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Kuwait

Anti-trust measures ensure fair practices

KUWAIT CITY, March 22, (KUNA): The anti-trust apparatus seeks to ensure fair competition in the business community and in the marketplace with the ultimate goal of serving the public’s needs in a manner that transcends self-interest or bias, said a minister on Tuesday. Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef …

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Joint GCC team discusses unified mechanism to collect traffic fines

KUWAIT CITY, March 22, (Agencies): The General Traffic Department of Ministry of Interior hosted the 8th meeting of the joint GCC team in charge of setting up a unified mechanism whereby the fines of the traffic violations committed by GCC citizens in any of the six GCC countries can be …

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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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