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Kuwait

Interior told to stop ‘warrantless’ raids on bachelor accommodations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khalid has instructed Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad to stop raiding apartments and bachelor accommodations without the Criminal Investigation Department carrying out proper investigations in advance and obtaining a warrant from the …

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Govt has no intention to impose taxes on Kuwaiti citizens’ income – Files of nationals working in pvt sector under review

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh has affi rmed that the government has no intention to impose taxes on citizens’ income, reports Al-Anba daily. He said the ongoing discussions about the economic crisis are related to tax on net profits of companies, …

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‘Remarkable increase seen in prices of food items in co-ops’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The prices of food items have increased remarkably, as some of these items cost only 100 fils if obtained from traders and importing companies but the cooperative societies sell them for about 400 to 600 fils, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the cooperative societies …

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Kuwait determined to operate direct flights

MANAMA, Jan 23, (KUNA): §(KAC) is determined to restore its market quota by cancelling transit flights and working on direct ones (point to point) to its destinations, KAC CEO Rasha Al-Roumi has affirmed. Speaking at a news conference held by the corporation on the sidelines of the 2016 Bahrain International …

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Five malls to participate in Hala February Festival

 KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Among the biggest surprises of the 17th edition of the Hala February Festival, a camp was launched Friday in southern Bneidir off Road 258. The event will continue until March 1, 2016, says a press statement. Member of the Supreme Committee Mohammad Al-Da’as noted five commercial …

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IOM chief hails humanitarian role by His Highness the Amir

GENEVA, Jan 22, (KUNA): Director- General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing on Friday hailed the international humanitarian role by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in light of the current serious humanitarian situation worldwide. Speaking at a meeting with Kuwait’s permanent delegate …

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Smartphones: a distraction or valid ‘educational tool’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22, (KUNA): Probably most people would not bat an eye if they were told that smartphones have invaded almost every aspect of our lives. From programs that count calories consumption to social media applications that people check before they go to bed, smartphones have become an essential …

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Acts of violence see ‘rise’ in 2015

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: Rates of violence and aggressive behavior has dramatically increased in the country in the year 2015. Fights erupted over trivial reasons that spilled blood in malls, roads and places of gathering of young men and others, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to statistics issued by Ministry of …

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‘Hala February considered as first-class marketing festival’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: Director General of Shiraa Company for Project Management Eng Talal Al-Muhanna praised the vital role played by 2016 Hala February festival in encouraging small enterprises, affirming that the festival is comprehensive and is considered as a first-class marketing festival that highlights the name of Kuwait in …

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Iraqi premier commends Kuwaiti financial support to his country

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22, (KUNA): Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Friday commended Kuwait’s $200 million financial assistance to help the country face its current crisis. Kuwait is the only Arab country that has given a helping hand amid the current sensitive conditions Iraq is going through, Al-Abadi told a …

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