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Kuwait

Slain Kuwaiti businessman laid to rest

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Kuwaiti businessman Mohammad Metab Al-Shalahi was Monday laid to rest at the Sulaibikhat Graveyard. Thousands of mourners attended the burial procession and offered their condolences to the family of late Al-Shalahi. Al-Shalahi and his business partner Saeed Karimian, who is an exiled Iranian opposition member, were …

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High temp, pollution cause of fish death, says minister

Bill to protect salaries, pensions get nod KUWAIT CITY, April 30: Chairman of the parliamentary Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee MP Mohammad Al-Dallal has confirmed completion of half of the committee’s tasks in relation to the Anti-Corruption Law as it already received responses from the government and other concerned institutions. …

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Health insurance for visit lays on sponsor

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: MP Khalil Al-Saleh revealed that he has presented a request for expediting discussions concerning charges of medical services offered to visitors of Kuwait which has been part of the Parliament’s agenda, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the government approved the proposal when it was with the …

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Sheikh Ahmad quits ‘FIFA’ council to fight graft claim

ZURICH, April 30, (Agencies): World sport powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah announced his resignation Sunday from the FIFA council, saying he did not want to be a distraction while fighting corruption allegations. Aside from serving on FIFA’s top body, the Kuwaiti heads the influential Association of National Olympic Committees, the …

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Kuwaiti business partner killed in shooting

KUWAIT CITY, April 30, (Agencies): A Kuwaiti citizen was shot dead in Istanbul late Saturday, Kuwait’s Consul General in Istanbul Mohammad Al-Mohammad said on Sunday. In a press statement, Al- Mohammad said that the Consulate in Istanbul is closely monitoring and following up investigations on the killing of the Kuwaiti …

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Kuwaiti ophthalmologist performs rare surgery in Italy

Kuwaiti leading ophthalmologist Khalid Al-Sabti has performed a successful rare eye surgery for an Italian old man who suffered a retina detachment due to fibrosis resulting from diabetes. The medical procedure was aired lively on screens for specialists attending the Floretina 2017, an international retina meeting held in Florence, Italy, …

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MPs voice concern on fish kill – Buyers urged to beware

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: Lawmakers have called on the concerned government authorities, especially the Environment Public Authority (EPA), to reveal the reason behind the fish kill and to stop blaming fishermen for this serious and recurring incident. In a press statement, Al-Kandari stressed the need to quickly address the problem …

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Sheikh Ahmed denies bribery claims – MP urges probe

GENEVA, April 29: Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait has denied claims made in a US federal court that he paid six-figure bribes to FIFA voters. “Sheikh Ahmad is very surprised by such allegations and strongly denies any wrongdoing,” the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) …

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List of prisoners expected before Ramadan

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: The list of prisoners eligible for Amiri pardon is expected to be released by the beginning of Ramadan, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting a reliable source. The source said the list of inmates had earlier been submitted to the Public Prosecution that reviewed charges and punishments, in …

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SAB warns MoE against ‘wastage’ of public funds – MPW to retire 34-yrs in service employees

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: The State Audit Bureau (SAB) has warned the Education Ministry against continuous wastage of public funds, pointing out thousands of Kuwaiti dinars have been disbursed to employees without justification, reports Al-Qabas daily. A copy of the SAB report obtained by the daily showed misappropriation of about …

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