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Gunmen kill 29 at Iran army parade

KHAMENEI SAYS ATTACK LINKED TO FOREIGN REGIME ALLIED TO U.S. TEHRAN, Sept 22, (Agencies): Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani vowed a “crushing response” after gunmen shot dead at least 29 people including women and children Saturday in an attack on an Iranian military parade. The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group claimed …

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Panel proposed to deal with bachelor residence problem

Minister stresses developing judicial system to offer best services KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: Farwaniya Committee of the Municipal Council has referred a proposal to Kuwait Municipality for forming a committee to deal with the problem related to bachelors living in residential areas in Firdous, Farwaniya and Khaitan areas, to the …

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New conditions for bank draws eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has asked the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) to inform local banks about the new conditions for holding raffle draws starting from Jan 1, 2019, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the ministry and Central Bank have agreed on …

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‘Inflation in Kuwait rose 0.89 percent in August’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20, (KUNA): Basic consumer prices (inflation) rose by 0.89 percent in August compared to the same month last year, the monthly report of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) showed. Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased monthly to 113.2 by 0.09%, as compared to July, as a result of …

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Humidity and heat will dominate coastal areas during the weekend

Northwestern winds to dominate the scene KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20, (KUNA): Humidity and heat will dominate coastal areas in Kuwait during the weekend, which in general will have light to moderate winds coming from the northwest, said a Kuwaiti meteorologist Thursday. Speaking to KUNA, meteorologist Ahmad Al-Qarawi indicated that the …

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Man in woman’s garb flees after armed robbery at Hawally bank

 KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: An unidentified man, who was armed and clad in woman’s clothing, robbed a bank along Ibn Khaldoun Street in Hawally where he stole KD 4,500. Hawally securitymen rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received information on the robbery. They …

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30 Jet Airways passengers bleed

A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses Thursday after the crew reportedly forgot to flick a switch regulating cabin air pressure. The Jet Airways flight to Jaipur had to turn back due to loss in cabin pressure, the airline …

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Personal freedom a red line, says MP

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Certain incidents witnessed recently are clear violations of personal freedom, which are unacceptable as personal freedom is a red line, MP Ahmed Al-Fadel stated in a press conference. He explained he has been hearing about these incidents throughout the year but refrained from issuing a statement …

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‘Cleaning firms workers held begging or doing odd jobs to face deportation’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19, (KUNA): Kuwait Municipality announced on Wednesday that it would deport any cleaning worker if caught begging or acting contrary to public order; working at cleaning firms with contracts with the Municiplity. “All companies working in all governorates were informed with these regulations,” Municipality’s Director General Ahmad …

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Kuwait First Deputy PM recovery excellent: Speaker

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19, (KUNA): Kuwait First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah’s recovery is “excellent,” Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said Wednesday. Al-Ghanim made the remarks during a short visit to Tashkent to meet Sheikh Nasser who was undergoing recuperation at the Uzbek capital, according …

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