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Friday , November 16 2018


Citizenship of ‘preacher’ said to have been revoked

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah disclosed that the citizenship of Kuwaiti preacher Nabil Al-Awadhi has been revoked. He added MP Kamil Al-Awadhi had pleaded on his behalf to arrange for a meeting prior to the withdrawal of citizenship since …

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Kyrgyz head woos Kuwaitis for investments in country – KCCI upbeat over boost in trade ties

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (KUNA): Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev on Monday wrapped up a three day official visit to the country during which he held formal talks with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. He was seen off at the airport by His Highness the Amir, His …

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December 24 public holiday

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (KUNA): Thursday, December 24, will be a public holiday on the occasion of the Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) birthday, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced on Monday. The CSC added in a statement that all government offices and institutions would suspend work on the day. Share

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Parliament Speaker ‘commends’ achievement of security services – Al-Ghanim hails Saudi women’s success in poll

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (KUNA): Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim said Sunday the security personnel were able to make successive achievements in maintaining the security of the country thanks to their perseverance and vigilance. He called on the hardworking policemen to maintain their high level of preparedness particularly …

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Cabinet okays anti-graft bill, hails outcome of GCC summit – Citizens, expats urged to attend Jaber stadium opening

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (KUNA): The Cabinet has approved a draft law on the fight against corruption, and has sent it to His Highness the Amir ahead of referral to the National Assembly. The bill was approved during a customary weekly Cabinet meeting held on Monday, Minister of State for …

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MPs present motion to grill Obaidi – Speaker confirms receiving interpellation request

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: MPs Hamdan Al- Azmi and Rakan Al-Nisf presented Monday an interpellation motion against Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi on the alleged administrative and financial irregularities in his ministry. Al-Azmi explained they took preliminary steps prior to the submission of the motion, such as forwarding questions …

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Subsidy cuts on petrol to hurt citizens, expats – Smart ID holders to benefit

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Subsequent to announcement by the Ministry of Finance few days ago, which confirmed that government will first lift subsidy from petrol and gradually include other commodities, government sources have said the system of preserving subsidy on petrol will be applied through civil ID to guarantee the …

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‘Death’ upheld in mosque bombing – Muhareb gets 15 years

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13, (AFP): Kuwait’s appeals court Sunday upheld the death penalty for the main organiser of the bombing of a Shiite mosque claimed by the Islamic State group that killed 26 people. The court however reduced the death sentence handed out to the alleged leader of IS in …

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Dust accompanied by rain, cold weather

KUWAIT CITY: Acting Director of the Meteorological Department Sami Al-Othman said the country will experience light southwesterly winds accompanied by low but dense weather in the upper atmosphere beginning Monday morning. He told KUNA the weather phenomenon will lead to active moderate southwesterly winds at speed ranging from 20 to …

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Anti-corruption agency seeks closer cooperation with IACA

VIENNA, Dec 13, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al- Sane’ met with Dean and Executive Secretary of the International Anti- Corruption Academy (IACA) Martin Kreutner on Saturday. The meeting, hosted by Kuwait Embassy, gathered also Chairman of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (KACA) Justice …

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