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Saturday , November 17 2018


US Embassy press release

The following is the official US Embassy press statement regarding the stabbing incident that took place March 10. — Editor As the US Embassy’s Security Message states, a US citizen was stabbed March 10 in Fintas. We have no indication that this incident was terrorist related We take our obligation …

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Kuwait Airways overhaul chance to find wings – Pressure builds for privatisation

DUBAI, March 11, (RTRS): Kuwait Airways’s overhaul may be management’s last chance to save it, as the slump in oil prices means the government cannot go on funding its losses at a time when it is struggling even to pay public sector salaries, industry experts say. Once a prominent symbol …

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Fact-finding panel to ‘probe’ violations in social aid sector

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the State Minister for Planning Affairs and Development Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed giving the green light to form a fact-finding committee to investigate serious violations in social aid sector, saying the scandal involves misappropriation of millions of dinars and incidents of …

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Situation of oil employees discussed

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh met representatives of a number of oil syndicates on Wednesday for discussing the current situation of the oil sector employees, oil sources say. They explained that the minister gave them the choice of …

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12 kg tumor removed in rare woman surgery

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: A medical team of Maternity Hospital successfully carried out a rare surgery on a 31-year Filipina woman and removed a tumor weighing 12 kilograms from her abdomen, reports Al-Qabas daily. This surgery was held under the supervision of the Head of Women and Maternity Section in …

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Ministry approves three new textbooks for secondary stage

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Assistant Undersecretary for Curricula and Educational Research Affairs at Ministry of Education Dr Saoud Al-Harbi revealed that the ministry has approved three new textbooks for the secondary stage which will be used in the coming school year of 2016/2017, reports Aljarida daily. He said the ministry …

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AMIR THANKS SAUDI KING FOR HOSTING EXERCISE – Thunder in Saudi desert as drill ends

KUWAIT CITY, March 10, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by a delegation of senior offi cials, attended on Thursday closing ceremony of “Ra’ad Al-Shamal” (North Thunder) in Hafr Al-Baten, northern Saudi Arabia. His Highness the Amir, along with the accompanying officials, arrived in …

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MoE prefers ‘hiring’ Egyptian teachers directly, not through recruiting agencies – Ministry plans to create 1,000 vacancies

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: Undersecretary of Ministry of Education Dr Haitham Al-Atari revealed that the ministry will not recruit Egyptian teachers through recruitment agencies as it prefers recruiting them directly in order to avoid extra financial loads, reports Al-Rai daily. He said this in response to the call made in …

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Govt orders dissolution of three NGOs

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: Director of non-government organizations (NGOs) at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor Dr Fawaz Al-Daihani said the ministry has issued a decision to dissolve three NGOs, one of which has already been dissolved while in the case of the two others the process in ongoing, …

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‘Liberation of Kuwait’ to teach new generation country’s history

KUWAIT CITY, March 10, (KUNA): Minister of Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah attended the premiere of the movie and launching of a book entitled, “Liberation of Kuwait”, at Arifjan Military Camp in South Kuwait. In a press statement, Sheikh Salman pointed out …

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