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Firm Iran no to US talks

Iraq PM to visit Iran, Turkey as US sanctions bite TEHRAN, Aug 11, (Agencies): Iran gave its most explicit rejection yet of talks with the United States on Saturday, and accused Washington of an “addiction to sanctions” over its latest spat with Turkey. The US reimposed harsh sanctions on Iran …

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Canada tweet seen to cross Riyadh red line

No apology … Ottawa seeks diplomatic help OTTAWA/RIYADH/DUBAI, Aug 11, (Agencies): For years, Canadian pressure on human rights in Saudi Arabia had elicited no more than a standard rejection. But all that changed last week, when a Canadian complaint was translated into Arabic and set off a diplomatic row. When …

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Amir, Speaker condemn missile attack on Jizan

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Thursday sent a cable to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, strongly denouncing a terrorist ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia’s southern Jizan province, which left a Yemeni resident dead and several civilians injured. Wishing …

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CSC has names of culprits of fake certificate scandal

Institution asked to take action KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: As part of the governmental procedures aimed at dealing with the scandal of fake certificates, Civil Service Commission (CSC) has revealed the names of the employees who are involved in the scandal. It asked the concerned authorities to take necessary action …

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Kuwait Airways pays compensation to Israeli passenger

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: Kuwait Airways Chairman Yousef Al-Jassem denied a huge compensation was paid to Israeli passenger that he said did not exceed £2,500, reports Al-Qabas daily. “The settlement was £2,500 by virtue of a court ruling based on a legal opinion, instead of risking a judgment against the …

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Riyadh ring-fences oil sales to Canada

DUBAI, Aug 9, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic dispute with Canada over its arrest of women’s rights activists will not affect the ultraconservative kingdom’s oil sales to Canadian customers, the Saudi energy minister said Thursday. The remarks by Khalid al-Falih show the limits of the ongoing quarrel and may calm some …

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Hardliner call for Rouhani to resign

Swiss recommend firms pursue Iran ties TEHRAN, Iran, Aug 9, (Agencies): Former hard-line Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has asked President Hassan Rouhani to resign. In a video published on his Telegram account Thursday, Ahmadinejad said that Iranians do not trust Rouhani. He says: “Your continued presence is at the expense …

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‘Visit visas renewal possible for 2 weeks on fee payment’

Extension on humanitarian, medical grounds : Sheikh Nawaf KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Major General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf has issued directives to the directors of all departments of Residency Affairs concerning the possibility of renewal of visit visas for expatriates who enter the country …

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Workers who violate provisions of Labor Law face two-year ban

No work permit for violators KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) is determined to uphold its right to deprive a worker from obtaining a work permit for at least two years if he/she is found to have violated the provisions of the Labor Law or the …

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Kuwait will accommodate over 50m passengers in few years: Al-Waqyan

47 leadership posts vacant in MGRP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: Deputy Director General for Airport Affairs Eng. Fahad Al- Waqyan affirmed that Kuwait will be able to accommodate more than 50 million passengers in the next few years, reports Al-Nahar daily. He indicated that the passenger terminal T2 building, which …

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