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

Date: 13/06/2019     Time: 2:50 AM

07 4 GEN 0309 KUWAIT /KUNA-CVS2 MDA-KUWAIT-KUNA-SUMMARY  Briefing of KUNA main news for Wednesday until 00:00 GMT 2801475 KUWAIT -- Kuwait strongly condemns a missile attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia, which left scores of people wounded. 2801589 KUWAIT -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah says escalations in the region have "decreased" as a result of continuous diplomatic efforts and communication. 2801593 MOSCOW -- Russia and Turkey broker a ceasefire in northern Syria's Idlib, where escalations have dangerously escalated over the past two weeks, Russia's military says. 2801594 GAZA -- Palestinian fisherman are prevented from plying their trade in Gazan waters after Israel reimposes its maritime siege on the occupied territory, the Israeli military and Palestinians say. 2801553 PARIS -- The French government, led by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, wins a vote of no confidence in parliament after Philippe outlines future policies for the coming period. 2801547 ISLAMABAD -- At least 53 Taliban rebels, including a local commander, are killed in an operation by Afghan security forces in the southern Zabul province, an official says. 2801535 CAIRO -- The Arab League denounces Moldova's decision to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the occupied city of Jerusalem 2801474 KUWAIT -- Trucks moving across Kuwait's newly-built Jaber Al-Ahmad Causeway and Doha Link will have to pay a dinar-per-tonne toll as of July 16, the Minister of Public Works says. 2801582 BRUSSELS -- NATO welcomes the US announcement to increase its military presence in Poland. 2801543 KUWAIT -- Records show that temperatures in Kuwait over the past 12 years have soared above the 50 degrees Celsius mark, Kuwait's Meteorological Department says.