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Kuwait

MP Dashti rapped for Assad support – ‘Kuwait damaged’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Several parliamentarians have criticized MP Abdulhamid Dashti for damaging Kuwait’s reputation at international forums and supporting the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad by describing him as a prophet and apostle in spite of the fact that he continues to kill his people, displaces them and drives thousands …

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Decision to stop kidney dialysis for expats inhumane – ‘Residents pay medical insurance’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers reacted to the Ministry of Health’s decision to stop kidney dialysis for expatriates with the majority of respondents condemning the action as inhumane. According to recent news reports, the Ministry of Health has stopped providing kidney dialysis treatment …

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‘Unified Gulf tourist visa for expats next year’

The GCC Deputy Secretary-General for Cultural and Media Affairs Khalid Al-Ghassani said the GCC states are in the process issuing a unified Gulf tourist visa, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, this is expected to happen in the mid of next year. This will allow foreigners to visit the six …

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Amir’s initiative to replace all AC units in schools wins praise

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Several MPs praised the initiative taken by His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to replace the air-conditioners in all public schools. They considered this gesture of His Highness the Amir as an addition to his record of humanitarian work throughout the …

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Proposed e-media law defective, say social activists, media personalities

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Several social activists and media personalities affirm that the proposed media law is defective, urging the sponsors to seek opinion of e-publishers before enactment, reports Al-Qabas daily. Speaking at a recent seminar entitled “E-Media Law” organized by Kuwait Society of Engineers, Director of Security Leadership Institute …

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‘Kuwait, Sweden respect human rights’

BERLIN, Oct 13, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation, headed by Saud Al-Heraiji, held talks on Tuesday with Swedish Foreign Undersecretary Magnus-Helgegren on various political issues of common interest. The Swedish official said in a statement that his nation highly appreciates relief aid, provided by the State of Kuwait for Syrian …

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Need to enhance humanitarian relief to Syrian refugees: Kuwait

PARIS, Oct 13, (KUNA): Kuwait called on the international community here on Tuesday for enhancing the humanitarian relief to Syrian refugees, and to exert more efforts in supporting Syria’s neighboring countries in assisting Syrians who took up refuge on their lands. The permanent representative of the State of Kuwait to …

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End ordeal of Muslims in CAR – Kuwait UN envoy

NEW YORK, Oct 13, (KUNA): Delegates of the member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to the United Nations met here on Monday to discuss the atrocities against the Muslim community of the Central African Republic (CAR). The meeting, chaired by Kuwait Representative to the UN and head …

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Grilling request submitted – MP SEEKS ‘MANPOWER’ REFORM

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: MP Mohammad Tana Tuesday officially submitted an interpellation request against the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning and Development Affairs Hind Al- Sabeeh. It is based on four main issues — which are — administrative and financial irregularities in the Public …

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Kuwait signs $13bn contract for new refinery

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13, (AFP): The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Tuesday signed contracts worth $13.2 billion (11.6 billion euros) with international firms to build a refinery said to be the Gulf state’s largest development project. The deal comes as Kuwait, a key oil producer, moves to modernise its energy …

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