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MoI keeps security check on chalets, leisure resorts to prevent ‘violations’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 15: The Ministry of the Interior continues to implement its security plan to monitor irregularities and violations in various areas, especially in places where people spend their leisure time and spend holidays, either inside the chalets or on the islands, reports Al- Rai daily. After intervening to …

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Indian tries to rape Kuwaiti woman at a private hospital

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 15: Hawally securitymen arrested an Indian for attempting to rape a Kuwaiti woman at a private hospital where the latter went for hearing test, reports Al-Rai daily. The woman lodged a complaint at Jabriyah Police Station, saying she went to the private hospital for a hearing test to …

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Florence leaves 5 dead – More than 22K housed in 150 shelters

WILMINGTON, NC, Sept 15, (RTRS): Tropical storm Florence lumbered inland on Saturday, knocking down trees, flooding rivers, and dumping sheets of rain in the Carolinas where five people have died. It diminished from hurricane force as it came ashore, but forecasters said the 350-mile-wide storm’s slow progress across North and …

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MP submits queries regarding medicine warehouses

Panel votes against govt’s decision to return Early Retirement Bill to National Assembly KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee has unanimously voted against the government’s decision to return the Early Retirement Bill to the National Assembly. Committee Chairman MP Salaah Khourshed disclosed the government decided …

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Temperatures gradually dropping: meteorologist

‘Humidity level to increase, affecting visibility especially in coastal areas’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): The weather in Kuwait is currently in a transitional state from summer to autumn, as temperatures are gradually dropping, Kuwait Meteorological Center said on Thursday. The humidity level will increase, affecting visibility especially in coastal …

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MoI enforces plan to safegaurd gatherings at all ‘Hussainiyats’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced on Wednesday the implementation of a plan for safeguarding Husseiniyas’ gatherings during the Islamic calendar month of Muharram, which started Tuesday. In line with the directives of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, Undersecretary Lieutenant …

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KFAS has historic partnership with UNESCO: Kuwaiti official

A new deal to be signed soon: Al-Baddah PARIS, Sept 13, (KUNA): The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has boasted the historic ties and fruitful cooperation with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Cooperation between KFAS and UNESCO dates back to 1980s, Amani Al-Baddah, deputy …

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‘Muslims part of society’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday reaffirmed commitment to her immigration policy and condemned the violent acts of the far-right against asylum seekers. Muslims, Jews, Christians and atheists all belong to the German society, she said, adding that human dignity was paramount. The German leader was addressing a heated debate …

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Total number of expats with valid residency is 2,861,380: statistics

‘2,017,084 are males and 844,296 females’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: The latest statistics issued by the Directorate-General of Residence Affairs, which is one of the sectors of the Department of the Nationality and Travel Documents headed by Major- General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf, revealed the total number of expatriates with valid …

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World Happiness Report: Kuwait ranks 45th out of 156

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 45th out of 156 countries with a score of 6.083 in the 2018 World Happiness Report published Wednesday. On the other hand, Kuwait ranked 34th out of 117 countries with a score of 6.207 in the happiness ranking for the foreignborn. World Happiness …

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