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Kuwait

Kuwait condemns Israel’s practices in Jerusalem, Al-Aqsa

KUWAIT CITY, July 27, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait on Thursday “strongly” condemned the escalating Israeli practices against the Palestinians in Al-Quds Al-Sharif (Jerusalem) and Al-Aqsa Mosque, urging the Israeli authorities to fully reopen the mosque. In a statement, an official at the Foreign Ministry called for removing all restrictions …

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‘Top-level reshuffle seen soon in Justice Ministry’ – MEW to sack expats in 30 years service

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: Minister of Justice and State Minister for the National Assembly Affairs Dr Faleh Al-Azeb indicated that a reshuffle process can be expected soon in Ministry of Justice which will include a number of directors, supervisors and heads of departments in various sectors of the ministry, reports …

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‘Kuwaiti House’ design finalized – One-of-a-kind in GCC

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: Director of Technical Supervision Department at Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Iqbal Al-Tayyar has affirmed the completion of the first phase related to the design of the Kuwaiti House, which will be constructed next to Souk Sharq, reports Aljarida daily. In a press statement, she …

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Entry on family visas awaits MP approval on health fees – Nod to above-quota foreign hires for KD 250

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: The parents and siblings of expatriates in Kuwait will not be allowed to enter the country on family visas, even if the expatriates are prepared to pay for the visitors’ health insurance, until the new fees are approved by the National Assembly, reports Al-Rai daily quoting …

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‘Dasha’ ceremony marks start of 29th Pearl Diving expedition – At least 200 youngsters taking part in event

KUWAIT CITY, July 26, (KUNA): Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the 29th Pearl Diving Trip will start Thursday with the traditional ceremony of “Dasha,” Arabic for start of journey and farewell to family. At least 200 Kuwaiti youngsters, aged between 14 to …

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MoE announces new project to set up canteens in schools – Panel formed to study 2 projects

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Ministry of Education announced the implementation of a new project for establishing canteens in schools during the new academic year despite protests raised by many school principals concerning this project, reports Al-Anba daily. In a press statement to the daily, Assistant Undersecretary for Financial Affairs Yousef …

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‘MoI is working to issue all citizens e-passports’ – Kuwaitis abroad get extension

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Ministry of Interior reached an agreement with Ministry of Foreign Affairs to extend the validity of old Kuwaiti passports for students, patients and their companions who are overseas until they return to the country, reports Al-Anba daily. The ministry explained that the expiry dates of the …

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Student Visa Days in Aug at US Embassy

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: The US Embassy’s Consular Section will hold two Student Visa Days on Thursday, Aug 3 and Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 to support students currently studying or planning to study in the United States.  The Embassy offers dedicated student visa appointments every day, however hundreds of additional …

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MP wants answers on Al-Sadiq mosque probe

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: MP Adnan AbdulSamad has forwarded questions to Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah about the bombing of Al-Sadiq mosque, which led to the death of 26 innocent people and injured more than 200 others. After condemning the measures taken by the Interior Ministry last week to arrest …

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Two questioned on Abdali cell escape

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: The Public Prosecution is currently conducting investigations with two Kuwaiti citizens who are accused of harboring one of the members of Abdali cell and falsifying a travel document for him, reports Aljarida daily. According to informed sources, the 16 defendants in the “Abdali cell” case are …

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