 while register...

 2020-07-05 22:12 

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Kuwait's parl't demands decisive stances against 'Zionist' plan...

KUWAIT, July 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's National Assembly on Sunday called on world's parliaments to adopt decisive stances against the unilateral 'Zionist' step aiming to annex some Palestinian territories in the West Bank. In a statement, the ...

 2020-07-05 21:48 

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UK: 22 COVID-19 deaths Sun....

KUWAIT, July 5 (KUNA) -- British department of health said Sunday 22 new deaths of COVID-19, raising the tally to 44,220. The department also confirmed in a statement 624 new infections, with the overall count of the contaminations standing at 285,416 add...

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