Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

Devoted husband, loving father, steadfast friend, exemplary patriot:  this is how I will always remember President George H. W. Bush.  Whether he was serving in the skies over the Pacific during World War II, protecting America at CIA headquarters, or leading our nation in the Oval Office, President Bush was one of America’s most consequential ...
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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closure due to Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closure due to Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, for routine consular services due to the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.  The Consular Section will reopen for normal ...
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The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC November 23, 2018 Violence against women is a global issue that affects millions of people annually. Every woman and girl deserves a life free from violence. The United States is committed to advancing gender equality and preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuwait, November 15, 2018

Location: Kuwait City Event: Rains are expected to cause flooding in parts of Kuwait.  Please monitor the Ministry of Interior’s website and KUNA ( kuna.net.kw ) for updated information on flooded areas and road closures as they are announced. Routine consular services will be suspended for Thursday, November 15th.  Emergency services for U.S. citizens are available via our contact ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuwait, November 14, 2018

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuwait, November 14, 2018 Location: Kuwait City Event: Rains are expected to cause flooding in parts of Kuwait.  Please monitor the Ministry of Interior’s website and KUNA ( kuna.net.kw ) for updated information on flooded areas and road closures as they are announced. Routine consular services are cancelled for this afternoon.  Emergency services for U.S. ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuwait

Location: Highways, Capital area, Hawally, Al-Farwaniya, East Ahmadi, Kuwait City Event: Rains have caused heavy and widespread flooding in several parts of Kuwait. The Ministry of Interior issued a statement warning people to stay off flooded roads and to avoid traveling in or to flooded areas except in emergencies due to the extreme weather and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots for Mid-term Elections

[Monday, October 8, 2018] Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 6. Same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States. We highly recommend that you mail your voted paper ballot to your ...
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U.S. and Kuwait Security Forces Conclude Crisis Response Exercise (INVINCIBLE SENTRY 2018)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (With Photos)   Press Release U.S. and Kuwait Security Forces Conclude Crisis Response Exercise (INVINCIBLE SENTRY 2018) Kuwait City, Kuwait – On Thursday, August 16, approximately 400 U.S. military personnel and 362 Kuwaiti Security Forces concluded Invincible Sentry 2018 (IS 18), a crisis response exercise conducted by th e U.S. Central Command in coordination ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 15, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ On Tuesday, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Kuwait’s strong partnership and longtime friendship with the United States. ...
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U.S. and Kuwait Security Forces Conduct Crisis Response Exercise (Invincible Sentry 2018)

Kuwait City, Kuwait – Approximately 400 U.S. military personnel will join Kuwaiti Security Forces August 9–16 for Invincible Sentry 2018 (IS 18), a crisis response exercise conducted by U.S. Central Command, in coordination with other U.S. government agencies and the Government of Kuwait. An exercise consisting of simulated scenarios to facilitate a coordinated partner response to transnational ...
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Congratulations to Kuwaiti Graduates!

By Lawrence R. Silverman, U.S. Ambassador to the State of Kuwait As the academic year draws to a close, I want to congratulate students graduating from U.S. universities— Alf mabrook, Class of 2018!  And congratulations to the parents who encouraged and supported you throughout your academic career and helped you reach this point. You earned ...
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White House Response to Recent Media Reports on U.S.-Kuwaiti Relationship

A senior White House official said Friday that, White House Senior Advisor Mr. Jared Kushner and Kuwaiti Ambassador to the United States His Excellency Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah “had a very positive meeting at the White House and exchanged views about the Middle East peace process. After the scheduled 30 minutes, Jared had to excuse ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuwait Now Accepts the United States Emergency Passport

Kuwait Now Accepts the United States Emergency Passport   Kuwait accepts U.S. emergency passports for entry and exit to Kuwait as of May 1, 2018. The following conditions apply to U.S. citizens intending to enter or exit with a U.S. emergency passport: The bearer of a U.S. emergency passport will be admitted only as a ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information

U.S. Embassy Kuwait January 7, 2018 On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts. Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.   U.S. Embassy Kuwait reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder for U.S. Citizens

Friday, October 27, 2017 As noted in our  Worldwide Caution , terrorist groups remain intent on targeting U.S. citizens, our allies, and our interests.  The U.S. Government remains highly concerned about possible attacks against U.S. citizens, government facilities, businesses, places of worship, and perceived U.S. and Western interests in the region and worldwide. While we are not ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Kuwait Air Quality Monitor

The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are working together to record air quality at U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the globe.  As part of this initiative, U.S. Embassy Kuwait installed an air quality monitor (AQM) on Embassy grounds in the Bayan district.  The data for the Embassy’s Air Quality ...
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SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS: Update to Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated March ...
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US Embassy Kuwait Calls for 2018/2019 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program Applications

The Embassy of the United States in Kuwait calls on Kuwaiti nationals, early career English language teachers, and recent graduates of journalism, mass media, or American or English literature programs to apply for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program. The Embassy is accepting applications until September 3, 2017. The FLTA Program is a ...
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SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS: Personal Security for U.S. citizens during the Islamic Holy Month of Ramadan

As noted in our Worldwide Caution , terrorist groups remain intent on targeting U.S. citizens, our allies, and our interests.  Terrorist groups have launched attacks during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the past.  The U.S. government remains highly concerned about possible attacks against U.S. citizens, facilities, businesses, places of worship, and perceived U.S. and western ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens —  Information for U.S. citizens during the Islamic Holy Month of Ramadan

The beginning and end of the month of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, are based on actual sightings of the new moon, likely from about May 27 to June 24. The official start and end of the month will be announced by newspaper, television and radio. During Ramadan, the U.S. Embassy in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Demonstration

U.S. Embassy Kuwait Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Demonstration 20-APRIL-2017 The U.S. Embassy in Kuwait informs U.S. citizens that localized demonstrations are expected to take place in the Al-Andalous area in the Farwaniya Governorate beginning Friday morning on April 21, 2017.  These localized demonstrations may produce crowds. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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Fact Sheet: The Global Coalition – Working to Defeat ISIS

Since its formation in 2014, the Global Coalition has worked diligently to reduce the threat ISIS poses to international security and our homelands.  Coalition members are united in common cause to defeat ISIS through a robust approach, including working by, with, and through local partners for military operations; supporting the stabilization of territory liberated from ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Aviation Security Enhancement

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in consultation with relevant Departments and Agencies, has determined it is prudent to enhance security, to include airport security procedures for passengers at certain last point of departure airports to the United States.  These enhancements include more stringent measures applied to 10 specific airports, to include Kuwait International Airport. The ...
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Worldwide Caution – Security Notice for U.S. Citizens 2017

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador Lawrence Silverman on Kuwaiti National and Liberation Days 2017

I warmly congratulate the Government and people of Kuwait on the 56th anniversary of their independence and the 26th anniversary of liberation.  The United States is proud to have contributed to the liberation of Kuwait and remains proud today to be a partner in a close, strategic and growing bilateral relationship.  We made a commitment ...
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Kuwait National and Liberation Days – February 25 & 26

The Kuwait National and Liberation day holidays will begin on Thursday, February 23, but the main holiday activities will be Saturday, February 25, and Sunday, February 26.  Festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion are expected in downtown areas. There will be heavy traffic congestion and pedestrian traffic from early afternoon to evening hours on ...
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U.S. Ambassador Lawrence Silverman’s Remarks during U.S. Independence Day

Assalamu aleykum.  Ahlan wa sahlan fikum. Your Excellency, the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, we are honored to have you here with us.  Officials of the Government of Kuwait; Members of the National Assembly; Excellencies; Members of the Kuwaiti and American Armed Forces; Fellow Americans; Ladies and Gentlemen, – all friends of the ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador Lawrence Silverman on Kuwait Parliamentary Elections

I congratulate Kuwait and its people on the successful holding of yesterday’s national parliamentary elections. Kuwait has long been a regional leader with respect to constitutional governance and political participation, as reflected by Saturday’s free and competitive elections. The United States and Kuwait enjoy a strong and close friendship that provides benefits for both our ...
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Joint Statement of the First Kuwait-U.S. Strategic Dialogue

United States-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue: “Advancing a Broad Vision of Bilateral Cooperation” U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah co-chaired the first-ever U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue on October 21, 2016, in Washington, DC. This dialogue is expected to shape the work of our two ...
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Linden U.S. University Fair

The Linden U.S. University Fair will be held at the Marina Hotel in Salmiya on Wednesday October 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Press Attaché Heather Ward will provide opening remarks. The fair, organized by Linden Education Services in conjunction with the U.S. Embassy, will host representatives from several universities throughout the United States. U.S. Embassy ...
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U.S. Embassy Press Statement on Attempted Terrorist Attack of Thursday October 6, 2016

The U.S. Embassy is concerned by what appears to have been a deliberate attack on U.S. service members involved in a traffic incident with a third-country national on October 6. The Embassy is in close contact with the Government of Kuwait regarding the incident, has received the full support of the Kuwaiti authorities, and is ...
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Our Ocean Kuwait Photography Contest 2016 (Official Photo Contest Rules)

Contest Sponsors Our Ocean Kuwait Photography Contest 2016 is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Embassy Kuwait. Description of Contest Objectives This contest for amateur photographers aims to increase environmental awareness on the key ocean topics of our time, particularly that of “sustainable fisheries,” one of the 2016 Our Oceans Conference themes. (See the ...
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Record Numbers of Kuwaiti Travelers Set To Enter the United States in 2016

The Embassy of the United States in Kuwait is pleased to announce that more Kuwaitis have visited America in 2016 so far than any other year on record.  In 2016, Kuwaiti travelers have entered the United States over 75,000 times as of September 1, including over 14,000 students attending academic programs. These record numbers are part of a ...
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US Embassy Kuwait Calls for 2017/2018 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program Applications

The United States Embassy in Kuwait calls on Kuwaiti nationals, early career English language teachers, and recent graduates of journalism, mass media, or American or English literature programs to apply for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program. The Embassy is accepting applications until September 3, 2016. The FLTA Program is a nine-month, non-degree ...
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Visa Waiver Info

Recent activity on social media has included incorrect information about visas for Kuwaiti travelers. While there have been changes to the requirements for travel under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), these changes do not impact currently valid nonimmigrant visas nor do they apply to citizens of countries who are not participants in the VWP, such ...
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Emergency Message

July 13, 2016 In light of recent terrorist attacks in Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Turkey, and other countries in the region and around the world, the Embassy reminds U.S. citizens of measures they can take to enhance their safety and security.  We are not aware of specific, credible threats against U.S. citizens in Kuwait at ...
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Emergency Message

March 10, 2016 The Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a U.S. citizen was stabbed on Thursday morning, March 10, in Fintas. His injuries are not life-threatening. The man who assaulted him is in police custody. The Embassy is not aware of specific, credible threats against U.S. citizens. Nonetheless, U.S. citizens residing in or visiting Kuwait ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuwait National and Liberation Days – February 25 & 26.

February 22, 2016 Kuwait National and Liberation Days will be Thursday, February 25, and Friday, February 26. Festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion are expected in downtown areas. Expect heavy traffic congestion and pedestrian traffic from early afternoon to evening hours around Gulf Road and in Salmiya. In years past, the police have ...
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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

January 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential for Heavy Rains in Kuwait – November 3, 2015

This message is to inform U.S. citizens in Kuwait that the Kuwait Meteorological Department has forecasted the potential for heavy rains this week, particularly Tuesday through Saturday. Heavy rains can quickly overwhelm the drainage systems in the country, which can result in flash floods, deep standing water, power outages, and road closures.  U.S. citizens living and ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks to the American Business Council of Kuwait Annual Gala Dinner

October 27, 2015 Madame Minister Hind Al-Sabeeh, ABCK Chairman Scott Beverly, Mr. and Mrs. Delano Roosevelt, ABC-K members, Distinguished guests. Catherine and I are honored to be here with the ABC-K this evening.  First, I want to Congratulate you on the ABCK’s 30th anniversary. Let’s put that in perspective.  In 1985, the year ABCK was ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at National Union of Kuwaiti Students Orientation

Friday, July 31, 2015 8:30 p.m. Ambassador’s Remarks for Pre-Departue Orientation for Kuwaiti Scholarship Students I would like to welcome all of you and thank NUKS-USA for organizing this event. I congratulate all of the students and families on your accomplishments and your choice to study in the United States. I want to recognize His Excellency ...
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Sound Personal Practices in Light of Recent Attack – Security Message for U.S. Citizens – 3

July 6, 2015 In light of the June 26 terrorist attack in Kuwait, we want to remind U.S. citizens of measures they can take to enhance their safety and security.  We encourage U.S. citizens to exercise keen security awareness of their surroundings at all times.  The Embassy recommends that all U.S. citizens in Kuwait monitor ...
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U.S. Consular System Problem Resolved, Student Visa Days in July

June 28, 2015 The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is delighted to announce that systems’ issues that have affected the Department of State’s ability to issue visas have been resolved, and all applicants can schedule appointments as normal. All applicants should plan to attend their current appointments as scheduled. Applicants with passports at ...
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Explosion at Mosque in Al-Sawaber neighborhood of Kuwait City – Security Notice for U.S. Citizens 2015 – 2

Kuwait City, Kuwait June 26, 2015 There has been an explosion at a mosque in the Al Sawaber neighborhood of Kuwait.  There have been reports of deaths and injuries.  U.S. citizens should avoid the area.  Please stay current with media coverage of local and regional events. U.S. Mission personnel have been advised to continue to ...
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Embassy of the United States condemns the senseless terrorist attack on worshipers

Kuwait City, Kuwait June 26, 2015 The Embassy of the United States condemns the senseless terrorist attack on worshipers in the Al-Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque in Kuwait City today. We, Ambassador Douglas Silliman and his wife Catherine extend our deepest condolences to the government and people of Kuwait, and our prayers go out to the families ...
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U.S. Congress Delegation Pays Respects to Families of Al-Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque Terrorist Attack Victims

June 28, 2015 Kuwait City, Kuwait June 28, 2015 A visiting delegation of seven members of the U.S. Congress including Senators Tim Kaine and Joe Donnelly, and Representatives Tulsi Gabbard, Jim McGovern, Peter Welch, Stephen Lynch, and Brian Higgins expressed their condolences on Saturday night to the families of the victims of Friday’s Al-Imam Al-Sadiq ...
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U.S. Consular Services Message

June 14, 2015 The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with our overseas passport and visas systems.  This issue is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category.  We apologize for the inconvenience and are working urgently to correct the problem and restore full operability. U.S. ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks Opening “Countering Violent Extremism through Social Media” Training

June 2, 2015 Opening Remarks of Amb. Douglas Silliman At the Kuwait CVE Social Media Training Your Excellency Under Secretary Tareq al-Mizrem, distinguished representatives from the Ministries of Information, Youth, Interior, Education, and Awqaf: On behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait, I’d like to thank you for convening this important training on “combating violent ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts U.S. University Fair in Kuwait

April 15, 2015 On Sunday, April 19, 2015, the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait will sponsor an educational fair at the Marina Hotel, Salmiya from 6:00-9:00 P.M.  The fair provides a chance for Kuwaiti students to meet with representatives from more than 15 accredited U.S. colleges and universities, who will help Kuwaiti students explore higher education ...
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U.S. University Fair in Kuwait – USEG

March 29, 2015 The U.S. Educational Group (USEG) will return to Kuwait to promote U.S. colleges and universities at the Marina Hotel in Salmiya on Monday, March 30th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m.  The U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA advisers will be present at the fair to address students’ questions about education in the U.S.  In addition, U.S. ...
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International Student Network Holds Education Fair in Kuwait

March 10, 2015 On Thursday, March 12, 2015, the International Student Network (ISN) will return to Kuwait for an educational fair at the Radisson Blu Hotel from 6-9 p.m.  U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait Douglas Silliman will provide opening remarks.   The fair will include representatives from eleven U.S. colleges and universities, who will provide information about ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuwait National and Liberation Days – February 25-26

February 23, 2015 Kuwait City, Kuwait February 23, 2015 Kuwait’s National and Liberation Days are scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, and Thursday, February 26.   Festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion are expected throughout the long weekend, particularly along the Gulf Road and Salmiya.  The Ministry of Interior will augment the presence of emergency ...
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President Obama’s Statement on Chapel Hill Murders

February 13, 2015 The White House Office of the Press Secretary Yesterday, the FBI opened an inquiry into the brutal and outrageous murders of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Deah Shaddy Barakat, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  In addition to the ongoing investigation by local authorities, the FBI is taking steps to determine ...
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Kerry on Death of Jordanian First Lieutenant al-Kasasbeh

February 3, 2015 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Washington, D.C. February 3, 2015 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY The Death of Jordanian First Lieutenant al-Kasasbeh Jordanian First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh represented everything that ISIL is not: he was brave, compassionate, and principled. That a young patriot — a devout Muslim, one of eight ...
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Obama on Death of 1st Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh of Jordan

February 3, 2015 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. February 3, 2015 Statement by the President on the Death of First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh Today, we join the people of Jordan in grieving the loss of one of their own, First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh, cruelly and brutally killed by ISIL terrorists. ...
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Worldwide Caution – Security Notice for U.S. Citizens 2015-1

January 11, 2015 Kuwait City, Kuwait January 11, 2015 The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts U.S. University Fair in Kuwait

October 29, 2014 On Saturday, November 1, 2014, the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait will sponsor an educational fair at the Marina Hotel, Salmiya from 6:00-9:00 P.M.  The fair provides a chance for Kuwaiti students to meet with representatives from more than 15 accredited U.S. colleges and universities, who will help Kuwaiti students explore higher education ...
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Extremist Website Posting – Security Message for U.S. Citizens 2014 – 7

October 28, 2014 Kuwait City, Kuwait October 28, 2014 A recent anonymous posting on a Jihadist website encouraged attacks against American and other international schools in the Middle East, including western teachers employed at those schools  The Embassy is not aware of any specific, credible threat against any specific school or individuals in Kuwait.  U.S. ...
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Remarks by General John Allen at the Coaliation Communications Conference

October 27, 2014 Kuwait City, Kuwait GENERAL ALLEN:  I’d like to thank Under Secretary al-Jarallah and the Kuwaiti Government for all that it has done to bring us together this morning for this very important gathering.  Highnesses, Excellencies, it is wonderful to see so many friends and partners gathered here for this important, important moment.  ...
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The U.S. Educational Group (USEG) U.S. University Fair in Kuwait

October 22, 2014 The U.S. Educational Group (USEG) will return to Kuwait to promote U.S. colleges and universities, at the Marina Hotel in Salmiya on Saturday, October 25th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.  EducationUSA advisers will be present at the fair to address students’ questions about education in the U.S.  In addition, U.S. Embassy consular officers ...
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Worldwide Caution – Security Notice for U.S. Citizens 2014-6

October 14, 2014 Kuwait City, Kuwait October 14, 2014 The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to ...
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Obama at U.N. Security Council Foreign Terrorist Fighters Summit

September 24, 2014 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary September 24, 2014 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL SUMMIT ON FOREIGN TERRORIST FIGHTERS United Nations New York, New York 3:11 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you, His Excellency, the Secretary-General, for his statement. I’ll now make a statement in my capacity ...
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Obama’s Address to 69th U.N. General Assembly

September 24, 2014 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary September 24, 2014 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA IN ADDRESS TO THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY United Nations General Assembly Hall New York City, New York 10:13 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen: We come together at ...
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Obama on Airstrikes Against ISIL Targets in Syria

September 23, 2014 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. September 23, 2014 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON AIRSTRIKES IN SYRIA South Lawn 10:11 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. Last night, on my orders, America’s armed forces began strikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Today, the American people give thanks ...
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Kerry at Global Counterterrorism Forum

September 23, 2014 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson September 23, 2014 REMARKS Secretary of State John Kerry At the Global Counterterrorism Forum September 23, 2014 Waldorf Astoria Hotel New York, New York SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you all very much for joining us here today. I’m delighted to be joined with my co-chair, ...
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International Student Network Holds Education Fair in Kuwait

September 22, 2014 On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, the International Student Network (ISN) will return to Kuwait for an educational fair at the Regency Hotel from 6-9 p.m.  New U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait Douglas Silliman will provide opening remarks.   The fair will include representatives from nine U.S. colleges and universities, who will provide information about ...
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Kerry in Baghdad on Situation in Iraq

September 10, 2014 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Baghdad, Iraq REMARKS Secretary of State John Kerry Press Availability September 10, 2014 Embassy Baghdad Baghdad, Iraq SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. Let me apologize up front for, number one, being a little late, but two, because we’re running a little late and ...
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Obama on Plans to Destroy ISIL

September 10, 2014 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. September 10, 2014 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON ISIL State Floor 9:01 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately ...
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Hagel on Obama’s Plans to Destroy ISIL

September 10, 2014 U.S. Department of Defense Arlington, Virginia September 10, 2014 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CHUCK HAGEL ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ISIL SPEECH President Obama laid out a strong, comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL, and the United States military is prepared to carry out its responsibilities in this counter-terrorism campaign. The ...
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Kerry on Obama’s Plans to Destroy ISIL

September 10, 2014 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Washington, D.C. September 10, 2014 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY On the President’s Speech on ISIL Tonight the President spoke directly to our country about what it will take to lead the world to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL, and we are already well underway ...
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U.S. Commends His Highness the Amir of Kuwait

September 10, 2014 Statement by Marie Harf, Deputy SPOKESPERSON, U.S. Department of State The United States congratulates His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on his designation as a Global Humanitarian Leader by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.  This award recognizes the tremendous humanitarian efforts the Amir has ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports the Live International Students Day Virtual College Fair

August 10, 2014 On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, the Embassy of the United States will support a free online virtual college fair, designed exclusively for international students. We encourage all students considering studying in the United States to participate online to find out more about higher education in the U.S. You can take part by ...
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