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Arab League Council holds extraordinary session on Aleppo today

Holding an extraordinary session Date : October 4, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network/ WAM CAIRO, 4th October, 2016 (WAM) -- At the request of the State of Kuwait, the Arab League Council is holding an extraordinary session at the level of permanent delegates today, with the aim of discussing the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Kuwait's Delegate to the Arab League, Ambassador Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al-Bakr, said in press statements that the date of the meeting was determined following consultations between the Arab League ...Full Story

POLITICS

Arab League Council holds extraordinary session on Aleppo today

Date : October 4, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network/ WAM Holding an extraordinary session CAIRO, 4th October, 2016 (WAM) -- At the request of the State of Kuwait, the Arab League Council is holding an extraordinary session at the level of permanent delegates today, with the aim of discussing the deteriorating humanitarian ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Canada-Kuwait consortium buying London City Airport

Date : February 28, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network The consortium announced that it had signed an agreement LONDON, U.K. - A consortium of international infrastructure investors has decided to buy 100 percent of London City Airport from current owner Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and Highstar Capital.> Big News Network The ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

India and Kuwait to endeavor finalizing joint venture projects in oil and gas sector

Date : March 31, 2013 Reporter : ANI Promoting joint venture projects Mar. 31 (ANI): India and Kuwait today resolved to expedite discussions for promoting joint venture projects in various areas of oil and gas sector, including those in the upstream and downstream activities. Speaking at a ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Kuwait grants Lebanon $19 million for Syrian refugees

Date : January 16, 2015 Reporter : Trend Lebanon and Kuwait signed grant agreement Lebanon and Kuwait signed Thursday a grant agreement amounting 27 million U.S. dollars and another loan agreement amounting 19 million U.S. dollars to be used in Lebanese development projects and areas hosting the Syrian refugees. ...Full Story

HISTORY

Iran says no plot against Kuwait’s security

Date : September 5, 2015 Reporter : Trend Would undermine the Arab country Sept. 5 By Khalid Kazimov – Trend: Iran has dismissed Kuwaiti media reports accusing Tehran of establishing relations with outlaw groups to carry out the actions that would undermine the Arab country’s security. ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Economic Outlook for the Gulf Cooperation Council in 2014: A Goldilocks Moment?

Date : April 20, 2014 Reporter : WB Blogs World Bank BlogsReview The World Bank’s latest Quarterly Economic Brief for the MENA region warns that short term prospects for many countries in the region are poor. For reasons related to ongoing political turmoil, these countries face high fiscal and ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Kuwait, Iraq sizzle at 54 degrees, record to be tied with the world's hottest day ever

Date : July 25, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Hottest temperatures ever recorded KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - Sizzling at temperatures that are unimaginable in many parts of the world, Kuwaiti city Mitribah and Iraq’s Basra town are said to have recorded figures, that if validated, will represent the two hottest ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Arab summit opens in Kuwait with calls to end Syria conflict

Date : March 26, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Syrian civil war and Egyptian strife topped the discussions KUWAIT CITY - Syrian civil war and Egyptian strife topped the discussions at the 22-nation Arab League annual summit that began in Kuwait City Tuesday. According to media reports, Syria's opposition called for ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Bahrain and Kuwait Banks open branches in Kurdistan Region

Date : February 28, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet BBK studying new investment products in different markets Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) announced planning to open a branch in Kurdistan during the current year after a study of the market. "The expansion in Kurdistan Region will be the next step to the bank , if the study of ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Etihad Airways raises stake in Aer Lingus to 4.1%

Date : March 18, 2014 Reporter : thenational.ae Etihad had increased its stake to 22 million shares Etihad Airways has raised its stake in Aer Lingus to 4.1 per cent as the Abu Dhabi airline continues to invest in foreign carriers.  “Etihad Airways’ stake in Aer Lingus now exceeds 4 per cent following the ...Full Story

SPORTS

ENTERTAINMENT

Kuwait may no longer see women in bikinis anymore

Date : June 1, 2014 Reporter : ANI MP Hamdan Al Azemi said Dubai, May 29 (ANI): A parliamentary committee in Kuwait has endorsed a proposal to ban women's "nudity" in public places and hotel corridors, which could lead to banning of women's bathing suits in the country. MP ...Full Story

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