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Kuwait

Al-Saleh urges oil workers to uphold ‘public interest’ – Strike action on

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh has urged oil workers’ unions to uphold public interests, rationality and wisdom to avoid causing damage to the Kuwaiti oil sector, and consequently pushing the country into disputes that could harm its reputation, both …

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‘Hike in prices harming poor’

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: A number of preachers criticized the government’s proposal to increase the prices of commodities, and requested the concerned governmental authorities to refrain from harming poor people with limited incomes, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Head of the Higher Consulting Committee for Islamic Sharia Implementation Dr Khalid Al-Mazkour said …

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Look for alternative sources of income

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: Representatives of the national campaign for the enactment of a law on home-based businesses have warned against the dependence of oil as the sole source of the country’s income, reports Al-Qabas daily. They urged the concerned authorities to fi nd alternative sources of income such as …

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Prices of 400 medicines to be reduced starting today – Reduction ranges from 10%-60%

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: The prices of 400 medicines will be reduced starting from Sunday in line with the decision of the Gulf Committee for Determining Prices of Medicines in the Executive Office of the Health Ministers Council of the Gulf Countries Council (GCC), reports Al-Shahed daily quoting sources. Sources …

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‘Big difference between dual citizenship and falsification’ – Concerned depts working to nip problems in bud: official

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah issued a categorical statement on the current issues in the country, assuring that the concerned departments and security units are working assiduously to nip the problems in the bud …

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Ex-Kuwaiti prisoner recounts bitter memories in book

KUWAIT CITY, April 16, (KUNA): Twenty-five years have passed since the former Iraqi regime launched the 1990 aggression on the Kuwait, however bitter memories of the aggression linger on, particularly among former and surviving prisoners. Retired Colonel Nasser Sultan Salmeen shares his experience with the public in his book, “Diary …

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Al-Jimaz wins silver at Geneva inventions exhibition

GENEVA, April 16, (KUNA): Kuwaiti inventor Nasser Issa Al-Jimaz, 16 years old, has won on Friday the silver award of the 44th International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva (2016) for innovations in the field of environment protection. He exhibited a new mechanism for reducing the carbon dioxide emissions through absorbing …

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Sheikh Youssef heads Kuwait’s team to Maritime India Summit – ‘3-day event to help boost ties in maritime transport, trade’

NEW DELHI, April 15, (KUNA): A high level Kuwaiti delegation is participating in the three-day Maritime India Summit 2016 being held in the Indian financial capital of India Mumbai. President of Arab Sea Ports Federation (ASPF) and Director General of Kuwait Ports Authority (KPA) Sheikh Youssef Abdullah Al-Sabah, who is …

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Al-Sadiq Mosque to be ‘ready’ by Ramadan – Restoration in progress

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: Governor of the Capital Governorate Thabet Al-Muhanna was recently quoted as saying the Al-Sadiq Mosque in downtown Kuwait City will begin receiving worshippers in the holy month of Ramadan, reports Al-Rai daily. He went on to say the restoration work and renovation of the mosque is …

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Kuwait refutes allegations of restrictions to freedoms

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: In his reply to the report that has been issued by the US State Department on human rights, the Minister of Foreign Affairs has said the State of Kuwait is a country of institutions and law and all decisions are taken as per the law, reports …

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