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 2023-01-31 10:04 

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National Museum of Egyptian Civilization... unique journey through time...

(Photo Feature by Islam Abdulfattah)CAIRO, Jan 31 (KUNA) -- The National Museum for Egyptian Civilization allows visitors to embark on a unique journey through time, taking them on an all-engrossing experience from prehistoric centuries to modern-day heri...

 2023-01-31 09:54 

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Kuwait's December crude oil exports to Japan up 19.4 Pct...

TOKYO, Jan 31 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's crude oil exports to Japan in December jumped 19.4 percent from a year earlier to 8.11 million barrels, or 262,000 barrels per day (bpd), for the first increase in four months, government data showed Tuesday. As Japan&...

 2023-01-31 09:00 

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IMF: Global growth to fall to 2.9 pct this year, rise to 3.1 pct next year...

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (KUNA) - Global growth is projected to fall from an estimated 3.4 percent in 2022 to 2.9 percent in 2023, then rise to 3.1 percent in 2024, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday evening. In its latest World Economic Outlook ...

 2023-01-31 09:00 

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Kuwait oil price down USD 1.77 to USD 84.65 pb...

KUWAIT, Jan 31 (KUNA) -- The price of Kuwaiti oil went down by USD 1.77 to USD 84.65 per barrel on Monday as opposed to USD 86.42 pb last Friday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) on Tuesday. The prices of the Brent crude and the West Texas Intermed...

 2023-01-31 08:59 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Jan 31 (KUNA) -- 1965 -- Kuwait Writers Association was officially launched. The association, which was established in November 1964, consisted of poets, storywriters, novelists, men of letters and critics. 1972 -- Former member of Kuwait Chamber ...

 2023-01-31 02:45 

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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 expressed his condolences over the victims of a suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, which left scores of people either dead or injured. KUWAIT...

 2023-01-31 01:51 

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GCC chief condemns bombing in Pakistan...

RIYADH, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- GCC Secretary General Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf Condemned on Monday the suicide bombing that targeted a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, which left scores of people dead and wounded. In a statement, GCC chief Al-Hajraf expresse...

 2023-01-31 00:34 

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OIC denounces suicide bombing in Pakistan's Peshawar...

RIYADH, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) denounced Monday the suicide bombing that targeted a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, which left scores of people dead and wounded. In a statement, ...

 2023-01-30 23:54 

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Kuwaiti lawmakers in Algeria asserts state, people firm support to Palestine...

ALGIERS, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The President of Kuwaiti lawmakers partaking in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Conference of the Parliamentary Union, MP Thamer Al-Suwait affirmed, Monday, on Kuwait's support to Palestine, condemning as well t...

 2023-01-30 23:34 

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Kuwait strongly condemns Pakistan suicide mosque blast...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Foreign Ministry expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the suicide bombing that targeted a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, which left scores of people dead and wounded. In a press statement M...

 2023-01-30 23:28 

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UN Security Council to discuss sanctions on three Kuwaitis in March - Kuwaiti official...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The United Nations Security Council in March will discuss sanctions imposed on three Kuwaiti nationals, after the UN Ombudsman submitted his initial report on the matter, a Kuwaiti official revealed on Monday. The matter is being ...

 2023-01-30 21:39 

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Kuwait Prime Minister congratulates Jordan's King on birthday...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah sent a cable of congratulations Monday to the Jordanian King Abdullah II bin Hussain on his birthday, wishing him good health and prosperity for his country. (en...

 2023-01-30 21:39 

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Kuwait Crown Prince congratulates Jordan's King on birthday...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of congratulations Monday to the Jordanian King Abdullah II bin Hussain on his birthday, wishing him good health and prosperity for his country. (...

 2023-01-30 21:38 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates Jordan's King on birthday...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of congratulations on Monday to the Jordanian King Abdullah bin Hussain on his birthday, wishing him good health, and prosperity for his country and people...

 2023-01-30 21:21 

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Death toll of Pakistan mosque attack crossed 50...

ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The suicide blast that took place inside a mosque in Pakistan's Peshawar city bordering Afghanistan claimed more lives as death toll rise to 50 people with another 157 injured. A senior police official, CCPO Mohammad Aijaz ...

 2023-01-30 20:54 

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US Treasury sanctions fentanyl traffickers...

WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The US Department of Treasury announced Monday designating a network to manufacture and traffic illicit fentanyl and other synthetic drugs to the country. The Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control designated the lead...

 2023-01-30 20:08 

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EU strongly condemns mosque attack in Pakistan...

BRUSSELS, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The European Union Monday "strongly condemned" today's attack against worshippers in a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. "EU stands with Pakistan against terrorism. There is no space for hatred and extrem...

 2023-01-30 19:22 

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China: COVID-19 cases at low level "now"...

TOKYO, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- China's National Health Commission on Monday said that COVID-19 cases are at a low level in the country, with numbers nationwide gradually decreasing, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Monday. "Fever clinic patients, ho...

 2023-01-30 18:58 

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Nuwair paints yellow Kuwait's desert...

Photo feature by Mirvat Abduldayem KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- Like clockwork every year, Al-Nuwair; a flowering plant of the Daisy family (Senecio glaucus, Latin) breaks through the barren land of Kuwait's desert to bring joy, beauty and a vivid yellow ...

 2023-01-30 17:56 

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Kuwait FM receives letters from Algeria leader, Palestinian counterpart...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Al-Sabah received letters on Monday from Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and Palestinian counterpart Riyad Al-Maliki. The Algerian letter, addressed to His Highness the Amir ...

 2023-01-30 16:45 

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EU urges restraint after drone attack on Iranian military facility...

BRUSSELS, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The European Union Monday called on all parties to avoid actions that can escalate tensions in the Middle East following a drone attack on a military facility in the city of Isfahan in Iran yesterday. "We are aware of the re...

 2023-01-30 16:12 

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Kuwait PM extends condolences over Pakistan mosque blast victims...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Sabah expressed his condolences on Monday over the victims of a suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, which left scores of people either ...

 2023-01-30 16:11 

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Kuwait Amir extends condolences over Pakistan mosque blast victims...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah expressed his condolences on Monday over the victims of a suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, which left scores of people eithe...

 2023-01-30 16:11 

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Kuwait Crown Prince extends condolences over Pakistan mosque blast victims...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah expressed his condolences on Monday over the victims of a suicide bombing at a mosque in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, which left scores of pe...

 2023-01-30 15:21 

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Kuwait's KNPC exports modified diesel fuel shipment to European market...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The first shipment of modified diesel fuel from the Ahmadi Refinery was exported to the European market onboard the (POLAR ACE) tanker, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said on Monday. KNPC indicated via Twitter that the s...

 2023-01-30 15:19 

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Kuwait Deputy FM, UK envoy hold talks...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister Mansour Al-Otaibi received on Monday the United Kingdom's Ambassador to Kuwait Belinda Lewis, discussing bilateral relations. (end)amh.nam...

 2023-01-30 15:19 

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Kuwait Deputy FM, Ukraine Mideast envoy discuss ties...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister received a phone call on Monday from Ukraine's Special Envoy for the Middle East and Africa Maxim Sobh, discussing bilateral relations. (end)nfa.nam...

 2023-01-30 14:48 

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Pakistan: Peshawar mosque blast death toll rises to 28...

ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (KUNA) - The death toll in the suicide blast that took place inside a mosque in Peshawar city of Pakistan's northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday rise to 28 while 150 people received injuries, said officials. A senior admini...

 2023-01-30 14:43 

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Turkish Minister: Istanbul to host gas summit in February...

ISTANBUL, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- Turkey will hold a natural gas summit on Feb. 14-15 to bring together gas supplier countries and Europe's consumers in Istanbul, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said Monday. "We will bring together supplier countrie...

 2023-01-30 14:37 

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Egyptian Pres.: De-escalation needed in Mideast after recent Israeli hostility...

CAIRO, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- De-escalation is needed in the Middle East after the recent Israeli aggression against Palestinians, said President Abdelfatah Al-Sisi on Monday. Bassam Radhi, Egyptian Presidential spokesman, indicated that Al-Sisi's statement...

 2023-01-30 12:57 

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Suicide blast on mosque kills 17, injures 83 in N. Pakistan...

ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (KUNA) - At least 17 people lost their lives while 83 others received injuries in a suicide blast at a mosque in Peshawar city of Pakistan's northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province on Monday, said officials. According to initial po...

 2023-01-30 12:34 

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S. Korea Pres, NATO chief discuss Ukraine, Indo-Pacific strategy...

TOKYO, Jan 30 (KUNA) - South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday discussed South Korea-NATO ties, Seoul's Indo-Pacific strategy and North Korea's nuclear program...

 2023-01-30 11:45 

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Palestinian youth killed by occupation gunfire in Al-Khalil...

RAMALLAH, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced on Monday that a youth, identified as Nassim Abu Fouda, 26, has died after a shot in the head fired by the Israeli army in the southern West Bank city of Al-Khalil. Abu Fouda is the 3...

 2023-01-30 09:26 

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NATO chief underlines US 'extended deterrence' against N. Korea threats...

TOKYO, Jan 30 (KUNA) - North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday highlighted the importance of the US extended deterrence for South Korea, saying it has an "extremely important task" amid Pyongyang'...

 2023-01-30 08:59 

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Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Jan 30 (KUNA) -- 1960 -- Moroccan King Mohammad V paid the first visit to the State of Kuwait during which he held summit talks with the Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah. 1964 -- Kuwait Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-S...

 2023-01-30 02:42 

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

KUWAIT -- Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Charge D'Affaires of the Philippines Embassy in Kuwait Jose Cabrera at his office to express heartfelt condolences for the death of Jullebee Ranara, a housekeeper who was kill...

 2023-01-30 01:45 

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PUIC chief reiterated the Palestinian issue remains central issue in the Islamic world...

ALGIERS, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- The Secretary-General of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States Conference (PUIC) Mouhamed Khouraichi Niass, reiterated Sunday that the Palestinian issue would remain the central issue in the Islamic world. The remarks ...

 2023-01-30 01:30 

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Iran: Qatari FM conveyed messages from the parties to the nuclear deal...

TEHRAN Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said Sunday that Tehran had received messages from "the other parties regarding the nuclear agreement", and through the Qatari foreign minister, who is visiting the republic....

 2023-01-30 01:04 

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Turkish Pres. hints may respond differently to Finland in NATO bid...

ISTANBUL, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday that his country may respond "differently"; to Finland's NATO bid, which would "shock" Sweden. "We may respond differently to Finland if necessary. Sweden...

 2023-01-30 00:11 

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Philippines will not ban plans to work in Kuwait after tragic killing of domestic worker...

(With POL-KUWAIT-PHILIPPINES-FM)KUWAIT, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- The Philippines will not cease the travel of Filipino workers intending to work in Kuwait, Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople said on Sunday, after the "tragic" killing of domestic worker ...

 2023-01-29 23:44 

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Russia urges de-escalation of violence in Palestine...

MOSCOW, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced profound concern on Sunday over the spiraling violence in Jerusalem and other parts of the occupied Palestinian territories. In two separate phone calls with his Palestinian and Israel...

 2023-01-29 22:12 

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Young Palestinian died of his wounds after Jenin raid...

RAMALLAH, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Ministry of Health announced Sunday, the martyrdom of a young man due to injuries he sustained during an invasion by Israeli occupation forces in Jenin camp last Thursday. Thursday's attack resulted in killing ni...

 2023-01-29 21:40 

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Kuwait FM receives Filipino Charge D'Affaires...

KUWAIT, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Charge D'Affaires of the Philippines Embassy in Kuwait Jose Cabrera at his office on Sunday to express heartfelt condolences for the death of Jullebee Ranara, a...

 2023-01-29 19:06 

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Kuwait Deputy FM, Spanish Amb. discuss Malaga's Expo 2027 bid...

KUWAIT, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi received on Sunday Spanish Ambassador to Kuwait Miguel Maro Aguilar, discussing Malaga's bid to host Expo 2027. During the meeting, also attended by special mission Ambassad...

 2023-01-29 17:46 

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Lebanon signs oil, natural gas exploration deals with QatarEnergy, other partners...

BEIRUT, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Lebanon signed on Sunday two oil and natural gas exploration deals in its territorial waters in partnership with QatarEnergy, French TotalEnergies, and Italy's Eni Energy Company. During the deals signing ceremony, head of the...

 2023-01-29 16:46 

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Boat capsizes N. Pakistan, killing 10 children...

ISLAMABAD, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- At least 10 students of a religious educational institution died when their boat capsized in Pakistan's northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, said officials. A spokesperson for the Rescue service 1122, Bilal Faizi...

 2023-01-29 16:20 

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Light rain Mon. to increase gradually until early Wed. - forecaster...

KUWAIT, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait is expected to see some light rain Monday, increasing gradually to peak by Tuesday afternoon until early Wednesday, according to meteorologist. The rainy conditions are caused by a deep surface low pressure accompanied by m...

 2023-01-29 14:18 

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Passenger coach fells into ravine killing 41 people in SW Pakistan...

ISLAMABAD, Jan 29 (KUNA) - At least 41 people lost their lives as a passenger coach fell into a ravine in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Sunday, said officials. A senior administrative official, Assistant Commissioner Hamza Anjum told...

 2023-01-29 14:02 

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Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolt parts of Pakistan...

ISLAMABAD, Jan 29 (KUNA) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 jolted parts of Pakistan including federal capital Islamabad on Sunday. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, an earthquake of 6.3 magnitudes was measured at a depth of 150 kilometer...

 2023-01-29 13:13 

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Tory Chairman Nadhim Zahawi dismissed over tax affairs...

LONDON, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak dismissed Sunday conservative party chair Nadhim Zahawi over tax affairs. In a letter addressed to Zahawi and published by local media outlets, Sunak stated that there was a "serious breach&#...

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