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Kuwait

‘Second marriage sole right of men, no need to ask first wife’

‘Extradition treaty with UK effective, Egypt awaits nod’ KUWAIT CITY, July 2: Muslim clerics are of the view that it is wrong in Islam to seek permission from a wife before marrying another one, indicating the act of informing the first wife about the intention to marry another wife can …

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Strict check on entry visas – ‘Security situation stable’

KUWAIT CITY, July 2: The State Security has put in place a close-knit strategic security plan to prevent the terrorists from entering the country following the liberation of Mosul from the DAESH stronghold, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily quoting knowledgeable security sources said the State Security has the database containing …

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Prices of cigarettes to shoot up after GCC tax

Kuwait records most smokers: report KUWAIT CITY, July 2, (Agencies): Customs fees for tobacco and its derivatives will increase by 100 percent as per the agreement signed by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on imposing selective commodity tax which will be collected by the Customs Department, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting …

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Swarming of jelly fish seen at inlet of water coolers

KUWAIT CITY, July 2: Assistant Undersecretary for South Al-Zour Water Station and Distillation Plant affiliated to the Ministry of Electricity and Water Engineer Fouad Al-Oun confirmed the swarming of jelly fish at the inlet of the water coolers in Al- Zour Station over the past three days. In a statement, …

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US envoy ‘backs’ Kuwait mediation

THE United States supports and highly values Kuwait’s efforts to mediate the dispute among Qatar and Saudi Arabia, says a statement released by US Ambassador Lawrence Silverman. We share the view that there is a strong need to resolve this dispute — as soon as possible — through diplomatic dialogue. …

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31,000 employees took 2 days sick leaves after Eid holidays – Legal, administrative measures to be taken: Al-Subaih

41,000 travellers to return after spending Eid holidays: DGCA KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Around 31,000 employees took sick leaves on Wednesday and Thursday after the Eid Al-Fitr holidays last week, reports Al- Nahar daily quoting a reliable source. According to the source, “the rules and regulations will be strictly applied …

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Number of domestic workers to hit 1m following launch of Al-Durra firm

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: An official has predicted that the number of male and female domestic workers will reach 1 million by the end of this year following the launch of the government-based Al-Durra Company for Recruitment of Domestic Labors in September because of the new low-cost permits, reports Al-Shahed …

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Differences between original, fake perfumes

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Many citizens and residents, especially women, are increasingly eager to buy perfumes during holidays and special occasions. However, some may be subjected to commercial fraud or counterfeiting. So how can we differentiate original perfumes from fakes ones? How do we avoid commercial fraud and the purchase …

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MOI forces on ‘State of alert’ – Group of Islamic State fighters escaped from Iraq

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Interior has placed its forces on what it called a ‘state of alert’ following reports that an armed ‘group of terrorists’ have escaped from Iraq, reports Al-Anba daily. According to available information, the daily said, the Iraqi security authorities have informed both Kuwait and Saudi …

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‘Meed’ back after 5-month ban on fishing – People throng fish market

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Meed fish returned to the market on Saturday after a five-month ban on its fishing, and citizens throng the fish markets to buy the favorite fish that tastes lovely, especially when grilled. Chairman of Kuwaiti Fishermen Association Dhaher Al-Suwayan affi rmed the season for Meed fishing …

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