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

KUWAIT - His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud to express heartfelt felicitations on the issuance of a Royal Order appointing him Prime Minister of the Kingdom.

KUWAIT - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed that Kuwait's condemnation of the terrorist attack that targeted an educational center to the west of the Afghan capital city of Kabul, killing and wounding several people.

BRUSSELS - The human rights organisation Amnesty International called on the European Union to hold Israeli leaders to account for their oppressive and apartheid policies against the Palestinian people.

RIYADH - The Saudi Finance Ministry projected that the Kingdom will spend about SAR 1,114 billion (approx. USD 297 billion) in 2023.

WASHINGTON - The US Departments of Treasury issued, in concert with additional actions by the Department of Commerce and the Department of State, a package of swift and severe sanctions on Russia following annexation of four southeastern Ukrainian regions to Russia.

ISLAMABAD - At least one person was killed and 20 others received injuries in an explosion in a busy market of Kohlu district of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province. (end) ibi