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Wednesday , November 21 2018

Kuwait

HH the Amir congratulates Saudi King on National Day

Kuwait’s Parliament Speaker congratulates Saudi top lawmaker KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable Saturday to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to congratulate him on the occasion of the Kingdom’s 88th National Day. In his cable, His Highness the …

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US hails Kuwait’s efforts to tackle terrorism, financing

Mediation role praised WASHINGTON, Sept 20, (KUNA): The US praised the Kuwaiti government for its efforts to combat terrorism and encourage moderation. This includes Kuwait’s implementation of United Nations Security Council sanctions on both the Islamic State and al-Qaeda groups, and joining initiatives to combat the financing of terror, the …

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Shuwaikh Free Zone is no longer ‘free’

Municipality to decide future of area KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: The recent decision of Cabinet to render Shuwaikh Free Zone ‘no longer free’ implies the area will be subjected to regular planning like all other Kuwaiti areas – in terms of applicable laws of Kuwait Municipality, Ministry of Public Works, …

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Panel proposed to deal with bachelor residence problem

Minister stresses developing judicial system to offer best services KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: Farwaniya Committee of the Municipal Council has referred a proposal to Kuwait Municipality for forming a committee to deal with the problem related to bachelors living in residential areas in Firdous, Farwaniya and Khaitan areas, to the …

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New conditions for bank draws eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has asked the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) to inform local banks about the new conditions for holding raffle draws starting from Jan 1, 2019, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the ministry and Central Bank have agreed on …

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Humidity and heat will dominate coastal areas during the weekend

Northwestern winds to dominate the scene KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20, (KUNA): Humidity and heat will dominate coastal areas in Kuwait during the weekend, which in general will have light to moderate winds coming from the northwest, said a Kuwaiti meteorologist Thursday. Speaking to KUNA, meteorologist Ahmad Al-Qarawi indicated that the …

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‘Sale of statues’ issue rears head

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Kuwaiti preacher Hamad Al-Sanan returned the issue of banning the sale of statues in Kuwait to square one, opening the door for religious opinions and fatwas about the ruling which forbid the sale of statues, reports Al- Rai daily. “I do not know where the logic …

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Personal freedom a red line, says MP

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Certain incidents witnessed recently are clear violations of personal freedom, which are unacceptable as personal freedom is a red line, MP Ahmed Al-Fadel stated in a press conference. He explained he has been hearing about these incidents throughout the year but refrained from issuing a statement …

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‘Cleaning firms workers held begging or doing odd jobs to face deportation’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19, (KUNA): Kuwait Municipality announced on Wednesday that it would deport any cleaning worker if caught begging or acting contrary to public order; working at cleaning firms with contracts with the Municiplity. “All companies working in all governorates were informed with these regulations,” Municipality’s Director General Ahmad …

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Public Authority for Housing Welfare to ‘terminate’ contract of 33 expats

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) to terminate the services and contracts of 33 non-Kuwaiti employees with effect from November 27, reports Al-Rai daily. This step was taken based on the implementation of the replacement (Kuwaitization) policy on government jobs, as well as apply the recommendations …

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