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Kuwait

‘Privatise clubs’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: MP Saleh Ashour has called for the privatization of sports clubs and application of the ‘one man-one vote’ system in the clubs elections. In a press statement, he stressed that the source of the sports crisis in Kuwait is from within the country and not outside …

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Move to remove violations outside mosques

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Director General of Kuwait Municipality Ahmad Al-Subai’e revealed that an official circular was sent to one of the branches of the municipality to remove all violations outside mosques, reports Al-Rai daily. He denied rumors about plans to reduce the spaces of the mosques or ban erecting …

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‘Rights’ decries Kuwait bias against expats in healthcare

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (AFP): A Kuwaiti rights group on Monday accused authorities in the Gulf state of discrimination against foreigners by barring them from certain healthcare services at public hospitals. The independent Kuwait Society for Human Rights said expatriates in the country have been barred from kidney dialysis treatment …

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‘Kuwait indispensable in anti-IS coalition’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (KUNA): General John Allen, US President’s Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, said here Monday Kuwait was an “indispensable partner” in the fight against the so-called ISIL as well as its enormous humanitarian aid for the Syrian people. “Kuwait has been the indispensable …

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No Gulf Cup here; MP wants special session

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: The Cabinet on Monday decided that Kuwait would not host the 23rd Gulf Cup of Nations scheduled for December 2015. The decision was made during Monday’s Cabinet weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace and chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, …

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Need to boost greenery, search for alternative energy sources: experts – ‘Ignorant people reason for acts of terrorism’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Experts on international relations and development stressed the need to support the global issue of climate changes and control carbon emissions. They said this during a seminar titled ‘Climate Policy’ organized by American University of Kuwait on Sunday evening to discuss the goals and expectations of …

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Trade ties high on agenda as PM ‘sets off’ for France; French firms eye Kuwait projects

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation left here on Monday for Paris on an official visit to France. His Highness the Prime Minister was seen off at the airport by Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad …

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Bid to encourage religious moderation in schools

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Ministry of Education has sent a circular to all schools in which it instructed the school administration to launch awareness programs to encourage religious moderation and promote cooperation among individuals and authorities in charge of combating terrorism, in order to protect students from adopting radical ideologies, …

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Huawei briefs Amir

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18, (KUNA): Officials of the Chinese Huawei Technologies Co Ltd have briefed His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on their plans for investing in Kuwait, Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) Director General Sheikh Dr Mishaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said. Sheikh Dr Mishaal …

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