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Tuesday , November 20 2018


200 grams tumor removed from woman’s brain

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: A team of medical doctors at Ibn Sina Hospital performed a major specialized operation few days ago to remove a tumor weighing 200 grams from the head of a woman who was suffering from severe headache, reports Al-Qabas daily. Director of Brain and Nervous Surgery Unit …

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Citizens, expats express anger over skyrocketing prices – Residency traders roaming freely: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Several citizens and expatriates have expressed displeasure over the skyrocketing prices of commodities after the recent hike in fuel prices, saying traders are transferring financial burdens on consumers, and foodstuff traders in particular, are exploiting the opportunity to reap more profits. According to a Kuwaiti man …

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Eid holidays Sept 11-17

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4, (KUNA): The Civil Service Commission said on Sunday that the Eid Al-Adha holiday will begin on Sept 11th and end on the 17th of the month. Arafat Standing day falling on Sept 11th will be considered as the first day of the holiday for all public …

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Timings rejig urged to ease traffic jams – Assembly denies MPs get fuel coupons

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: MP Abdulrahman Al-Jeeran has asked the General Traffic Department (GTD) to find appropriate ways to ease traffic jams during rush hours. He urged the department to coordinate with ministries in order to adopt the idea of changing work timings in companies and institutions during the academic …

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Shrimp prices to fall as fishing season starts this month – Saudi, Iran importers to flood Kuwait market

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Several shrimp sellers and consumers expressed unanimous opinion regarding the expected fall in the shrimp prices soon, as the fishing period is still in its early stage and the supply quantity is far lesser than the market demand, reports Al-Shahed daily. A shrimp seller at the …

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Eyes … all over

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: The Interior Ministry has made a list of vital facilities, important sites and highways where it plans to install CCTV cameras, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting knowledgeable security sources. The same sources said the project will help combat crime and identify the suspects. This will reduce a …

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Move bachelors from Salwa area: Juwaisri

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Deputy Chairman of the Municipal Council Meshal Al-Juwaisri has requested the concerned authorities in the country to fight the problem of rampancy of bachelors in Salwa area, reports Al-Shahed daily. He explained that most bachelors are moving away from areas that are populated with bachelors such …

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Kuwait a worst place for expatriates denied – Many treaties signed for protecting expats

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning Hind Al-Subaih has denied that Kuwait is the worst place for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-Subaih asserted the report that categorized Kuwait as the worst place for expatriates contradicts the truth, …

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MP Al-Azmi said most likely to grill acting oil minister over price hike

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Disagreement between the Parliament and the government over the implementation of the decision to increase fuel prices will be the headline of the next legislative round, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources expect the disagreement to reach the level of parliamentary questioning which will start once …

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Kuwait tells citizens to check phones before travelling to US – ‘Cooperate with airport officials’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3, (Agencies): Kuwait has advised citizens to make sure their phones contain no material that might be seen as being linked to Islamist militants before travelling to the United States, local media reported on Saturday, after three men were denied entry in July. State news agency KUNA …

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