Saturday , September 22 2018


Kuwait faces Asian Cup ‘exclusion’ on FIFA ban

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov 25, (AP): Kuwait will be removed from the 2019 Asian Cup if it is still suspended by FIFA on Dec 18. The Asian Football Confederation set the deadline Friday, giving Kuwait three weeks to resolve a governmentimposed law affecting the independence of national sports bodies. The …

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KFSD gears up for rainy season, expected floods in country

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) has boosted preparedness in accordance with emergency plan allotted for dealing with the rainy season and confronting expected floods in the country, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Acting Director General of KFSD Major General Khaled Al-Tarkit said in statement to KUNA that 124 …

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Preachers urge voters to choose the ‘strong and trusty’ candidates – ‘Avoid causes of conflict, corruption and treason’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25, (KUNA): Preachers in mosques across Kuwait on Friday urged voters to choose the ‘strong and trusty’ candidates who would hold public interests higher and above personal benefits, and who are capable of bearing the responsibility of representing them at the National Assembly (parliament) . Preachers stressed …

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Voters urged to bring ‘original’ citizenship card on polling day – Municipality removes 61 illegal poll ads

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24, (KUNA): Kuwaiti voters, who will flock to polling stations next Saturday for the 2016 parliamentary elections, are requested to bring their original citizenship cards to be stamped by the judge according to the law in this regard. Every Kuwaiti who has lost his or her citizenship …

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‘Due facilities offered to foreign media figures to cover elections’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24, (KUNA): The Ministry of Information has provided all possible facilities for the media figures and delegation, and journalists visiting to cover the National Assembly elections due on Saturday, said Minister Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah. This aims to help them report the elections to their …

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MINISTRY DENIES SOCIAL MEDIA CHARGE ON MANIPULATION – Record turnout seen for definitive poll

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for National Assembly Affairs’ Research and Information System Department Dr Ahmad Al-Haifi predicted on Thursday a higher voter turnout for the parliamentary elections due on Saturday. His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah’s decision to refer …

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KTV 2, Kuwait FM 99.7 to broadcast live on polls day

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: Kuwait TV 2 and Kuwait FM 99.7 will be broadcasting live on election day from 8:00 am on Saturday, Nov 26. KTV 2 will commence with a special live programme when polling stations open with Adeeb Shuhaiber and Maha Motawi from the KTV 2 studios in …

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KD 66.68m road repair deal signed – Gag on Parliament records

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: In a move considered strange and inconsistent with the principle of transparency and the public’s right to monitor the works of the parliament, the latter has decided to hide from the public all records of the parliamentary sessions and documents on the parliament’s website which were …

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Partner with Africa, Amir urges

MALABO, Nov 23, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah delivered Wednesday his speech to the fourth Africa- Arab Summit held in Equatorial Guinea. “I would like to thank President Teodoro Obiang and the nation of Equatorial Guinea for this generous invitation. This blessed meeting comes three …

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Railroad project unlikely to be completed soon – ‘Trains to help cut traffic chaos’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the plans for the rail network with the majority of voters fearing that huge delays in implementation would keep them from seeing the project come to fruition. Most of the respondents, 42 percent, felt that …

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