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‘High number of divorce cases needs serious actions to curb’

Lack of sufficient info among couples key reason: Qasha’an KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: The number of divorce cases has increased in Kuwait, reaching about 5,000 cases per year, 29 percent of which occur during the first year of the relevant couples’ marriage, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting a number of academic …

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‘Kuwait Hajj Caravan committed to provide pilgrims best services’

‘Awqaf’ eyes mechanism to reduce prices in next season KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: Minister of Justice, Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr Fahad Al-Affasi has affirmed that Kuwait Hajj Caravan remains committed in providing the best services to pilgrims, reports Al-Qabas daily. In his interview with the daily, Al-Affasi unveiled the …

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Slaughterhouse well equipped to facilitate sacrifices for customers

‘Prepared for Eid Al-Adha festivities’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: Head of Hawally Slaughterhouse Jawad Qumbar has affirmed that the work of the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition has been in full swing in preparation for Eid Al-Adha festivities, reports Al-Anba daily. He highlighted that the slaughterhouse has been equipped …

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Ditch N-deal, UK urged – Iraq PM cancels visit to angered Iran

LONDON, Aug 12, (Agencies): The United States urged Britain on Sunday to ditch its support for a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and instead join forces with Washington to counter the global threat it says Tehran poses. Despite opposition from European allies, US President Trump in May pulled the United …

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Current year to witness replacement of expats with 8,000 Kuwaitis

CSC eyes panel to implement its Decision No. 11/’11 on Kuwaitization ‘Current year to witness replacement of expats with 8,000 Kuwaitis’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is preparing for the formation of a committee to continue the implementation of CSC Decision No. 11/2011 stipulating the rules …

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Amir condoles over Jordan terror attack

Policeman killed KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Saturday sent a cable to the Jordanian King Abdullah II, offering his condolences over the victims of the criminal bombing, which targeted a patrol of the public security west of the Jordanian capital …

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Dean of Arab Journalism Al-Jarallah receives acting Charge d’Affaires at Saudi Embassy

Dean of Arab Journalism and Editor-in-Chief of Al-Seyassah and Arab Times newspapers Ahmed Al-Jarallah on Saturday received in his office acting Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Kuwait Dr Hassan Bin Mohammad Al-Ansari. They discussed the deep-rooted relationship between the two countries in various fields; in addition …

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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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