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

KUWAIT — Some 23 Kuwaitis submit their candidacy credentials for the country’s June 6 National Assembly elections, the Interior Ministry says.

GAZA — At least 21 Palestinians are killed on the second consecutive day of Israeli bombardment on the Gaza Strip.

RIYADH — Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary General Jassim Al-Budaiwi expresses his sincere condolences over the victims of an earlier attack on Tunisia’s resort island of Djerba.

CAIRO — The Arab League Council strongly condemns Israel’s air raids on Gaza as barbaric, as the bombardment enters its second day, saying these attacks have included civilians, children and women.

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s government approves army deployments in the capital, Islamabad, alongside the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to address growing anger following the arrest of former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party leader, Imran Khan.

Source: Kuwait News Agency