Posts Tagged ‘Kuwait News Agency’

Iraq has signed Kuwait, Monday, conventions and accommodation had encouragement and protection of investments between the two countries and tourism cooperation.

According to Kuwait News Agency “KUNA”, that “Iraq and Kuwait signed today two agreements accommodation had the encouragement and protection of investments between the two countries and tourism cooperation,” indicating that “the signing came on the sidelines of the Third Session of the Ministerial Committee of the Joint Supreme hosted by Kuwait in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and other senior officials of the two countries. ” (more…)

Kuwaiti official: Kuwait is looking forward to continue to receive future quarterly payments until the full repayment of the amounts of compensation

The head of “Public Authority for Assessment of Compensation for Damages Iraqi aggression,” Khaled Ahmad Al-Mudhaf that the remaining amount of Kuwait is estimated at 8.899 billion dollars and Kuwait “looking forward” to continue to receive payments of future quarterly until payment of the full amount of compensation. (more…)

First Published: 2013-11-22

Geneva – Kuwait called on Friday to the United Nations Committee for the compensation to the need to deal with the request to retrieve some sensitive and confidential documents which I had lost during the period of the invasion of Iraq, at a faster pace.

He said Khaled Ahmad Al-Mudhaf, chairman of Kuwaiti Public Authority for Assessment of Compensation for the loss of the Iraqi invasion delayed the delivery of the Commission of these documents to his country for more than eight years, despite the signing of a bilateral agreement written and verbal are whereby the return of such documents to the State of Kuwait after the completion of the review. (more…)


Announced the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Martin Kobler that the outstanding issues between Iraq and Kuwait was settled almost, stressing the need to enter the relations between the two countries a new stage (more…)

28/05/2013 22:39:00

Baghdad (NINA) – Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, signed with Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sabah al-Khalid al-Hamad al-Sabah, two memos of understanding; the first is related to arrangements of maintenance of borders’ demarcation signs, while the other is related to financing the construction of housing complex in Um Qasr.

A statement issued on Tuesday, May 28, by Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah met with Zebari discussing bilateral relations and positive developments in all fields, especially with regards to the related Security Council resolutions. (more…)

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28/05/2013 14:53:00
Baghdad/ NINA /– Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari discussed with Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of Kuwait means of strengthen relations between the two countries in different fields. (more…)

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Prime Civil Aviation Authority of Kuwait Fawaz joy, Tuesday, that Iraqi Airways will resume during the weekend flights to Kuwait, after a lapse of 22 years.

The news agency quoted the Kuwaiti “KUNA” for joy, “The Iraqi Airways will resume flights to Kuwait on 16 February Current after the approval of the Civil Aviation Kuwait,” noting that “Iraqi Airways will run four flights a week, one of Baghdad and two through Najaf and fourth through Erbil. ” (more…)

local6 Positive developments in  Kuwait Iraq relations   Stage set for Maliki visitKUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah announced yesterday that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki will visit Kuwait soon upon an invitation from His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

“We hope the visit would achieve the desired outcome and build on what was achieved in last year’s visit,” Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said in a seminar on the sideline of the first Kuwaiti-Iraqi Media Forum held here and attended by Information Minister Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah.

He called for the continuation of the joint Kuwaiti-Iraqi meetings to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in various fields.


KUWAIT: After four whole years since the terrorist blast that claimed hundreds of innocent lives at the Zanjeeli City, Nainawa in 2008, some Iraqi parliamentarians demanded that Kuwait must compensate the victims over accusations that two Kuwaitis were involved in plotting and executing the blast.

Speaking at a press release, the Iraqi MPs stressed that the two Kuwaitis had been just released from Guantanamo when the explosion took place. Three days later, the Pentagon said it was closing down Guantanamo which was a serious mistake as “it detained the world’s most dangerous criminals, including the ones responsible for the Zangeeli blast.”

The MPs added that the Iraqi parliament intends to get verified facts about the involvement of a Kuwaiti in the blast to sue him. They added that if the suspect was proven killed, the Kuwaiti government would have to compensate the families of the victims.

Meanwhile, Kuwait’s foreign minister, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said that the Iraqi PM, Nouri Al-Maliki would visit Kuwait soon adding that Iraq had already fulfilled many of its obligations with regards to the border demarcation.

Al-Khaled also said that Kuwait would supply Iraq with developed detection equipment to be used in searching for the remains of Kuwaiti prisoners of war, Al-Dar reported.

Kuwaiti proposal to invest part of the compensation in Iraq

Khandan – said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah said his country is keen to develop what he called a road map to help Iraq to complete the implementation of Security Council resolutions, and pointed to Kuwait’s readiness to stand with Iraq and assist in the fulfillment of the requirements and international obligations a year ago 1991.

He called on the morning in an interview with Kuwait News Agency to continue a Joint Committee meetings between the two countries and noted that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will visit Kuwait soon to discuss bilateral issues and ways of enhancing joint cooperation in various fields, as in the areas of oil and maritime navigation. (more…)

History 10/4/2011 9:02:00 AM

KUWAIT, Oct 4 (KUNA) — 1963 — Iraq recognizes Kuwait’s independence, sovereignty and borders as outlined in a letter by the Iraqi Prime Minister on July 21, 1932, which was accepted by Kuwait’s ruler Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber on August 10, 1932. Ambassadors were then exchanged. The agreement was registered by Kuwait at the Arab League and the United Nations.

Melkert and Iraq’s ambassador to the UN describing the mutual visits between Baghdad and Kuwait a success and the positive

Said UN special envoy to Iraq, Ad Melkert Wednesday that mutual visits between Kuwait and Iraq bear the positive signals in the relations between the two countries.

Melkert pointed to Kuwait News Agency after a meeting with senior officials at the United Nations on the international mission to help Iraq (UNAMI), he sees a lot of positive signals.



Arbil, February 16 (AKnews) – Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, after arriving in Kuwait on Wednesday morning with the Emir of Kuwait Mbahathat in cases involving the two countries ..

Al-Maliki said in a statement the prime minister, which was received by the Kurdish news agency (AKnews) a copy of it that he “had arrived in Kuwait this morning at the head of a government delegation, to discuss a number of common issues between the two countries.”