Tuesday , February 20 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait recalls envoy in Tehran – IRAN AMBASSADOR SUMMONED, HANDED PROTEST NOTE

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: Regional and international reactions surged against recent hostile acts by Iranian demonstrators on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and Consulate in Mashhad. Kuwait on Tuesday recalled its ambassador in Iran in protest against the storming and torching of the Saudi diplomatic mission in Iran following the …

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‘Harsh penalties’ … Cyber Crime Law effective Jan 12; Law reflects MoI efforts in fighting e-crimes

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: Acting Assistant Undersecretary of Legal Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Assad Al-Ruwaie has affirmed that as part of the ministry’s efforts to fight all types of crimes and to implement the law on everyone, the Cyber Crime Law was issued to protect the society …

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Some priviliges granted to govt officials cancelled, says CSC – PAM starts implementation of unified labor contract

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced the cancellation of some privileges granted to officials of government authorities, such as renting cars and buildings for them and paying for their petrol, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a press statement, the commission explained this step was taken in …

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Name street in Riyadh after executed Iranian Sunni woman, says Al-Nafisi – Where Iranian embassy is located

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: Kuwaiti thinker and academician Abdullah Al-Nafisi has called on Saudi Arabia to name the street where the Iranian embassy in Riyadh is located after the Iranian Sunni woman Reyhaneh Jabbari who was executed in Tehran in 2014, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Nafisi in a tweet on his …

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MoE pulls eight books from school libraries over improper content

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: Ministry of Education has extracted 8 books of various educational stages that incorporate ideas and illustrations deemed improper from the libraries in schools, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. The step follows complaints submitted by several concerned officials and guardians against the content of the books, …

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Cabinet condemns attack on Saudi embassy, consulate in Iran

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Cabinet on Monday strongly condemned protesters’ “hostile acts” against the Saudi embassy and consulate in Iran, including storming, torching and sabotage. Today’s meeting, held at Seif Palace, was chaired by Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The ministers stressed that …

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‘Mixed reactions’ on decision by MoH on morning, evening timings

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Ministry of Health’s decision to allocate mornings for citizens and evenings for expatriates in outpatient clinics has failed to serve its purpose because the public health facilities are still crowded, reports Al-Qabas daily. The decision took effect at the beginning of the month in Adan …

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MoI’s probe offices start work in various labor depts as ‘observers’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Investigation Offices affiliated to the Ministry of Interior have started their work in various labor departments as ‘observers’ without interfering in the activities of the departments. Sources from the Public Authority for Manpower stated the sector has held several meetings with the Interior Ministry regarding the …

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Temperature likely to drop below 2 degrees Celsius

KUWAIT CITY: Astronomer Al-Marzouq warned citizens and expatriates to wear winter clothes to guard against severely cold weather the country is expected to observe in the coming days, adding the temperature is likely to drop below 2 degrees Celsius and people who are advanced in age are advised to avoid …

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Over 180 schools issued citations for raising fees

 KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Ministry of Education (MoE) has issued citations against 20 private and American schools among some 180 schools for violating regulations and raising fees up to 40 percent, although the law does not allow more than 3 percent increase every three years. Sources said the ministry gave …

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