Kuwait

Al-Khamis leads the field in 3rd Constituency by-election – Voting took place peacefully

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: At the time of going to the press, Candidate Ali Abdullah Al-Khamis was leading in the byelection of the Third Constituency with 6,715 votes, as reported by Kuwait Television. He was followed by Abdullah Ahmad Al-Kandari with 4,288 votes and Osama Yusuf Al-Tahous in third place …

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5,826 individuals placed on terrorist list – Smoking ban in malls to take effect this week

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The State Security Department, with the cooperation of intelligence agencies of Gulf, Arab and friendly countries, managed to identify and place 5,826 individuals on the terrorist list, reports Al-Shahed daily. The departments of State Security of brotherly and friendly countries exerted tremendous efforts and coordinated in …

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‘Commercial licence holders can transfer files to small enterprises’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: Holders of commercial licenses are allowed to transfer their files to small enterprises in accordance with the terms and conditions for registering small enterprises, reports Al-Anba quoting an official source in the Public Authority for Manpower. The source revealed that among the conditions are: the owner …

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Kuwait boosts security over missing radioactive material – Revelation sparks fears

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The missing radioactive material in the Iraqi city of Basra — as reported by Iraqi offi cials and confi rmed by the United States (US), does not only put the Iraqi security agencies on high alert but the security agencies in neighboring countries, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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KGAC tightens inspection measures at customs centers – Six portable devices mounted for detecting radioactive materials

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20, (KUNA): Kuwait General Administration of Customs (KGAC) announced tightening the inspection measures at all centers after warnings that a deadly radioactive material went missing in Basra Province, south Iraq. A radiography device using Iridium- 192 has reportedly been stolen from an oil service company since last …

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Speaker urges blueprint to redress economic imbalance

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20, (KUNA): National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Saturday called for a national blueprint to redress economic imbalances in the country through mechanisms and decrees that keep public welfare intact. Speaking to reporters following a meeting of the parliamentary committee on financial and economic affairs, Al-Ghanim cautioned …

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‘Major decisions on public sector expats likely soon’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Major decisions concerning expatriates working in the government sector will be taken soon, as part of measures to address the lopsided population structure of the country, says Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Development and Planning Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh. Al-Sabeeh made the …

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No cut in traffic fines: MoI – Illegal billboards removed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19, (Agencies): The Interior Ministry refuted news reports circulated in the social media outlets over reduction of traffic fines value or the possibility of making partial payments for such violations. The Ministry described in a statement such news as “baseless”. The Security Media Department at the ministry …

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‘More women should join forces’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: The widespread circulation of a picture of Al-Anood Al-Abdali, a female Kuwaiti military officer, on social media has made her an Internet sensation in the Gulf region, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Anood was a Physical Education teacher for five years before she joined Ministry of Interior and …

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Kuwait marks His Highness the Crown Prince’s 10th anniversary – ‘A visionary leader; a true statesman’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait celebrates on Saturday the tenth anniversary of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah’s assumption of the senior post. On Feb 7, 2006, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued an Amiri Order, naming …

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