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S&P affirms Kuwait sovereign rating

PUBLIC, EXTERNAL BALANCE SHEETS STRONG OVER NEXT 2 YEARS KUWAIT CITY, July 21, (KUNA): Standard and Poor’s affirmed Friday Kuwait’s (AA/A-1+) long and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings, with stable economic outlook. The credit rating agency, in a statement on its website, said it expected Kuwait to …

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World must act to curb Israeli crimes – Kuwait

Strong Arab rebuttal needed: Speaker CAIRO, July 21, (KUNA): A triumvirate of Kuwaiti parliamentarians have urged the international community to take decisive action over “Israel’s perpetual atrocities against the Palestinian people.” “We need an appropriate and responsive action that addresses the reality on the ground,” Kuwaiti MP Dr Abdullah Abul …

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Be cautious driving during dust: MoI

KUWAIT CITY, July 21: The Interior Ministry has issued Saturday severe weather warnings across the country, calling on drivers to take extra precaution due to impaired visibility. Motorists are encouraged to strictly abide by traffic regulations and should not hesitate to ask for assistance by dialing the emergency number 112. …

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Arab man not guilty of raping, robbing compatriot co-worker

KUWAIT CITY, July 21: The Criminal Court acquitted an Arab expatriate who was accused of kidnapping and raping his colleague of same nationality and robbing her, and was imprisoned for eight months based on these offenses. According to the case files, the plaintiff said she was robbed and raped by …

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Qatar may buy Russia missile

MOSCOW, July 21, (RTRS): Russia and Qatar have been in discussions about a possible sale of S-400 missile systems to Doha, TASS news agency cited the Russian envoy to Qatar as saying on Saturday. He also confirmed media reports that Qatar and Russia had signed a deal on supplying Qatar …

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Total number of unemployed Kuwaitis reaches 11,741

GMRP secures appointments for 7,704,  and 7,823 Kuwaitis in govt and private sectors respectively KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The number of Kuwaiti jobseekers enrolled in the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) who do not work currently, or receive pension or enrolled in educational institutions reached 241 in June, bringing …

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Give first priority to Kuwaitis to hire domestic workers

Long wait for services provided by company KUWAIT CITY, July 19: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has asked Dura Company for Recruitment of Domestic Workers to give priority to citizens who want to hire domestic workers, reports Al-Anba daily. He wondered why the company opened the door for expatriates to recruit domestic …

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MPs put credentials under scrutiny – Bill criminalizes falsification

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The National Assembly has put the credentials of academicians, individuals and high-ranking government officials under the microscope in a bid to eliminate fraud. MP Khaled Al-Otaibi submitted a proposal on criminalizing the act of presenting forged credentials and the establishment of an institution for academic inspection …

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Convicted ‘stormers’ deserve prison for rebellion, says court

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The Court of Cassation declared the 16 convicted former and current lawmakers who stormed the National Assembly premises deserve the jail term more than anyone else considering they went too far in committing the crime and incited others to commit rebellion, disobedience and unauthorized public gathering. …

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Kuwait strengthens AU’s vision of peace, progress and prosperity

Ambassador Al-Otaibi speaks at Security Council session NEW YORK, July 19, (KUNA): Kuwait will continue to strengthen the African Union’s vision of peace, progress and prosperity to prevent and resolve conflicts and maintain peace, security and regional stability, Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al- Otaibi said. …

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