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Total number of unemployed Kuwaitis reaches 11,741

GMRP secures appointments for 7,704,  and 7,823 Kuwaitis in govt and private sectors respectively KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The number of Kuwaiti jobseekers enrolled in the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) who do not work currently, or receive pension or enrolled in educational institutions reached 241 in June, bringing …

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Give first priority to Kuwaitis to hire domestic workers

Long wait for services provided by company KUWAIT CITY, July 19: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has asked Dura Company for Recruitment of Domestic Workers to give priority to citizens who want to hire domestic workers, reports Al-Anba daily. He wondered why the company opened the door for expatriates to recruit domestic …

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MPs put credentials under scrutiny – Bill criminalizes falsification

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The National Assembly has put the credentials of academicians, individuals and high-ranking government officials under the microscope in a bid to eliminate fraud. MP Khaled Al-Otaibi submitted a proposal on criminalizing the act of presenting forged credentials and the establishment of an institution for academic inspection …

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Convicted ‘stormers’ deserve prison for rebellion, says court

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The Court of Cassation declared the 16 convicted former and current lawmakers who stormed the National Assembly premises deserve the jail term more than anyone else considering they went too far in committing the crime and incited others to commit rebellion, disobedience and unauthorized public gathering. …

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Kuwait strengthens AU’s vision of peace, progress and prosperity

Ambassador Al-Otaibi speaks at Security Council session NEW YORK, July 19, (KUNA): Kuwait will continue to strengthen the African Union’s vision of peace, progress and prosperity to prevent and resolve conflicts and maintain peace, security and regional stability, Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al- Otaibi said. …

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Iranian farmers protest, plead for help – Rivers dry and fields dust

VARZANEH, Iran, July 19, (AP): The small group of Iranian farmers gathered around their tractors — long idle, parked at the town entrance next to a canal that once irrigated their fields but has been dry for years — and they protested, pleading for help from the government. “We are …

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Ministry announces discovery of forged diplomas, arrest of expat

KUWAIT CITY, July 18, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education announced Wednesday the discovery of a number of forged diplomas issued by one of the Arab countries in the past few months for various university stages and the arrest of an expatriate accomplice working in the ministry. The ministry said …

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Kuwait, Riyadh seal deal on ‘Coordination Council’

UN hails Kuwait humanitarian role KUWAIT CITY, July 18, (KUNA): The foreign ministers of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have signed a deal to establish a “coordination council” as a launch pad for shared endeavors between the two Gulf neighbors. The initiative, undertaken by Kuwaiti Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister …

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About half a million live in Farwaniya, 92,000 in Khaitan

Issue of bachelors ‘requires’ prompt, logical solution: MP KUWAIT CITY, July 18: MP Ahmed Al-Fadhl enquired about the reasons behind the government’s delay in finding solutions to the problem of bachelors living in private residential areas, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained that a survey revealed that a large number of …

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‘Valid driving licence must for registration, buying car’

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Ministry of Interior has started the implementation of a new mechanism that prevents citizens and expatriates from renewing the registration of their cars or buying new cars without a valid driving license, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting security sources said the driving license will be …

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