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Briefing of KUNA main news for Saturday until 00:00 GMT

KUWAIT - Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah reiterated Kuwait's strong condemnation of the terrorist blasts that shook central Baghdad on Thursday and resulted in the death of dozens of innocent people.

KUWAIT - Kuwait listed 534 new coronavirus infections and no virus-related deaths, taking the total cases up to 160,901 as deaths remain unchanged at 952 respectively, the health ministry said.

ADEN - The Kuwait Society for Relief distributed 6,000 food baskets in four Yemeni governorates namely Aden, Taiz, Abyan and Al Hudaydah.

KUWAIT - The Central Bank of Kuwait said that local banks can distribute cash dividends to their shareholders in proportion to their business results and net profit achieved in 2020, in light of the strength and durability of their financial statements.

KUWAIT - Kuwait has been declared totally free of a potentially fatal horse disease known as glanders, its agriculture and fisheries authority said on Saturday, citing a report by a global animal health body. (end) ibi