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Storm finds home on Mall – Memorial set for completion in 2021

KUWAIT CITY, June 23, (Agencies): The US Commission on Fine Arts has approved a space in the National Mall for the construction of the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial. The Starts and Stripes published a report on Friday, stating that the approval came after months-long debate on …

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‘Deport Syrians, Yemenis only after situation there stabilizes’

MoI implements recommendations of panel formed tied to detained expats KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Ministry of Interior has started implementing the recommendations of a committee that was formed to carry out a comprehensive study on the conditions of expatriates who have been detained for deportation and are on the waiting …

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Kuwait urges media role to liberate Hodeidah City

JEDDAH, June 23, (KUNA): There needs to be a proper media strategy in place to explain the various dimensions of the operation to liberate Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, Kuwait’s information minister said on Saturday. Liberating Hodeidah would be a turning point in the war in Yemen, Mohammad Al-Jabri, …

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Finding epidemic diseases among new expats arrival causes concern

‘Loopholes in medical examination centers’ KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Health sources have expressed concern about the spread of epidemic diseases among expatriate workers and the discovery of positive cases of tuberculosis, AIDS and Hepatitis among expatriate workers after they arrived in the country and retook medical examinations before obtaining residency, …

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Life in turmoil for man in hunt of better future – Egyptian graduate says cheated

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: A young Egyptian university graduate, identified only as N.A.S., claims he was cheated by the owner of an unidentified company who promised him and his family a decent life. He told the daily he sold everything and even borrowed some money from friends to collect KD …

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MP requests govt to shorten work period by 2 hours

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has urged the government to shorten the work period by two hours during summer due to the hot weather and to lessen pressure on the electricity network, reports Annahar daily. He also stressed the need to rescind the government’s decision to increase work …

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Steps taken to raid scores of vice dens in Salwa area

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: A member of the Municipal Council and Head of Hawally Committee Abdullah Al-Roumi revealed that a moral committee has been formed by Ministry of Interior and Kuwait Municipality to raid locations within Salwa area where illicit activities are carried out. In a press release, he indicated …

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‘Aggressive’ Iran worries Merkel

TEHRAN LISTS DEMANDS FOR IMPROVING TIES WITH U.S. AMMAN, June 21, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran’s ballistic missile programme and called for solutions to its “aggressive tendencies” in the Middle East. “Iran’s aggressive tendencies must not only be discussed, but rather …

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MoH obtains approval to extend contract with health insurance company for expats

Sulaibiya clinic decides to apply ‘open-door’ policy KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has obtained approval from the supervisory bodies to extend its contract with the company in charge of health insurance for expatriates for six months — from July 28, 2018 until January 2019 — without …

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Remarkable calm as 57 pc report for work after break

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The government offices witnessed a remarkable calm as employees went back to work after the Eid Al- Fitr holidays. The daily added, most government offices witnessed a crowd of visitors while the attendance of employees did not exceed 57 percent. However, the officials at the Ministries …

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