Monthly Archives: January 2016

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

KUWAIT – Low-income Kuwaiti nationals will not be affected by looming subsidy cuts on petrol and power, vows Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Ali Al-Omair.


Kerry urges Syrian sides in Geneva talks to “seize the opportunity”

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (KUNA) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday appealed to the parties participating in the Syrian peace talks in Geneva to “seize the opportunity for serious negotiations.
“Officials from the Syrian …

France turns over new leaf with Cuba

By Mashaael Basheer

PARIS, Jan 31 (KUNA) — In its bid to open up to rogue countries that were burdened with sanctions and are recently attempting to reemerge in the international scene, France is turning …

Arab coalition in Yemen pinpoints targets accurately ahead of engagement – official

RIYADH, Jan 31 (KUNA) — The Arab coalition in Yemen predetermines its military targets based on accurate intelligence ahead of conducting air strikes, the Saudi-led operation’s spokesman outlined on Sunday.
Targets are reviewed and evaluated …

Local disabled tri-sport event kicks off

KUWAIT, Jan 31 (KUNA) — The local disabled sports championship kicked off at Kuwait Disabled Sports Club on Sunday with some 70 athletes competing in swimming, table tennis and wheelchair basketball over three days.
The …