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Wednesday , November 14 2018


Kuwait Minister dismisses shirking “political duties” on recent downpour

KUWAIT, Nov 9 (KUNA) — Kuwaiti Minister of Public Works Hussam Al-Roumi on Friday denied reports claiming that he is not politically responsible for the aftershocks of recent downpour in the country. Al-Roumi, who doubles as Minister of State for Municipal Affairs, said in a statement that he would never …

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MoI urges public to be cautious about rains

 KUWAIT, Nov 9 (KUNA) — Kuwait Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Friday called on people, especially motorists, to be careful due to unstable weather conditions. Drivers are urged not to make sudden stops in order to prevent endangering their lives and others’, and to keep a considerable distance between …

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Committee to hold emergency meeting in anticipation of rain

Emergency units received over 10,000 cases due to rainfall KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8, (KUNA): Two Kuwaiti ministers said Thursday that an emergency committee meeting would be held in accordance with directives of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Al-Sabah to discuss solution on how to deal …

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Price spike seen for Kuwait ‘light crude oil ’ – ‘Demand high’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: On the occasion of Kuwait’s first light crude oil shipment, MP Osama Al-Shaheen praised all the concerned officials and employees for their efforts in making such a milestone possible; pointing out this new type of oil will increase the price of one barrel by five US …

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Iraq to pay Kuwait 1.5 percent of oil proceeds as ‘compensations’

Movement of goods normal at customs crossing GENEVA, Nov 8, (KUNA): United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) Governing Council said on Thursday that Iraq would pay, effective early next year, 1.5 percent worth of oil sales’ proceeds to the UNCC compensations fund. The council said in a statement said this move …

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Commercial licenses to be linked to accredited certificates specialized in Business Law, Medicine, Engineering etc.

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The Legislation and Fatwa Department has asked the Ministry of Commerce and Industry about the procedures for combating the fake certificates phenomenon, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources said the department requested for the ministry’s opinion on the idea of linking the issuance of commercial licenses …

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Ethiopia bans its citizens to work abroad as domestics except Saudi, Qatar and Jordan

Three countries sign agreements with Addis Ababa KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has banned its citizens from engaging in domestic work abroad, except in three countries – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, State of Qatar and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, reports Al-Anba daily. These three …

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World first flying car to be unveiled at the Avenues in Kuwait

Can also be piloted on land routes KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The world’s first commercial flying vehicle plane, produced by a Dutch company called PAL-V, will be shown in Kuwait next week, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources familiar with the company. The sources said the Dutch Embassy in Kuwait will …

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Cemeteries in Kuwait … A ‘living’ example of coexistence, tolerance

‘Country still considered as land of peace’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8, (KUNA): Since its establishment as a political entity, Kuwait has been a haven of a unique state of peaceful coexistence among people of different social, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. The country was and still considered as the land of …

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Kuwait holds ceremony to mark first light crude export

His Highness the Amir attends event KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): Under the auspices of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait on Wednesday held a ceremony to inaugurate the Gulf state’s first shipment of light crude oil. Upon his arrival at the ceremony, His Highness the …

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