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Kuwait

DAESH SAID TO THREATEN TERRORIST OPERATIONS – Steps taken to up security at Palace; ‘Judges, counselors targeted’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: The judicial authority has taken a series of strict security measures for the protection of its employees in Justice Palace after DAESH threatened to carry out terrorist operations on the palace, reports Aljarida daily quoting top judicial sources. They explained that the threats were made through …

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30,000 unemployed graduates by ’30: CBK – Private sector urged to help solve problem

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) expects Kuwait to have 30,000 unemployed graduates by 2030, indicating the last survey conducted by the Central Statistics Bureau showed that half of the Kuwaiti graduates have to wait for a year to get a job, reports Al-Rai daily. Commenting …

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Panel okayed hike in prices of 603 types of commodities from 21 May ’15 to 12 Aug ’16

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: Head of Prices Committee and Head of Public Relations and Information Committee in the Cooperative Societies Union Sami Al-Menaikh says the Price Committee had approved to increase the prices of 603 types of commodities from May 21, 2015 to Aug 12, 2016, reports Aljarida daily. He …

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‘MoH discovers 209 AIDS, 1,529 hepatitis cases in ’16’ – US doctor caused ‘death’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: According to a recent report issued by Ministry of Health, 209 people in Kuwait were discovered this year to be suffering from AIDS while the number of hepatitis cases discovered is 564 for hepatitis C, 530 for hepatitis B and 435 for hepatitis A, reports Al-Shahed …

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Kuwait govt urged to ease visa policy to benefit Pakistan manpower

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: The government of Pakistan had taken measures to ensure compliance with Kuwaiti rules and regulations, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain said when he met outgoing Kuwaiti Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Abdulaziz Alenezi who called on him at the presidency on Thursday. In a report published Saturday, Pakistan’s …

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Campaign to ‘boycott’ buying fish has no significant effect on the prices of fish – Some fish traders fault MoI’s decision

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: The campaign to boycott buying fish from the fish market and other places where marine produce are sold had no significant effect on the market prices of fish, as they continued to soar instead of decreasing as expected. The cost of Zubaidi fish is still KD …

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‘Decision to hike fuel price will not affect livelihood of citizens’ – Govt to study its returns

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: Ministerial sources allayed fears of several members of the National Assembly saying the decision to increase fuel price will not affect the livelihood of citizens. They stressed the concerned government agency will monitor the market for unjustified price increase and take necessary action against violators, reports …

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‘Interior’ denies news regarding launch of traffic drones by GTD

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: Some local newspapers recently published news about the launch of traffic drones by General Traffic Department of Ministry of Interior after a video clip regarding these drones went viral on social media. However, high-level security sources denied the news, stressing that Ministry of Interior has not …

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‘Time not specified for use of vehicles’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: General Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry has denied recent news item alleging that Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad will specify the period of using vehicles given to officers at the Criminal Investigation Department. Report indicated the Interior Ministry was on the verge …

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Many Kuwaitis fear DNA tests – ‘Fraudsters’ to relocate

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: According to data released by concerned authorities in Ministry of Interior, about 200,000 Kuwaitis will not show up for DNA testing which is a prerequisite for getting the new electronic passport, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They said these citizens fear the discovery of forgery …

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