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Tuesday , November 20 2018


Appearance of dead fish reported at beach

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: A number of citizens and environmental activists reported about the appearance of dead fish in Shuwaikh beach on Wednesday, September 21, urging Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), Environment Public Authority (EPA) and Environment Police to take necessary action in this regard, reports …

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Dashti’s ‘special passport’ to be stopped

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs intends to submit an official letter to the Passports and Nationality sector to stop the work on ‘special passport’ of Shiite lawmaker Abdulhamid Dashti who has been sentenced in absentia to 11 years imprisonment, reports Al-Rai daily. He was jailed for …

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‘Residencies of cooks holding Driving Licenses will not be renewed’ – Ban on visas for Bangladeshis denied

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: Assistant Undersecretary for Passports and Citizenship Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has announced the suspension of the renewal of residency permits of 100,000 domestic workers and cooks who hold driving licenses illegally, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a press statement, Al-Jarrah pointed …

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MPs demand urgent debate – Emergency session on petrol sought

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: Despite the political analysts’ prediction of its failure, the parliamentary request for an emergency session to discuss the government’s decision to lift petrol subsidies reached the required number of signatories and has been officially submitted to Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim. MP Ahmed Al-Qudhaibi, who prepared …

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Kuwait ‘denies’ reports charities funding terror – ‘Ministries jointly battle extremism’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti diplomat denied Wednesday recent media reports that accused Kuwaiti charities of funding terrorism, pointing out these charities’ firm commitment to the country’s laws and regulations. “I’m 100 percent sure that not a single fils from Kuwait goes to any terrorist organization or person …

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MoI warns parents – DAESH targeting young men

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: The Interior Ministry has warned parents and urged them to keep track of their children because e-mails sent from unknown sources are known to incite young people to join the terrorist organization DAESH, reports Al-Shahed daily. Security sources stressed on the need for the parents to …

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MP Dashti sentenced to 11-year term for insults

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22, (AFP): A Kuwaiti court on Thursday sentenced Shiite lawmaker Abdulhameed Dashti to 11 years’ jail in absentia for insults against HH the Amir and its neighbour Saudi Arabia. Any criticism of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah can result in charges of insulting him, …

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Kuwait rejects all forms of terror, affirms role in IS fight – ‘Pressure Israel’

NEW YORK, Sept 21, (KUNA): Kuwait on Wednesday rejected all forms of terrorism and reaffirmed its active contributions to the international coalition fi ghting the so-called Islamic State (IS). This came in a speech by Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, His Highness the …

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‘Repealing sponsorship system Labour’s target’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has been studying the possibility of repealing sponsorship system and other laws related to domestic workers, says sector minister Hind Al-Sabeeh. She revealed this at a recent social gathering organized by the Mexican Embassy in Kuwait and explained “anything is possible …

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Majority expresses fear about hike in prices of commodities, services – Rise in electricity tariffs too drastic

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: While households are still coping with the increase in petrol prices, many in Kuwait have begun to brace themselves for the rise in electricity tariffs that will have a more significant impact on their wallets. In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared their many …

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