Daily Archives: September 2, 2018

Palestinian groups demonstrate to lift Israeli blockade against Gaza

GAZA, A number of Palestinian groups protesting against Israel’s blockade of the northern border of the Gaza Strip on Sunday staged a demonstration calling for an end to the 12-year-old Israeli siege. Spokesman for the National Movement for Breaking the

Britain reiterates support for maintaining nuclear agreement

TEHRAN, British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt Sunday called on European companies to continue their work and investments in Iran, and to overcome technical obstacles facing economic cooperation between the two sides. “We are

Iraqi PM: won’t sacrifice Iraqis’ interest for Iran

BAGHDAD, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi said Sunday he would not sacrifice interests of Iraqi people for the sake of Iran which was facing American sanctions. Abadi, speaking to reporters in Baghdad, said he was entrusted with serving citizens and

Kuwait bourse ends Sunday’s trading on mix boards

KUWAIT, Boursa Kuwait ended trading Sunday on mix board as the premier market index went up 11.98 points to reach 5,273.80 points. The main market index went down by 5.26 points to stand at 4,892.20 points. Meanwhile, all share market

“Manipulations aim at casting doubt on Turkish economy” — Erdogan

ANKARA, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the currency manipulations aim to cast doubt on Turkey’s strong and solid economy, Anadolu news Agency said on Sunday. Speaking at Turkey-Kyrgyzstan Business Forum in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, Erdogan pointed out that

Kuwaiti Commerce Minister opens consumer protection center

KUWAIT, Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan opened Sunday the new Consumer Protection and Control Center at The Avenues shopping mall as part of the ministry plan to spread commercial awareness and consumer knowledge. The ministry of commerce will

Iron, steel exports from Turkey to US increased despite tariffs

ANKARA, The value of iron and steel exports from the Aegean region of western Turkey to the United States rose by 63 percent in August, compared to the same month last year, despite US imposition of additional taxes, Aegean region

USD rate stable at KD 0.302

KUWAIT, The exchange rate of the US Dollar was stable at KD 0.302, while the Euro went down to KD 0.351, said the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Sunday. The CBK said that the British Pound Sterling rate was down

Kuwait Army Chief of Staff meet Peninsula Shield Joint Forces Maj. Gen.

KUWAIT, Chief of Staff of Kuwait Armed Forces Lieutenant General Mohammad Khaled Al-Khudher met Sunday the Commander of the Peninsula Shield Joint Forces Major General Abdulaziz Ahmed Al-Balawi and his accompanying delegation. The two sides discussed issues of common interest

Arab coalition intercept ballistic missile by Houthis at KSA – spokesman

RIYADH, Arab coalition suppoting legitimacy in Yemen said Friday its forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missiles fired by Houthis from Saada, Yemen, towards Saudi Arabia’s territories. No one was hurt. Air defense forces intercepted a missile fired by the