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

DOHA -- State-run Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Deputy Chairman Sheikh Nawaf Saud Al-Sabah says the country has investment plans to raise production capacity to meet the forecasted future needs of OPEC and global markets.

RAMALLAH -- A Jewish settler stabs a Palestinian man to death in a village to the east of Salfit settlement in the occupied West Bank.

AMMAN -- Saudi Arabia Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz arrives in Amman as part of his tour in the region, which already included Egypt, and later Turkiye.

TEHRAN -- Iranian authorities say they have detained several Israeli Mossad intelligence network agents.

RAMALLAH -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expresses his hope that US President Joe Biden's upcoming visit to the Middle East will contribute to creating the atmosphere for achieving comprehensive peace in the region.

LONDON -- A strike by public transport workers in Britain causes severe disruptions in the transport network, almost paralysing the intercity train service in England, Scotland, Wales, and the London Underground.

KUWAIT -- Kuwaitis rise to the top of the medal table at an international shooting tournament in Turkiye, having bagged five medals so far, including three gold.

PARIS -- French opposition party, the Republicans, foil a bid by President Emmanuel Macron to establish a coalition with his party and secure absolute majority in the National Assembly.

WASHINGTION -- The US approves major changes to its anti-personnel landmine policy (APL), joining most countries in the world in prohibiting the use of such weapons, the White House says. (end) sd