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Today in Kuwait's history

Today in Kuwait's history
KUWAIT, June 7 (KUNA) -- 1939 -- The Mubarakiya School holds a play about how Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) companion, Omar, became a Muslim. Among the audience was Kuwait ruler Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, whose son, then becoming Amir, Sheikh Jaber, was among actors.
1999 -- Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) purchases 250 gas stations from the German Aral Company located in Belgium.
2010 -- Fuhaid Al-Daihani, of Kuwait, wins the double-trap Grand Prix after hitting 194 discs out of 200. The championship was held in Malta.
2015 -- UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) grants Kuwait an award for meeting the Sustainable Development food security goals.
2017 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah visits the UAE and meets Vice-President Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al-Maktoum and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. He then visits Qatar and meets Amir Sheikh Tamim Al-Thani as part of Kuwait's mediation effors to solve the Gulf crisis.
2020 -- Talal Al-Rabah, of Kuwait, wins the Hamdan bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al-Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) in the Black and White category for his "King of the North" photo.
2022 -- The Kuwait National Seismic Network registers a five-magnitude quake southwest of Ahmadi. (end) ag