Kuwait News Agency
|(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 an official 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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