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Mixed reactions as Manila expands ban for workers in Kuwait – Envoy advises Pinoys to postpone vacations

MANILA, Feb 12: The Philippines Monday expanded a ban on its citizens working in Kuwait after President Rodrigo Duterte angrily lashed out at the Gulf …

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Iraq seeks $90bn for reconstruction

NGO CONFERENCE FOR IRAQ WINS $330.130mn IN PLEDGES KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12, (Agencies): Iraq needs nearly $90 billion to rebuild after three years of war …

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‘Some banks plan to cut minimum salary limit for expats to obtain loans’

Decision expected to be taken within Q1 of 2018: sources KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Some local banks are planning to reduce the minimum salary limit …

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‘Truffles good for health but harmful if taken in quantity’

‘Desert-goers, companies destroying environment’ KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Environmental expert Dr Ali Khuraibet said truffles growing in the desert of Kuwait and other parts of …

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Saudi gives up control of Brussels ‘mosque’ – Toward religious moderation

BRUSSELS/RIYADH, Feb 12, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia has agreed to give up control of Belgium’s largest mosque in a sign that it is trying to shed …

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OVER 2,200 FILIPINOS WANT TO LEAVE – Kuwait firmly denies ‘push’; 400 fly home

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday categorically denied social media reports claiming that security personnel escorted Filipino domestic helpers against …

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CSC to announce names of 3,500 citizens as part of ‘employment’

Plan to hike incentives to Imams, preachers KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has completed all the necessary procedures for announcing the …

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Confabs on Iraq reconstruction, NGOs kick off today in Kuwait

KICRI to be held under the auspices of HH the Amir KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11, (KUNA): The three-day Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of …

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Amir consoles Putin on plane crash … 71 dead – All possible causes investigated

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday sent a cable of condolences to Russian President Vladimir …

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Israel warns Iran on Syria – Turkish helicopter downed

JERUSALEM, Feb 11, (Agencies): Israel issued stark warnings on Sunday over Iran’s presence in neighbouring Syria after a confrontation threatened to open a new and …

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