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Kuwait

Dev plans falter in absence of public support – official

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (KUNA): It is not unusual for state-sponsored development plans to run into a brick wall because a wide swath of the society reject them, said a Kuwaiti official on Saturday. Secretary General of the Higher Council for Planning and Development Khaled Mahdi made that statement following …

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400,000 Kuwaiti, non-Kuwaiti diabetics in Kuwait – Al-Attar

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (Agencies): Internal medicine and diabetes consultant at the Amiri Hospital Dr Abdul Nabi Al-Attar said that recent statistics showed that the number of diabetics of Kuwaiti and non- Kuwaiti amounted to about 400,000 where treatment of each of them costs about $2,000 per year. Al-Attar said …

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‘Cattle allowed to graze around the tree hedge of Sabah Al-Ahmad City’ – Regulations being violated

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Head of voluntary committee for Sabah Al-Ahmad City inhabitants Terki Al-Osaimi disclosed that shepherds allow their cattle to graze around the tree hedge of the city in violation of regulations and contributes to the depletion of international funds, reports Al- Jarida daily. He called on the …

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‘About 3,000 back Hezbollah’ – Sympathizers under surveillance

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: About 3,000 people in Kuwait are believed to be sympathizers of the Lebanese group Hezbollah, which recently has been labeled by the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and Arab ministers of Interior as a ‘terrorist’ outfit, reports Al-Qabas daily. It is believed these sympathizers adopt the thought …

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Kuwait tweaks oil pricing – Bid for share

DUBAI/LONDON, March 4, (RTRS): Kuwait has changed the way it prices oil for Europe, trading sources said, in a rare tactical move aimed at making its crude more competitive as the battle for customers between OPEC and non-OPEC rivals intensifies. The European market, long dominated by Russian oil supplies, has …

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MPW yet to collect KD 15.363 mln in dues for fiscal 2015/’16: sources

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Ministry of Public Works (MPW) has yet to collect dues amounting to KD 15.363 million for fiscal 2015/2016, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting sources. Indicating this is in line with the State of Kuwait’s ongoing efforts for public institutions to collect unpaid dues as one of …

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Some people claim being cheated by certain ‘travel’ firms

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has received complaints from some individuals who claimed to have been cheated by certain travel companies, which specialize in ticketing and hotel bookings, through bogus offers, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an informed source. The complainants explained that those companies called people …

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Former FM warns against radical ‘intellects’ represented by Guards

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Former minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Dr Mohammed Al-Sabah says Iran now has two types of intellects — rational and radical. During a lecture organized by Kuwait International Law Society, he warned against the radical intellects, which are represented by the Revolutionary Guard which seeks to …

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‘Chance for thunderous rainfall’

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Meteorologist Mohammed Karam has said the country is currently experiencing Sudan seasonal low from the west accompanied by various cumuli clouds; therefore, there is a chance for thunderous rainfall in some areas accompanied by moderate active winds that provoke dust. In a statement to KUNA, he …

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Speaker presides at budget talks – Panel tackles economic situation

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Thursday presided over the Finance and Economic Affairs Committee meeting, during which the panel members and other concerned officials discussed a number of issues related to the current economic situation and ways to address the budget deficit. Besides the committee chairman …

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