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 2021-09-20 15:05 

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Kuwait Crown Prince praises Eng. Al-Shehab's feats in US, Japan...

KUWAIT, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Seif Palace Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi who was accompanied by Engin...

 2021-09-20 14:42 

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Kuwait chairs IAEA General Conference for 1st time in Vienna...

VIENNA, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- Kuwait chaired on Monday the 65th session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference for the first time since Kuwait joined the agency over five decades ago. This came after the unanimous election of Kuwa...

 2021-09-20 14:38 

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Kuwait Crown Prince touts sports achievements...

KUWAIT, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi, Honorary Chairperson of Kuwait Disabled Sp...

 2021-09-20 13:38 

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Lebanese PM: to resume talks with IMF to support rescue packages...

BEIRUT, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Miqati said Monday his government would immediately resume negotiations with the International Monetary Fund to win the IMF's support for a short and medium-term economic rescue program. Miqati, ...

 2021-09-20 12:53 

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Ruling United Russia party wins parliamentary race...

MOSCOW, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- The ruling United Russia party won the parliamentary elections, held over three days, the Central Election Committee announced Monday. In a statement, it added the United Russia Party's candidates got 49.66 percent of total v...

 2021-09-20 12:38 

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Kuwait Amir praises accomplishment of paralympic athletes, inventor...

KUWAIT, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seef Palace Monday Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi and honorary chairperson of Kuwait Di...

 2021-09-20 11:45 

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Eight shot dead, six wounded in Russian university shooting - Tass...

MOSCOW, Sept 20 (KUNA) - A student has opened fire on a university in Russia's city of Perm killing eight people, and injuring six others, Svetlana Petrenk a spokesperson for Russia's Investigative Committee said Monday. Security forces have arres...

 2021-09-20 11:24 

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Australia will ramp up hydrogen funding to boost clean energy production...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday that his country is seeking to step up funding for hydrogen projects to boost clean energy production, in response to international pressure to set more ambitious targ...

 2021-09-20 11:13 

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Four shot, wounded in Russian city of Perm - Tass...

MOSCOW, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- At least four people were injured in a gun shooting in Perm city, eastern Russia, on Monday, TASS news agency reported. An unidentified person started shooting in Russia's Perm State University, TASS quoted the University Pre...

 2021-09-20 10:01 

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Kuwait FM participates in annual Mideast banquet in New York...

NEW YORK, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Foreign Minister, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah attended Monday the 15th annual dinner banquet on Middle East peace. The meeting was held on the sideline of the 76th ...

 2021-09-20 09:00 

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World must unite, coordinate with UN to confront Covid-19 - Kuwait Amir representative...

NEW YORK, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- The UN General Assembly takes place amidst "exceptional health circumstances," and the world should join hands and coordinate with UN to confront coronavirus, Representative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Naw...

 2021-09-20 08:36 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- 1962 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed a decree to establish Kuwait Transport Company with a capital of one million Kuwaiti Dinars (KD). 1991 -- Kuwait and the US signed a 10-year defense agreement, stipulat...

 2021-09-20 02:44 

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

KUWAIT -- Kuwait's daily coronavirus cases rose by 56 to 411,180, while deaths increased by one to 2,439, the Health Ministry said. BAGHDAD -- Iraq has launched a gas investment project in its southern Nasiriya and Gharraf oilfields in an endeavor tha...

 2021-09-20 02:19 

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Two people wounded in military plane crash in Texas...

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- A small military plane crashed in residential neighborhood in North Texas Sunday, during which at least two persons were injured and several multiple homes were damaged, according to media outlets. The Pentagon said in a stat...

 2021-09-20 00:26 

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Kuwaiti FM meets Mongolian counterpart...

NEW YORK, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah met with Mongolian Foreign Minister Battsetseg Batmunkh on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly here Su...

 2021-09-19 23:41 

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Kuwait's Al-Dawwas comes in 3rd at 2021 GP3 aquabike world tourney...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti racer Rashid Al-Dawwas snatched third place at the GP3 category as part of the first round of the 2021 Aquabike World Championship that came to a close Sunday evening at Italy's Sardinia Island. Speaking to KUNA, Al-D...

 2021-09-19 23:07 

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Volcanic eruption in Spain forces over 2,000 people to evacuate...

MADRID, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- A volcanic eruption in Spain's Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma on Sunday forced over 2,000 people to evacuate the area. The Spanish TV reported the eruption on Cumbre Vieja, which damaged many houses and farms in the area. ...

 2021-09-19 21:07 

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Amir's Rep. meets Siri Lankan Pres. at UNGA 76th session...

NEW YORK, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir's representative, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka on the sidelines of the 76th UN Gen...

 2021-09-19 20:15 

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Kuwait confirms one death, 56 new COVID-19 cases Sun....

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's daily coronavirus cases rose by 56 to 411,180, while deaths increased by one to 2,439, the Health Ministry said Sunday. Another 84 virus patients were cured of the virus, raising the total number of recoveries to 407...

 2021-09-19 19:54 

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 2021-09-19 19:11 

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Kuwait handball women's team beaten by Japan in Asian qualifiers...

AMMAN, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's women handball team fell short against Japan on Sunday in the Jordan-hosted Asian qualifiers ahead of the World Cup in Spain next year. Japan, one of the favorites to win the world cup, dominated the contest with a fi...

 2021-09-19 18:55 

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Kuwait volleyball women's team beaten by Japan in Asian qualifiers...

AMMAN, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's women volleyball team fell short against Japan on Sunday in the Jordan-hosted Asian qualifiers ahead of the World Cup in Spain next year. Japan, one of the favorites to win the world cup, dominated the contest with a ...

 2021-09-19 18:50 

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Qatar reports 101 COVID-19 infections...

DOHA, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Qatar's Ministry of Health registered Sunday 101 COVID-19 new infections, adding up the country's total cases to 235,487. In addition, 173 people healed as the overall count of recoveries has hit 233,289 since the COVID-19 ...

 2021-09-19 18:48 

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Amiri Diwan thanks mourners for condolence over late Hessa Al-Rabea'a...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- On behalf of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Amiri Diwan on Sunday expressed appreciation and gratitude to the mourners for condolences over the demise of Sheikh Ahmad Yousef Al-Salman Al-Sabah&...

 2021-09-19 17:52 

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Iraq launches record gas investment project in southern oilfields...

BAGHDAD, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Iraq has launched a gas investment project in its southern Nasiriya and Gharraf oilfields in an endeavor that is expected to generate a record 200 million cubic feet of gas, the oil ministry said on Sunday. Such projects, includ...

 2021-09-19 17:28 

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Algeria ex-pres. laid to rest amid tight security...

ALGIERS, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Algeria's former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was laid to rest at El-Alia cemetery, east of Algier, on Sunday, amid heavy security presence and official arrangements. The north African country's longest-serving leader ...

 2021-09-19 16:21 

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Biden requests phone call with Macron over submarine deal - France...

PARIS, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- France on Sunday said US President Joe Biden has requested to speak with President Emmanuel Macron over the phone, in the wake of Paris losing a multi-billion dollar submarine deal with Australia in favor of one with Washington an...

 2021-09-19 16:08 

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UNHCR: Kuwait left strong imprint on global humanitarian efforts...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has left a strong imprint on global humanitarian efforts, benefiting and helping millions of refugees worldwide, said a UN official Sunday. In a statement to KUNA after meeting with Secretary General of Kuwait Red Crescent...

 2021-09-19 15:20 

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Bookworms flock to Madrid fair amid large turnout...

Photo feature by Hanadi WatfaMADRID, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Literary aficionados turned out in droves for the annual International Book Fair held this year in the Spanish capital Madrid, braving the COVID pandemic for a breath of fresh air in the city's fa...

 2021-09-19 15:02 

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

VIENNA -- The Middle East and South Asia group in the International Atomic Energy agency (IAEA) nominated Kuwait, on behalf of the group to head IAEA 65th Annual Regular Session of the Agency's General Conference, which will kick off tomorrow. CAIRO -...

 2021-09-19 14:31 

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Palestinian prisoners suffer suppression in Israeli jails - PPC...

RAMALLAH, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian Prisoners Club (PPC) said Sunday that tens of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails have been suffering from suppression and torturing since six Palestinian prisoners escaped from an Israeli jail. Th...

 2021-09-19 13:53 

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Kuwait Amir sends condolences cable to Algerian Pres....

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Sunday a condolences cable to Algerian President Abdulmadjid Tebboune over the death of Former President Abdulaziz Bouteflika. In the cable, His Highness the Amir...

 2021-09-19 13:46 

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Kuwait Crown Prince receives acting PM, Acting Speaker...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Sunday at Seef palace Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah. His Highness received as well Acting Speaker ...

 2021-09-19 13:41 

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CBK receives applications for banking career-seeking program...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- The tenth round of the Kuwaiti Graduates Development Program (KGDP) will be receiving applications by those interested in a career in banking as of September 19 and till November fourth 2021, the CBK announced Sunday. The program...

 2021-09-19 13:30 

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Kuwait to head 65th session of IAEA General Conf....

VIENNA, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- The Middle East and South Asia group in the International Atomic Energy agency (IAEA) nomited Kuwait, on behalf of the group to head IAEA 65th Annual Regular Session of the Agency's General Conference, which will kick off tom...

 2021-09-19 13:19 

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Egyptian FM calls for need to revive Palestinian-Israeli negotiations...

CAIRO, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called Sunday for pushing forward negotiations between Palestine and Israel in order to enhance regional security and stability. Shoukry, in a phone call with Israeli Foreign Minister Yai...

 2021-09-19 13:06 

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Australia claims "upfront" with France over abandoning submarine deal...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton affirmed on Sunday that his country was "upfront, open and honest" with Paris about its concerns over the French submarine deal that Canberra abandoned after announcing a sec...

 2021-09-19 11:51 

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DIWAN-KUWAIT-ST. KITTS AND NEVIS...

Kuwait Amir congratulates St. Kitts, Nevis on nat'l dayKUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Sunday a congratulatory cable Governor-General of St. Kitts and Nevis, Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton, o...

 2021-09-19 11:50 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates Chilean Pres. on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) - His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Sunday a congratulatory cable to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, on the occasion of his country's national day. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal...

 2021-09-19 11:49 

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Ex-int'l judge: "world is not better" for war crimes' victims...

By Tamer AbulainainGENEVA, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Swiss judge Carla Del Ponte's name has been associated with international war criminals and how she sought justice in complex cases, just to acknowledge at end of her career that the "world is not bette...

 2021-09-19 11:19 

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Kuwait Amir receives Crown Prince, Acting PM...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seef Palace His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. His Highness the Amir also receiving Acting Prime Minister and Minister...

 2021-09-19 10:09 

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Israeli occupation forces re-arrest two Palestinians who escaped prison...

RAMALLAH, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- The Israeli occupation forces re-arrested two fugitive prisoners, Ayham Kamamji and Munadhel Nafaiat, after storming Jenin city and raiding the house they were in at dawn Sunday. Fouad Kamamji, father of one of the captives, sa...

 2021-09-19 08:25 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) 1960 -- Kuwait Municipality distributed 32 housing lots for citizens at South Shuwaikh Area. 1962 -- Kuwait Government delivered fresh water to cities from Rawdhatain field. 2000 -- Former MP Mohammad Hamad Al-Barrak passed away at ...

 2021-09-19 02:46 

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

NEW YORK -- Kuwait seeks to strengthen its strategic partnership with the United Nations, and its agencies, His Highness the Amir's Representative, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah says. KUWAIT -- Kuwait Petroleum ...

 2021-09-19 01:03 

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His Highness Amir's envoy: Kuwait keen to boost partnership with UN...

NEW YORK, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwait seeks to strengthen strategic partnership with the United Nation and its diverse agencies, said His Highness the Amir's Representative, His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Saturday. In s...

 2021-09-19 00:34 

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French FM warns submarine deal crisis will "affect the definition" of NATO...

PARIS, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned that Australia's move to replace Paris for Washington, in a multi-billion dollar submarine deal, will "affect the definition" of NATO. France's decision to re...

 2021-09-18 23:31 

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US confirms Qatari Airways flight with Americans aboard departs Afghanistan...

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- The US confirmed Saturday that a Qatar Airways charter flight departed from Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday with 28 US citizens and seven lawful permanent residents on board. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said in a sta...

 2021-09-18 22:57 

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Kuwait lose to Jordan 11-28 at Asian Women's Handball Championship...

AMMAN, Sept 18 (KUNA) - Jordan beat Kuwait 11-28 on Saturday at the Asian Women's Handball Championship, currently held in Amman. The Jordanian team secured an easy win against Kuwait, who will face Japan on Sunday. Along with Jordan and Japan, the Ku...

 2021-09-18 22:47 

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Yemeni gov't decries Houthi's "awful" mass executions in Sana'a...

ADEN, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- The Yemeni Ministry of Human Rights has strongly decried the "awful" mass-executions carried out today by Iran-allied Houthi militia in the city of Sana'a against nine people in the militia-controlled regions. According...

 2021-09-18 22:44 

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KPC launches new gathering ctre in northern Kuwait...

KUWAIT, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) witnessed on Saturday the launch of gathering centre 31, north of the country, which will produce a daily 100,000 oil barrels, 62.5 million cubic feet of associated gas and 240,000 barrels o...

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