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Cabinet tasks KRCS & KRC with offering aid to Yemen’s Socotra

Acting PM and Defense Minister chairs meeting KUWAIT CITY, May 27, (KUNA): The Cabinet has tasked the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) and the Kuwait Relief Society (KRC) with offering relief aid to the Yemeni island of Socotra which has been recently hit by a cyclone. The Cabinet meeting at …

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Bahrain, UAE affirm support for US strategy TEHRAN, May 22, (RTRS): Europe’s energy chief will seek to reassure Iran’s top ministers on Saturday that the European Union wants to keep trade open despite the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Miguel Arias Canete, European commissioner for energy and climate, will …

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Saudis down Jizan missile

RIYADH, May 15, (AFP): Saudi air defences on Tuesday intercepted a ballistic missile fired into the south of the kingdom from Houthi rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen, said a spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition. Debris from the missile landed in residential areas of the city of Jizan, but without causing …

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Kuwait pledges $250,000 for Yemen

GENEVA, April 3, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait is pledging $250,000 to international relief aid efforts in Yemen this year, said a Kuwaiti top diplomat Tuesday. In Kuwait’s speech to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ (OCHA) 2018 Yemen High-Level Pledging Event, Deputy Minister of Foreign …

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Saudi coalition says Yemeni rebels attack Saudi oil tanker

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says Houthi rebels have attacked a Saudi oil tanker, causing “minor damage.” The coalition statement says the attack occurred in international waters on Tuesday near the Red Sea port of Hodeida. It did not provide further details on the …

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Suicide bombing hits UAE-backed force in Yemen’s Aden: security source

Aden, March 13, 2018 (AFP) -A suicide bombing hit Yemeni troops trained by the United Arab Emirates in the government bastion of Aden on Tuesday, a security source said, with at least five casualties reported. The attack in the north of the port city hit an army mess hall serving …

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Kuwaiti society coordinates with UN to relieve Yemenis

RIYADH, March 5, (KUNA): A delegation of Kuwait Society for Relief (KSR) on Monday discussed with officials at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Yemen coordinating humanitarian activities as part of the ongoing campaign, “Kuwait By Your Side.” A campaign statement said the meeting …

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Kuwait raps Houthi missile attacks – ‘Yemen conditions catastrophic’

YEMEN SIDES LACK COMMITMENT TO U.N. PEACE ROADMAP NEW YORK, Feb 28, (Agencies): Kuwait has strongly condemned the Houthis’ ballistic missiles’ attacks on Saudi Arabia and their claims of similar attacks on the UAE, as it is destroying efforts to achieve peace in the region. The statement was made by …

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Kuwait role for Yemen crucial

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18, (KUNA): Kuwait played a pivotal role in enabling Yemeni parties reach “strategic framework” for a settlement in the war-torn nation, said the visiting UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmed on Sunday. Sheikh Ahmed, whose mission in Kuwait marked end of his tenure, made …

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Saudis down missile – Iran accused

RIYADH, Feb 5, (Agencies): Saudi air defences intercepted a ballistic missile fired at the kingdom by Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels on Monday, state media reported. The attack was launched from Yemen’s northern governorate of Saada, a Houthi stronghold, and “intercepted” at 7:23 local time (0423 GMT), Colonel Turki al-Maliki told …

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