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 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...

 2022-08-12 00:23 

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Italian PM expresses solidarity with France against wildfire...

ROME, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to affirm that his country stands by France in the face of the raging wildfire. The conversation focused on the contributions of Italy and o...

 2022-08-11 23:00 

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US Envoy to Yemen kicks off Gulf tour to bolster UN-mediated truce...

WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- US Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking will travel to the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Saudi Arabia, while members of his team travel to Jordan, as part of our vigorous diplomatic efforts to help secure an expansion of t...

 2022-08-11 21:52 

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Kuwaiti athletes win two gold, one silver medals...

KONYA, Turkey, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti shooters Abdulrahman Al-Faihan and Isa Al-Zankawi won Thursday two gold medals in the "Trap" and Discus throw contests respectively at the fifth Islamic solidarity games hosted by the Turkish city of Konya. ...

 2022-08-11 20:53 

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Kuwait PM receives phone call from US Nat'l Sec. Advisor on Gov't formation...

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah received on Thursday a phone call from US National Security Advisor Jack Sullivan. During the phone call, Sullivan conveyed to His Highness Sheikh Ahmad greeting...

 2022-08-11 18:20 

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Arab League still optimistic of reaching solution to crisis in Ukraine - Amb....

CAIRO, Aug 11 (KUNA) - The Arab League Assistant Secretary-General, Ambassador Hossam Zaki stressed Thursday that the Arab League is still optimistic about the possibility of reaching a solution to the current crisis in Ukraine. This came in remarks by Am...

 2022-08-11 18:18 

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Five European countries to help France fight wildfires...

PARIS, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Thursday that Five European countries will join France's efforts to fight the wildfires that erupted lately southwestern the country. Germany, Greece, Poland, Romania, and Austria -...

 2022-08-11 16:54 

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Iraq PM says dialogue is best solution to his country's current crisis...

BAGHDAD, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi said Thursday that his country is going through a difficult time and a real political problem, stressing that dialogue is the solution to the current crisis. In a statement, the Iraqi prime...

 2022-08-11 16:25 

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Kuwaiti shooter Sara Al-Hawal wins gold in Trap...

By Arwa Al-WuggayanKONYA, TURKIYE, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti shooter Sara Al-Hawal won Thursday the gold medal in the Trap singles competition of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkiye. In a statement for KUNA, Al-Hawal said that she dedicates ...

 2022-08-11 16:14 

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Kuwait Oil Ministry participates in 4th meeting of Gulf Petroleum, Gas Committee...

Corrected repeat KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Oil Company participated Thursday, in the fourth meeting of the GCC Petroleum and Gas Committee held via virtual video technology. The Ministry took part in the meeting with a team from the technical affair...

 2022-08-11 15:24 

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Kuwaiti cyclist Al-Ali bags silver medal at Islamic Solidarity Games...

KONYA, TURKIYE, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti national team player for cycling, Sayed Jaafar Al-Ali, won Thursday the silver medal in the race against time team competition of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkiye. Al-Ali completed the race in 30:...

 2022-08-11 14:43 

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Jagdeep Dhankhar takes oath as 14th Vice President of India...

New Delhi, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Former Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar took the oath of office on Thursday as the fourteenth Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament). The Vice President's Secretariat said in...

 2022-08-11 14:25 

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Russian forces destroyed more than 267 Ukrainian warplanes since February - spokesman...

MOSCOW, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Russian forces have destroyed 267 Ukrainian warplanes since the start of the special military operation last February, said Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov Thursday. In a statement, Konashenkov noted that the R...

 2022-08-11 13:19 

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Palestinian girl dies of wounds in Israeli air raids on Gaza...

GAZA, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian girl on Thursday died of serious wounds she had sustained in the recent Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. Lian Al-Sah'er, 10, succumbed to wounds at Al-Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem, where she was taken for ne...

 2022-08-11 12:50 

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Russia resumes oil shipments to Slovakia - Min....

VIENNA, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Slovak Economy Minister Richard Sulik said Thursday that oil shipments from Russia through an important pipeline to several European countries resumed after a payment problem over transit was resolved. "Oil is already on Slova...

 2022-08-11 11:58 

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Kuwait Prime Minister congratulates Chad on Nat'l Day...

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah sent Thursday a cable of congratulations to General Mahamat Idriss Deby, chairman of Chad's Transitional Military Council, on his country's National Day....

 2022-08-11 11:53 

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Kuwait Crown Prince congratulates Chad on Nat'l Day...

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Thursday a cable of congratulations to General Mahamat Idriss Deby, chairman of Chad's Transitional Military Council, on his country's National Da...

 2022-08-11 11:50 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates Chad on Nat'l Day...

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Thursday a cable of congratulations to General Mahamat Idriss Deby, chairman of Chad's Transitional Military Council, on his country's National Day, wishin...

 2022-08-11 11:29 

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KUNA main news for Thursday, August 11, 2022...

Local: KUWAIT -- Youth are a major segment in every society, contributing to its growth and development and the State of Kuwait has many examples of youth who were active locally and internationally. (A report by Dalal Sharar). (end)...

 2022-08-11 11:26 

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Youth contribute to societies' growth, development...

Report by Dalal Sharar KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Youth are a major segment in every society, contributing to its growth and development and the State of Kuwait has many examples of youth who were active locally and internationally. KUNA spotlights Kuwaiti ...

 2022-08-11 11:17 

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Kuwait's NAPESCO posts KD 2.9 mln in H1 profits...

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's National Petroleum Services Company (NAPESCO) on Thursday announced a net profit of KD 2.9 million (USD 9.5 million) in the first half of 2002, compared with KD 2.3 million (USD 7.5 million) in the corresponding perio...

 2022-08-11 11:00 

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Three Indian policemen killed while foiling attempt against army camp...

NEW DELHI, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- Three soldiers and two militants were killed and two security officials seriously injured as an attempt to enter into an Indian army camp was foiled in Rajouri district of north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police ...

 2022-08-11 10:46 

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Kuwait embassy issues drone warning for citizens in UAE...

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Embassy in Abu Dhabi on Thursday warned Kuwaiti citizens traveling to the UAE against bringing in, having or using drones in this Gulf country so as to avert legal and judicial accountability. In a press statement to K...

 2022-08-11 10:06 

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Kuwait Amb. presents credentials to Vietnam pres....

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- New Kuwaiti Ambassador in Hanoi Yousuf Al-Sabbagh HAS presented his credentials to Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc. During a reception held at the presidential palace in Hanoi, the Kuwaiti ambassador conveyed the greetings o...

 2022-08-11 09:50 

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Kuwait crude oil up to USD 102.50 pb - KPC...

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti crude oil price rose by USD 1.05 during Wednesday's trading sessions to hit USD 102.50 per barrel (pb), compared with USD 101.45 pb the day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Thursday. Brent futures al...

 2022-08-11 08:58 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Aug 11 (KUNA) 1957 -- Ali Sayyed Sulaiman Al-Rifae, a renowned Kuwaiti public figure and businessman, passed away at age of 65. The deceased won elections of the Legislative Council in 1938 and was appointed in the Council of Knowledge in 1936. Al...

 2022-08-11 02:58 

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

KUWAIT -- The Central Bank of Kuwait raises the discount rate by 0.25 percent to 2.75 percent. KUWAIT -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society launches an aid campaign for the Palestinians in Gaza Strip after Israeli aggression. AMMAN -- The Syrian forces kill lead...

 2022-08-11 02:58 

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Real Madrid secure fifth UEFA Super Cup triumph...

MADRID, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Real Madrid defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 in the final of the 2022 UEFA Super Cup, the 47th edition of the championship, at Helsinki Olympic Stadium in the capital of Finland, on Wednesday. David Alaba scored the opener in the ...

 2022-08-10 23:31 

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Photo of the day...

Kuwait's Al-Yoha wins bronze at Islamic solidarity games, Al-Shammari qualifies for final...

 2022-08-10 23:06 

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Syrian Army says ISIS leader killed south of country...

AMMAN, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- The Syrian army said on Wednesday that it had killed the leader of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), Abu Salem Al-Iraqi, south of the country. The Syrian News Agency (SANA), quoted a security source as saying that "security a...

 2022-08-10 22:06 

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CBK raises discount rate by quarter percentage point to 2.75 percent...

KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) will raise the discount rate by 0.25 percent from 2.50 percent to 2.75 percent as of Thursday (tomorrow), said CBK Governor Basel Al-Haroon on Wednesday. In addition, the bank decided to change the...

 2022-08-10 21:54 

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Russia underlines the need for Palestinian-Israeli talks...

MOSCOW, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- The Russian Federation stressed on Wednesday the necessity of holding Palestinian-Israeli talks on final status issues based on international resolutions. The spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said in a ...

 2022-08-10 20:57 

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Kuwait's Al-Yoha wins bronze at Islamic solidarity games, Al-Shammari qualifies for final...

KONYA, Turkey, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Yacoup Al-Yoha won the bronze medal Wednesday in the 110-M race at 13.30 second at the fifth Islamic solidarity games currently hosted by the Turkish city of Konya. Meanwhile Kuwaiti and Gulf champion Madhawi A...

 2022-08-10 18:49 

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China wraps up military operations around Taiwan...

TOKYO, August 10 (KUNA) - The Chinese army said Wednesday it has accomplished all tasks in a series of recent joint military operations in the waters and airspace around the Taiwan involving troops of multiple services and arms. The operations, carried ou...

 2022-08-10 18:13 

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Britain summons Chinese Ambassador over Taiwan...

LONDON, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday summoned China's ambassador to Britain, Zheng Zeguang, to explain Beijing's actions towards Taiwan. "We have seen increasingly aggressive behavior from Beijing in recent...

 2022-08-10 17:52 

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Iraq cleric Sadr urges judiciary to dissolve parliament...

BAGHDAD, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Prominent cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr called on Iraq's judiciary on Wednesday to dissolve the country's parliament no later than next week, nearly a month after his supporters stormed Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone...

 2022-08-10 17:17 

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Arab League permanent representatives to meet Ukrainian envoy Thur....

CAIRO, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- The Arab League announced Wednesday that the permanent representatives would hold an emergency meeting on Thursday, to listen to Ukraine's special envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Ambassador Maksym Subkh. In a statement, t...

 2022-08-10 16:52 

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US consumer prices rise 8.5 pct in July from year ago...

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (KUNA) - US consumer prices increased 8.5 percent for the 12 months ending July, a smaller figure than the 9.1 percent increase for the period ending June, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday. According to the Bureau of Lab...

 2022-08-10 15:53 

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Kuwait Amir Rep. returns home after attending Islamic solidarity games...

KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Minister of Information and Culture, and Minster of State for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi arrived in Kuwait after attending the opening of t...

 2022-08-10 15:23 

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Kuwait FM, US Assistant Secretary of State discuss bilateral ties...

KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah met on Wednesday with US Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele Sison on the occasion of her visit to the country. Dur...

 2022-08-10 15:16 

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Kuwait working on strategy to develop sports sector -- minister...

KONYA, TURKEY, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- The Public Authority for Sport is working on developing a new strategy in cooperation between the public and private sector to boost the sports field in Kuwait, said the representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf ...

 2022-08-10 13:34 

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Saudi fund acquires stakes in four Egyptian companies for USD 1.3 bln...

CAIRO, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- The Saudi Egyptian Investment Co., owned by the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), announced Wednesday the acquisition of minority stakes in four Egyptian companies at a value of USD 1.3 billion, said Sovereign Fund of Egypt. The ...

 2022-08-10 12:20 

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Kuwait commences fundraising for Gazans...

KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) on Wednesday launched a fundraising campaign as a sign of support and solidarity with Palestinians in the Gaza Strip against Israeli aggressions. "The campaign is meant to help people in ...

 2022-08-10 12:02 

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Kuwait PM congratulates Ecuador Pres. on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah sent Wednesday a cable of congratulations to President of Ecuador Guillermo Lasso on occasion of his country's national day. (pickup previous)bs...

 2022-08-10 12:01 

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Kuwait Crown Prince congratulates Ecuador Pres. on nat'l day...

KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Wednesday sent a cable of congratulations to President of Ecuador Guillermo Lasso on occasion of his country's national day, and wished him good health. (p...

 2022-08-10 11:54 

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

KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Wednesday a cable of congratulations to President of Ecuador Guillermo Lasso on occasion of his country's national day, wishing him good health, and for his co...

 2022-08-10 11:50 

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China's demand on US missile defense excluded from treaty -- Seoul FM...

TOKYO, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin said Wednesday that he clearly conveyed to his Chinese counterpart that Beijing's demands regarding US anti-missile systems have not been included in a bilateral agreement or treaty of any...

 2022-08-10 11:38 

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KUNA main news for Wednesday, August 10, 2022...

Local: KUWAIT -- Stock trading at the Kuwaiti stock exchange, now known as Boursa Kuwait, has been recently buoyed up by a set of factors, primarily international liquidity, bank profits and acquisitions, Kuwaiti economists opined. (A news report by Moham...

 2022-08-10 11:34 

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Kuwait stock trading buoyed up by acquisitions, bank gains - experts...

News report by Mohammad Kamal KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) - Stock trading at the Kuwaiti stock exchange, now known as Boursa Kuwait, has been recently buoyed up by a set of factors, primarily international liquidity, bank profits and acquisitions, Kuwaiti econo...

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