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KUNA main news for Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)


KUWAIT -- The Bay of Kuwait, located north of Kuwait City, is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the Gulf country due to the type of marine life thriving in its waters and coasts. By Zahra Al-Kathmi. Moved at 09:53 a.m. (06:53 GMT).


GENEVA -- The UN high commission for Refugee UNHCR is increasingly alarmed at the unfolding situation in northeast Nigeria where the advancing military campaign by Government forces in cooperation with the Multi-National Joint Task Force against Boko Haram has in recent weeks been exposing catastrophic levels of suffering among the population of the area, many of whom have been out of reach of humanitarian help over months or years. Moved at 14:28 p.m. (11:28 GMT).

BEIRUT -- Lebanon is lodging a complaint with the United Nations over Israeli acts that breach the country's sovereignty at the border Al-Ghajar village and Shebaa farms. Moved at 14:47 p.m. (11:47 GMT).

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