Tuesday , September 25 2018

Kuwait

Boeing upbeat over possible Kuwait jet sale soon

DUBAI, Nov 7, (RTRS): Boeing on Saturday gave its strongest indication yet about a near term sale of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to Kuwait, although the world’s second-largest weapons maker said lower oil prices were delaying some arms purchases by Gulf states.“There are things that we’re waiting on …those things are …

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Kuwait second in ‘prosperity’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Kuwait came second in the Arab world behind UAE in the 2015 Legatem Prosperity Index, where Saudi Arabia came third, followed by Morocco and Jordan in fourth and fifth places respectively, reports Al-Seyassah daily. As per index published by the British Legatem Institute, Norway occupied first …

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‘Accept proposal to allow sons of Bedoun military personnel in army’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: MP Askar Al-Enezi has called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah to approve the proposal for his ministry to accept the sons of Bedoun military personnel as protectors of the nation. In a press statement, Al- Enezi argued the sons …

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Health Ministry denies rumors on cholera outbreak

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (Agencies): Health Ministry denied rumors on cholera outbreak in the country, after it has spread in Iraq, Ministry official announced on Friday. Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Affairs at the Ministry Dr Majidah Al-Qattan told KUNA that five cases of cholera, in fact, were confirmed in …

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Expat mosques – Eye on sermons

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs is closely monitoring sermons delivered on the podiums of 70 mosques for expatriates in Kuwait, says Supervisor at the Department of Expatriate Communities, Islamic Presentation and New Muslim Converts in the Grand Mosque Yousef Al-Shuaib. Al-Shuaib explained these mosques …

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Charities to be inspected

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6:  Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor is preparing to evaluate 132 public welfare and charity organizations in the country during the coming phase, as a prelude to closing down those that are inactive, reports Al- Seyassah daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the ministry will …

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Kuwaitis visiting Egypt urged to be cautious – ‘Avoid opening doors to strangers’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Embassy of Kuwait in Egypt has urged Kuwaitis visiting Egypt to be cautious, refrain from indulging in speculations raised in social networking websites and avoid going to suspicious places and carrying huge sums of money when going out. In a press release, the embassy warned against …

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Kuwait film industry still struggling after 50 years – Kuwaitis need support, infrastructure

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): Despite the advent of the 50th anniversary of Kuwait Television’s (KTV) first short feature (The Storm), the country’s film industry is still struggling to be relevant in the world of cinema today. Produced in 1965, ‘The Storm’— a 27- minute black and white shot feature …

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‘Respect expatriates for contributions to development’ – Residents doing more for less: citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Citizens, expatriates and owners of real estate properties and other businesses have expressed concern over some statements issued recently claiming that the expatriates are interfering in weddings and other ceremonies. They said many Kuwaitis have affirmed that only a few expatriates attend gatherings even during Ramadan. …

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Roots of student violence linked to home & school – ‘Deal with iron hand to quell misbehaviour’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (KUNA): Student violence is a universal phenomenon found in most societies and Kuwait is no exception and facing it is not only the responsibility of the school exclusively but that of the home as well, said Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al- Eissa. …

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