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Kuwaiti inventor Meshari Al-Mutairi wins international award

‘Device to treat oil-polluted soil’ GENEVA, April 14, (KUNA): Management of the International Exhibition of Inventions has awarded the Kuwaiti inventor, Dr Meshari Al- Mutairi, its golden prize for making a device to treat oil-polluted soil. Al-Mutairi, in remarks to KUNA, dedicated the internationally renowned award to Their Highnesses the …

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Outrage mounts in India over rape, murder – Nationalist lawmaker arrested

NEW DELHI, India, April 14, (Agencies): India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday promised justice aft er nationwide outrage mounted over the brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old-girl. Demonstrations were held in New Delhi and other cities as horrific details emerged of the murder of the Muslim girl, …

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Medicine for lice used to battle ‘scabies’ – MOH still in denial

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Ministry of Health is still burying its head in sand by refraining from facing the fact that scabies is spreading in Kuwait and denying once again the latest report in this regard published in Al-Seyassah daily, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The ministry had issued a statement to …

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Duterte will travel to Kuwait for signing labor pact to protect Filipino workers

  MANILA, April 12, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he will travel to Kuwait for the signing of the agreement that will guarantee protection to overseas Filipino workers (OFW), reports philstar.com. He was particularly referring to the security of the Filipino domestic helpers in the Gulf state. Duterte …

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Kuwait Airways halts Beirut flights

KUWAIT CITY, April 12, (Agencies): Kuwait’s national carrier halted flights to Beirut on Thursday citing security concerns, after an air safety watchdog warned of potential military strikes on Syria in the coming days. Kuwait Airways said that it took the decision “on the basis of credible security warnings received from …

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Kuwait one of four countries to resume death penalty in 2017 – Global executions down

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Kuwait is one of four countries which resumed the death penalty in 2017, according to the report released by Amnesty International on Thursday. The human rights organization based in London revealed in its report that 84 percent of the executions in 2017 were carried out in …

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430 drug-related cases filed in Q1 of 2018: statistics

Lieut-Gen Al-Dosari presides over first coordination meet of NCDC’s top panel KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lieutenant General Mahmoud Al-Dosari presided over the first coordination meeting of the higher committee for the National Committee for Drugs Control (NCDC) at the ministry’s headquarters. Present at the meeting were officials …

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Court acquits some expats of supporting, funding DAESH

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Nasser Al-Haed, acquitted some expatriates who were accused of supporting and funding DAESH activities with remittances exceeding KD 11 million. In another case filed against Kuwaiti blogger Hamid Bu Yabes who was accused of spreading false news and …

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Court sentences expat to ‘death’ for possessing, peddling in drugs

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Abdullah Al- Othman sentenced an expatriate to death over charges of possession and peddling of drugs. The court ascertained that the investigations were accurate and aligned with the confession of the convict. General Department for Criminal Investigations had arrested …

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Seyassah / Arab Times stands by scoop on ‘scabies’ – Health Ministry denies

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: For the past two-three days, all senior officials of Ministry of Health have been on alert. They have been denying the spread of scabies in Kuwait and the registration of 270 cases of scabies in Adan and Jahra hospitals, reports Al-Seyassah daily. However, Head of Skin …

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