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Sunday , November 18 2018


Hala Feb list of ‘stars’ out

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: The list of names of stars and artists to perform at concerts during Hala February Festival 2016 has been released, reports Al- Qabas daily. A source said the concerts will be different in nature and style, with ultramodern décor using the state of the art techniques. …

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His Highness Amir declares open ultra-modern Jaber Ahmad Stadium

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18, (KUNA): In the midst of a packed stadium, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah announced the official opening of the multi-purpose Jaber Al- Ahmad International Stadium on Friday. Also attending the event were His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber …

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MPs laud decision to join military alliance – Coalition will succeed in eliminating terror

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: Kuwaiti lawmakers have praised the decision by Kuwait to join the 34- nation International Islamic Military alliance led by Saudi Arabia to combat terrorism. MP Madhi Al-Hajiri said Kuwait’s step is in the right direction to join and participate in the alliance to combat terrorism, which, …

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Kuwait pursues new plan to offset oil prices decline – ‘GCC needs to readjust economies’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: The State of Kuwait managed to gain a prominent status at the Arab and international levels, as well as achieve its goals, due to its oil revenues, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting former Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Dr Mohammad Al-Sabah. Speaking recently in a lecture as …

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Kuwait, though largely of arid lands, produces high-quality honey – ‘Pure honey can cure some diseases’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18, (KUNA): Although Kuwait is largely a desert country, except for some trees and seasonal shrubs that dot the arid lands, beekeepers have succeeded in producing high-quality honey in large quantities. Bader Yousef Bin Hussein Al-Roumi, interviewed by Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), said he had succeeded, following …

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Kuwait Airways reschedules flights according to new business strategy

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways said on Thursday it would be rescheduling some of its flights as an initial stage in accordance with its new business strategy. The changes will be applied according to the fifth article of the Freedoms of the Air set of aviation rules, which …

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Kuwait to launch free economic zone on islands

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah headed a Supreme Council for Planning and Development meeting on Wednesday held after assessment and follow-up committee talks. Matters discussed include an August 2015 report by the public policies and administrative development committee on …

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Termination for expats over 50

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) issued a decision to end the services of expatriate employees in government departments and agencies who are more than 50 years old, reports Al-Anba daily. A source disclosed the commission will start implementing the decision on March 1 and it will …

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Kuwait rejects Amnesty criticism of rights record – ‘AN OPEN SOCIETY BASED ON RULE OF LAW’

DUBAI, Dec 17, (RTRS): Kuwait dismissed on Thursday criticism by Amnesty International that human rights have been eroding in the country since the Arab Spring protests erupted across the region four years ago and said it remained an open society based on the rule of law. In a report published …

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Security restriction must be imposed on people having ‘extremist views’ – Step aims to protect society from criminal acts

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The security authorities should use their powers enshrined in the law to impose security restrictions on anyone proven to have extremist views; which are expressed verbally, in writing or by showing support for these ideas — whether through the media or various means of social communication, …

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