KUWAIT -- The US-Kuwait Business Council is launched at the US Chamber of Commerce.

WASHINGTON -- Kuwait's central bank governor is rated a Grade A, amongst world's most successful in 2019.

BEIRUT -- President of the Lebanese Forces announces the resignation of the Party's ministers from the ruling coalition.

IRBIL -- Nearly 2,300 refugees flee from northeast Syria to Iraq's Kurdistan region.

ISTANBUL -- Turkish president vows to resume the military operation in northeast Syria if Kurdish militants fail to pull out.

MADRID -- Spain's minister of interior says 300 law enforcers were injured in the violent protests. (end) gb