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Kuwait

Call to shut Parliament – Activists protest in Mubarakiya

KUWAIT CITY, April 6, (KUNA): Several political activists and citizens Thursday organized a public protest in Mubarakiya area to demand permanent proscription of the National Assembly, with placards petitioning for the referral of public funds embezzlers to prosecution and suspension of citizenship law amendment, in addition to Cabinet dissolution. Prominent …

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Chance for scattered rain on Friday

KUWAIT CITY, April 6, (KUNA): There is a chance for scattered rain on Friday due to the presence of low-pressure wind in Kuwait’s atmosphere, said the official at the Kuwait Meteorological Department Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi. Speaking to KUNA, Al-Qarawi said that the stable weather, witnessed throughout the week, would probably change …

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Dangerous potholes on various streets tied to widespread corruption in sector

Top officials at anti-graft body resign verbally KUWAIT CITY, April 6: Dangerous potholes have emerged on various streets and roads and threaten the lives of citizens and residents. They are the result of the widespread corruption in the Roads Sector of the ministry, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They …

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MP queries on deposits in local, foreign banks by KIA and PASS

KUWAIT CITY, April 6: MP Safa’a Al- Hashem has presented a parliamentary query to the Minister for Social Affairs and Labor, Minister of State for Economic Affairs, Hind Al-Sabeeh on deposits in local and foreign banks by the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) and Public Authority for Social Security (PASS). She …

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‘Eagles Resolve 2017’ drill concludes

KUWAIT CITY, April 6, (KUNA): In the final field activity for the military exercise “Eagles Resolve 2017” drill, Kuwait’s Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Khaled Al-Kheder expressed keennness on increasing combat skills for participating Kuwaiti and GCC personnel in face of potential extneral dangers. A statement releated by …

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‘Enforce decision to up charges of medical services offered to expats’

MP Al-Saleh appeals to Health Minister Al-Harbi KUWAIT CITY, April 5: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has urged Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi to expedite enforcement of the decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates, as the delay in the enforcement is arousing many questions, reports Al-Rai …

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Growth rate of expat workers twice that of Kuwaitis – Asians top workforce list

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: The quarterly report of the Central Statistics Administration for last year revealed a huge disparity in the average annual growth between the number of expatriates and Kuwaiti personnel in the labor market, indicating the growth rate of expatriate workers is twice their Kuwaiti counterparts’ whose share …

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About 240 expats, victims of human peddling face ouster

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: About 240 expatriates discovered after two years that they entered Kuwait upon work permits to work on a farm of a Kuwaiti and now are facing deportation because the Kuwaiti allegedly tampered with the ‘estimated needs of the workers’ and imported more than the required number …

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Cmte could hold contractor accountable over ‘flooding’

PAHW on verge of cancelling 3,000 housing applications KUWAIT CITY, April 5: The disaster of flash floods witnessed in the country a fortnight ago continues to be a nightmare for the concerned contractor, as the investigation committee formed by Minister of Public Works Abdulrahman Al-Mutawa is on the verge of …

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MP raps move to legalize forgery, dual citizenships – ‘Reform freeze not to affect fuel rates’

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: MP Khalid Al-Shatti accused individuals he calls ‘promoters of shining slogans’ of working to legitimize forgery and protect dual citizenship holders by proposing amendment to citizenship law, reports Al-Qabas daily. At a recent seminar titled “Citizenship amid Forgery and the National Identity” organized by former MP …

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