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13,000 expats deported this year until date

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Thirteen thousand expatriates have been deported from the country for various reasons including violation of the residence and labor laws and committing crimes including serious traffic offenses and other crimes from the beginning of 2018 until date, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting Interior Ministry sources. According to …

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Council focus on Iran

UNITED NATIONS, US, Sept 26, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump took his campaign to isolate Iran to the UN Security Council Wednesday, accusing Tehran of spreading chaos at a meeting that laid bare divisions between Washington and key allies. As chairman of a session of the top UN body, Trump …

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MoE suspends local hire of ‘expatriate’ teachers – Sous Chef was appointed to work as a teacher

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: Ministry of Education has suspended the recruitment of male and female non-Kuwaiti teachers in order to review the conditions and methods used for the recruitment, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources from the educational sector. They explained that instructions have been issued to suspend local recruitment …

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Drop in remittances of Filipino workers

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: According to figures obtained from the Central Bank of the Philippines (BSP), cash remittances from Filipino workers in Kuwait and other countries of the Middle East dropped by an average of 15 percent during the period from January to July this year, reports Al-Rai daily. An …

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Can’t force Kuwait Airways to seat Israeli passenger: Court

BERLIN, Sept 25, (RTRS): A German court said on Tuesday that Kuwait’s boycott of Israel was “unacceptable and irrelevant in Germany” but that Kuwait Airways could not be forced to transport Israeli citizens to the Gulf state, backing a controversial lower-court decision. A Frankfurt state court ruled in November that …

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Kuwait PM praises UN peacekeeping efforts

Premier vows to continue state’s distinguished humanitarian role KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah called on the international community to support the United Nations as “the only legal umbrella …

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Mounting debt, rent demand forced Jordanian to burgle bank at gunpoint

 KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The Criminal Investigations Department has completed interrogations with the armed Jordanian who robbed the Gulf Bank branch in Nugra recently at gun point, reports Al-Anba daily. The man carrying a pistol, which turned out to be a toy, stole KD 4,500. According to a security …

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‘Iran corrupt dictatorship’ – Sows chaos: US

NEW YORK, Sept 25, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump criticized Iran on Tuesday as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering the Iranian people to pay for aggression abroad, using his speech to the United Nations General Assembly to lay down a tough message for Tehran. “Iran’s leaders sow chaos, death …

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Approval from CSC required –  Job security key impediment to Kuwaitization in private sector KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: The National Assembly on Monday hosted the Nationalization of Jobs and Human Resources Investment in GCC Countries Conference under the patronage of Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim with the participation of concerned governmental authorities …

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MoH to accept pharmacists with no practical experience

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Bassel Al-Sabah issued on Monday three decisions, the first approving employment of pharmacists with illegal residency and children of Kuwaiti women with no practical experience. A press release by the Ministry said the first decision had been taken to …

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