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Khamenei ready to abandon N-deal

INDIA WON’T HALT ALL OIL IMPORTS … IRAQ TO DEMAND WAIVER TEHRAN, Aug 29, (Agencies): Iran’s supreme leader warned Wednesday the country could abandon its nuclear deal with world powers if it no longer served its interests, even as economic and political pressure mounted on the government. “Naturally, if we …

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Reactions over suspension of renewal of work permits for expats above 60 yrs of age

Economic experts criticize decisions KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: A number of economic experts criticized the decisions to suspend issuance and renewal of work permits for expatriates above the age of 60 years, as such a step will lead to a number of problems. According to an economic expert and former …

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Schools in Sabah Al-Ahmad area ‘ready’ for students, says minister of education

Al-Azmi tours schools in area KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Hamed Al-Azmi confirmed that the schools in Sabah Al-Ahmad city, of the Ahmadi educational zone, are ready to receive students and workers in the area for the new school year. …

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Fake companies fined KD 2 million as probe on visa traders continues

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: The government continues in its efforts to address the population imbalance and prosecute visa traders, reports Al-Rai daily. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh has revealed 250 verdicts have been issued by the judiciary against fictitious companies for …

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Cars wrecked in building collapse

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: A nine-storied building in Mahboula area suddenly collapsed while the building was being demolished, resulting in damage to five vehicles that were nearby. So far, no casualties have been reported. According to a press statement issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), when the Control Room …

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U.S. REJECTS U.N. COURT JURISDICTION IN SANCTIONS CASE

Rouhani censured as pragmatists wane LONDON, Aug 28, (Agencies): Iran’s parliament voted on Tuesday to reject President Hassan Rouhani’s explanations for economic hardship after a dramatic grilling on live TV, a sign his pragmatic faction is losing sway to hardline rivals as new US sanctions begin to bite. The vote …

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No work permit nor renewal of residence for Expats over 60 years old

Govt restructures procedure for hiring workers KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: As a measure to resolve the issue of population imbalance and the need to regulate the labor market, Ministry of Interior with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and Public Authority for Manpower have …

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21% of Kuwaiti vegetables, fruits contaminated with pesticides

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Director of the Desert Agriculture and Ecosystems (DAE) Program at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) Dr Mohammed Al-Bouha revealed a number of research projects carried out by the institute to develop the agricultural sector in the country using modern technologies instead of primitive …

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‘Kuwait speeds up deportation of illegal residents, violators of law’

MANAMA, Bahrain, Aug 27: Kuwait is speeding up the process to deport foreign illegal residents, lawbreakers and beggars, security sources have said. “The competent authorities within the Interior Ministry have drawn up the list of all residents wanted in law violation cases in order to arrest them, serve their prison …

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MP asks about Kuwait Airways settlement made with an Israeli – DGCA warns Wataniya Airways

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: MP Muhammad Hayef has asked Minister of Finance Dr Nayef Al- Hajraf about the legal settlement which Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) made with an Israeli who was banned from boarding the national carrier in London, reports Al- Anba daily. The MP pointed out Kuwait’s stern position …

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