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Saudis reject threats, vow response – Saudi stock market loses $33bn in value

RIYADH, Oct 14, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia expressed on Sunday its rejection to any threats and attempts to undermine the Kingdom vowing to respond to any actions taken against it. “The Kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats and bids to undermine it, whether by threatening to impose economic sanctions, …

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MP wants mixed gyms closed within 2 weeks

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: Most likely prompted by video clips of male personal trainers working with female gym-goers that went viral on various social networking platforms, MP Mohammed Al-Mutair, through his Twitter account, urged Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan to ban mixed gyms like those found in hotels …

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Chance of sporadic rain showers: KMC

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Meteorological Center (KMC) said today that there might be a chance of sporadic rain showers during the upcoming hours. In a press statement to KUNA, KMC’s weather forecaster Abdul Aziz Al-Qarawi predicted that the country has a chance to witness rainfalls, as low and …

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100 ‘illegal’ expats set for deportation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: The Joint Committee for the Reorganization of Expatriate Workers recently organized a surprise inspection campaign in the Sulaibiya cargo area of the General Administration for Customs which resulted in the arrest of about 100 expatriate workers – violators of the residence law, reports Annahar daily. According …

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El-Sisi commends Amir’s role in regional stability, security

Egyptian leader meets heads of Kuwaiti newspapers CAIRO, Oct 13, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah continues to play a pivotal role in maintaining regional stability and security, said Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Saturday. This statement came during Sisi’s meeting with heads of Kuwaiti …

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Saudis hit lies as Trump warns – Audio claimed

CAIRO, Oct 13, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia denied allegations regarding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Interior Minister said late on Friday. He said that allegations about orders to murder Khashoggi were “lies” targeting the government, according to the official Saudi Press Agency. Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in …

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Kuwaiti scientists study ‘minimizing’ climate adverse impact on agriculture

VIENNA, Oct 11, (KUNA): Kuwaiti researchers have taken part in scientific projects in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Austria, focusing on methods to develop agriculture in Kuwait despite climatic challenges Dr Habiba Al-Mnai’ from Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) indicated in an interview with Kuwait …

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Sudden inspections to be held in private schools

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: General Department for Private Education at Ministry of Education is planning to form an educational committee to conduct sudden inspections in private schools and take legal actions against the violating schools, reports Al-Rai daily quoting an educational source. He explained that the committee members include employees …

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Cop-attacker escapes punishment

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: The Court of Appeals presided over by Chief Judge Nasser Salem Al-Heid cancelled the verdict issued by the Criminal Court which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to three-year imprisonment with hard labor based on allegations of attacking a police officer, the video clip of which went viral …

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IRAN STRUGGLING WITH RISING INFLATION, UNSTABLE CURRENCY

Fix it, Khamenei tells officials on crisis – Sanctions distort Iran economy DUBAI, Oct 11, (RTRS): Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered officials to urgently find solutions to ease an economic crisis spurred by the re-imposition of US sanctions, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Thursday. Washington …

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