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Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 12:00 GMT

Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 12:00 GMT

KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, two years ago, designated His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, to be the Heir Apparent, his right hand for managing State affairs and leading the march toward further development and prosperity. (news report)

TOKYO -- North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea (Sea of Japan) on Thursday, South Korea's military said, a day after a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was redeployed to the waters.

KUWAIT -- Kuwait oil price rose by USD 2.35 TO USD 94.96 per barrel Wednesday vis a vis USD 92.61 pb Tuesday, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation said on Thursday.

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi said it is unacceptable that the process of forming a new government has dragged on for a very long time without results.

KUWAIT -- Chairwoman of the Arab Businesswomen Council Sheikha Dr. Hessa Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah has declared that she is leading efforts to support and empower women in Kuwait and Arab countries.