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

VIENNA - The State of Kuwait called upon Iran to pursue cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency to settle pending issues and assure the agency about peaceful nature of its nuclear program, as it says.
KUWAIT - The State of Kuwait welcomes Slovenia's official recognition of the State Palestine, which is a positive step in line with concerned international resolutions, said a ministerial statement.
KUWAIT - The Public Prosecution ordered the detention of a resident on charges of joining an outlawed group and plotting a hostile act against a foreign state.
CAIRO - Assistant Foreign Minister for Human Rights Affairs Sheikha Jawaher Ibrahim Duaij Al-Sabah affirmed Kuwait's keenness on allowing women to play greater role in peace and security issues as well as in the decision-making process.
KUWAIT - Amiri Diwan advisor Sheikh Faisal Humoud Al-Sabah said that the political leadership was keen on empowering youth who were considered a national wealth and the foundation for the advancement of societies.
CAIRO - Egypt and Iran concurred on the need to address their outstanding issues to pave the way for restoring normal relations to achieve interests of the two nations and support regional stability.
RAMALLAH - Up to 36 Palestinians were martyred and 115 were injured in the last 24 hours, as reported by the Health Authorities in the Gaza Strip. RAMALLAH - Radical settlers of the Israeli occupation attacked Palestinians in the old sector of Jerusalem after bursting into Bab Al-Amoud plaza to celebrate the occupation of the city's eastern side in 1967.
VIENNA - The board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency adopted a draft resolution condemning Iran's non-cooperation with the agency with respect of the safeguards in line with the Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). (end) ibi