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‘Ministry ill-prepared for new school year’

Student’s father sues education minister KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The father of an elementary student (Grade Six) filed a lawsuit against the minister of education at the First Instance Court through Attorney Jassem Al-Tuwaitan. He demanded for KD1,001 temporary compensation for material and moral damages caused by the Ministry of …

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US to ‘help’ countries replace Iran oil, may consider waivers

TEHRAN SAYS TO GO BEYOND PREVIOUS ENRICHMENT IF DEAL FAILS NEW DELHI, Sept 6, (Agencies): Washington will consider waivers for Iranian oil buyers such as India but they must eventually halt imports as sanctions are imposed on Tehran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Pompeo, who is …

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AMIR INVITES MORE U.S. FIRMS TO JOIN IN DEVELOPMENT

Kuwait great partner in anti-terror fight WASHINGTON, Sept 5, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah visited US President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday midday; he was accompanied by Chief of the National Guard Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and other senior officials. President …

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Permit for Kuwait Wataniya Airways suspended for three months – Effective from today

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5, (KUNA): Wataniya Airways’ permit has been suspended for three months, a senior official announced on Wednesday. Minister of State for Housing Affairs and Minister of State for Services’ Affairs Dr Jenan Boushehri announced that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation decided to suspend the permit for …

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‘Problem of air conditioning in schools to be solved this week’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: After a barrage of parliamentary queries and MPs putting political pressure on Minister of Education and Higher Education Minister Hamed Al-Azmi on the frequent breakdown of air conditioning units in several public schools, it seems the government decided to cooperate in addressing the issue. MP Omar …

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Humid weather to continue – ‘Rainfall mid-October’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: Astronomer and historian Adel Al-Sa’adoun says the reason behind the humid weather witnessed in Kuwait recently is the effect of current change in the air pressure zones, and change of wind direction from northeasterly to southeasterly, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained that the humid weather is …

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Emirates plane quarantined in New York with sick passengers

NEW YORK, Sept 5, (RTRS): An Emirates airline flight from Dubai was quarantined at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday morning after passengers became ill during the flight, the airline and New York news media said. As many as 100 passengers and crew reported feeling ill on …

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Those linked to cadet’s death to be probed

MP asks minister about mechanism for selling KISR products KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: MP Adel Al-Damkhi said everyone behind the recent incident at the officer’s college will be questioned, disclosing the parliamentary Human Rights Committee received an official complaint from the parents of cadet Faleh Al-Azmi who lost his life …

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No change in decision to ban shrimp fishing – Unfit tomatoes in co-op

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Deputy Director General of Fish Resources at Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) Marzouq Al-Azmi disclosed that Kuwait, for the first time since the Iraqi invasion, has decided to ban shrimp fishing in its territorial waters, reports Al-Anba daily. He affirmed that this …

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US comedian Eddie Griffin barred from entering Kuwait

People who make fun of religions and cultures will not benefit Kuwait or the Kuwaiti people: Mutair KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: US comedian and actor Eddie Griffin has been barred from entering Kuwait for allegedly abusing Islam, reports Al-Rai daily. The Ministry of Interior was quick to respond to the …

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