Daily Archives: September 1, 2018

Kuwait defense minister departs Kuwait to pursue medical treatment

KUWAIT, Kuwait’s Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah left the country on Saturday to continue his medical treatment abroad in response to the medical team advise. The Ministry of Defense affirmed in a statement that Sheikh Nasser had

Trump says “no political necessity” to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal

WASHINGTON, US President Donald Trump said Saturday that there is “no political necessity” to keep Canada in the new NAFTA deal. Trump said in a tweet “if we don’t make a fair deal for the US after decades of abuse,

Russia, Iraq, Iran, Syria assistants chief of staff meet to strengthen cooperation

BAGDAD, Assistants chiefs of staff in the Russian, Iraqi, Iranian and Syrian armies met in Bagdad on Saturday at the Four-Party Security Conference to discuss ways of strengthening security cooperation among these countries. Iraqi ministry of Defense stated that this

Kuwaiti Defense Min. forms joint investigation committee on students’ death cases

KUWAIT, The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Saturday issued a decision to form a joint investigation committee on the death cases at Ali Al-Sabah Military Academy. Directorate of Moral Guidance and Public

Kuwaiti Defense Minister orders officers’ detention

KUWAIT, Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Saturday issued instructions to the army chief of staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khader to detain a number of officers, non-commissioned officers and trainers at Ali

Kuwait defense minister departs Kuwait to pursue medical treatment

KUWAIT, Kuwait’s Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah left the country on Saturday to continue his medical treatment abroad in response to the medical team advise. The Ministry of Defense affirmed in a statement that Sheikh Nasser had

Coalition regrets rules of engagement compliance error during Aug. 9 strike

RIYADH, The Saudi-led Coalition in Yemen has regretted that a strike, conducted in Yemen’s northwestern Saada province on August 9, carried errors in complying with the rules of engagement. After reviewing an internal investigation of the strike, carried out by

Turkey neutralizes 86 Kurdish gunmen past two weeks – army

ISTANBUL, Turkish forces have “neutralized” 86 Kurdish gunmen in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq over the past two weeks, the army said in a statement Friday. It said operations against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) gunmen neutralized 58 of them, including

Renewable energy sources important for Arab countries – OAPEC chief

MARRAKECH, Morocco, Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OAPEC) Secretary General said Saturday renewable energy sources were “important” for the Arab countries in order to diversify energy resources thus honoring growing electricity demands. Abbas Naqi said Arab countries have enormous

Kuwaiti oil price down one cent to USD 75.22 pb

KUWAIT, The price of Kuwaiti oil went down by one cent to reach USD 75.22 per barrel (pb) on Friday, compared to USD 75.23 pb the day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) announced Saturday. Oil prices in the international markets