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Kuwait

‘Dasha’ marks start of 30th Pearl Diving Expedition

Al least 175 Kuwaiti youngsters taking part in event KUWAIT CITY, July 19, (KUNA): Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the 30th Pearl Diving Expedition kicked off on Thursday with the traditional ceremony of ‘Dasha’, Arabic for start of journey and farewell to …

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MPs query on disabled, credentials of academics

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: National Assembly Secretary MP Ouda Al-Ruwaiee commended efforts exerted recently to identify those with forged qualifications and researches, and then referring them to the Public Prosecution. The lawmaker stressed the importance of standing strong against these individuals in order to improve the quality of education in …

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Ministry announces discovery of forged diplomas, arrest of expat

KUWAIT CITY, July 18, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education announced Wednesday the discovery of a number of forged diplomas issued by one of the Arab countries in the past few months for various university stages and the arrest of an expatriate accomplice working in the ministry. The ministry said …

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Kuwait, Riyadh seal deal on ‘Coordination Council’

UN hails Kuwait humanitarian role KUWAIT CITY, July 18, (KUNA): The foreign ministers of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have signed a deal to establish a “coordination council” as a launch pad for shared endeavors between the two Gulf neighbors. The initiative, undertaken by Kuwaiti Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister …

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About half a million live in Farwaniya, 92,000 in Khaitan

Issue of bachelors ‘requires’ prompt, logical solution: MP KUWAIT CITY, July 18: MP Ahmed Al-Fadhl enquired about the reasons behind the government’s delay in finding solutions to the problem of bachelors living in private residential areas, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained that a survey revealed that a large number of …

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‘Valid driving licence must for registration, buying car’

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Ministry of Interior has started the implementation of a new mechanism that prevents citizens and expatriates from renewing the registration of their cars or buying new cars without a valid driving license, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting security sources said the driving license will be …

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SPEAKER TELLS KUWAITIS NO NEED TO WORRY AFTER BRIEFING

Iraqi PM assures Amir on protests – Police disperse protesters KUWAIT CITY/BAGHDAD, July 17: Iraq’s Ambassador in Kuwait Alaa Al-Hashemi said Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi assured His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah about ongoing developments in some provinces in southern Iraq. Al-Hashemi, speaking to reporters on …

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Kuwait denies leasing islands to China

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Kuwait officially denied reports stating it intends to lease its islands to China for economic projects. Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah said in a press statement that the agreements concluded by HH the Amir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, during his visit to China on …

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Nod to special passports for ex-MPs, retired officials

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: The parliamentary Interior and Defense Affairs Committee has approved the proposal to grant special passports to former lawmakers and retired officials in the Amiri Diwan, Crown Prince Diwan and Prime Minister’s Diwan to facilitate their movement in various countries considering the sensitivity of the positions they …

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Court’s ‘ruling’ on Assembly building case shocking: MP

Al-Subeie calls on oil minister to refer certain officials for retirement KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Chairman of the parliamentary Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee MP Al-Humeidi Al-Subeie said the Court of Cassation’s ruling on the National Assembly building case was shocking, reports Al-Rai daily. In his interview with the daily, …

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