Kuwait

‘Hold’ on loss of citizenship

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: The Fast Track Administrative Court on Sunday suspended the decision of the Cabinet to withdraw the citizenship of 43 members of a single family, including some officers. It then set a session for Jan 15, 2017 to look into the case. Earlier, it was affirmed that …

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MoE service workers refuse to carry out orders; Cleaning workers protest to work salaries not paid for three consecutive months

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Director of Farwaniya Educational Area Jassem Bu Hamad blew the whistle on the downside of employing service workers in the schools of the Ministry of Education, reports Al-Rai daily. He confirmed receiving several complaints from some schools regarding service workers who refuse to carry out orders, …

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FIFA threatens legal action against Kuwait

ZURICH, Nov 19, (AFP): World football body FIFA has joined the International Olympic Committee in threatening legal action against Kuwait over the government takeover of sporting bodies, according to a letter obtained by AFP. The letter from FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura also reaffirmed that Kuwait would be kept in …

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Some people diagnosed with swine flu

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Some people have been diagnosed with swine fl u (H1N1) and they are now confined at Amiri Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a source from the Health Ministry. According to the source, this is expected because the weather is changing as winter will start soon. He …

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Oldest human fingerprint discovered in north Kuwait – UNESCO team visits site: Al-Duweesh

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19, (KUNA): A joint team of excavators discovered a 7,300 years old human fingerprint – the earliest in the Near East region, in Al-Sabiyya area, north Kuwait. The fingerprint was found on a piece of broken clay pot dating from the Stone Age (from 8,700 BC. to …

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Constituency switch … electoral ‘tactics’ for a seat in Parliament

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19, (KUNA): Many candidates contesting parliamentary elections due on Nov 26 have employed numerous strategies and ploys to maximize their chances of winning a much coveted seat in Parliament. One maneuver that has been in vogue in the run up to this year’s election is something known …

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Ban on expats entry into the airport for bidding farewell to their traveling relatives & friends

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Airport Security Department of Kuwait International Airport headed by its new director Brigadier Waleed Al-Saleh has decided to ban expatriates entry into the airport for bidding farewell to their traveling relatives and friends. Seeing off their loved ones is now restricted to the main gate only, …

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Hopeful hits expat hires – ” Stop employing expatriates”

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Former MP Jamal Al-Omar who is contesting the polls from the Third Constituency has emphasized that the participation of the Kuwaiti women in Kuwait’s politics is vital because there are what he called ‘forces of darkness’ who are attempting to sideline women although they make half …

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Why salaries, perks continue for persons losing nationality?

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Ministry of Interior and the Public Institute for Social Security will file a complaint with Cabinet against the ministries of Health and Social Affairs & Labor on their failure to stop the disbursement of salaries and financial benefits to hundreds of citizens against whom an Amiri …

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Kuwait, India hold 3rd round of political consultations in Delhi

NEW DELHI, Nov 18, (KUNA): The 3rd round of political consultations between Kuwait and India have tackled various issues pertaining to bilateral relations, Assistant Foreign Minister Ambassador Ali Al-Saeed said on Thursday. The two sides addressed cooperation in energy, air transport, and mutual trade and investment, Al-Saeed who led the …

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