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KUWAIT -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's upcoming visit to Kuwait will be marked with inking a memo for boosting strategic dialogue between the State of Kuwait and the United States of America, says a Foreign Ministry official.
PARIS -- Kuwait's Ambassador in Paris Sami Al-Sulaiman confirms that there have been no Kuwaiti nationals among the injured in the explosion at a bakery in the center of the capital. Issued at 15:58 p.m. (12:58 GMT).
KUWAIT -- Arab nations are fully capable of dealing with any obstacles that may impede economic growth and development, says Kuwait's Minister of State for Economic Affairs Mariam Al-Aqail. Issued at 15:31 p.m. (12:31 GMT).
KUWAIT -- Kuwait Finance House (KFH) says credit from the Kuwaiti banking sector rose by three percent in November. Volume of credit granted last November was KD 36.6 billion (USD 119 billion) compared to KD 35.5 billion (USD 116 billion) in November 2017, KFH says in a report. Issued at 14:43 p.m. (11:43 GMT).
CAIRO -- Egyptian Government forces have raided a "terrorists' hideout" in a mountainous region in Sohag in southern Egypt, killing six of the gunmen entrenched in the clandestine stronghold, the Ministry of Interior declares. Issued at 15:56 p.m. (12:56 GMT).
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