Friday , October 20 2017

Kuwait

Radical groups ‘plan ‘conflicts that lead to chaos, says Kuwait

NEW YORK, Nov 18, (KUNA): The international community is witnessing wars and conflicts led by radical organizations and militias that aim at driving societies to chaos in order to achieve their interests through malicious tactics, an approach that contradicts with the United Nations’ principles, Kuwait’s permanent envoy to the UN …

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Large turnout at sheep, goat races at festival

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18, (KUNA): A huge number of sheep and goal breeders have attended the lot organized for the upcoming sheep and goat races of the Sixth National Heritage Festival at the Sabah Al-Ahmad Heritage Village late Tuesday. Over 1,100 sheep and goat breeders have applied for their animals …

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‘Int’l exhibition reflects Kuwait’s keenness in scientific research’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al- Sabah inaugurated the Eighth International Fair for Inventions in the Middle East at the Kuwait Science Club headquarters under the theme ‘Environment and Health.’ Speaking at the event, which was held under …

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His Highness the Amir congratulates Oman on National Day

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a congratulatory cable to Sultan Qaboos of Oman on the 45th anniversary of the Sultanate’s National Day. His Highness the Amir, in the cable to Sultan Qaboos, lauded the comprehensive achievements and the blessed …

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Parliament OKs draft bill on rights of ‘disabled’ persons – MPs seek more financial, other privileges

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: The National Assembly on Tuesday approved a draft bill on amending some provisions of Law Number 8/2010 concerning the rights of persons with disabilities. The bill was approved in its first and second readings and then referred to the government for implementation. According to the report …

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100pc duty on tobacco eyed – Bid to curb smoking

KUWAIT CITY, 17: The Gulf Cooperation Council countries have agreed to impose 100 percent customs duty on selective tobacco products, which is part of a strategy to flight smoking and curb its effects on health and economy, reports Al- Shahed daily. According to reliable sources the agreement came during a …

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Al-Ghanim hails talks with UAE officials – Sheikh Mohammad commends deep-rooted ties with Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17, (KUNA): President of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) and the National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al- Ghanim lauded talks he held late on Monday with UAE officials during his brief visit to the GCC country. In a press statement, the Parliament Speaker Al- Ghanim said that …

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Cabinet condemns terror attacks in Beirut & Paris

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16, (KUNA): The Cabinet on Monday sharply condemned recent attacks in Paris, which left 129 people killed and 352 others wounded. At its customary weekly meeting, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah, the Cabinet offered sincere condolences to French President …

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All of us targets: Al-Jarallah

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16, (Agencies): Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said that the series of terror attacks that rocked the French capital Friday have proved that terrorism is a global phenomenon and innocent people anywhere are targets for terrorists. “Paris terror attacks vindicated our conviction that all of us are …

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‘Oil revenue management’ major challenge facing Kuwait economy

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16, (KUNA): The main challenge facing the Kuwaiti economy lies in “how to manage oil revenues and prepare for the post-oil era,” an international economic expert said in remarks published on Monday. The budget deficit for the current and next years is not a real problem, but …

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