Thursday , October 19 2017

Kuwait

France praises Kuwaiti sting against IS cell – PROSECUTION PROBES VARIOUS NATIONALITIES FOR FINANCING DAESH

PARIS, Nov 20, (Agencies): France on Friday praised Kuwait for a sting operation carried out Thursday against a terrorist cell belonging to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), according to official reactions. Kuwaiti security forces busted and dismantled the ISIL cell, arresting a number of individuals of different …

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Waiting for right time to grill health minister: MP – ‘Awqaf best option for Al-Omair’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: MP Hamdan Al-Azmi affirmed that his intention to grill the Minister of Health Dr Ali Al- Obaidi is still valid, and he’s only waiting for an opportune time to present it. He refuted rumors that he had cancelled or suspended the proposal. Meanwhile, Head of the …

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Kuwait calls for ‘combating’ trafficking in persons: official

VIENNA, Nov 20, (KUNA): Kuwait called on exerting international efforts to combat trafficking in persons in all of its forms according to international treaties in order to protect the victims. This remark was made by Kuwaiti representative Nawaf Ahmad Al-Rejaib, on Thursday, during the 6th session of the Working Group …

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Kuwaiti inventors win several awards at int’l invention fair

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20, (KUNA): Five Kuwaiti inventions won awards at the 8th International Invention Fair of the Middle East (IIFME) which concluded on Thursday, said Chairman of the Scientific Club of Kuwait Ahmad Al- Manfouhi on Friday. Up to 36 works were presented, but only 20 of the inventions …

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Kuwaiti police bust ‘DAESH’ cell – SYRIANS, AUSTRALIAN, EGYPTIAN, KUWAITI HELD – Kuwait raises security level around oil facilities

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: In a new preemptive move against DAESH cells in Kuwait, the local security agencies arrested a terrorist network consisting of six individuals including their leader, identified as Osama Mohammad Sayed Khayat. In a press statement, the Interior Ministry disclosed Khayat is a Lebanese residing in Kuwait …

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Schools on alert over ‘swine flu’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19, (KUNA): Public schools are on alert after the discovery of four cases of the swine flu at facilities in Hawalli and Adeiliya areas, said Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Issa here Thursday. Speaking to KUNA, the minister said that the individuals contracting the …

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Collapse of Mideast states blamed for ISIL rise –

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19, (KUNA): Distinguishing between religious extremist groups is crucial to understanding rise of terrorism, a menace knows no faith or ethnicity when striking public, a prominent US academic said Wednesday, while addressing Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) students. In a video conference event organized by …

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Altering juvenile age against global conventions: attorney

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Deputy Chairman for International Relations in the International Organization for Child Protection (INCPT) Attorney Mohammad Taleb has warned against resorting to the Constitutional Court if the government and the Parliament intend to amend the definition of ‘juvenile’ to be those 16 years old. In his statement, …

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‘Domestic workers office owners must be educated’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Lawyer Faisal Al-Enezi filed a petition with the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of some articles found in the Law No. 68/2015 concerning domestic workers, especially second and third articles that set the condition of running domestic offices, which stipulates the owner must have high school …

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Stop teachers cash perks in summer holiday: official – 300 staff, teachers face termination

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Assistant Undersecretary for Financial Affairs at Ministry of Education Yousef Al-Najjar says the State Audit Bureau considers the academic qualification award, teaching compensations and rare specialization compensations, which are granted to teachers during the summer vacation, as violations that must be stopped, reports Al-Rai daily. He …

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