World Bulletin / News Desk
He reiterated his country's commitment to recent UN Security Council resolutions instituting an economic boycott of North Korea.
The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry established a national committee to enact penalties that also include stopping financial transfers to North Korea, halting loans provided by the Kuwait Fund for Economic Development and stopping entry visas for North Korean workers
It is also suspending all shipments of goods from North Korea while reducing the number of diplomats accredited to the North Korean Embassy in Kuwait.
The measures are in line with Kuwait's upcoming responsibilities when it begins its non-permanent membership of the Security Council early next year, the source said.
In June, Kuwait banned the import or purchase of coal and some minerals, such as iron and gold, from North Korea, pursuant to Security Council Resolution 2270 that imposed sanctions against North Korea in 2016.
It also prohibited the licensing of any Kuwaiti financial institution or company operating in Kuwait from opening representative offices, subsidiaries, branches or bank accounts in North Korea.
On Saturday, the UN passed a new resolution imposing these latest sanctions on North Korea for its continued intercontinental ballistic missile testing and violations of UN resolutions. The United States submitted the draft resolution.
New satellite imagery shows at least 288 Muslim villages partially or totally burned since Aug. 25, Human Rights Watch says
Dr. Mahmud Bin Ahmad, a former university professor, is believed to have channeled PHP30 million to fund Daesh assault
First presidential-level meeting on occupied Karabakh in over a year takes place in Geneva
30 militants, 5 troops killed in Maruf district of southern Kandahar province
The five-yearly congress, which opens Wednesday, will give Xi an opportunity to enhance his control over the world's second largest economy by stacking the halls of power with loyalists.
The incident happened near the Kharlachi checkpoint in Kurram district in the restive tribal belt bordering Afghanistan.
Voting began at 0200 GMT and will end at 1400 GMT. But after a tough campaign and with the electorate split, a second round of voting is a strong possibility, analysts say.
ARMM governor: Need continues to grow for more counterterrorism strategy
Pyongyang slams Australia for standing by the United States on Korean Peninsula tensions
The US navy said Friday that a US aircraft carrier will lead the drill in the coming week, a fresh show of force against North Korea as tensions soar over the hermit state's weapons programme.
Attack occurred late Friday at refugee camp in coastal Cox's Bazaar city
Police: Do not interfere in Drug Enforcement Agency’s operations, let human rights help in the fight against illegal drugs
President Rodrigo Duterte tells diplomats of the European Union to leave the Philippines in 24 hours
Family of 5 Westerners kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan found by Pakistani forces on Thursday
Ex-president forced to stay behind bars awaiting corruption trial verdict
Supreme Court says it cannot be oblivious to plight of women and children