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Kuwait

‘Hike still in study’ – Fears allayed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Senior security sources allayed fears of expatriates on the proposed increase of service fees in the coming phase, as many expatriates expect the step will affect their earnings, reports Al-Rai daily. Sources said a recent study submitted to the Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid on …

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‘Passengers can sue if rights violated’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: The Deputy Director-General for Aviation Safety and Air Transportation Affairs Emad Al- Jalawi said the Directorate- General of Civil Aviation is receiving complaints from passengers who feel their rights have been violated, reports Al-Qabas daily. He went on to say these complaints are then referred to …

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MP calls for economic reforms – Cabinet reshuffle seen

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: MP Talal Al-Jalal has called on the government to carry out necessary economic reforms to address the budget deficit caused by the falling oil prices. He stressed the need for government to find alternative sources of income that will contribute to address the imbalance in the …

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MoH launches ‘awareness’ campaign on breast cancer

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health launched Sunday an awareness campaign on the breast cancer prevention as part of a national program which coincides with the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign that falls on October to increase awareness of the disease. Speaking at a press …

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DAESH spreads poison through ‘online games’; Expert stresses importance of domestic s

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: After posting videos on social media of slaughtering, torturing and burning people to death with the aim of distorting the image of Islam and Muslims, the terrorist organization DAESH has now infiltrated the world of video and online games to spread its poison among 1.2 billion …

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Delegation seeks to assure FIFA; Kuwaiti officials, MPs fly to Switzerland

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (KUNA): Chairman of the parliamentary youth affairs committee MP Abdullah Al- Maiouf said on Saturday the Kuwaiti delegation, on a mission to Switzerland, will seek to persuade FIFA that the local sports laws do not contravene with the Olympic Charter. MP Al-Maiouf, in a statement to …

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‘Kuwaitis’ in US asked to avoid demonstrations

WASHINGTON, Oct 10, (KUNA): Kuwait Embassy in Washington advised its nationals across the United States to avoid the anti-Muslim demonstrations as a precaution. All Kuwaiti citizens and students have been advised to keep away from the sites of the planned rallies and follow the safety instructions set forth by local …

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Kuwait proceeding with actions against terrorism: Al-Maatouq; ‘Bolstering democracy protective fence against regional challenges’

WASHINGTON, Oct 10, (KUNA): The UN Envoy for Humanitarian Affairs and Amiri Diwan Advisor of the State of Kuwait Dr Abdullah Al-Maatouq reaffirmed that country is proceeding with actions aimed at confronting intellectual extremism and renouncing terrorism. Dr Al-Maatouq made the remarks after meeting officials of the US State Department …

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MoCI continues to address reported violations: minister

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (KUNA): Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali said Saturday that his ministry continued responding to violations issued by government monitoring entities in the past years, particularly those related to the undersecretary’s technical office work and its organizational structure. In a statement, Al-Ali said they’re …

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Kuwait urges int’l community to support efforts by UNRWA

NEW YORK, Oct 9, (KUNA): Kuwait on Thursday urged the international community to assume the responsibility of supporting efforts by the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). In remarks at a meeting for the UN General Assembly committee for announcing donations to the …

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