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US Treasury announces sanctions on IRGC network
Washington, May 10 (BNA): The United States of America has today taken action against a currency exchange network run by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard (IRGC). The US Treasury announced sanctions against six Iranian individuals and three companies in connection with the exchange network, which transferred millions of dollars to the IRGC-linked Al-Quds force.
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US, North Korean summit on June 12 in Singapore
Washington, May 10 (BNA): US President Donald Trump has announced that his summit with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong Un, will take place on June 12 in Singapore.
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US exits Iran nuclear deal, to reinstate sanctions
Washington, May 8 (BNA): The United States is withdrawing from the nuclear deal with Iran, saying that “at the heart of the deal was a giant fiction that a murderous regime desired only a peaceful nuclear energy programme."
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Kuwait supports Arabic language programme in Belgium
Brussels, May 6 (BNA): Kuwait's Ambassador to Belgium, the European Union, Luxembourg and NATO Jasem Al Budaiwi, has announced a "generous donation" by Kuwait to support the Arabic language programme run by the Free University of Brussels (Vrije Universiteit Brussel-VUB) for children of immigrants.
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94 suspects arrested for online gambling in China
Chongqing, May 4 (BNA): Police in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality seized 94 suspects involved in an online gambling case, the local public security bureau has announced.
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Report on US troop reduction in Korea “utter nonsense”
Washington, May 4 (BNA) -- US President Donald Trump has not asked the Pentagon to consider reducing troops stationed in South Korea, his top national security aide said.
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Kuwait part of UNSC delegation inspecting Rohingya refugees
New York, Apr.29 (BNA): Kuwait will be an integral part of the UNSC delegation tasked with inspecting and evaluating the status of some 700,000 Rohingya refugees and displaced in Myanmar and Bangladesh, a senior Kuwaiti diplomat has said.
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Exposure to Arab culture helps mastering Arabic
Kuala Lumpur, Apr. 26 (BNA): Students who are learning the Arabic language in Malaysia but have no opportunity to go to Middle East should get exposed to the Arabian culture and heritage to help them further master the language.
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Kuwait asks Filipino envoy to leave, recalls ambassador
Kuwait, Apr. 25 (BNA): The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry announced today that it had notified the Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa that he is persona non-grata in the country, asking him to return home in a week, Kuwait news agency (KUNA) reported.
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Government Development Bond subscription begins
Manama, Apr. 25 (BNA): Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has announced that as of Wednesday, April 25, and according to the invitation announced by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Bahraini and Non-Bahraini investors can directly subscribe through the primary market of BHB in the Government Development Bond issue 16 that has been issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of Bahrain by giving their orders to registered brokers at Bahrain Bourse.
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