Jours des événements : 09/08/2022


1990 -- The UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 662 considering Iraq's annexation of the State of Kuwait null and void. The resolution stated that council members are determined to end Iraq's occupation of Kuwait and help the Kuwaiti people restore their homeland's sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.
1990 -- The Iraqi government ordered all diplomatic missions in Kuwait to move offices to Baghdad within a deadline period of two weeks.
2000 -- The State of Kuwait and the United States signed a medical memorandum of cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries.
2005 -- Mesleh Al-Azmi, a former MP, passed away at age 65.
2006 -- Kuwait National Petroleum Company delivered operations of managing and operating 40 fuel stations to Al-Sour Co. in line with the privatization plan.
2008 -- Kuwaiti Taekwondo practitioner Wejdan Al-Enizi won the gold medal at the fourth Al-Hassan international tournament held in Jordan.
2010 -- Kuwait and the UK signed in London a MoU for security cooperation, according to which, among other things, the UK would supply the Gulf State with high-tech security cameras to be installed at sensitive sites.
2010 -- The Kuwaiti diving National Team won the 20th GCC tournament gathering 12 gold, 10 silver, and six bronze medals.
2016 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed with the Maldives a KD-15-million loan agreement to fund expansion of the Maldives' Ibrahim Nasr international airport.
2016 -- Kuwait and France signed a major deal according to which Paris would sell the Gulf State up to 30 military helicopters.
2020 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah announced USD 41 million in aid to the Lebanese people during the international conference on the assistance and support of Lebanon and its people held in the aftermath of the Beirut Port explosion. (end) gta