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Papal praise for Amir

Pope Francis has praised His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for his paramount role in promoting peace and dialogue and co-existence among nations of the globe. The State of Kuwait Ambassador to Switzerland and non-resident envoy to the Vatican, Badr Al-Tunaib, said in a statement to KUNA …

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Municipality plans to enforce penalty for violating laws on private housing

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Director General of Kuwait Municipality Ahmed Al-Manfouhi disclosed the intention of the sector to enforce penalty for violating private housing regulations, and the fine will be KD 10 per day, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Manfouhi added it will take time to enforce the penalty, and that Kuwait …

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Many foreign engineers said to hold fake degrees: official

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Chairman of the Kuwait Engineers Society Faisal Al-Atel said some expatriate engineers hold fake certificates and are active in Kuwait, reports Al-Shahed daily. He said the society has 40,000 members and 15,000 of them are Kuwaitis. He added the society will be linked to the Public Authority …

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Yemen rebels threaten on Red Sea

DUBAI, Jan 10, (Agencies): Yemen’s rebels have threatened to block traffic across the Red Sea unless a blockade by a regional military alliance is lifted, prompting fresh accusations Tuesday of “terrorism” by their rivals. UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash, whose country is a key member in …

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MP Al-Dousari voted into Foreign Affairs panel – Empowered municipalities eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The National Assembly, in its ordinary session on Tuesday, elected MP Nasser Al-Dousari as member of the Foreign Affairs Committee replacing MP Ali Al-Deqbasi. MP Talal Al-Jalal was also elected as member of the Public Utilities Committee in place of MP Mohammed Al-Hadiya. It can be …

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‘Expenditure on education in Kuwait less than average of other countries’

Two thirds of students feel bored during science classes: study KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Results of a study conducted by the Secretariat General for Planning showed that expenditure on education in Kuwait is less than the average expenses of other countries, reports Annahar daily. According to the study, only 41 …

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Rights society voices support for ‘stormers’ – Jailed ‘activists’ hunger strike on

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Kuwait Society for Human Rights issued its statement in support of the position taken by those serving prison term at the Central Jail for storming the Parliament building as they started their hunger strike Sunday. The society affirmed that its support is in line with the …

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Mandoub accused of forging visas arrested before fleeing

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The security officers of the Residence Affairs Investigation Department have arrested a 45-year-old Egyptian, a company representative for his involvement in falsifying work permits, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the suspect was arrested minutes before he could leave the country. Investigations conducted by securitymen revealed that …

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Israeli jets, missiles hit Syria

BEIRUT, Jan 9 (Agencies): Israeli jets and groundto- ground missiles struck Syria early on Tuesday, Syria’s army said, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated he would do what was needed to stop Hezbollah gaining “game-changing” Iranian weapons. The Syrian army said in a statement carried by state television that …

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Amir stresses Gulf cooperation key

SPEAKER SEES WELCOME RESPITE IN GCC MEETING KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8, (KUNA): The 11th Meeting of Chairpersons and Speakers of Shura, Representatives Councils and National Assemblies of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was inaugurated on Monday under the patronage and attendance of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad …

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