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Kuwait

Cabinet commends security personnel over terror cell bust – Int’l community urged to stand united in face of terrorism

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23, (KUNA): The Cabinet on Monday hailed the Ministry of Interior for arresting recently a terrorist cell and uncovering their subversive goals. During its customary weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Cabinet voiced …

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Kuwait Airways to launch Sharm el-Sheikh flights – Bid to support Egypt’s tourism sector

DUBAI, Nov 23, (RTRS): Kuwait Airways will launch direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh starting on Dec 1 to support Egypt’s tourism sector following a Russian plane crash that killed 224 people, Kuwait’s minister of information was quoted as saying. State news agency KUNA quoted Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah as saying at …

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Watheq project is ‘aimed’ at enhancing educational values – Over 45,000 students benefitting from project

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23, (KUNA): Head of the media team and member of the higher committee of “Watheq” (confident) project” Mohammad Al-Kanderi said on Monday that this project aims at enhancing educational values in the country through the group work in coordination with the educational system, represented in the students, …

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Panel’s rapporteur says ‘hurt’ by criticisms over report on Dow file

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: Rapporteur of the Public Funds Protection Committee in the Parliament MP Saif Al- Azmi has expressed disappointment over criticisms on the panel’s reports about the Dow Chemical Company file. Al-Azmi claimed some of his colleagues have challenged the committee and accused it of being biased in …

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Kuwait to study raising fees for services – 14-day product return in Consumer Law

DUBAI, Nov 22, (Agencies): Kuwait’s government is studying whether to raise fees for its services, Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh said in comments published by the local Al-Rai newspaper on Sunday. Saleh said the study was part of a project to rationalise spending, review subsidies and diversify sources of revenue. “It …

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Finds raise fear of chemical attack

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: The DAESH terrorist organization is preparing to change the course of the war or rather planning to engage the international community (coalition) in chemical warfare in Iraq and Syria, reports Al-Anba daily quoting reliable security sources. The daily added, the security sources have come to this …

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Nationality call for kids of women wedded to expats

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: Several members of the Parliament have reiterated their support for the proposed naturalization of children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis. The MPs regard the conditions set for naturalization of these children, such as divorce or death of the non-Kuwaiti father, as inhumane and unconstitutional. This …

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Call for protecting youth against violent ideology

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22, (KUNA): Speakers at a seminar on “the impact of media on phenomenon of violence among the youth” highlighted the need to correct the media discourse in a way to protect the youth against violent ideology. The seminar was organized by the National Council for Culture, Arts …

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Kuwait sirens test Tuesday

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: The Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Ministry of Interior has announced that the Civil Defense General Administration will test the emergency sirens at 10:00 am on Tuesday. In a press statement, the department explained the sirens test, which will be conducted in all …

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Busted IS cell had no plans to launch attacks in Kuwait – Militants use flaws in banking system to their advantage

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The recentlybusted DAESH cell had no plans to launch terrorist attacks in Kuwait or any other GCC country because the members of the cell were aware of the vigilance of the security authorities in the country, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an informed security source. He explained …

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