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Residents furious over stagnant water – Suit eyed for environment pollution

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: The issue of stagnant water at Sabah Al-Ahmad Residential City seems to be provoking crisis amid warning that residents of the area have decided to file an accelerated lawsuit over what they consider ‘exposure to environmental pollution due to negligence of concerned officials’, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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Bahrain arrests 116 in alleged Iran-linked cell

‘Armed network set up by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ DUBAI, March 3, (Agencies): Bahrain said on Saturday that it had arrested 116 people accused of belonging to a “terror” cell allegedly linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. An official statement on state news agency BNA said that security services had in the …

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Syria bloodshed must end – KUWAIT CALLS FOR PERMANENT SOLUTION

UN points to likely war crimes in Syria GENEVA, March 3, (Agencies): Kuwait warned Friday that the ongoing humanitarian fallouts in Syria are threatening the overall international political situation. The international community must stop the bloodshed in Syria and find comprehensive and permanent solution for the crisis, Kuwait’s Permanent Representative …

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Accord may allow Filipinos to hold passports – Kuwait ‘Interior’ team to travel to Manila

KUWAIT CITY, March 1, (Agencies): Kuwait and the Philippines are expected to sign an agreement to streamline labor regulations particularly for domestic workers, according to gdnonline. com. Under the draft deal the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) may keep their passports, have a weekly day off and work for a fixed number …

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KUWAIT LIKELY TO SEEK EXTRADITION OF JOANNA MURDER SUSPECTS

KUWAIT CITY, March 1, (Agencies): The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has apprehended the suspect killers of the Filipina maid, whose corpse was found in a freezer in Kuwait last month, a foreign ministry official announced Thursday. INTERPOL informed the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry about capturing the fugitives in cooperation with …

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Plan to open notary office at new terminal of Kuwait airport

Bid to facilitate procedures for certification of documents of concerned persons KUWAIT CITY, March 1: Director of Notary Department at Ministry of Justice Tariq Al-Asfour says there are plans proposed to be executed in the coming phase to open a notary office at the new terminal of Kuwait International Airport, …

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Sheikha Marayem to sponsor documentary series on life of Holy Prophet

‘Arnoud’s Love for the Prophet’ KUWAIT CITY, March 1: Sheikha Marayem Al-Khair, the wife of Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Nasser, announced her sponsorship for the production of a global documentary series on the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) entitled “Arnoud’s Love for the Prophet.” The documentary series will be reproduced in …

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Implement ceasefire: Kuwait

NEW YORK, March 1, (Agencies): Four days after its unanimous adoption, the UN Security Council resolution No. 2401 which called for a 30-day humanitarian truce in Syria have not been implemented even partially, Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al- Otaibi has lamented. The resolution was only …

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Expats refuse to rectify status, leave despite grace extension

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: Ministry of Interior announced the extension of grace period given to residency law violators for two months ending April 22, because the initial amnesty period did not bring out the anticipated outcome—especially as only about 10-15 percent of the target beneficiaries exploited the opportunity, reports Al-Rai …

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Kuwait offers treatment to Syrian refugees

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: Kuwait’s voluntary team “Shefaa” on Wednesday concluded a four-day voluntary mission to Jordan where it offered medical treatment to hundreds of Syrian refugees in the Kingdom. This 15th trip undertaken by the team coincided with Kuwait’s National Days and witnessed a “new humanitarian achievement,” namely offering …

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