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Cabinet assigns economic panel to implement deals signed with China

Probe demanded into suspicion of graft in tenders KUWAIT CITY, July 16, (KUNA): The Cabinet Monday assigned its Economic Committee to implement recent agreements signed with China without delay, while urging private sector to make use of positive opportunities of these deals. The Cabinet, chaired by Acting Prime Minister and …

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Kuwaiti gets death sentence for shooting & killing bedoun

KUWAIT CITY, July 16: The Criminal Court sentenced a Kuwaiti man to death for gunning down a Bedoun man in Sulaibiya area. He is said to have fled the scene after the cruel act but security operatives succeeded in apprehending him in no time. The Criminal Investigation Department at Criminal …

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Deliberate move to eradicate Islam in China feared

Profound change in China’s ‘Little Makkah’ LINXIA, China, July 16, (AFP): Green-domed mosques still dominate the skyline of China’s “Little Makkah”, but they have undergone a profound change — no longer do boys flit through their stone courtyards en route to classes and prayers. In what locals told AFP they …

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Trump, Putin differ on Iran

HELSINKI, July 16, (Agencies): The United States and Russia will work together to ensure Israel’s security, US President Donald Trump said on Monday after his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “We both spoke with Bibi (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu) and they would like to do certain things with …

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Dozens wounded in southern Iraq – MoI dismisses violence video

GOVERNMENT TO BRIEF MPs; KUWAIT READY TO ASSIST: AMIR KUWAIT CITY/BASRA, Iraq, July 15: Dozens of demonstrators were wounded in southern Iraq Sunday in clashes with police as protests over unemployment and a lack of basic services entered a second week, officials said. National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has announced …

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KAC ready to operate Terminal 4: Al-Jassim

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: Board Chairman of Kuwait Airways Corporation Yousef Abdulhameed Al-Jassim says the company is ready to operate the new airport building — Terminal 4 (T4), reports Al-Qabas daily. Al-Jassim said this in response to a question, which was raised during an open discussion organized by Al-Qabas daily, …

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Proposal submitted for State to buy Kuwaitis debts and Loans

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: MP Majid Al-Mutairi submitted a proposal for the State to buy debts and loans of Kuwaitis to be paid through longterm installments. In his proposal, the lawmaker indicated that the Constitution guarantees a prosperous life for every citizen; while official statistics revealed many Kuwaitis are suffering …

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Feedback, comments on re-pricing study being awaited from ministries

PAM gets new director-general KUWAIT CITY, July 15: New regulations on the costs of services and commodities are awaiting feedback and comments from ministries and official bodies concerning the re-pricing study, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the value of the contract on the re-pricing study was …

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Three Asians dead, 3 hurt as two boats collide at sea

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: Three Asian expatriates died and three individuals including a Kuwaiti citizen and two Coast Guard officers sustained injuries when a boat affiliated to the Coast Guard Department collided with a civilian boat in the sea in south of Kuwait. According to security sources, when the Operations …

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Kuwait safe … forces monitor border

Kuwaitis urged to avoid gathering places, land roads in Iraq KUWAIT CITY, July 14: Prompted by sightings of Kuwaiti land forces deployed at the northern border with Iraq on Friday night and the early hours of Saturday, MP Ali Al- Deqbasi said the destructive Iraqi demonstrations which happened in Basra …

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