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 2022-08-14 12:43 

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Iraq Supreme Judicial Council: We cannot dissolve parliament...

BAGHDAD, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- The Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq said on Sunday that it did not have the authority to dissolve parliament. This came in a statement by the council replying to head of the Sadr party Muqtada Al-Sadr's ultimatum, which call...

 2022-08-14 11:45 

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Kuwait Crown Prince congratulates Pakistan on Independence Day...

KUWAIT, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Sunday, sent a cable to President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi, congratulating him on his country's Independence Day. (end)lr...

 2022-08-14 11:45 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates Pakistan on Independence Day...

KUWAIT, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of congratulations on Sunday to President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi on his country's Independence Day. His Highness the Amir wished the President good ...

 2022-08-14 11:45 

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Kuwait PM congratulates Pakistan on Independence Day...

KUWAIT, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Sunday sent a cable to President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi, congratulating him on his country's Independence Day. (end)lr...

 2022-08-14 10:23 

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Israeli occupation police claims arrest of Jerusalem shooting incident suspect...

RAMALLAH, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- The Israeli occupation police claimed that it arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting incident that resulted in the injury of eight Jewish settlers in Jerusalem, said a media source on Monday. The Israeli occupation B...

 2022-08-14 09:20 

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Gun incident in Jerusalem injures eight settlers...

RAMALLAH, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- A gun incident in Jerusalem had led to the injury of eight settlers, said a media source for the Israeli occupation on Monday. The Israel occupation Broadcasting Authority said that the incident occurred near the Western Wall in...

 2022-08-14 08:55 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- 1962 -- The Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed a law regulating prison affairs. 1962 -- The Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed decree forming the planning council. 1983 -- The Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sa...

 2022-08-14 02:44 

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

RIYADH -- The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf reiterated the solidarity and standing of GCC countries with Saudi Arabia in confronting all that threatens its security and stability. CAIRO -- The Head of the Wome...

 2022-08-13 23:54 

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Lebanese soldier killed in clashes with smugglers near Syrian borders...

BEIRUT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- The Lebanese army reported Saturday the death of a soldier amongst its casualties during a clash with smugglers near the borders with Syria. Lebanese Military leadership tweeted that two soldiers were also wounded during the clash...

 2022-08-13 23:38 

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Photo of the day...

Seventeen Kuwaiti cadets graduated from the Polish Naval Academy...

 2022-08-13 22:35 

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Pres. Al-Alimi: Yemeni gov't will not condone offending of Arab coalition...

ADEN, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- President of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council Rashad Al-Alimi stressed Saturday that the government would not condone offending or targeting the Saudi-led Arab coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemen. This came during Al-...

 2022-08-13 20:47 

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Flash floods claim 10 more lives in Pakistan...

ISLAMABAD, Aug 13 (KUNA) - At least 10 more people were killed and several others received injuries in rain related incidents and flash floods in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province and southern Karachi city, said reports on Saturday. Accordi...

 2022-08-13 19:02 

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GCC Chief reiterates Gulf countries standing with Saudi Arabia...

RIYADH, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf reiterated the solidarity and standing of GCC countries with Saudi Arabia in confronting all that threatens its security and stability. He said in a s...

 2022-08-13 18:06 

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Iraq Kurdish party urges more dialogue to end political deadlock...

IRBIL, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- Iraq's Kurdish leaders called on the country's political parties to engage in more constructive dialogue in a bid to end a prolonged stalemate, including agreeing to hold early elections as demanded by influential cleric Mo...

 2022-08-13 17:07 

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Kuwaiti official underscores youths' role social, economic development...

CAIRO, Sept 13 (KUNA) -- The Head of the Women's Institute for Development and Peace in Kuwait Kawther Al-Jouan underlined on Saturday the importance of the role of conscious youths in promoting the culture of society and developing real awareness to ...

 2022-08-13 16:32 

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Floods, heavy rainfall in Sudan cause casualties, destruction...

KHARTOUM, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- Floods and heavy rainfall in various regions of Sudan had caused the death of 52 people, the injury of 25 others, and the destruction of houses and property, said a statement by the authorities Saturday. A statement by the natio...

 2022-08-13 15:47 

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Kuwait's Agility reports KD 28.8 mln net profit H1, 2022...

KUWAIT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- Agility -- an operator and long-term investor in supply chain services, infrastructure, and innovation - reported on Saturday the first half its 2022 earnings at 11.41 fils per share on a net profit of KD 28.8 million (around USD ...

 2022-08-13 15:40 

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Kuwait MoI: 394 residency violators arrested in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, Mahboula...

KUWAIT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced that the relevant security sectors carried out a wide-scale crackdown in the Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh and Mahboula areas, arresting 394 violators of the residency law as well as wanted people, 66 ...

 2022-08-13 15:27 

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AIPU expresses support of Saudi Arabia's security, stability...

BEIRUT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- The Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) expressed on Saturday support of Saudi Arabia's efforts to reinforce security and stability within its borders. A statement by the Union condemned a recent incident where a wanted indi...

 2022-08-13 13:08 

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FIFA World Cup ... only 100 days to go...

A news report by Saudi Al-DuweilaKUWAIT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- World football fans, particularly Arabs, are waiting impatiently for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to kick off in Qatar between 20 November and 18 December, hosting the best international teams on the pl...

 2022-08-13 12:04 

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KUNA main news for Saturday, August 13, 2022...

Local: KUWAIT -- World, especially Arab, fans are waiting impatiently for the World Cup to kick off in Qatar between November 20 and December 18. (A news report by Saud Al-Duweila). (end)...

 2022-08-13 11:57 

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Stage collapse kills one, injures 17 in E. Spain - TV...

MADRID, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- One person was killed and 17 others injured in a stage collapse at a music festival near Spain's eastern city of Valencia early Saturday, according to Spanish TV. The incident took place at the Medusa Festival due to high wind...

 2022-08-13 11:42 

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Kuwait backs Saudi effort to safeguard security - FM...

KUWAIT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait absolutely stands by Saudi Arabia and supports all measures it may take to safeguard its security and the safety of its people, said the Foreign Ministry on Saturday. In a press statement, the ministry lauded t...

 2022-08-13 11:18 

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Egypt reiterates backing to Saudi Arabia against security threats...

CAIRO, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- Egypt said on Saturday it stands side by side with Saudi Arabia in face of any threats to its security and stability. In a press statement, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Egypt backs the kingdom in its fight against ...

 2022-08-13 11:04 

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Kuwait crude oil up USD 2.07 to USD 105.83 pb - KPC...

KUWAIT, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti crude oil price rose by USD 2.07 during Friday's trading sessions to hit USD 105.83 per barrel (pb), compared with USD 103.76 pb the day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Saturday. Brent futures also ...

 2022-08-13 09:00 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Aug 13 (KUNA) --1962 -- Kuwait joins the UN-affiliated radionuclides training center. 1986 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah issues a decree-into-law with respect of aerial photographing. 1990 -- Iraqi occupation forces seize 15 aircra...

 2022-08-13 02:41 

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

RIYADH -- Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Arab Parliament condemned the bombing incident took place in Jeddah earlier in the day and showed their solidarity with Saudi Arabia. RIYADH -- The Saudi Hajj and Umrah M...

 2022-08-13 01:25 

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Floods destroy 3,000+ houses - N. Sudan...

KHARTOUM, Aug 13 (KUNA) -- Heavy rainfall and flooding on the River Nile, Northern Sudan during the past days have destroyed more than 3,000 houses. According to Sudan's news agency, the River Nile State emergency room announced that 2,538 houses have...

 2022-08-13 01:24 

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OIC, Arab Parliament show solidarity with Saudi Arabia over Jeddah blast...

RIYADH, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Arab Parliament Friday condemned the bombing incident took place in Jeddah earlier in the day and showed their solidarity with Saudi Arabia. A wanted man b...

 2022-08-13 00:07 

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Saudi Arabia allows holders of all types of visas to perform Umrah...

RIYADH, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- The Saudi Hajj and Umrah Ministry announced Friday that all visitors of the Saudi Kingdom who had entry visas of any kind like tourism or family visit can visit the holy sites in Makkah and Madinah and perform Umrah rituals. In a ...

 2022-08-12 21:45 

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Photo Of The Day...
 2022-08-12 20:55 

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Baghdad witnesses massive protests of Sadrists, coordination framework...

BAGHDAD, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- The Iraqi capital, Baghdad, saw Friday two massive demonstrations of Al Sadr movement and its rival - the coordination framework - in a scene that embodies the great political differences between the two sides since November'...

 2022-08-12 18:57 

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US claims Paraguayan VP involved in significant corruption...

WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- The US is designating Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velazquez and Yacyreta Bi-National Entity Legal Counsel Juan Carlos "Charly" Duarte for involvement in significant corruption, including bribery of a public official...

 2022-08-12 17:37 

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SANA: Two Syrians wounded in Israeli aggression on Quneitra's countryside...

AMMAN, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- Two civilians were injured in an Israeli tank shelling targeting an area in the Quneitra Governorate's countryside, southern Syria, said a media outlet on Friday. The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) revealed that the Israeli mil...

 2022-08-12 17:27 

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Malaysia, Qatar discuss ways to strengthen collaboration on trade, investments...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said Friday that he discussed with the Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, who is on an official visit to Malay...

 2022-08-12 16:33 

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Kuwait condemns, denounces terror attack in northern Burkina Faso...

KUWAIT, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait condemned and denounced on Friday the terror attack, which occurred in Yatenga province, northern Burkina Faso, leading to several casualties, said a Foreign Ministry statement on Friday. The statement reiterat...

 2022-08-12 15:48 

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Wanted man blew himself up in Saudi Arabia, injuring four people...

RIYADH, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- The Saudi Presidency of State Security said that while arresting a wanted man in Jeddah, the perpetrator blew himself up with an explosive belt, which led to his demise, also injuring one Pakistani resident and three security men ...

 2022-08-12 15:28 

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Kuwaiti shooters snatch silver in Turkiye's Islamic Games' double trap...
 2022-08-12 15:12 

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Death toll from Israeli aggression on Gaza Strip reaches 49...

GAZA, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- The number of those killed in the recent Israeli occupation assault on the Gaza Strip reached 49 with the death of a Palestinian youth from Khan Yunis, south of Gaza, said a medial source on Friday. According to the Palestinian News...

 2022-08-12 12:51 

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UN chief voices support for complete N. Korea denuke...

TOKYO, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed the UN's full support for the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea, saying it was an important goal in achieving security, peace and stability...

 2022-08-12 12:42 

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Kuwait crude oil up USD 1.26 to USD 103.76 pb - KPC...

KUWAIT, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti crude oil price rose by USD 1.26 during Thursday's trading sessions to hit USD 103.76 per barrel (pb), compared with USD 102.50 pb the day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Friday. Brent futures also ...

 2022-08-12 10:26 

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Tokyo stocks hit seven-month high after better US inflation data...

TOKYO, Aug 12 (KUNA) -- Tokyo stocks rebounded Friday, sending a key index to end at a seven-month high following a softer-than-expected inflation US inflation data. The benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) gained 727.65 po...

 2022-08-12 09:56 

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New Kuwait Amb. to US presents credentials...

WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (KUNA) - New Kuwaiti Ambassador to the US Jassem Al-Budaiwi has submitted his credentials to Chief of Protocol of the US State Department Rufus Gifford. During a reception held at the department, in presence of Assistant State Secretary...

 2022-08-12 09:00 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Aug 12 (KUNA) --1783 -- Kuwaitis engage in their first naval battle with Bani Kaab tribe of southern Arabistan, as Sheikh Abdullah I; the second ruler of Kuwait, refuse to pay them taxes. The sea battle takes place in Rigga, located between the is...

 2022-08-12 02:50 

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

KUWAIT -- Kuwaiti crude price rises by USD 1.05 to hit USD 102.50 per barrel on Wednesday. PARIS -- President Emmanuel Macron says five European countries will join the fight against wildfires in southwest France. GAZA -- A Palestinian girl succumbs to wo...

 2022-08-12 02:50 

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Armed man shot dead after standoff with FBI -- Ohio Police...

WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Ohio Highway State Patrol said Thursday the armed man who attempted to breach the FBI's Visitor Screening Facility (VSF) in Cincinnati Field Office was shot and killed after law enforcement standoff. "After negotiation...

 2022-08-12 02:34 

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US to continue on-site inspections under New START -- Official...

WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Principal Deputy Spokesperson of the US State Department Vedant Patel stressed the importance of implementation of the Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on the Measures for the Further Redu...

 2022-08-12 02:02 

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US continues mediation in Lebanon-Israel maritime border dispute...

WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Principal Deputy Spokesperson of the US State Department Vedant Patel said Thursday his country "remains committed to facilitating negotiations between Lebanon and Israel to reach a decision on the delimitation of the mari...

 2022-08-12 00:34 

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Kuwait's Al-Shemmari honored as Arab youth excellence laureate...

CAIRO, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- The Arab League hosted a celebration to honor the winners of the Arab youth excellence awards 2022, including Abdullah Al-Shemmari, of Kuwait, who won the third award for voluntary action. The awards are offered by the Council of A...

 2022-08-12 00:25 

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Photo Of The Day...

Kuwaiti shooters Abdulrahman Al-Faihan and Talal Al-Rashidi win Gold, Silver medals in the "Trap" competition throw contests respectively at the fifth Islamic solidarity games...

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