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Kuwait

Expat mosques – Eye on sermons

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs is closely monitoring sermons delivered on the podiums of 70 mosques for expatriates in Kuwait, says Supervisor at the Department of Expatriate Communities, Islamic Presentation and New Muslim Converts in the Grand Mosque Yousef Al-Shuaib. Al-Shuaib explained these mosques …

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Charities to be inspected

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6:  Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor is preparing to evaluate 132 public welfare and charity organizations in the country during the coming phase, as a prelude to closing down those that are inactive, reports Al- Seyassah daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the ministry will …

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Kuwaitis visiting Egypt urged to be cautious – ‘Avoid opening doors to strangers’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Embassy of Kuwait in Egypt has urged Kuwaitis visiting Egypt to be cautious, refrain from indulging in speculations raised in social networking websites and avoid going to suspicious places and carrying huge sums of money when going out. In a press release, the embassy warned against …

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Kuwait film industry still struggling after 50 years – Kuwaitis need support, infrastructure

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): Despite the advent of the 50th anniversary of Kuwait Television’s (KTV) first short feature (The Storm), the country’s film industry is still struggling to be relevant in the world of cinema today. Produced in 1965, ‘The Storm’— a 27- minute black and white shot feature …

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‘Respect expatriates for contributions to development’ – Residents doing more for less: citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Citizens, expatriates and owners of real estate properties and other businesses have expressed concern over some statements issued recently claiming that the expatriates are interfering in weddings and other ceremonies. They said many Kuwaitis have affirmed that only a few expatriates attend gatherings even during Ramadan. …

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Roots of student violence linked to home & school – ‘Deal with iron hand to quell misbehaviour’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (KUNA): Student violence is a universal phenomenon found in most societies and Kuwait is no exception and facing it is not only the responsibility of the school exclusively but that of the home as well, said Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al- Eissa. …

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A friend helped Indian approach VIP plane – Security breach probe ends

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: The commission of inquiry set up by the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid to investigate the issue of ‘security breach’ concerning the infiltration of Indian newcomer Madhu Sudhan into the aircraft of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior at the …

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Jobs at risk – ‘Declare assets’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Secretary General of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority Ahmad Al-Remaihi affirmed that officials who fail to submit their financial disclosures on time could face penalty up to three-year imprisonment and dismissal from their jobs, reports Al- Anba daily. He said, out of the 7629 officials listed for submission …

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MP seeks to revive golden age of sport

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Youth and Sports Committee Rapporteur at the National Assembly MP Dr Abdullah Al- Turaiji has affirmed that Kuwait sports must return to its golden era by resolving all problems which led to its deterioration, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a press statement, Al- Turaiji asserted the major …

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‘Kuwait Airways US flight permit at risk’ – Law bans Israelis

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: United States of America’s federal Department of Transportation intends to take action against Kuwait Airways if the airline fails to change its policy of banning Israelis on its flights between New York and London, reports New York Post quoting official sources. They explained that the airline …

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