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Kuwait

Coordination to shut down unlicensed charities, nurseries

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: The Kuwait Municipality will soon coordinate with the ministries of Social Affairs and Labor, and the Interior to shut down unlicensed branches of charitable societies and nurseries in private residential areas, starting from January 2016, reports Al-Qabas daily. A source said acting Director General of the …

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New e-media law gives judiciary authority to block websites: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: A member of the National Assembly’s Education Committee MP Khalil Abdullah has disclosed that the e-media law in its new form gives the judiciary the authority to block websites, and not the Ministry of Information as in the old law. He pointed out some fines have …

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Interior pays utmost attention to money laundering, fraud issues – Forensics archives 7.6m fingerprints electronically

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: Director-General of the General Department of Criminal Investigation Major- General Mahmoud Tabbakh said the Ministry of Interior pays utmost attention to issues related to money laundering and counterfeiting or pumping counterfeit currency into the Kuwait market because of the seriousness of the danger to national economy …

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Christians in Kuwait pray for peace, love, kindness – Thousands throng churches on Christmas Eve

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: It is celebration time once again and the Holy Family Cathedral in downtown Kuwait City welcomes the faithful like every other part of the world to witness the birth of Child Jesus who according to legend was born in a stable in the most humble of …

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MP supports campaigns to nab illegals, criminals – ‘Move builds citizens trust in govt’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: MP Mohammad Al-Huwailah has stressed the need to support the security campaigns and measures being taken by the Ministry of Interior to curb violations and anomalies, as well as track down all those involved in illegal activities. According to Al-Huwailah, a fi rm stand is necessary …

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‘Kuwait govt’s descision to cut number of expats may backfire’ – Analysis considers decision controversial

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: The decision of Kuwait’s government to reduce the number of expatriates could backfire, considering that 2.9 million of 4.3 million people currently residing in the country are foreign workers, reports Al-Rai daily quoting blouinnews.com – a groundbreaking news website in the US. Following the announcement made …

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Umm Al-Namel Island rich in ancient relics – 4th largest island magnet for leisure seekers

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti Umm Al-Namel island, located in Kuwait bay with abundant ancient relics, is an accessible resting location for fishermen and sea-goers. Umm Al-Namel, the fourth largest Kuwaiti island after Boubyan, Failaka and Warba, with a 568,000-sq-m land, has been named Umm Al-Namel (Arabic for …

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‘Ministry to approach ‘Fatwa’ if grants include bedoun teachers’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa was recently quoted as saying the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has specified the value of housing allowance the expatriate female teachers are eligible to when the law was enacted, reports Al-Rai daily. He went on to say …

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INTENTION TO RAISE PRICE OF GASOLINE SHOCKING: AL TURAIJI – MPs hit govt’s plan to lift subsidies

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Several lawmakers have criticized the government’s plan to lift subsidies on several key commodities and services as part of its austerity measures, while stressing the need to find alternative sources of income rather than implementing this plan which will negatively affect the living conditions of citizens. …

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Cloudy weather with chances of rain – Lowest temp forecast at 8-11 degrees

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23, (KUNA): Kuwait now and in the coming 48 hours is witnessing clouds, expected to be accompanied by rain, due to the prevailing Sudanese low pressure, said Sami Al- Othman, the acting director of the meteorology station. Al-Othman told KUNA that the clouds and rain chances are …

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