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 2021-03-01 00:45 

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France suffers 122 virus deaths, 19,952 infections...

PARIS, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- France on Sunday said it recorded 122 deaths from COVID-19 and 19,952 infections in the past 24 hours. The new figures pushed the country's death toll to 86,454 and total cases to 3.75 million, the health ministry said in a sta...

 2021-03-01 00:41 

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US "strongly" condemns Houthis' attacks on Saudi Arabia...

WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The US "strongly" condemned Sunday the Houthis' attacks on "population centers" in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. "These attacks threaten not only innocent civilians but also prospects for peace and stabilit...

 2021-03-01 00:36 

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Tunisia confirms 27 COVID-19 deaths Sun....

TUNIS, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The Tunisian Ministry of Health on Sunday reported 27 COVID-19 deaths, and 662 new infections in the past 24 hours. A statement by the ministry said the number of fatalities have reached 8,001, along with 233,277 infections since t...

 2021-03-01 00:36 

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Mauritania confirms single death, 11 COVID-19 infections Sun....

RABAT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Mauritania's health ministry reported Sunday a single fatality and 11 COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours. In a statement, the ministry said infections reached 17,207 in total, while deaths are 441 thus far. Also, the to...

 2021-03-01 00:09 

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Sudan: Seventeen COVID-19 infections, no deaths...

KHARTOUM, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Sudan on Sunday recorded zero COVID-19 deaths and 17 infections over the past 24 hours. Overall infections increased to 28,351 cases, while the death toll stood at 1,880, whereas 22,907 were cured, Sudan's Federal Ministry o...

 2021-02-28 23:50 

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Morocco: Eight new COVID-19 fatalities...

RABAT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Morocco's Health Ministry, on Sunday, reported eight new COVID-19 deaths, and 244 new infections in the past 24 hours. In its COVID-19 daily report, the ministry said that total COVID-19 fatalities in the country have now reach...

 2021-02-28 23:42 

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Italy registers 280 virus-related deaths, over 18,000 infections...

ROME, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Italy on Sunday reported 198 COVID-19 deaths; the lowest daily since October 30 of last year, bringing total mortalities since the outbreak of the pandemic to 97,699. Italy's ministry of health further reported 17,455 new infect...

 2021-02-28 23:30 

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Britain lists 144 virus deaths, over 6,000 infections...

LONDON, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The UK on Sunday reported 144 deaths from COVID-19 and 6,035 new cases in the past 24 hours. The new figures pushed overall infections and death toll to 4.17 million and 122,849 respectively, the British Department of Health and S...

 2021-02-28 23:24 

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One death, 122 new COVID-19 cases in Luxembourg Sun....

BRUSSELS, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Health in Luxembourg Sunday reported 122 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number of cases to 55,435. One more death from COVID-19 was reported in the country as well in the last 24 hours, raising the de...

 2021-02-28 23:20 

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Turkey logs more COVID-19 deaths, cases...

ANKARA, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Turkish Health Ministry said Sunday that 66 people died of COVID-19 and 8,424 others tested positive over the past 24 hours. The figures pushed the death toll to 28,569 and overall infections to a little over 2.7 million, added a ...

 2021-02-28 22:21 

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Greece confirms 36 COVID-19 deaths, 1,269 infections...

ANKARA, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Greece Sunday reported 36 COVID-19 deaths, along with 1,269 infected in the past 24 hours. A statement by the Greek Public Health Authority said that the total deaths toll rose to 6,504, in addition to 191,100 infections since the...

 2021-02-28 22:17 

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Lebanon logs 40 deaths, 2,258 new COVID-19 cases Sun....

BEIRUT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Lebanon reported 40 COVID-19 deaths and 2,258 new infections in last 24 hours, swelling the caseload to 375,033. The ministry of health said in its daily briefing, on Sunday, that the toll of mortalities reached 4,692. It also rep...

 2021-02-28 22:12 

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Algeria reports 4 COVID-19 deaths, 132 new infections...

ALGIERS, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Algeria's Ministry of Health said Sunday that four patients died from COVID-19 and 132 others tested positive for the virus in 24 hours. Death toll is now at 2,983, while total infections rose to 113,092, Dr. Djamel Fourar, s...

 2021-02-28 21:48 

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Kuwait's Crown Prince congratulates Saudi Crown Prince on successful surgery...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday phoned Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Mohammad Bin Salman Al-Saud to congratulate him on the successful surgery h...

 2021-02-28 19:54 

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Qatari Amir, Saudi Crown Prince hold phone talks...

DOHA, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Sunday discussed by phone with the Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Prince Mohammad bin Salman, regional and international issues. The Amir and the...

 2021-02-28 19:47 

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Jordan reports 26 COVID-19 deaths, 4,594 new cases...

AMMAN, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Jordan on Sunday announced 26 deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 4,594 more infections in the past 24 hours. The figures increased the death toll to 4,701 and overall infections to more than 391,000, said a joint stat...

 2021-02-28 19:26 

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Kuwait lists 962 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait said 962 people tested positive for coronavirus with five related deaths reported on Monday taking the total cases up to 190,852 as deaths rose to 1,083 respectively, according to the health ministry. The number of people h...

 2021-02-28 19:17 

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His Highness the Amir sends written message to Bahraini king...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Sunday a written message to Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifah. The message concerns the strong and solid bilateral relations between the two brotherly cou...

 2021-02-28 19:16 

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 2021-02-28 18:57 

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Saudi Arabia COVID-19 deaths up by six, new cases by 322...

RIYADH, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia confirmed coronavirus cases climbed by 322 as related deaths rose by six, the health ministry said on Sunday. The death toll stands at 6,464 as confirmed cases hit 377,383, ministry data showed, as the number of recov...

 2021-02-28 18:57 

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Kuwaiti, Bahraini FMs discuss, ties and issues...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah held talks on Sunday with his Bahraini counterpart Dr. Abdul-Latif bin Rashed Al-Zayani on the solid ties that bond the two countries. Sheikh Dr. Ahmad held tal...

 2021-02-28 18:48 

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Kuwait COVID-19 recoveries up by 1,012 to 179,209...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The number of coronavirus recoveries in Kuwait rose by 1,021 to 179,209 over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Sunday. This comes after the necessary health and safety checks were carried out proving the cases to be n...

 2021-02-28 18:27 

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Qatar condemns missile attack on Saudi Arabia...

DOHA, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Qatar condemned on Sunday in the strongest terms the missile attack that targeted Riyadh, which contravenes all international norms and laws. In the statement, "Doha reiterated its firm position on rejecting violence, criminal a...

 2021-02-28 17:48 

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4,729 new infections in the Netherlands...

BRUSSELS, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The Netherlands Sunday reported 4,729 new coronavirus infections, increasing the number of total infections to 1,088,939. Meanwhile, 21 more deaths from COVID 19 were reported by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health an...

 2021-02-28 17:27 

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Yemen: Houthi escalation in Ma'rib is pushing 1,517 families to flee again...

ADEN, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- An official Yemeni report released on Sunday announced displacement of about 1,517 families from their camps due to the escalating attacks of the Houthi militia three weeks ago to control Ma'rib governorate, which is hosting the...

 2021-02-28 17:23 

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Qatar: one death, 467 new COVID-19 cases...

DOHA, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The Qatari Health Ministry announced on Sunday one death due to COVID-19 and 467 new infections, while 402 patients recovered from it. The total death toll rose to 258, total confirmed cases amounted to 163,664 and 153,621 sock pers...

 2021-02-28 16:45 

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Austria: 2,124 new COVID-19 cases...

VIENNA, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Austria confirmed on Sunday 2,123 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 459,440. Austrian Health Ministry said in a statement on their website that more than 430,000 people recovered from the...

 2021-02-28 16:16 

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Iran reports 8,010 coronavirus cases, 93 deaths...

TEHRAN, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Iran has recorded 8,010 daily confirmed coronavirus cases and 93 deaths in the past 24 hours, health authorities said on Sunday. The new figures raise the total number of cases to 1,631,169 and deaths to 60,073, health authorities...

 2021-02-28 16:14 

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Palestinian cause was through "tough test" -- Arab League chief...

CAIRO, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian cause was subjected to a "tough test" over the past years due to an "unjust American policy" that disregarded basic core principles namely justice, said the Arab League Secretary General on Sunday. T...

 2021-02-28 15:43 

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Palestine: 23 deaths, 1,911 COVID-19 cases past 24 hours...

RAM ALLAH, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Health Minister Dr. Mai Al-Kailah announced on Sunday the registration of 23 deaths and 1,911 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and the recovery of 956 cases in the past 24 hours. Dr. Al-Kailah said in a press rel...

 2021-02-28 15:42 

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in Africa near 4 mln...

RABAT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday announced confirmed Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases all over the continent reached 3,888,006. The center, affiliated to the African Union (AU), said in a statement the ...

 2021-02-28 15:35 

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Iraq: Covid-19 cases up by 3,248, deaths up by 23...

BAGHDAD, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Iraq's coronavirus deaths increased by 23 as the confirmed cases rose by 3,248, the health ministry said on Sunday, covering casualties with the communicable disease over past hours. This brings the caseload across all provin...

 2021-02-28 15:19 

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Indonesia reports 5,560 new COVID-19 cases, Bangladesh 385...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Indonesia registered on Sunday 5,560 COVID-19 cases and 185 patients who contracted the pathogen died from the virus. The total confirmed cases reached 1,334,634, death toll 36,166 and recoveries 1,142,703, said Indonesian H...

 2021-02-28 15:16 

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Latest Covid infections in Malaysia: 2,437, Thailand: 70, Philippines: 2,113...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Malaysia declared on Sunday recording 2,437 new infection cases with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and nine new deaths as a result of contamination with the germ over the past hours. Caseload of the infections in the Asia...

 2021-02-28 15:16 

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UAE lists further 2,930 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths...

ABU DHABI, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The UAE said its daily confirmed coronavirus cases rose by 2,930 to around 391,525 on Sunday. Some eight fatalities were recorded as the death toll increased to 1,221, UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention Society said in a sta...

 2021-02-28 15:00 

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

MUSCAT -- His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf sends a letter to Sultan Haitham of Oman on cementing further deep-rooted relations. KUWAIT -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal thanks citizens, residents for their joyful sentiments during...

 2021-02-28 13:25 

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Russian helicopter forced to land in Syria over technical reasons - TASS...

MOSCOW, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- A Russian Mi-35 helicopter made an emergency landing during a patrol mission in Syria due to technical reasons, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday, confirming its crew were unharmed. "During a routine flight aimed at ...

 2021-02-28 13:20 

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Arab Parliament condemns interference in Saudi Arabia's internal affairs...

CAIRO, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The Arab Parliament called on Arab and Muslim countries to support Saudi Arabia in the face of foreign attempts against its sovereignty and meddling in the Kingdom's internal affairs. Saudi Arabia plays a key role in protecting...

 2021-02-28 12:19 

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COVID-19 takes 157 lives in Germany, sickens 9,890 others...

BERLIN, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Germany recorded Sunday 157 additional COVID-19 fatalities and 9,890 new virus infections over the past 24 hours. This increased the death toll to 70,045 and overall infections to 2,442,336 cases, according to the Robert Koch Inst...

 2021-02-28 11:48 

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Kuwait Amir sends letter to Sultan of Oman on bilateral ties...

MUSCAT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Sunday a letter to Sultan Haitham bin Tareq of Oman dealing with means of further cementing deep-rooted bilateral relations at all levels. The letter was...

 2021-02-28 11:44 

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India reports 113 Covid-19 deaths, 16,752 positive cases in 24 hours...

NEW DELHI, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Indian health authorities said on Sunday that 113 people succumbed to COVID-19 while 16,752 new positive cases were registered from different parts of the country in a span of 24 hours. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare sai...

 2021-02-28 11:43 

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China records six COVID-19 infections, no deaths...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- China registered Sunday six additional COVID-19 infections, while no deaths occurred in the last 24 hours. Overall infections increased to 89,893 cases, whereas the death toll stabilized at 4,636 fatalities, the National Health Co...

 2021-02-28 11:43 

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COVID-19 kills 379 lives in Russia, infects 11,359 others...

MOSCOW, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Russia recorded Sunday 379 additional COVID-19 deaths and 11,359 new infections in a span of 24 hours. Overall infections increased to 4,246,079 cases, while the death toll surged to 86,122 fatalities, the anti-coronavirus crisis ...

 2021-02-28 11:42 

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Omani, Kuwaiti FM discuss bilateral cooperation...

MUSCAT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Omani Foreign Minister Bader Al-Busaeedi held talks in Muscat Sunday with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah on ways of further boosting cooperation to serve mutual interest. The two top diplomats re...

 2021-02-28 09:19 

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Belgium reports 2,760 new coronavirus infections...

BRUSSELS, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Total infections of coronavirus in Belgium on Sunday increased to 769,414 with 2,760 new cases reported by Belgian health authorities. They reported 18 more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours raising the total death toll ...

 2021-02-28 09:15 

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Kuwait Crown Prince thank citizens, residents for sharing nat'l days joy...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah thanked Sunday citizens and residents Sunday for their sentiments during celebrations of Kuwait's 60th National Day and 30th Liberation Day. Sharing Kuwait...

 2021-02-28 09:02 

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FDA authorizes third coronavirus vaccine in US...

WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Saturday evening Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine. The FDA announced in a statement that it has issued "an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the ...

 2021-02-28 08:54 

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Today in Kuwait history:...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) --1904 -- Kuwait's 7th Ruler Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah approved establishment of a British Post Office in Kuwait to be affiliated with Britain's Political Agent's office. 1957 -- The first census showed Kuwait's populat...

 2021-02-28 08:25 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates citizens, residents on nat'l days...

KUWAIT, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday congratulated nationals and residents on the 60th Anniversary of National Day and the 30th Anniversary of Liberation Day. His Highness the Amir appreciated at...

 2021-02-28 02:47 

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

KUWAIT - Kuwait condemned in the strongest terms the Yemeni Houthi militias' repeated terrorist attacks with booby-trapped drones and ballistic missiles on civilian targets in the Saudi capital Riyadh and other cities. CAIRO - Egypt's President Ab...

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