Monday, 26 August 2019 12:14 GMT

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(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) CAIRO -- The Arab League welcomes a political power-sharing agreement signed between Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition protesters.

BASRA -- In a move aimed at bolstering bilateral economic ties and trade with Iraq, Kuwait's Public Authority for Industry says joint committees will begin immediately executing border crossing and free trade zone projects.

IRBIL -- Gunmen shoot dead two people, including one described as a Turkish Consulate employee, at a restaurant in the northern city of Irbil.

JEDDAH -- The Saudi-led Coalition for Support of Legitimacy in Yemen confirm downing a drone launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia from Sanaa targetting civilians in the southern city of Jazan.

KUWAIT -- Companies that have had their contracts terminated in the aftermath of heavy downpours that lashed Kuwait recently will not be cleared of any wrongdoing, an official underlines.

JEDDAH -- Kuwait reiterates its firm stance in favor of the Palestinian issue, which continues to top the country's political priorities, a senior Kuwaiti official reiterates.

PARIS -- The Group of Seven (G7) finance ministers at an annual meeting in Chantilly, northern France, discuss the taxation of major tech companies, amongst other matters.

MOSCOW -- Russia's nuclear activities at Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant are ongoing in spite of US sanctions, the Russian foreign ministry reveals.

WASHINGTON -- Turkey's decision to purchase Russian S-400 air defense systems renders its continued involvement in the US-made F-35 jet fighter programme "impossible," the White House says.

KUWAIT -- Nigeria clinch third place at the African Cup of Nations, after beating Tunisia, who claim fourth, in Cairo. (end) sd


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