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 2021-07-29 01:20 

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Coalition intercepts Houthi drone targeting southern Saudi Arabia...

JEDDAH, July 28 (KUNA) -- The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said on Wednesday it shot down an explosive aerial drone, launched by Houthi militia, deliberately targetting a residential area in Saudi Arabia's Southern Region. The Coalition la...

 2021-07-29 01:18 

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Cabinet mulls roadmap to hasten development project implementation...

KWUAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's cabinet said on Wednesday it has reviewed a three-point "roadmap" which will hasten the implementation of development projects across the country. The draft plan, which aims to "support the national econo...

 2021-07-29 01:06 

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US Sec., WHO chief discuss chances to strengthen group...

WASHINGTON, July 28 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Blinken and Tedros discussed opportunities for collaboratio...

 2021-07-29 00:28 

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Kuwait's Amir abolishes decree of appointing Amir Diwan minister...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday issued a decree abolishing decree No. 258 of 2017 on appointing His Highness the Amir's Diwan Affair minister. (end)ibi...

 2021-07-29 00:16 

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Lebanon fire kills teen, wounds several others...

BEIRUT, July 28 (KUNA) -- A wildfire broke out in Akkar's Qobayat arae, in northern Lebanon, on Wednesday, and led to the killing of a young man and the injury of 23 others. The fire which extended to about seven kilometers length and two kilometers w...

 2021-07-28 23:55 

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US Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged...

WASHINGTON, July 28 (KUNA) -- The US Federal Reserve affirmed Wednesday it is "committed to using its full range of tools to support the US economy in this challenging time, thereby promoting its maximum employment and price stability goals," as i...

 2021-07-28 23:18 

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Israeli troops kill Palestinian child in West Bank...

RAMALLAH, July 28 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian child has succumbed to his injuries he sustained by the Israeli occupation forces' fire at Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron (al-Khalil), in the occupied West Bank. Mohammad al-Allami, aged 12, was shot in his ...

 2021-07-28 23:04 

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Kuwait logs 941 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's daily coronavirus cases jumped by 941 to 395,479 as deaths rose by five to 2,303, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Another 1,365 people were cured of the virus, raising the total of those to have overcome the d...

 2021-07-28 22:51 

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WHO chief lauds Kuwait's support for the organization...

By Bader Al-BedahKUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus has praised Kuwait's backing for the organization and vulnerable world countries in countering the coronavirus pandemic. "Thank you ...

 2021-07-28 22:09 

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 2021-07-28 22:02 

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KOC signs two contracts to treat oil-contaminated soil in Kuwait...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) on Wednesday signed two new deals to treat the soil polluted by crude oil during the Iraqi occupation in the northern and southern areas of the country. These are last two of the KOC five planned cont...

 2021-07-28 21:44 

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Moscow-Washington strategic stability dialogue kicks off...

GENEVA, July 28 (KUNA) -- The US mission to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva announced on Wednesday the start of the Moscow-Washington strategic stability dialogue on arms control. This meeting comes following a commitment made by US...

 2021-07-28 21:35 

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Countries around the world update daily COVID-19 tallies...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Jordan announced on Wednesday, registering 21 Coronavirus (Covid-19) deaths and 1,055 new infections, pushing the total deaths up to 1,000 and the caseload to 768,000 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country. The number ...

 2021-07-28 19:25 

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WHO Director General visits Kuwait's COVID-19 vaccination center, Jaber hospital...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus paid a visit Wednesday to Kuwait Center for Coronavirus Vaccination Center, accompanied by a number of top Ministry of Health officials. Ghebreye...

 2021-07-28 19:21 

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Treasury sanctions Syrian regime prisons, officials, armed group...

WASHINGTON, July 28 (KUNA) -- The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is sanctioning eight Syrian prisons run by the Assad regime's intelligence apparatus, which have been sites of human rights abuses against po...

 2021-07-28 19:14 

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Iran Supreme leader: US stagnant regarding Iranian nuclear file...

TEHRAN, July 28 (KUNA) -- The United States is stagnant on its stance, and did not take any step towards better negations in the Iranian nuclear file, Iran's Supreme leader Ali Khamenei announced on Wednesday. "The current government experience pr...

 2021-07-28 19:13 

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UK-KUWAIT Kuwait Amir's representative praises Saudi-Kuwaiti ties in all fields...

Corrected repeat LONDON, July 28 (KUNA) -- The representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Minister of Education Dr. Ali Al-Mudhaf, Wednesday, praised the brotherly relations shared between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in a...

 2021-07-28 18:56 

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US Treasury designates Al-Qaeda-Linked financial facilitators in Turkey, Syria...

WASHINGTON, July 28 (KUNA) -- The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated, Wednesday, one Turkey-based Al-Qaeda financial facilitator for materially assisting Al-Qaeda. Additionally, OFAC designated one Syria...

 2021-07-28 18:29 

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Kuwait Amir's representative is keen with Saudi-Kuwaiti relations...

LONDON, July 28 (KUNA) -- The representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Minister of Education Dr. Ali Al-Mudhaf, Wednesday, praised the brotherly relations shared between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in all fields. This s...

 2021-07-28 17:53 

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Biden signs Memo on improving cybersecurity of US critical infrastructure...

WASHINGTON, July 28 (KUNA) -- US President Joe Biden signed Wednesday a National Security Memorandum (NSM) on "Improving Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Control Systems," which addresses cybersecurity for critical infrastructure and impl...

 2021-07-28 17:32 

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KOC: Kuwaiti athletes to participate in 3 Olympic events Thurs....

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Three Kuwaiti athletes will participate in three events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Thursday. Kuwaiti swimmer Abbas Qali will compete in 100m Butterfly race Thursday at 1:00 pm local time as part of his participation on To...

 2021-07-28 17:15 

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Countries update daily COVID-19 tallies...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- A number of countries across the globe Wednesday declared their deaths, infections and recoveries of the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours. Qatar's Ministry of health announced on Wednesday one Coronavirus (COVID-...

 2021-07-28 17:01 

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OIC denounces Houthi drones targeting Saudi Arabia...

JEDDAH, July 28 (KUNA) -- The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, condemned on Wednesday the attempts of the terrorist Houthi militia to target the civilians in Jazan, southern Saudi Arabia with bal...

 2021-07-28 16:26 

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Speaker Al-Ghanim receives UAE's FNC delegations...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim received in his office on Wednesday, the visiting First Deputy Speaker of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates, Hamad Ahmed Al-Rahoumi. During the meeting, both ...

 2021-07-28 16:25 

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Kuwait PM receives WHO Director General...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received on Wednesday the visiting Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and his accompanying delegation. Pres...

 2021-07-28 16:08 

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Kuwait's FM receives WHO Director General...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah met on Wednesday the Director General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus on the ...

 2021-07-28 16:02 

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India, US seek Indo-Pacific stability, peace in Afghanistan...

NEW DELHI, July 28 (KUNA) -- India and the US pledged on Wednesday to work together for bring stability in the Indo-Pacific region and peace in Afghanistan apart from working on a number of issues in the bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual con...

 2021-07-28 15:32 

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Kuwait Crown Prince receives WHO Director General...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received, Wednesday, at Bayan Palace the visiting Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and his accompanying ...

 2021-07-28 15:25 

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Deputy FM receives Iranian Amb., outgoing Canadian envoy...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Majdi Al-Dhafiri met, Wednesday, with the Iranian Ambassador to Kuwait Mohammad Irani and outgoing Ambassador of Canada Louis-Pierre Emond. In the reception with Irani, Al-Dhafiri discussed with...

 2021-07-28 14:52 

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Kuwait, US discuss bilateral relations...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Interior Minister Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah and US Ambassador to Kuwait Alina L. Romanowski discussed, Wednesday, bilateral relations and means to develop them. During a meeting, both sides reviewed issues ...

 2021-07-28 12:56 

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Kuwait Amir receives WHO Director General...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives Wednesday at Bayan Palace Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah, along with visiting World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyes...

 2021-07-28 12:10 

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US, India FMs hold talks...

NEW DELHI, July 28 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held on Wednesday extensive talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar in New Delhi as the former is expected to arrive in Kuwait later in the day. The Indian External Affairs Ministry ...

 2021-07-28 11:36 

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Arab Coalition intercepts two Houthi missiles, two drones toward Jizan...

JEDDAH, July 28 (KUNA) -- Saudi-led coalition to support the legitimate Yemeni government said Wednesday that it had intercepted two ballistic missiles fired by the Yemeni Houthi militia towards civilian targets southern the Saudi city of Jizan. Earlier, ...

 2021-07-28 11:27 

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Kuwait Amir cables Moroccan King on accession anniv....

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent, on Wednesday, a cable of congratulations and best wishes to King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the 22nd anniversary of his accession to the throne, wishing the natio...

 2021-07-28 11:23 

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Kuwait Amir receives Crown Prince, Parliament Speaker. PM...

KUWAIT, July 28 (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 WednesdayHis Highness the Amir also received National Assembly Speak...

 2021-07-28 11:21 

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Kuwait Scientific Ctr. Aquarium amazes visitors with shark feeding...

Photo feature by Ahmad SurourKUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Scientific Center is an unforgettable, fun-learning trip that also promotes advancement of sciences and cultural heritage. The Center's Aquarium showcases South Africa sharks being fed in &...

 2021-07-28 10:24 

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Al-Razi Hospital Tower... Vital in treating COVID-19...

By Hanan Al-SaediKUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Al-Razi Hospital Tower became one of the Kuwaiti health system's main facilities to help fight COVID-19 cases, especially emergency cases. The Tower includes an integrated medical team for intensive and inter...

 2021-07-28 10:01 

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Kuwaiti trap shooters end qualification Day 1...

TOKYO, July 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti shooters Abdurrahman Al-Faihan and Abdullah Al-Rashidi finished the first day of the Tokyo Olympics men's trap qualification at top position with 74 targets out of 75 on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Talal Al-Rashidi was 18th,...

 2021-07-28 09:23 

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Kuwait crude oil up to USD 74.25 pb - KPC...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait crude oil gained USD 1.23 during Tuesday's trading sessions to reach USD 74.25 pb compared with USD 73.02 pb the day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Wednesday. Brent futures retreated two cents to USD 7...

 2021-07-28 09:06 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- 1939 -- Kuwait Legislative Council requested the Municipal Council to provide five boats to bring fresh water from Shatt Al-Arab river. The government will purchase the water and store it in tanks. Ships were allowed to sell exce...

 2021-07-28 02:45 

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

KUWAIT - Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced exempting immunized travellers coming from abroad, arriving in Kuwait from paying the PCR test fees at the value of KD 20 via 'Kuwait Mosafer' application. KUWAIT - Kuwait's Minis...

 2021-07-28 02:30 

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US voices concerns about attacks on Eritrean refugees in Tigray...

WASHINGTON, July 27 (KUNA) -- The United States has expressed deep concerns about "credible reports" of attacks by military forces affiliated with a Tigray People's Liberation Front and the Tigrayan militias against Eritrean refugees in the Ti...

 2021-07-28 01:50 

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Coalition intercepts two Houthi missiles, two drones targeting Jizan...

JEDDAH, July 27 (KUNA) -- The Saudi-led coalition to support the legitimate Yemeni government said Tuesday that it had intercepted two ballistic missiles and two explosives-laden drones fired by the Yemeni Houthi militia towards civilian targets in southe...

 2021-07-28 01:14 

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Israel kills Palestinian man S. Nablus...

RAMALLAH, July 27 (KUNA) -- The Israeli occupation forces have killed a Palestinian man at Beita town, south of Nablus, Palestine's Ministry of Health said on Tuesday,Shadi Selim, 41, was shot near his work by the Israeli forces, the ministry added in...

 2021-07-27 23:48 

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Countries around the world update daily COVID-19 tallies...

KUWAIT, July 27 (KUNA) -- Governments around the world announced their daily coronavirus updates on Tuesday as they continue to battle the impacts of the deadly pandemic. In France, health officials reported 28 fatalities and 26,871 infections in the past...

 2021-07-27 23:44 

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 2021-07-27 23:17 

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WHO Chief to highlight latest developments on Covid-19 globally tomorrow...

KUWAIT, July 27 (KUNA) -- Accompanied by Health Minister of Health Dr. Basel Al-Sabah, visiting Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus will hold a press conference tomorrow here and will highlight the latest develop...

 2021-07-27 23:03 

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Palestinian Nat'l Council: Israel must be held accountable for Judaization of Jerusalem...

AMMAN, July 27 (KUNA) -- The United Nations Security Council must hold Israel accountable for the crime of attempting to "blur the identity, history and features" of Jerusalem's Old City in violation of international law, the Palestinian Natio...

 2021-07-27 23:01 

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Kuwait reports 933 new Covid-19 infections, five deaths...

KUWAIT, July 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Health said on Tuesday five people succumbed to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 933 others have been infected with the disease over the past 24 hours. The new figures raised death toll to 2,298 and t...

 2021-07-27 22:40 

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Tunisian pres. discusses regional issues with Algerian, Moroccan FMs...

TUNIS, July 27 (KUNA) -- Tunisian President Kais Saeed discussed on Tuesday regional issues of common concern with Algerian and Moroccan foreign ministers Ramtane Lamamra and Nasser Bourita. The meeting came to affirm continuing working together to streng...

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