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Kuwait faces difficulties as Iraq rejects gas prices

Difference in gas prices, MoU to be discussed KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: The agreement to supply Kuwait with Iraqi gas is facing difficulties after Iraq rejected the price offered by Kuwait for its gas which took into consideration the compensation owed to it due to the invasion, reports Aljarida daily …

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Baghdad pins high hopes on donors’ confab due in Kuwait ’18: Al-Jubouri

BAGHDAD, Dec 26, (KUNA): The Iraqi people are pinning high hopes on the international donors’ conference to be hosted by the State of Kuwait early next year, Saleem al- Jubouri, Speaker of Iraq’s Parliament, said on Monday. Al-Jubouri made the statement while receiving Kuwait’s Ambassador to Iraq Salem Al- Zamanan, …

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Gas pipeline to pay off war reparations – Iraq donor talks in Kuwait

DUBAI, Nov 22, (Agencies): Iraq has hired Japan’s Toyo Engineering to help build a gas pipeline to Kuwait and a related petrochemical plant as Baghdad looks to reduce flaring and finish paying reparations owed for its 1990 invasion of its neighbour. The project, details of which have not been reported …

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Iraq no springboard for attack – Donor talks set

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21, (KUNA): Iraqi President Fuad Masum emphasized Monday that his country would not be a launch pad for any military action in the region. Iraq would not be a part or even a place for any confrontation in the region, the Iraqi president said in statements to …

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‘Iraq seeks settling pending UN issues’ – We owe Kuwait: Ja’afari

NEW YORK, Sept 24, (KUNA): The Baghdad government is working on settling all outstanding issues with the UN Security Council related to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in order to return to the international fold, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Ja’afari said Saturday. “Iraq is keen on respecting international legitimacy and dealing …

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M. Mathews dies aged 81 – Rescued Indians during Iraq invasion

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: A wellknown Indian national Matthunny Mathews, popularly known as “Toyota Sunny”, passed away at the age of 81 in Kuwait on Saturday evening following a long period of illness. He is known for his distinguished role in helping thousands of Indians repatriate from Kuwait during the …

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Kuwait, Iraq pledge to enhance ties

BAGHDAD, Dec 28, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti- Iraqi joint committee has concluded its meeting in Baghdad, held under co-chairmanship of Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari. During the concluding session, the Iraqi foreign minister recalled the …

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UN praises Kuwait’s stand in Iraq’s efforts to retrieve missing Kuwaitis

NEW YORK, Nov 10, (KUNA): The top UN envoy in Iraq highly acknowledged today Kuwait’s Government for its consistent support and understanding towards challenges faced by the Iraqi Government in its search for missing Kuwaiti persons and archives. This was at the briefing held at the Security Council briefing on …

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‘No remains of Iraqi troops found’

KUWAIT CITY, May 25: The Interior Ministry recently searched for the remains of Iraqi soldiers, believed to be buried in a mass grave in the northern part of the country according to the coordinates provided by the US military, but no remains were found, reports Al- Rai daily. The US …

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Iraqi premier commends Kuwaiti financial support to his country

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22, (KUNA): Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Friday commended Kuwait’s $200 million financial assistance to help the country face its current crisis. Kuwait is the only Arab country that has given a helping hand amid the current sensitive conditions Iraq is going through, Al-Abadi told a …

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