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

KUWAIT - The Amiri Diwan relayed Eid Al-Adha greetings from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Kuwait's citizens and residents, wishing them happy Eid amid amity, security and safety.

NEW YORK - The State of Kuwait Permanent Delegate to the United Nations Ambassador Tareq Al-Bannai affirmed that the Security Council resolution 2474 regarding missing persons in armed conflicts is a historic achievement towards justice.

WASHINGTON - Kuwait's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for Human Rights Affairs Ambassador Sheikha Jawaher Al-Duaij Al-Sabah hailed on Friday the discussions with the US officials on human rights progress in Kuwait and cooperation in this domain.

KUWAIT - Kuwait pentathlon team won the bronze medal in the international Laser Run competition in China, said Chairman of Kuwait Modern Pentathlon Club Nasser Al-Walid.

RAMALLAH - Israeli occupation forces shot and injured seven Palestinians, including three critically injured, in the central West Bank city of al-Bireh.

WASHINGTON - The US Department of State has designated Tzav 9, a violent extremist Israeli group that has been blocking, harassing, and damaging convoys carrying lifesaving humanitarian assistance to Palestinian civilians in Gaza.

NEW YORK - The United Nations expressed deep concern about the military escalation between Lebanon and the Israeli occupation, warning that it could turn into a full-scale confrontation. (end) ibi