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Women empowerment Kuwait’s strategic goal, says Al-Sabeeh

Int’l conference on women leaders kicks off KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23, (KUNA): Kuwaiti women empowerment is one of the objectives of Kuwait sustainable development strategy, said Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Dr Hind Al-Sabeeh on Monday. “Today we have seen Kuwaiti women serving as doctors and researchers and engineers …

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International confab to fight diseases in Africa kicks off

‘One in six already afflicted with disease’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23, (KUNA): Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) Abdulwahab Al Bader has stressed Kuwait’s support to developing countries to achieve development. Founding KFAED half a century ago embodied Kuwait’s vision of the significance of international …

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ISIS executed 116 in revenge killings

BEIRUT, Oct 23, (AFP): The Islamic State group executed dozens of civilians this month in the Syrian desert, a monitor said Monday, in a gruesome massacre as the jihadists see their “caliphate” collapse. The extremist group last week lost its key Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, the latest in a string …

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Queen Rania urges help for Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 23, (AP): Jordan’s queen said Monday that the international community must respond effectively to end the suffering of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fl ed to Bangladesh to escape persecution by Myanmar authorities. Queen Rania, who visited a refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar …

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US nudges Riyadh, Baghdad against Iran – Iran militants must leave Iraq: Tillerson

DOHA, Qatar, Oct 22, (Agencies): US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday pressed the Trump administration’s case for isolating and containing Iran in the Middle East and beyond as he pushed for Saudi Arabia and Iraq to unite in common cause to counter growing Iranian assertiveness. He called for …

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Amir receives Sudan President

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Sunday the visiting Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir and his accompanying delegation. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah attended the audience. His Highness the Amir led the Kuwaiti …

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HH Amir receives HH Crown Prince, Al-Ghanim, parliamentary team

‘Your Highness’ precious message has given us tremendous support’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Sunday His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. His Highness later received His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber …

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Kuwait committed to providing relief aid for Rohingya refugees

Al-Jarallah heads team for Rohingya confab in Geneva COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Oct 22, (KUNA): Said to be the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis, the Rohingya community who have been fl eeing to Bangladesh have recorded half a million people since violence broke out in neighbouring Myanmar on Aug 25. Kuwait …

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Taleban ‘strikes’ show of strength – Afghan warlord killed

KABUL, Oct 22, (Agencies): A spate of deadly Taleban attacks targeting Afghan forces this week was a show of strength against Donald Trump’s new strategy, and signalled a push to strike security bases rather than cities, analysts said. In three of the four ambushes since Tuesday, militants used bomb-laden Humvees …

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KUWAIT-AMERICA FOUNDATION HUMANITARIAN AWARD TO MELANIA

Trump acclaims Amir’s Mideast role – Trumps attend gala at Kuwaiti Embassy WASHINGTON, Oct 21, (KUNA): US President Donald Trump lauded His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his infl uential role in the Middle East region. In statements to the audience at a special ceremony held at …

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