The State of Kuwait refuted news by the Reuters news agency regarding Iran’s exploitation of Kuwaiti waters to deliver arms and military assistance to the Houthis in Yemen, said a statement by the Foreign Ministry Wednesday.
A source at the Ministry said that the country’s waters were under total control of the Kuwaiti navy and coast guard, adding that there were no reports of suspicious marine movements or activities. The ministerial source called on media outlets to investigate matters more thoroughly before issuing any news on the matter.
The Philippines has registered the fastest-growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Asia-Pacific in the past six years with a 140 % increase in the number of new infections, the health ministry and the United Nations said on Tuesday. At the end of 2016, there were 10,500 Filipinos infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) up from 4,300 in 2010, Health Minister Paulyn Ubial told a news conference, citing data from UNAIDS.
Floods in the western Indian state of Gujarat have killed 218 people, government officials have confirmed. the floods have affected 450,000 people in the state.
The second storm to hit Taiwan in 24 hours battered southern and central parts of the island on Monday after Typhoon Nesat injured more than 100 people.
Civil aviation authorities in Saudi Arabia, #UAE, #Bahrain and #Egypt provided nine emergency air corridors to be used by #Qatar airlines as of August 1, the #Saudi Arabia’s Civil Aviation Authority announced Sunday. This measure, it added was under the umbrella of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and in compliance with Saudi Arabia’s cutting of diplomatic and consular relations with Qatar.
#Kuwait: His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has successfully undergone medical examinations in the United States, His Highness the Crown Prince would remain in the US for personal reasons, before heading to spend some vacation time in Europe.