KUWAIT -- School classes nationwide will be suspended on Tuesday as Kuwait is hit by a heavy sand storm, Education Minister and Minister of Higher Education says.

KUWAIT -- Navigation to and from Kuwait International Airport resumes normally at 6:00 p.m. (local time) after a brief hour-and-a-half suspension due to a dust storm that impaired visibility throughout the country.

KUWAIT -- Kuwait hosts the FIFA World Cup trophy during its third stop amid a tour throughout Gulf Arab states ahead of the 2022 World Cup Qatar kick off in November.

BRUSSELS -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomes Sweden's application to join the military alliance a day after Finland formally announced its own membership bid.

PARIS -- Former labour minister Elisabeth Borne is appointed France's new prime minister, the Elysee says, after the resignation of her predecessor Jean Castuex.

BRUSSELS -- European Union foreign ministers meeting here are unable to agree on a sixth sanctions package targetting Russia after failing to see eye to eye on a Russian oil imports ban.

KUWAIT -- Amina Jamal and Salha Al-Hadan of Bahrain win gold and bronze respectfully in the women's 100m hurdles race with Oman's Mazoun Al-Alawi bagging silver as the Third GCC Games kick off in Kuwait. (end) sd