Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
Amiri Diwan thanks mourners of late Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah      Arab League chief meets UN envoy to Syria      European Parliament to debate situation in Iraq, Syria      US creates special presidential envoy for global coalition to counter ISIL      Nat'l team qualifies for Arab Thai Kickboxing semi-finals      Kuwait FM wraps up visit to Jordan      Int'l Commission casts doubt upon Arab human rights court      Eid Al-Adha on Oct. 4 -- Al-Saadoun
  Politics
Iran denies visitors in Syria are military personnel
06/08/2012   |   12:55 AM | Gulf News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
TEHRAN, Aug 5 (KUNA) -- Iran denied on Sunday press reports that kidnapped Iranian visitors in Syria were "military personnel." Official news agency quoted a well-informed source from the Iranian foreign ministry as saying that using such reports in regard to the captured Iranian convoy and kidnapped visitors who were traveling to Shiites' Zaineb Shrine, have "no legal bases and are irresponsible act by the media." Earlier, in a phone conversations held with his Turkish and Qatari foreign ministers Ahmet Davutoglu and Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem Al-Thani respectively, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi requested both countries's immediate intervention to secure the release of the abducted Iranians.
Meanwhile, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hussain Abdulahyian was quoted by Iranian media outlets as saying that the kidnapping "operation was planned ahead, and aims to obstruct Iranian supporting effort to Syria." Last night, 48 Iranians travelling on a bus from the Damascus international airport to Zainab shrine on the outskirts of the Syrian capital were abducted by armed insurgents. (end) ms.mb KUNA 060055 Aug 12NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Honoring Kuwait 2014


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

kuna magazine


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Britain hopes Iraq forms new gov't before end of week
2.   Seventh special flight evacuates 260 stranded Pakistanis from Libya
3.   Blast kills 50 seniors leaders of Syrian Islamist group -- Observatory
4.   Israeli professor: What happened in Gaza was nothing less than Holocaust
5.   Kuwait's generous humanitarian initiatives reflect huge efforts of His Highness the Amir
6.   UN prepares for celebrating His Highness the Amir's naming "Humanitarian Leader'
    Photo Gallery

KSE posts gains upon closing Sunday's session

Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghnem, Kuwait's Permanent Delegate at the United Nations

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah returns home

The Kuwait Medical Association (KMA)Chairman Mohammad Al-Mutairi

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

former UK prime minister John Major

Advisor at the Amiri Diwan Mohammad Abulhassan

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Former National Assembly Speaker Jassem Mohammad Al-Kharafi

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan

Minister of Finance Anas Khaled Al-Saleh


composer, Abdullah Al-Go'oud

Minister of Health Dr. Ali Al-Obaidi

EU warmly welcomes UN honour to His Highness the Amir as 'Humanitarian Leader'

KUNA publishes book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader)

Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon

Kuwaiti swimmer Ahmad Al-Bader

Kuwaiti Ambassador to the United States Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Kuwaiti Ambassador to Jordan Hamad Al-Duaij

Chairman of the Committee on Legislative and Legal Affairs in the Kuwaiti National Assembly MP Mubarak Al-Hurais
Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS