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Kuwait

Exports resume

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Oil exports resumed from all ports on Tuesday several hours after they were suspended due to bad weather, state news agency KUNA reported quoting the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC). KNPC spokesman Khaled al-Asousi said that halting oil exports during bad weather was a routine practice …

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Good-faith efforts urged at Kuwait talks

KUWAIT CITY, April 12, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait’s hosting of peace talks between Yemeni adversaries on April 18 is seen as the latest bid to end the five-year conflict that swept through the country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. A timeline highlighting major events since the …

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Grilling avoids ‘no-confidence’ – Assembly lifts MP Dashti immunity

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: The grilling of Commerce and Industry Minister Yusuf Al-Ali by MPs Ahmed Al-Qudaibi and Mubarak Al-Harees on Tuesday did not lead to a noconfidence motion. Kuwaiti members of Parliament and Cabinet ministers also voted to drop the immunity of Shiite MP Abdulhameed Dashti during the Parliamentary …

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API head praises moms of kids with disabilities – ‘Great humanitarian role’

KUWAIT CITY, April 12, (KUNA): Director General of the Arab Planning Institute (API) Dr Bader Malallah said Monday the mothers of children with intellectual disabilities play a great humanitarian role in social development. “In recognition of their role in caring for their children, Sanad Charitable Foundation and Al-Kharafi Activity Kids …

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Sheikh Al-Khaled stresses Kuwait’s keenness on preserving environment – Kuwait to participate in UN meetings on climate change

KUWAIT CITY, April 12, (KUNA): Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah said that Kuwait attaches great importance to the environmental file in consistency with international moves in this regard, pointing to its participation in the UN meetings on climate change on April 22. The …

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Kuwait oil workers to strike in pay dispute – Stoppage from Sunday

KUWAIT CITY, April 11, (Agencies): Kuwait’s oil union decided on Monday to begin a “total strike” next week following a dispute with the oil ministry over a new payroll rejected by workers. The decision was taken at an emergency general assembly meeting of the union a day after talks with …

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KCCI expresses objection to Minister Ali’s decision to freeze consumer goods prices

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has expressed objection and displeasure to the decision of Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali to freeze the prices of consumer goods. During a meeting between the Acting Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid and a KCCI delegation …

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KNPC seeks to reuse fuel tanks

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: In a remarkable development concerning the closure of Al-Shuaiba Refinery, which was scheduled earlier for April 2017, Deputy Executive Director of the Refinery at Kuwait National Petroleum Company Engineer Metleq Al-Azmi disclosed the intention to reuse fuel tanks and export the derivatives of green fuel project. …

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HH Amir plays historic role in solving housing problem: min – ‘PAHW keen on welfare of beneficiaries’

KUWAIT CITY, April 11, (KUNA): Minister of State for Housing Affairs Yasser Abul said Sunday His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah made a historic decision when he instructed to liberate acquisition of state land for housing purposes. Similarly, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber …

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‘Transparency on reform’

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: MP Mubarak Al-Harees has voiced objection to the idea of discussing the economic reform document behind closed doors, stressing the need to hold an open session because this is an issue concerning all the people of Kuwait. Asked about the grilling of Commerce and Industry Minister …

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