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Kuwait

Make festivals joyful events for citizens, expats: minister

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Friday paid an inspection visit to security and traffic points set up along the Arabian Gulf Road whithin the framework of the Hala February 2016 carnival, 55th Kuwait National Day and the 25th …

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Hail … not snow ; 2 tremors north of Kabd and south of Jahra

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29, (KUNA): Meteorologist Mohammad Karam on Thursday commented on spreading online pictures purported to show snowfalls in the country saying frozen raindrops blanketed the ground due to freezing temperature. Rain clouds coupled with low temperature led to forming a frosty layer covering the ground, said Issa Ramadan …

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‘Let’s start journey together, towards a confi dent Kuwait’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29, (KUNA): Let us embark on our journey together, working towards a new, confi dent Kuwait, prepared for the challenges of the future and able to embrace new opportunities, His Highness Sheikh the Amir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah rallied the nation a decade ago. In his fi …

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Hala February kicks off with a bang on Gulf Road – 80 floats participate in festival

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29, (KUNA): Up to 27 government ministries and agencies and 13 Arab and foreign embassies and 80 floats took part on Friday in the Hala February 2016 festival, culminating in a colorful parade and marching bands on the Gulf Road. The parade was held under the auspices …

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HH the Amir receives congratulatory cables – Sheikh Sabah ‘renowned world leader’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Thursday received a cable of congratulations from His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on the tenth anniversary of his ascension to power on Jan 29. His Highness the Amir also received a …

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‘Block holders of Article 17 passports if rules violated’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The Management, Research and Investigation section of the General Directorate of Nationality and Travel Documents has summoned, since the beginning of last week, some holders of passports under Article 17 particularly those whose security restrictions have been lifted in order to review their files with the …

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Family visa linked to sponsor – Request for hundreds of visit visas rejected

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: A security source told the Al-Shahed daily that the State Security has turned down 750 requests for visit visas since the beginning of this year, reports Al-Shahed daily. The security sources said the Interior Ministry has taken strict measures to prevent entry visas to anyone who …

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Cabinet approves ’16-’17 draft budget – Revenue assumes $25 price for oil

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28, (Agencies): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah presided over a joint meeting of the Cabinet and the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (SCPD) at Al-Saif Palace on Wednesday. The meeting discussed a report by the SCPD economic development committee on the …

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Kuwaitis celebrate His Highness Amir’s 10-year ascension to office – Sheikh Sabah … a distinguished ruler

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28, (KUNA): The sun shone ever so brightly on Thursday which marks 10 years since His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah stood before the parliament to take his oath of offi ce as the 15th ruler of Kuwait. His Highness Sheikh Sabah is …

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Validity for arms 3 yrs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: Director-General of General Department for Weapons Investigations Brigadier Abdulrahman Al-Suhail has issued a decision according to which the validity of a weapons licence is three years instead of one, reports Al-Anba daily. A reliable source told the daily the renewal of weapons’ licence will be after …

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