KUNA main news for Saturday, Jan 30, 2016

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

Local: Kuwait – Minister of Health Dr. Ali Al-Obaidi announces the selection of Slovakian Michael Novak to win Sabah Al-Ahmad’s International Health Award 2016 for seniors in recognition for his research, discoveries and achievements in Alzheimer disease and the care for elderly patients.
Kuwait – Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) said Saturday that it has distributed humanitarian aid to needy families in the Yemeni province of Taiz, in coordination with local organizations despite the imposed sanctions and difficult terrains.
Kuwait – Minister of Public Works Ali Al-Omair said on Saturday food security constitutes a main pillar for Kuwait, commending the Kuwait Farmers Union’s role in meeting the needs of citizens.
Economic: Kuwait – The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) issued on Saturday of Commemorative Coins, marking the 10th anniversary of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s ascension to power.
International: Geneva – Prospective talks between a delegation representing the Syrian government and oppositions figures under the umbrella of the UN aimed at reaching a solution to the Syrian crisis.
New York – UN Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack against a mosque in the Eastern Al-Ahsa governorate, which killed and wounded a number of people.
Washington – Tight race between Clinton, Sanders in Iowa; Trump pulls ahead in 1st balloting Editor on duty: Talal Al-Ghannam, 14:00 – 19:30 (11:00 – 16:30 GMT) Tel: (00965) 22271840 tg