KUNA main news for Thursday, June 23, 2016

Local:

===== KUWAIT — Al-Zakat House offers Iftar meals during the holy month of Ramadan. By Abdullah Al-Mershed.

KUWAIT — Advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan during the heat of the summer back in the old days was a matter that affected all aspects of life in Kuwait especially pearl diving. By Sheikha Allougani. (moved)

Economic:

KUWAIT — KUNA’s report about past week stock trades.

International:

RIYADH — GCC transport and communication ministers hold an extraordinary meeting to discuss coordination in the sector including maritime navigation.

ROME — Genzano Infiorata, held between May and June, is one of Italy’s landmark festival showing works of art made out of flowers. Photo feature by Mehdi Al-Nemr. (moved)

LONDON — Britons head to the polls in crucial referendum to determine whether the nation will remain under the EU umbrella. (moved, to be followed up)

BRUSSELS — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the European Parliament about plight of his people.

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