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Disruption in luggage movement at Kuwait International airport

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Kuwait International Airport continues to experience disruption in luggage movement. For the fourth time in two years, this crisis resurfaced but no real solutions have yet been taken to fix this problem, reports Al-Shahed daily. The crisis has led to congestion, followed by panic and confusion …

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US to force sweeping change on Iran

TEHRAN CHARGES U.S. DEMANDS INTENT ON REGIME CHANGE WASHINGTON, May 21, (Agencies): The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened “the strongest sanctions in history” if Iran …

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Not enough qualified Kuwaitis to boot expats in public sector

58% Kuwaitis refuse to work in private sector KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Replacing the expatriate workers in the public sector will be difficult due to shortage of Kuwaitis to fill positions as per the president of the Civil Services Commission. Ahmad Al-Jassar said there are 78,317 expats working in government …

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‘Rescue’ diplomats back in Philippines

MANILA, May 20: The three Filipino diplomats who were at the heart of a dispute following the controversial rescue of three Filipino household workers in Kuwait and on whom there were arrest warrants have left Kuwait, in what is believed to be part of a move to normalize relations between …

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Foreign ministry asked to finalise deal with labor exporting countries

Al-Durra Company ready to bring domestics after Eid Al-Fitr KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Al-Durra Company for the Recruitment of domestic workers has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to quickly finalize agreements with labor exporting countries, considering the crisis in the local labor market and lack of applicants in agencies, …

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French consulting firm warns against MGRP & PAM merger

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: The French consulting firm, which is considering the merger of the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) with the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM), has warned of the strain it will put on the state budget, due to the existence of several differences between the two …

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Bachelors evicted from 55 buildings

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Capital Municipality Emergency Team has evicted bachelors from 55 buildings in line with Law No.125/2008. Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality stated several complaints concerning bachelors were dealt with when the team was conducting the “Contact us Campaign”. Statement indicated monitoring authorities at the branches of …

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5,879 Expats deported for health issues

KUWAIT CITY, May 20:Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah said 5,879 expatriates have been deported from the country from 2016 until May 2018 due to infectious diseases, reports Al-Shahed daily. The Minister, in response to a parliamentary query raised by MP Jama’an Al-Harbash, said the deportees included 576 persons with AIDS, …

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EU denies add-ons, aid eyed to N-deal

FIRMS GEAR FOR IRAN DRAWDOWN ON U.S. SANCTIONS THREAT BERLIN, May 20, (Agencies): Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperilled Iranian nuclear deal after Washington withdrew will discuss offering Iran financial aid in exchange for concessions. A German newspaper reported …

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HH PM proud of HH the Amir’s support for Palestinian cause

Premier says heartfully admires Sheikh Sabah’s call KUWAIT CITY, May 19, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak says in the cable he is proud of His Highness the Amir backing for the brotherly Palestinian people rights, lauding the sincere statement addressed by His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad …

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