KUWAIT - National Assembly Speaker condemns the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

KUWAIT - Egyptian minister thanks the Kuwaiti police for the timely arrest the assailants of Egyptian national.

DOHA - French President renews backing to the Kuwaiti mediation in the Gulf crisis.

RAMALLAH - At least 23 Palestinian protesters are wounded in clashes with Israeli forces.

JEDDAH - The National Army of Yemen regains control over Al-Yatima-Al-Buqa road and other key positions in Saada province.

WASHINGTON - At least three people are killed and 15 others wounded in shooting at school in New Mexico.

NEW DELHI - Death toll from the Cyclone Ockhi in southern India tops 47. (end) gb