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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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Iranian farmers protest, plead for help – Rivers dry and fields dust

VARZANEH, Iran, July 19, (AP): The small group of Iranian farmers gathered around their tractors — long idle, parked at the town entrance next to a canal that once irrigated their fields but has been dry for years — and they protested, pleading for help from the government. “We are …

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Ministry announces discovery of forged diplomas, arrest of expat

KUWAIT CITY, July 18, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education announced Wednesday the discovery of a number of forged diplomas issued by one of the Arab countries in the past few months for various university stages and the arrest of an expatriate accomplice working in the ministry. The ministry said …

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Kuwait, Riyadh seal deal on ‘Coordination Council’

UN hails Kuwait humanitarian role KUWAIT CITY, July 18, (KUNA): The foreign ministers of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have signed a deal to establish a “coordination council” as a launch pad for shared endeavors between the two Gulf neighbors. The initiative, undertaken by Kuwaiti Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister …

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About half a million live in Farwaniya, 92,000 in Khaitan

Issue of bachelors ‘requires’ prompt, logical solution: MP KUWAIT CITY, July 18: MP Ahmed Al-Fadhl enquired about the reasons behind the government’s delay in finding solutions to the problem of bachelors living in private residential areas, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained that a survey revealed that a large number of …

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‘Valid driving licence must for registration, buying car’

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Ministry of Interior has started the implementation of a new mechanism that prevents citizens and expatriates from renewing the registration of their cars or buying new cars without a valid driving license, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting security sources said the driving license will be …

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IRAN CLAIMS URANIUM STOCKPILE REACHES 950 TONS

Centrifuge rotor plant ups N-stakes – Trump said to have sought Rouhani talks TEHRAN, July 18, (Agencies): Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping the stakes in a confrontation with Washington over …

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SPEAKER TELLS KUWAITIS NO NEED TO WORRY AFTER BRIEFING

Iraqi PM assures Amir on protests – Police disperse protesters KUWAIT CITY/BAGHDAD, July 17: Iraq’s Ambassador in Kuwait Alaa Al-Hashemi said Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi assured His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah about ongoing developments in some provinces in southern Iraq. Al-Hashemi, speaking to reporters on …

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Kuwait denies leasing islands to China

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Kuwait officially denied reports stating it intends to lease its islands to China for economic projects. Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah said in a press statement that the agreements concluded by HH the Amir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, during his visit to China on …

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