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Kuwait

Army takes legal measures against spreading of false news on social media

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Presidency of the General Staff of Kuwait Armed Forces has affirmed that it has taken all legal measures against propagandists and false statements circulating on social media, reports Al-Nahar daily. In a statement posted on its official Twitter account, it stated that it has noticed some …

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Some lawmakers hit out at government concerning ‘high cost’ of hiring maids

Al-Durra Company rejecting applications: MP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Several lawmakers have admonished the government to be more proactive by playing the expected role in resolving the problem concerning high cost of hiring domestic workers, which is said to have reached the ceiling, reports Al-Qabas daily. The lawmakers urged the …

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PAM eyes work visas for expat business partners

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) issued a decision to grant work permits for non-Kuwaiti partners in Kuwaiti companies provided they submit an application using the form prepared by the concerned labor department, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision, which is part of ongoing efforts to regulate …

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Ports Sector calls for thorough scrutiny of expats’ entry visas

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The Ports Sector at the Citizenship and Passports Affairs General Department in the Interior Ministry has called for thorough scrutiny of entry visas issued to expatriates, indicating that it received a letter from the chairman of the Airlines Committee confirming the issuance of visas to passengers …

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US approves $40m sale of bombs to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4, (Agencies): The US State Department approved the sale to Kuwait of 2,622 bombs for its F/A-18 aircraft at an estimated cost of $40.4 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a release. The government of Kuwait requested to buy 1,020 Mk-82 500 lb. bombs, 1,002 …

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Public sector workers will get salaries four days before Eid

No more ‘Ministers of Crises’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Due to the fast approaching Eid holiday, sources say the salaries of public sector workers for August will be paid four days before time, reports Al-Anba daily quoting reliable sources. Meanwhile, the Council of Ministers will approve legislation banning the recognition …

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Loans granted by KFAED does not exceed 5% of its annual revenues

MP appeals to Amir to grant amnesty to National Assembly stormers KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The total amount of loans granted by Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) annually does not exceed five percent of its annual revenues, says Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah …

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BBC issues apology – Kuwait sovereignty error

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4, (KUNA): British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Thursday issued a statement apologizing for historical fabrications and false allegations about Kuwait’s sovereignty. It said that the question, which was raised by Trending Show presenter Rania Attar over Kuwait’s historical sovereignty, appeared to have been asked in a wrong …

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DGCA chief hails Terminal 4 as strong push to Kuwait Airways

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4, (Agencies): The newly launched passenger Terminal 4 of Kuwait International Airport would give a strong push to Kuwait’s main national air carrier, Kuwait Airways, said Chairman of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sheikh Salman Sabah Al Salem Al-Humoud Al Sabah. The new terminal would also …

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MoH officials to evaluate and write down all staff’s performance details

Ministry of Finance asks Health to stop disbursement of KD 101.7 mln KUWAIT CITY, Aug 2: Assistant Undersecretary for Administrative Affairs at the Ministry of Health Marzouq Al-Rasheedi has announced that all officials are now obliged to evaluate the performance of the staff annually by writing down the positive and …

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