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MoI plans to deport sponsors of ‘beggars’ – Article 18 and 22 among expatriates caught begging on streets

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: The Ministry of Interior is seriously planning to deport the sponsors of those who were recently caught begging for alms taking advantage of the holy month of Ramadan, reports Al-Anba daily quoting ministry sources. The daily added, particularly the sponsors who got the residence permit for …

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‘About 40 new diabetes cases detected among kids annually’ – Nod to check on Iranian schools textbooks

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: Chairperson of Endocrine Gland Union, consultant at pediatric section of the Sabah Hospital Dr Zaydan Al-Mazidi affirmed that the rate of clients visiting the endocrine gland section has reduced by 75 percent since the start of the month of Ramadan compared to normal days. He attributed …

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MPs express displeasure over some decisions taken by govt – Trend described as product of maladministration

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: Several lawmakers have expressed displeasure over directions and decisions the government is taking, which they said could be detrimental to the interest of citizens — especially the youth. They cited the recent decision of government to suspend the admission of new police cadets into Saad Al-Abdullah …

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Kuwait orders Dow probe

KUWAIT CITY, June 12, (AFP): Kuwait has asked the public prosecutor to open an investigation into a scrapped deal with US fi rm Dow Chemical that resulted in a $2.2 billion fine, a newspaper reported Sunday. Citing an unnamed highranking source, Al-Qabas daily said the government last week sent a …

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Minister to receive report about security lapses at Abdali border – ‘Checkpoint management fails to act in addressing gaps’

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: Ministry of Interior, under the leadership of Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al- Hamad Al-Sabah, has been exerting tremendous efforts for protecting Kuwait from any security breaches and negligence, particularly at Kuwait’s Abdali border with Iraq, as a necessary part of the security plan to protect the country, …

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1,300 AIDS cases in Kuwait – 300 Kuwaitis among the afflicted

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: A total of 300 Kuwaitis and about 1,000 expatriates in Kuwait are suffering from AIDS, as per the latest statistics issued by the Public Health Department a week ago, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources. According to the report, those infected with HIV (AIDS) are of …

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KSHR team discusses issue of Zimbabwean female workers

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: A delegation from Kuwait Society for Human Rights visited the headquarters of the General Directorate of Residency. They were received by Major General Talal Ibrahim Marafi – General Manager of Residency Affairs. During the visit, Major General Marafi welcomed the visiting delegation warmly and discussed many …

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‘PAM denies transfer of agricultural, shepherd and fishing sectors visas’

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: Official sources from Public Authority for Manpower denied the recent reports that the authority is considering allowing the transfer of work permits for laborers of the agricultural, industrial, shepherding and fishing sectors with the approval of their sponsors, through payment of KD 300, reports Aljarida daily. …

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MP Al-Jeran expresses support for implementation of DNA Database – MoSAL reduces expenditures of work teams

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: MP AbdulRahman Al-Jeran affirmed that he is in favor of the implementation of DNA Database, explaining the entire world is testimony to the level of accuracy and its benefits in modern sciences — especially in the field of forensics and in crime. He noted criminals are …

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‘Blocks on traffic offenses will be lifted from June 12’ – Settle fines in one month: Al-Muhanna

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs in Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna announced that the blocks on the traffic offenses of 2015 and earlier will be lifted from Sunday, June 12 for a period of one month. However, offenses committed by non-Kuwaitis including driving without …

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