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 2022-09-30 09:22 

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Kuwait Prime Minister congratulates Botswana President on national day...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday sent a cable of congratulations to Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi on his country's national day. (end)rk...

 2022-09-30 09:20 

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Kuwait Crown Prince congratulates Botswana President on national day...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday sent a cable of congratulations to Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi on his country's national day. His Highness the Crown Prince ...

 2022-09-30 09:18 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates Botswana President on national day...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday sent a cable of congratulations to Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi on his country's national day. His Highness the Amir wished President ...

 2022-09-30 09:14 

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Kuwait Crown Prince pleased with election-turnout...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) - His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable expressing gratitude on Friday to National Guard President, Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah, Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and...

 2022-09-30 09:14 

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Kuwait Amir thanks participants in Natl. Assembly Elections '22...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of acknowledgement on Friday thanking National Guard President, Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah, Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and Dep...

 2022-09-30 09:07 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- 1912 -- Kuwait witnesses a year of prosperity branded "Al-Tafha Year" when pearl diving yields, with Kuwait's flotilla of more than 800 dhows, reached six million rupees. 1979 -- The Kuwaiti Cabinet decides to establi...

 2022-09-30 06:30 

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Profile of 10 winners from the 3rd constituency...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- The Profile of the 10 winners to the 3rd Constituency of the 17th legislative term 2022, are as follows: Ahmad Al-Saadon: born in 1934, former National Assembly Speaker in 1985, 1992, 1996, and 2012. Also Deputy Speaker in 1975 a...

 2022-09-30 06:12 

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Winners of the National Assembly elections '22 in the 3rd constituency...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- The electoral main committee in the 3rd constituency announced the 10 winners of National Assembly for the 17th legislative term 2022, which took place on Thursday and the results are in the following order: 1-Ahmad Al-Saadon (12...

 2022-09-30 05:29 

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The profile of 10 winners of the 1st constituency...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- The Profile of the 10 winners in the First Constituency of the 17th legislative term 2022, and they are as follows: 1- Abdullah Al-Mudhaf: Born in 1983 - holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Gulf University of Scienc...

 2022-09-30 05:21 

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The profile of 10 winners from the 2nd constituency...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- The Profile of The 10 winners of the Second Constituency of the 17th legislative term 2022, are as the follow: 1- Bader Al-Mulla: Born in 1971 - PhD Law and Legal studies - Lawyer and Member at Saad Al-Abdullah Academy for Securi...

 2022-09-30 05:14 

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Winners of the National Assembly elections '22 in the 1st constituency...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- The electoral main committee in the 1st constituency announced the 10 winners of National Assembly for the 17th legislative term 2022, which took place on Thursday and results are in the following order: 1-Abdullah Al-Mudhaf (6,3...

 2022-09-30 04:49 

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Winners of the National Assembly elections '22 in the 2nd constituency...

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- The electoral main committee in the 2nd constituency announced the 10 winners of National Assembly for the 17th legislative term 2022, which took place Thursday, and results in the following order: 1-Bader Al-Mulla (7,285) votes....

 2022-09-30 02:41 

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

KUWAIT -- Polling stations for Kuwait's 2022 National Assembly elections close after Kuwaitis nationwide vote in 50 lawmakers across five constituencies who will represent them at the parliament. RIYADH -- Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General Dr...

 2022-09-30 02:20 

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At least eight killed as Hurricane Ian lashes onto parts of Florida...

NEW YORK, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- At least eight people have been killed after Hurricane Ian lashed onto several parts of the southeastern state of Florida with reported images of inundated roads and the widescale destruction of homes. Initial estimates due to ...

 2022-09-30 02:05 

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US confirms death of citizen in Iranian attack on Iraqi Kurdistan...

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The US confirmed on Thursday that an American citizen was killed in a rocket attack launched by Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Iraq's northern Kurdistan region a day prior. "We want to reiterate that we condemn Ira...

 2022-09-30 01:58 

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US supports investigation into death of Palestinian child in West Bank...

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The US said on Thursday it supports conducting a "thorough and immediate investigation" into the circumstances surrounding the death of a Palestinian child in Bethlehem in the West Bank. "The US is heartbroken to ...

 2022-09-30 01:47 

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US condemns Pyongyang's multiple ballistic missile launches...

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The US condemned Thursday North Korea's multiple ballistic missile launches, saying these launches are "a clear violation of multiple UN Security Council resolutions."State Department Principal Deputy Spokesperson...

 2022-09-30 00:27 

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UN chief: Russian annexation of Ukraine regions has "no legal value"...

NEW YORK, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that Russia's plans to annex four regions of Ukraine would be considered in "violation" of the UN Charter and of "no legal value."The secret...

 2022-09-29 23:56 

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 2022-09-29 23:11 

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EU takes Malta to court over "golden passports" scheme...

BRUSSELS, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The European Commission Thursday said that it has decided to refer Malta to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its investor citizenship scheme, also referred to as the "golden passports". Following Russia...

 2022-09-29 22:35 

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Russian Oligarch, associates indicted for sanctions evasion, obstruction of justice - DOJ...

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Thursday the unsealing of an indictment charging a US citizen and three Russian citizens with "violating new US sanctions imposed earlier this year in response to Russia's ...

 2022-09-29 22:34 

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US Senate votes in stopgap funding bill to avert gov't shutdown...

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The US Senate on Thursday passed stopgap legislation to avert a government shutdown, funding the federal government until Decembr 16 and approving new resources for Ukraine's defense against Russia's invasion. The rar...

 2022-09-29 22:30 

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EU condemns sentencing of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar...

BRUSSELS, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The European Union Thursday condemned an additional three years imprisonment against detained State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi by a military court In Myanmar earlier today. "Her trials are purely politically motivated,"...

 2022-09-29 21:47 

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GCC chief condemns Iranian attacks in Kurdistan...

RIYADH, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf, condemned the Iranian attacks on Kurdistan region, north Iraq, as a violation of Iraq's sovereignty and a threat to regional security and stability. Durin...

 2022-09-29 21:08 

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Saudi Crown Prince unveils Savvy Games Group strategy...

RIYADH, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz said Thursday the Savvy Games Group is a main part of "our ambitious strategy" to make Saudi Arabia a global hub for the games and e-sports sector by 2030. "We are ...

 2022-09-29 20:51 

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Kuwait Amir receives congratulatory cable from Jordan King...

KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Thursday a cable of congratulations from King Abdullah II, of Jordan, on the second anniversary of his coronation. In his cable, King Abdullah II wished Hi...

 2022-09-29 20:27 

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Biden approves Florida disaster declaration...

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- US President Joseph Biden, Jr., declared on Thursday that a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ian ...

 2022-09-29 20:10 

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Palestinian boy killed due to Israeli manhunt...

RAMALLAH, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian seven-year-old boy was martyred when he fell down from a high place while the Israeli occupation forces were chasing him in Tekoa village, southeast Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank on Thursday. In a statement...

 2022-09-29 20:01 

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Voting closes for '22 National Assembly elections...

Voting closes for '22 National Assembly elections...

 2022-09-29 19:41 

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Elections' coverage must reflect Kuwait's image "at its best" - Info. Min....

By Fawaz Al-OtaibiKUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The 2022 parliamentary elections' coverage must reflect Kuwait's image "at its best", stressed Minister of Information Abdurrahman Al-Mutairi on Thursday. During a tour at its headquarters, Al-Mu...

 2022-09-29 19:16 

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Kuwait Transparency Society: Elections' atmosphere "superb"...

KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The general atmosphere is "superb", especially with the morning high turnout, said a civil society figure Thursday in reference to the 2022 National Assembly Elections. Kuwait Transparency Society is currently gathering a...

 2022-09-29 19:15 

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Luxembourg scraps Covid-19 travel restrictions for non-EU citizens...

BRUSSELS, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Luxembourg Thursday announced that it will scrap all Covid-19 entry restrictions for non-EU passport holders living outside the bloc as from Saturday. "From 1 October 2022, third-country nationals residing outside the Europ...

 2022-09-29 19:12 

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Japan condemns Iranian attack on Iraq Kurdistan...

TOKYO, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Japan on Thursday strongly condemned Iran's attacks on Kurdistan region, north Iraq, including multiple rocket launches that resulted in deaths and many injuries this week. "We strongly condemn these attacks, which threate...

 2022-09-29 19:05 

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Somali forces kill more than 40 Al-Shabab militants...

CAIRO, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The Somali security forces said Thursday that more than 40 of Al-Shabab militants were killed in military operations in the central Hiran province. The terrorist Al-Shabab militia, linked to Al-Qaeda, is frequently losing in its d...

 2022-09-29 18:43 

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Arab League chief praises Sheikh Hessa's support to Arab Businesswomen...

CAIRO, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmad Aboul-Gheit praised on Thursday the role played by President of the Council of Arab Businesswomen Sheikha Dr. Hessa Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah to enhance the economic relations among the A...

 2022-09-29 18:30 

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N. Korea fires two ballistic missiles into sea...

TOKYO, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea (Sea of Japan) on Thursday, Yonhap News Agency reported citing South Korean military sources. This is the third such provocation in less than a week, the Joint...

 2022-09-29 18:24 

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Dep. PM: Aiming for a "smooth" electoral process...

KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- All facilitations provided and difficulties addressed for a smooth electoral process, said Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister and Acting Interior Minister Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Sabah. His remark came after an i...

 2022-09-29 18:01 

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Nazaha: 2022 parliamentary elections "different"...

By Mohammad Al-MutairiKUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir's June 22nd speech lent "different" the public approach to the 2022 parliamentary elections, said Nazaha. The aforementioned statement to KUNA came through Head of Kuwait An...

 2022-09-29 17:46 

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EU calls for price cap on Russian gas imports...

BRUSSELS, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The European Union Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson said the EU is negotiating with "reliable suppliers of pipeline gas" to reduce gas prices and is also considering a limit on gas prices imported from Russia. "Euro...

 2022-09-29 17:37 

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IsDB supports food security, tourism in Jordan...

AMMAN, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) inked along with Jordanian government two loan agreements worth USD 210 million aiming to promote food security and tourism sector in Jordan. Signing the documents were IsDB President Mohammad Sulei...

 2022-09-29 17:28 

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EU concerned over killing of Palestinians in West Bank...

BRUSSELS, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The European Union expressed concern over the situation in the occupied West Bank following a raid by Israeli soldiers in the Jenin refugee camp on Wednesday during which four Palestinians were killed and over 40 injured. "...

 2022-09-29 15:03 

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Council of Arab Businesswomen hopes to achieve economic goals...

CAIRO, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- President of the Council of Arab Businesswomen (CABW) Sheikha Dr Hessa Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah on Thursday expressed her hope in the council to achieve its goal in supporting women economically. This came during her speech in th...

 2022-09-29 14:53 

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

3055774 KUWAIT -- Voting in 2022 National Assembly elections kicks off, with 795,911 eligible voters casting ballots to choose 50 MPs. 3055790 KUWAIT -- Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister and Acting Interior Minister Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Sabah visi...

 2022-09-29 14:52 

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Putin to sign annexation treaty with East Ukraine regions Friday...

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin will sign Friday a treaty annexing four east Ukraine regions, spokesperson of Russia Presidency Dmitry Peskov announced Thursday. Peskov said Putin, who will be giving a lengthy speech, along with...

 2022-09-29 14:45 

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Iraqi foreign ministry summons Iranian ambassador over attacks on Kurdistan...

BAGHDAD, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The Iraqi Foreign Ministry on Thursday summoned the Iranian ambassador to Iraq Mohammad Kazim and handed him a memorandum protesting the latest development in Kurdistan Region. In a statement, the ministry said that Head of Neig...

 2022-09-29 14:07 

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Hlt Ministry renders services during '22 Kuwait parliamentary elections...

(Photo feature) KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- The Health Ministry, on Thursday, rendered it services to the voters casting ballots in the 2022 National Assembly elections, which began early this morning. Some 123 clinics are opened at ballot stations througho...

 2022-09-29 13:19 

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Kuwait condemns Iranian attack on Iraqi Kurdistan...

KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Foreign Ministry condemned the Iranian ballistic and drone attack on several areas of Kurdistan Region in Iraq, resulting in the death and injury of several people. In a statement on Thursday, the ministry affirmed Kuwait&...

 2022-09-29 13:18 

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NGOs partake in '22 Kuwaiti parliamentary elections...

Photo-Feature by Salem Al-Methen KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) took part in the 2022 National Assembly elections for the 17th legislative term on Thursday to ensure an atmosphere of integrity and freedom of choice...

 2022-09-29 13:12 

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Saudi condemns Iranian attack on Iraq's Kurdistan...

RIYADH, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia strongly condemned the Iranian attacks on Iraq's Kurdistan Region, killing and injuring a number of civilians. In a statement on Thursday, the kingdom affirmed opposition to any action that could undermine Iraq&#...

 2022-09-29 13:11 

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Justice Minister: Turnout high in '22 Kuwait parliamentary elections...

KUWAIT, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- Minister of Justice, Minister of State for Nazaha (Integrity) Enhancement and Minister of Awqaf (Endowment) and Islamic Affairs Jamal Al-Jalawi said on Thursday that voters turnout for the 2022 National Assembly elections for the...

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