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Kuwait

Kuwait plans to buy 28 US F-18 fighter jets

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28, (KUNA): Kuwait has requested to purchase 28 US F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft, a military official said on Monday. In a statement to the press on the sidelines of the Third Conference for Military Logistics and Procurement, entitled, “Streamlining Logistics and Procurement in the Age of …

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PRO-GOVERNMENT MPs HOLD FRAGILE MAJORITY – Opposition bloc vies for Speakership

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Islamist-dominated opposition groups and their allies secured nearly half of the Kuwaiti Parliament’s seats, official election results showed Sunday, raising fears of fresh political wrangling in the country. Meanwhile, the opposition MPs-elect will meet before the end of this week to discuss work guidelines for the …

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Cooperative societies ‘warn’ of a wave of catastrophic price hikes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies and officials of cooperative societies warned of “an upcoming wave of catastrophic price hike” which will affect the prices of all commodities and foodstuff in the first quarter of the year 2017. They affirmed about the implementation of new price …

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‘Lesser rain, rise in temperature and sea levels in next few years’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27, (KUNA): Public Authority for Environment (EPA) has signed a cooperation agreement with the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) to write up Kuwait’s second UNDP Country Programme Document related to climate change. Regional Director and Representative for the UNEP Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) Iyad Abumoghli …

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MoH says people infected with Hepatitis C reaches 1.5 percent

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The Ministry of Health said the number of people infected with Hepatitis C virus in the country reach 1.5 percent while affirming its commitment to provide treatment for the disease, reports Al- Qabas daily. Chairperson of Thunayan Al Ghanim Gastroenterology Center and Chairman of Kuwait’s Third …

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HH the Amir thanks Interior Ministry’s efforts during poll – ‘Election coverage highly accurate’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah thanked the Interior Ministry Sunday for its efforts during the 2016 National Assembly election. His Highness the Amir extended his gratitude to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as …

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AMIR LAUDS HUGE VOTER TURNOUT, RESPONSE TO NATIONAL DUTY – Day of surprises, change in Assembly; 50 pct new faces, Al-Hashem only woman through

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The citizens of Kuwait on Saturday elected their representatives to the 50-member National Assembly for the third time in four years. Only one female candidate, Safa Al-Hashem, was able to secure a seat in the new Parliament along with 12 opposition figures who boycotted the previous …

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Fine for over speeding, red light crossing to be KD 200 – 3,000 number plates seized

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The extreme campaign adopted by General Traffic Department (GTD) against law violators will continue until safety and sanity return to the roads, reports Al-Shahed daily. GTD led Major General Fahad Al Shuwe’i vowed to be tough against grave violations committed by citizens and expatriates such as …

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‘People’s choice of best reps likely to support development’ – Governors tour polling stations

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26, (KUNA): Ahmadi Governor Sheikh Fawaz Al-Khaled Al- Hamad Al-Sabah on Saturday urged voters to choose the candidates who can best represent them at the National Assembly. People’s choice of the ‘best’ representatives is likely to support development in the country, as well as contributing to the …

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Efforts of concerned state bodies extolled – ‘Electoral process a democratic wedding’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26, (KUNA): Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and acting Minister of Justice and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah praised on Saturday efforts exerted by all state bodies concerned with the ongoing parliamentary elections 2016. Sheikh Mohammed Al- Abdullah said in …

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