KUNA main news for Saturday, June 18, 2016

Local:

KUWAIT — Kuwait celebrates Independence Day on Sunday, which marked the end of the British protection era on June 19th, 1960. (Issued at 12:05 pm local time – 09:05 GMT)

KUWAIT — Marking its 25th foundation anniversary on Sunday, the Martyr Bureau has been maintaining the great value and sacrifice offered by Kuwaitis throughout history, especially during the Iraqi invasion in 1990. (By Nasser Al-Otaibi. Issued at 11:27 am local time – 08:27 GMT)

International:

GENEVA — Kuwait’s membership in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) reflected its strong commitment to these vital issues. (By Tamer Abulainnain at 10:40 am local time – 07:40 GMT)

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