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Steps taken to raid scores of vice dens in Salwa area

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: A member of the Municipal Council and Head of Hawally Committee Abdullah Al-Roumi revealed that a moral committee has been formed by Ministry of Interior and Kuwait Municipality to raid locations within Salwa area where illicit activities are carried out. In a press release, he indicated …

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‘Aggressive’ Iran worries Merkel

TEHRAN LISTS DEMANDS FOR IMPROVING TIES WITH U.S. AMMAN, June 21, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran’s ballistic missile programme and called for solutions to its “aggressive tendencies” in the Middle East. “Iran’s aggressive tendencies must not only be discussed, but rather …

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MoH obtains approval to extend contract with health insurance company for expats

Sulaibiya clinic decides to apply ‘open-door’ policy KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has obtained approval from the supervisory bodies to extend its contract with the company in charge of health insurance for expatriates for six months — from July 28, 2018 until January 2019 — without …

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Remarkable calm as 57 pc report for work after break

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The government offices witnessed a remarkable calm as employees went back to work after the Eid Al- Fitr holidays. The daily added, most government offices witnessed a crowd of visitors while the attendance of employees did not exceed 57 percent. However, the officials at the Ministries …

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Bahra oil field reserve shows very promising ‘black gold’ deposits

Development of field will raise oil production KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The surveys and technical studies conducted recently at the Bahra oil-field which extends until the ‘Sabah Al-Ahmad’ reserve, show very promising ‘black gold’ deposits, reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable oil sources. The sources, without going into details about the …

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US quits UN’s Human Rights Council

WASHINGTON, June 20, (AP): The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It’s the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley said Tuesday the US had given the human …

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Europe proposals not enough: Iran

No need to join global agreements: Khamenei LONDON, June 20, (Agencies): Iran’s nuclear chief said on Tuesday that Europe’s proposals to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal after the US withdrawal from the pact were not satisfying for Tehran, warning that all sides would lose if Iran is sidelined by the …

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Reports predict mixed prospects for Kuwait, other oil-producing nations

‘Global oil demand to increase by 1.65mn barrels per day’ KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Local and international economic reports have predicted positive and risky prospects for oil producing countries such as Kuwait, pointing out that at the moment things are moving forward towards improving the oil prices, continuing economic reform …

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Philippine domestic workers to cost KD 990 as set by MoCI

‘No change’ in working hours: CSC KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Head of the Union of Domestic Labor Offices Khaled Al-Dekhanan announced that requests for domestic workers from the Philippines will now be accepted at a cost of KD 990 as set by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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Steps taken to end ‘agony’ of domestics stranded at airport

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: In a humanitarian gesture the Director-General of the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Eng. Yousef Al-Fawzan has taken steps to put an end to the ‘agony’ of domestic workers who remain for long hours and even days and months at the airport after arriving in the country, …

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