Thursday , December 14 2017

Kuwait

Admission in public schools to be granted – ‘Kids of expat doctors, judges’

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa affi rmed that the children of expatriate doctors and judges will be granted admission to public schools if there is enough space to accommodate them. He explained that the only reason they were not granted admission was …

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Kuwait expels 14 accused of Hezbollah links

DUBAI, March 21, (RTRS): Kuwait has expelled 11 Lebanese and three Iraqis suspected of belonging to Hezbollah, a Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Monday, nearly three weeks after the country joined other Gulf Arab states in designating the Lebanese Shi’ite group a terrorist organisation. Al-Qabas cited a security source as saying …

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Human Rights society hits health segregation – ‘End violation’

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: On the occasion of the international day for the elimination of racial discrimination which annually falls on March 21, the Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) renews its demand to abolish the recent decisions and directives issued by officials at the Ministry of Health with regard …

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Proposal soon to determine ‘rents’ according to per square meter: sources

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: The real estate sector at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has formed a committee to review the Leases Act and accordingly amend some of the old provisions to bring them in line with the current situation at a time when rents have risen unchecked without …

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Kuwait University to terminate 56 non-Kuwaitis

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: Secretariat-General of Kuwait University has requested the concerned department to prepare the names of 56 non-Kuwaiti employees of the university to terminate their services in the course of fiscal year 2016/2017, reports Al-Qabas daily. It added an official letter dated March 13, which the daily received …

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‘Reconsidered’ IOC talks sought

KUWAIT CITY, March 21, (KUNA): The head of the Kuwaiti government negotiation delegation for roadmap meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday called for reconsidering the current way of negotiations between Kuwait and the IOC over the “unfair” Olympic suspension of Kuwaiti sports. Speaking to KUNA, Dr. Mohammad …

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Christians integral part of Kuwait’s sociocultural tapestry – Earliest remnants of Christianity in Kuwait unearthed on Failaka

Christianity has had a long association with the Arabian Gulf. Both Bahrain and Kuwait have a small community of indigenous Christians, and members of this community serve their countries in various capacities. Rev Dr Fred Stickert , former Professor of Religion at Wartburg while commenting about the role of Christianity …

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Kuwait negotiator calls Olympic ban unfair – ‘Amendments to law rest with Parliament’

BERLIN, March 20, (RTRS): A ban imposed on Kuwait by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last year over what it says is government interference in the autonomy of sport is unfair, Kuwait’s chief negotiator said on Saturday. The two sides had talks in January that included the United Nations, to …

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Labor drafts law on charities

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has drafted a law that will govern the charities and volunteer work, reports Al-Jaridah daily. The bill consists of 18 items, most notably the chapter of penalties, which will be applied on the offenders. One of the articles (Article …

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370 aviators en route to Kuwait & ME locations

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: A group of about 370 aviators will soon deploy to Kuwait and other Middle East locations, reports Al-Rai daily quoting the Watertown Daily Times of the US. The daily added that the aviators, from the 1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, will depart …

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