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Kuwait

Governorates kick off national celebrations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25, (KUNA): The flag-raising day is one of the most glorious of nations around the globe for its great national meanings, Governor of the Capital retired Lieut- General Thabit Al-Muhanna has said. Al-Muhanna made the statement on Monday during the Capital’s flag-raising ceremony, marking start of celebrations …

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MPs take up social care law for elderly

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: The Parliamentary Health Affairs Committee on Monday discussed with representatives of the Health Ministry the draft law on social care for the elderly. Committee Rapporteur MP Sadoun Hammad Al-Otaibi said the draft law consists of 24 articles, while affirming that the panel members unanimously approved the …

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Court ‘clears’ Sheikh Ahmad – Final say with Supreme Court

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25, (AFP): Kuwait’s appeals court Monday cleared top sports executive and prominent royal family member Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah of charges of insulting the judiciary. The court acquitted Sheikh Ahmad, a member of the FIFA executive committee and the International Olympic Committee, of all charges pressed against …

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Kuwait said to plan new $100bn sovereign wealth fund – Bid to rationalize subsidies

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: The government has announced its plan to establish a new sovereign wealth fund to manage State properties and investments in different vital projects and companies like electricity and water stations, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources said the projected size of this fund is about $100 …

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Decision soon on land for churches

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: The Director-General of the Kuwait Municipality Engineer Ahmed Al-Manfouhi has revealed plans for the allocation of new sites for the construction of churches in Kuwait based on requests submitted to it saying the issue will soon be referred to the Municipal Council to take an appropriate …

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Partial opening of Jahra Road

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: The Ministry of Public Works announced Sunday the partial opening of one of the largest elevated road projects in the world, the Jahra Road Development Project. The joint venture of Pace and Louis Berger are the consultants of this mega-project, with The Arab Contractors undertaking the …

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US fighter delay hit

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: Two powerful US Senators are asking questions over why US fighter jets deals with Qatar and Kuwait have been delayed for two years — while at the same time putting the blame for the delays on the Barack Obama administration, reports Al-Rai daily quoting US defense …

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Kuwaiti farms yield rare produce for 1st time

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24, (KUNA): Kuwait possesses diverse agricultural profits that are adequate to cover the country’s nutritional needs, thanks in part to national farmers who have always sought to add variety to their produce. Farming in Kuwait had begun in earnest several years ago, only to morph into a …

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Interior told to stop ‘warrantless’ raids on bachelor accommodations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khalid has instructed Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad to stop raiding apartments and bachelor accommodations without the Criminal Investigation Department carrying out proper investigations in advance and obtaining a warrant from the …

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Govt has no intention to impose taxes on Kuwaiti citizens’ income – Files of nationals working in pvt sector under review

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh has affi rmed that the government has no intention to impose taxes on citizens’ income, reports Al-Anba daily. He said the ongoing discussions about the economic crisis are related to tax on net profits of companies, …

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