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Kuwait

Parents and siblings, can now renew their visas; Insurance cost may reach KD 300 per year per person

KUWAIT CITY, June 13: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of the Interior Major- General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah held a high-level meeting yesterday morning, to discuss ways to codify family residency for expats other than the wife and children. The meeting was attended by the Acting …

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Declare last 10 days of Ramadan as official holiday – Al-Huwailah

KUWAIT CITY, June 13: MP Mohammed Al- Huwailah has presented a proposal on declaring the last 10 days of Ramadan as official State holiday because this month signifies great blessings, virtues and characteristics distinguished from other months. He pointed out Ramadan is the best month of the year — the …

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Kuwait Airways — Press Statement

KUWAIT CITY, June 13: On 12 June, at 18:15 hours local time (15:15 hours UTC), at Kuwait International Airport, while in the process of pushing back a Kuwait Airways A320, Flight KU332 to Trivandrum, the tow bar from a push-back tractor snapped causing the vehicle to collide with the aircraft. …

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Hike in electricity tariffs to stay

KUWAIT CITY: There is no backing down from the decision to hike the electricity tariffs for the investment sector, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources close to the Ministry of Electricity and Water. The hike is expected to become effective from Aug 22, 2017 as had been announced earlier. The ministry …

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e-platform aims to educate migrant workers in Kuwait

KSHR launches platform for 1st time in Gulf KUWAIT CITY, June 13: Khalid Al Ajmi, Chairman of Kuwait Society for Human Rights, announced the launch of an electronic platform in five languages as a contribution to educating migrant workers in Kuwait on their legal rights through cartoons and pictures, as …

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AMIR WARNS OF UNDESIRABLE CONSEQUENCES OF DISPUTE

Qatar backs Kuwait mediation effort – Doha opens channels with Oman ports amid crisis PARIS, June 12, (Agencies): Qatar supports Kuwait’s mediation efforts to end a rift with Saudi Arabia and other Arab states and is ready to engage in talks that conform with international law, its foreign minister said …

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Amir condoles death of Saudi officer

KUWAIT CITY, June 12, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Monday a cable to King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, expressing his sorrow over the terror incident in Qatif governorate which led to the death of a police officer and injury to others. …

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Cabinet lauds HH Amir’s conciliation efforts

FM briefs on outcome of Amir’s visits to Saudi, UAE and Qatar KUWAIT CITY, June 12, (KUNA): The Cabinet at the weekly regular session on Monday expressed deep appreciation for His Highness the Amir’s relentless efforts to tackle differences among brotherly states. The session, held at Bayan Palace under Chairmanship …

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Women and Family Affairs panel approves 3 proposals

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: The Women and Family Affairs Committee in the National Assembly approved three proposals on Monday – obligating those planning to get married to undergo medical examination before the wedding, participate in a two-week training course and submit criminal case sheet. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, …

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Eid Al-Fitr holiday will be five days if Eid falls on 25th Jun

KUWAIT CITY: The State Minister for Cabinet Affairs and acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammed Al-Abdullah announced Monday that Eid Al-Fitr holiday will be five days if the first day of Eid falls on Sunday, June 25, indicating Monday and Tuesday June 26 and 27 will be holiday and work …

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