KUNA main news for Friday, March 18, 2016

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

Local: KUWAIT — Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) holds “innovations in medicine conference,” tackling latest inventions and methods in surgery, internal and women medicines.
International: WASHINGTON — During the 2016 Presidential campaign cycle there has been accumulating rhetoric by Republican candidate Donald Trump that has targeted the Muslim faith pushing Americans to claim the candidate has put the country’s fundamental idea of religious freedom under attack. News feature by Aaron Kassraie. (moved).
BAGHDAD — Venturing into the marshlands in southern Iraq is a sensational and unique adventure due to the wetlands’ richness in natural resources and historical relics dating back to 5,000 years ago. Photo feature by Alaa Al-Huwaijel. (moved) WASHINGTON — The US welcomes the statement by coalition spokesperson, Saudi General Ahmad Asiri, indicating that major operations in Yemen are coming to an end, and that the coalition will work on “long-term plans” to bring stability to the country. (moved) Duty editor: Riad Kaj, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (05:00 – 11:00 GMT) Tel: (00965) 22271840. (end) rk