Kuwait News Agency
|State of Kuwait
Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
|(وكالة الأنباء الكويتية (كونا|
|Headquarters||Shuwaikh, Al Asimah
|Agency executives||- Mubarak Al Duaij Al Sabah, Chairman
- Ahmad Yusuf Behbehani, Deputy Chairman
The Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) is a news agency centered in Kuwait.
History and structure
KUNA was established in 1956. It was reorganized in 1976 as an independent body. However, it functions as a branch of the Ministry of Information, although it has an independent budget.
As of 2009 the news agency had offices and correspondents in 33 countries.
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