KUNA main news for Monday, June 13, 2016

 Local:

   KUWAIT — The prevalence of diabetes in Kuwait is amongst the highest in the world, and the country’s government and non-government organizations have been confronting the non-communicable disease and its risk factors at all fronts. On the frontline of this war, stands the Dasman Diabetes Institute as a main defender of Kuwaitis’ health against the disease which represents an enormous challenge to Kuwait’s health system. (By Sahad Kamal issued at 10:21 a.m. local-time 7:21 GMT)

   KUWAIT — The State of Kuwait marks the first anniversary of the Imam Al-Sadeq Mosque’s terrorist attack which left 27 people dead and 227 others injured (Photo feature)

   Economic:

   KUWAIT — KUNA issues report by Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) regarding its water and irrigation projects. (By Salem Al-Methen)

   International:

   BEIRUT — By end of the spring season each year, cherry-picking time falls in Lebanon’s villages and counties from, approximately, mid-May till Mid-June. (Photo feature by Wassim Haydar issued at
10:08 a.m. local-time 07:08 GMT)

   NEW YORK — Election of President and Vice President of the 71th UN General Assembly takes place.

   WASHINGTON — Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, begins official visit to the US.

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