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Riyadh ring-fences oil sales to Canada

DUBAI, Aug 9, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic dispute with Canada over its arrest of women’s rights activists will not affect the ultraconservative kingdom’s oil sales to Canadian customers, the Saudi energy minister said Thursday. The remarks by Khalid al-Falih show the limits of the ongoing quarrel and may calm some …

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Hardliner call for Rouhani to resign

Swiss recommend firms pursue Iran ties TEHRAN, Iran, Aug 9, (Agencies): Former hard-line Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has asked President Hassan Rouhani to resign. In a video published on his Telegram account Thursday, Ahmadinejad said that Iranians do not trust Rouhani. He says: “Your continued presence is at the expense …

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‘Visit visas renewal possible for 2 weeks on fee payment’

Extension on humanitarian, medical grounds : Sheikh Nawaf KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Major General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf has issued directives to the directors of all departments of Residency Affairs concerning the possibility of renewal of visit visas for expatriates who enter the country …

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Workers who violate provisions of Labor Law face two-year ban

No work permit for violators KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) is determined to uphold its right to deprive a worker from obtaining a work permit for at least two years if he/she is found to have violated the provisions of the Labor Law or the …

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Kuwait will accommodate over 50m passengers in few years: Al-Waqyan

47 leadership posts vacant in MGRP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: Deputy Director General for Airport Affairs Eng. Fahad Al- Waqyan affirmed that Kuwait will be able to accommodate more than 50 million passengers in the next few years, reports Al-Nahar daily. He indicated that the passenger terminal T2 building, which …

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Kuwait ministers ‘proud’ of new airport terminal’s maiden flight

Kuwait Airways commissions first flight from T4 to Bahrain MANAMA, Aug 8, (KUNA): A pair of Kuwaiti ministers said on Wednesday that the first flight that took off from Kuwait International Airport’s newlybuilt Terminal 4 (T4), which landed in neighboring Bahrain, was a profound accomplishment. “This milestone event will help …

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Row rattles money … may slow investment drive

NO ROOM FOR MEDIATION, SAYS RIYADH … OTTAWA TAPS UAE, BRITAIN DUBAI, Aug 8, (Agencies): A worsening row between Saudi Arabia and Canada about human rights threatens to undermine Riyadh’s foreign investment drive, a campaign already unsettled by a series of assertive political and diplomatic initiatives by the top oil …

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His Highness the Amir urges Kuwaitis to ‘avoid strife’

Kuwaiti guests shower praise on HH Sheikh Sabah KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah advised his fellow compatriots on Tuesday to remain united and stay away from any forms of communal discord. As he met with Al-Jahra Governor retired Lieutenant General Fahad …

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PAM receives 12,800 absconding cases filed by employers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: Director of Labor Relations at Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Abdullah Al-Marri revealed that the department has, since the beginning of 2018, received about 12,800 absconding reports that were filed by employers against the workers registered in their files, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained that 244 …

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Kuwait on verge of ‘signing’ MoU with Zambia to hire skilled workers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: Kuwait intends to hire skilled workers from Zambia, reports Al-Rai daily. During his recent visit to Kuwait, the Zambian Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji indicated that his country is on the verge of signing a number of memorandums of understanding with Kuwait on various aspects …

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