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 2022-06-28 16:30 

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Ten Brotherhood members sentenced to death in Egypt...

CAIRO, June 28 (KUNA) -- The supreme criminal court on Tuesday issued a death verdict against ten members of the outlawed Brotherhood organization. Official Middle East News Agency (MENA) said the grand mufti issued an edict approving the convicts' ex...

 2022-06-28 15:48 

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Kuwait environment, research bodies join forces to prevent fish kill...

KUWAIT, June 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's environment protection body and a local research center signed a deal on Tuesday to activate an early warning system aiming to prevent clumps of dead fish washing ashore in territorial waters, often caused by a toxic...

 2022-06-28 15:21 

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EU spokesperson: Iran nuclear talks not moving from Vienna...

By Nawab KhanBRUSSELS, June 28 (KUNA) -- The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) negotiations, or the Iran nuclear deal talks, are not moving from Austrian capital Vienna, a European Union spokesperson clarified Tuesday. "What is going on in Qa...

 2022-06-28 15:13 

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G7 pledges USD 4.5 bln to fight global hunger...

BERLIN, June 28 (KUNA) -- Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) pledged USD 4.5 billion on Tuesday to help ease the global hunger crisis sparked by Russia's military operation in Ukraine. This came in a statement issued at the final day of the three-day ...

 2022-06-28 14:59 

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

KUWAIT -- A senior Chinese official underscores necessity of pursuing efforts for bolstering the Kuwaiti-Chinese relations at various levels. DOHA -- Qatar hosts indirect talks between the United States and Iran to restart the nuclear accord during this w...

 2022-06-28 14:49 

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More American figures to be banned from interring Russia: statement...

MOSCOW, June 28 (KUNA) -- Russian authorities on Tuesday included the wife of the US President and his daughter in the list of American personalities banned from entering Russian territory. In a statement, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Russia had impo...

 2022-06-28 14:37 

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Ranking Chinese official: Need to pursue efforts to cement ties with Kuwait...

KUWAIT, June 28 (KUNA) -- A senior Chinese official on Tuesday underscored necessity of pursuing efforts for bolstering the Kuwaiti-Chinese relations at various levels. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the Deputy Foreign Mi...

 2022-06-28 14:20 

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Qatari Amir discusses ties, issues with visiting UAE official...

DOHA, June 28 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Tuesday received the visiting UAE National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, discussing regional and international issues of joint concern, the offficial Qatar News ...

 2022-06-28 13:45 

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Qatar Amir receives message from Jordan king...

DOHA, June 28 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Tuesday received a written message from King Abdullah II of Jordan, pertaining to bilateral relations and means of boosting and developing them. The message was handed over by Jordania...

 2022-06-28 13:12 

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GlobE network launches second meeting in Vienna with Kuwaiti participation...

VIENNA, June 28 (KUNA) -- Second meeting of the Global Operational Network of Anti-Corruption Law Enforcement Authorities' (GlobE Network) general assembly, started Tuesday in Austrian capital of Vienna, with participation of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Au...

 2022-06-28 13:08 

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EU condemns Russian missile attack on shopping centre in Ukraine...

BRUSSELS, June 28 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) Tuesday condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the Russian missile strike on a shopping centre in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday. Hundreds of civilians were reportedly present at...

 2022-06-28 13:04 

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Qatar hosts indirect nuclear talks between US, Iran...

DOHA, June 28 (KUNA) -- Qatar hosts indirect talks between the United States and Iran to restart the nuclear accord during this week sponsored by the European Union (EU) coordinator. In a statement on Tuesday, Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed t...

 2022-06-28 12:33 

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Oman, Egypt sign agreements in different fields...

KUWAIT, June 28 (KUNA) -- Oman and Egypt signed a number of memorandums of understanding, agreements and programs in different fields, as part of the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi's visit to the sultunate. According to ONA on Tuesday, Omani ...

 2022-06-28 11:19 

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OIC offers condolence over Jordan gas leak victims...

RIYADH, June 28 (KUNA) -- Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hussain Taha condoled King of Jordan on victims of the gas tank leak at Al Aqaba port, causing multiple deaths and leaving many injured. In a statement on Tuesday...

 2022-06-28 11:15 

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Qatari, French FMs discuss Iran's nuclear deal...

DOHA, June 28 (KUNA) -- Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammmad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani discussed the latest developments of Iran's nuclear deal negotiations, along with French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna, Tuesday. T...

 2022-06-28 10:34 

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Kuwait condoles with Jordan over gas tank explosion victims...

KUWAIT, June 28 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tuesday expressed compassion with Jordan on the gas tank explosion in Aqaba that killed and injured dozens. The ministry expressed its deepest condolences to the Jordanian government and pe...

 2022-06-28 10:32 

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KUNA main news for Tuesday, June 28, 2022...

International:BEIRUT -- Lebanon is hoped to see a thriving tourist summer as more than one million Lebanese expatriates, Arabs and foreigners are expected to pour in. (A news report by by Klovis Shwaifati)BERLIN -- G7 leaders continue their summit for the...

 2022-06-28 10:15 

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Lebanon upbeat about booming tourist summer...

News report by Klovis ShwaifatiBEIRUT, June 28 (KUNA) -- Lebanon is hoped to see a thriving tourist summer as more than one million Lebanese expatriates, Arabs and foreigners are expected to pour in. Lebanese people pin hopes that the expected influx of t...

 2022-06-28 10:08 

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S. Korea, US fully ready for N. Korea threats: officials...

TOKYO, June 28 (KUNA) -- Top military officers of South Korea and the US on Tuesday agreed that the allies are "fully ready" to deal with any North Korean provocations, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, Yonhap News Agency reported. The...

 2022-06-28 10:05 

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World leaders to approve enhancing NATO's force in Spain summit...

MADRID, June 28 (KUNA) -- The 32nd NATO Summit will kick off in Spain on Tuesday, at a "critical" time as the organization called it, in the light of the war in Ukraine. The summit, attended by 41 delegations of world and government leaders, will ...

 2022-06-28 09:31 

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Saudi Arabia voices deep sorrow for victims of Aqaba gas blast...

RIYADH, June 28 (KUNA) -- Saudi Foreign Ministry voiced Tuesday deep sorrow and pain for victims of the gas tank blast at Aqba port, Jordan. In a statement, the ministry said that it stands in solidarity with its brothers in Jordan in condolences to those...

 2022-06-28 09:09 

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Kuwait crude oil up USD 3.62 Mon. to USD 114.48 pb - KPC...

KUWAIT, June 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait crude oil gained USD 3.62 during Monday's trading session to reach USD 114.48 per barrel (pb), compared with USD 110.86 pb last Friday, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Tuesday. Benchmark Brent futures endged US...

 2022-06-28 09:04 

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Over 40 migrants found dead inside truck in Texas - police...

WASHINGTON, June 28 (KUNA) -- At least 46 migrants were dead on Monday evening inside a semi-truck in San Antonio, Texas, according to San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood. Sixteen others, including four children, were taken to the hospital, Hood said in a...

 2022-06-28 09:03 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, June 28 (KUNA) --1948 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah signed an agreement with the American independent oil company, which was registered in the State of Delaware, granting it concessions to explore and drill for natural gas and crud...

 2022-06-28 02:43 

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

KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah extends his sincere sympathy and condolences to Jordan's King Abdullah II over a tragic incident involving a toxic gas tank explosion at Aqaba Port which resulted in dozens of dea...

 2022-06-28 00:55 

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Several people killed, wounded after train derails in Missouri...

WASHINGTON, June 27 (KUNA) -- Several people were killed and at least 50 people injured Monday when an Amtrak train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago derailed in Missouri. "Several cars derailed on Train 4 traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago aft...

 2022-06-28 00:16 

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Blinken: world "horrified" by Russia's missile strike that hit mall in Ukraine...

WASHINGTON, June 27 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday "the world is horrified by Russia's missile strike" that hit a shopping mall in central Ukraine. "The world is horrified by Russia's missile strike today, w...

 2022-06-28 00:11 

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Toll from gas tank blast in Aqaba port up to 12 people killed, 260 injured...

AMMAN, June 27 (KUNA) -- The number of victims from the chlorine gas leak and blast in the Jordanian port of Aqaba in the Red Sea has increased to 12 people killed and 260 injured. According to a statement by Jordan's National Center for Security and ...

 2022-06-27 23:12 

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EU ministers discuss energy situation in Europe...

BRUSSELS, June 27 (KUNA) -- European Union Energy Ministers met in Luxembourg Monday and discussed the energy situation in the EU in the context of the war in Ukraine. According to an EU statement released after the meeting, Ministers held a political dis...

 2022-06-27 22:45 

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Kuwait Amir expresses condolences to Jordan King over tank gas blast...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah expressed, in a cable, his sincere sympathy and condolences on Monday to Jordan King Abdullah Bin Hussain II over the tragic incident of a gas tank explosion at Al-Aqa...

 2022-06-27 22:29 

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Italian-Saudi joint cmte underlines importance of stability in region...

RIYADH, June 27 (KUNA) -- The Saudi-Italian Joint Commission concluded their work on Monday its twelfth session under the co-chairmanship of Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Saudi Arabia Minister of Finance and Luigi Di Maio, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Internatio...

 2022-06-27 21:45 

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GCC bloc chief laments victims of Jordan toxic gas leak...

RIYADH, June 27 (KUNA) -- The Gulf Cooperation Council stands by Jordan at this difficult time, Secretary General Nayef Al-Hajraf said on Monday, expressing his heartfelt condolences to Amman after a toxic gas leak at Aqaba Port earlier killed 10 people a...

 2022-06-27 21:38 

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 2022-06-27 21:34 

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Iraqi PM expresses an aspiration to develop cooperation with Kuwait...

BAGHDAD, June 27 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi expressed on Monday his country's aspiration to develop cooperation with Kuwait "in a manner that enhances the interests of the peoples of the two countries."Al-Kazemi's rem...

 2022-06-27 21:29 

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US determined Iran does not acquire nuclear weapon - US Nat'l Advisor...

WASHINGTON, June 27 (KUNA) -- US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Monday that his country is "determined to ensure that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon."In Germany, Sullivan told reporters "the United States' view is ...

 2022-06-27 21:29 

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Gas tank blast in Jordan's Aqaba port kills, injures dozens...

AMMAN, June 27 (KUNA) -- Ten people were killed and 234 others injured in the Aqaba Port after a crane malfunction caused the drop of a gas tank, which made a huge blast, Jordanian Public Security Directorate (PSD) said Monday. According to government spo...

 2022-06-27 20:12 

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Swedish PM: Sweden is not a safe haven for terrorists...

BRUSSELS, June 27 (KUNA) -- Prime Minister of Sweden, Magdalena Andersson, Monday appeared to appease Turkey to lift its objection against her country joining NATO due to terrorism concerns. "Sweden condemns terrorism in strongest terms and is committ...

 2022-06-27 19:09 

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Indian forces gun down two militants during Jammu, Kashmir encounter...

NEW DELHI, June 27 (KUNA) -- Indian security forces gun down two unidentified militants on Monday in the north state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Press Trust of India said quoting the Kashmir police that two unidentified militants were killed following an en...

 2022-06-27 19:06 

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Oman Sultan, Egyptian Pres. focus on means to bolster ties...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi held on Monday talks in the Omani capital Muscat focusing on means to bolster ties on all possible levels. According to the Oman News Agency (ONA), t...

 2022-06-27 18:58 

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EU supports UN envoy to Yemen peace efforts...

ADEN, June 27 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) Delegation to Yemen assured on Monday its continuous support to the United National (UN) Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg in this "critical time of current peace efforts taking place in the country...

 2022-06-27 18:57 

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G7 agree to push towards climate neutrality...

BERLIN, June 27 (KUNA) -- G7 leaders agreed Monday during summit held in southern Germany to push towards climate neutrality and ensuring energy resources. The rotating leadership issued a statement revolving around deal closed on the summit's second ...

 2022-06-27 18:04 

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Al-Kuwait SC defeats Iranian team at Hyderabad's Asian Handball Championship...

NEW DELHI, June 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Al-Kuwait SC defeated Iran's Mes Kerman (30-17) in the third match of Group B in the 24th Asian Men's Club League Handball Championship held in Indian city of Hyderabad. In another match today, Al-Najma cl...

 2022-06-27 17:59 

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Kuwait embassy in UK welcomes dropped visa requirements for citizens...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's embassy in Britain welcomed on Monday a new travel scheme that would exempt Kuwaitis and other Gulf Arab nationals from visa requirements, saying the measure will save both time and effort. Under the new rules, Kuwai...

 2022-06-27 17:44 

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WH: Biden, China's Xi to "engage" in next few weeks...

WASHINGTON, June 27 (KUNA) -- US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Monday that US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are expected "to engage over the course of the next few weeks.""We do expect that the President a...

 2022-06-27 17:21 

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Kuwait Interior Ministry cautions against unstable weather conditions...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- Ministry of Interior called, Monday, on drivers and sea-goers to exercise caution due to windy and dusty weather conditions causing decreased visibility. The ministry urged people to contact 112 in case they are in need of help. ...

 2022-06-27 16:59 

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Kuwait Crown Prince congratulates Education Minister on success of high-school exams...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Monday, sent a cable of congratulations to the Minister of Education as well as Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Ali Al-Mudhaf, on...

 2022-06-27 16:59 

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Kuwait PM congratulates Education Minister on success of high-school exams...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, on Monday, sent a cable of congratulations to the Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Ali Al-Mudhaf, on the ...

 2022-06-27 16:59 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates Education Minister on success of high-school exams...

KUWAIT, June 27 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Monday, sent a cable of congratulations to the Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Ali Al-Mudhaf on the success of h...

 2022-06-27 16:13 

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GCC supports UN efforts aiming to restore peace to Yemen...

RIYADH, June 27 (KUNA) -- Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf affirmed on Monday Gulf States support to United Nations' efforts aiming to boost peace safety and security in Yemen. The secret...

 2022-06-27 16:10 

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Stoltenberg: NATO summit in Madrid to take important decisions...

BRUSSELS, June 27 (KUNA) -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday the summit of the 30-member military Alliance in the Spanish capital Madrid this week will be "transformative with many important decisions."Speaking at a press con...

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