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MoI calls on visit visa holders to settle their issues, leave Kuwait – Violators will be prosecuted

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Interior Ministry called on Tuesday on residents whose visit visas are expired to settle their residency issues and leave the country to avoid legal measures. The security information department of the Ministry of the Interior said in a press statement that this procedure prevents …

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Amir ‘thanks’ Trump for hospitality, returns home

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by Deputy President of the National Guard Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the official delegation accompanying him, returned to Kuwait on Tuesday from the United States of America, during which he held official talks …

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Kuwait expresses regret over UN view on ‘Human rights’ – Corruption, conflicts linked

GENEVA, Sept 11, (KUNA): Kuwait expressed regret that some views of the United Nations Human Rights Council were based on “the differentiation of civil and political rights from economic, social and cultural rights.” This came in a statement Tuesday made by Kuwait’s permanent delegate to the UN Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim …

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Municipality raids Farwaniya and Jleeb – Arrested shop owners to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: Kuwait Municipality personnel conducted a raid in Farwaniya governorate, including Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh recently to confiscate abandoned cars, demolish any kind of encroachments on government property. The campaign also including closure of makeshift shops and seizure of all items, new or old put up for sale there. …

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Basra seethes over water, jobs – Seven convicted of terrorism executed

BASRA, Sept 11, (Agencies): The brackish water pouring from the taps of homes in Basra has caused stomach ailments and skin rashes for thousands in the southern Iraqi city once famous for its network of freshwater canals that gave it the nickname the “Venice of the East”. The contaminated water, …

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MoI mulls over terror threats, strategy to maintain security

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: The Ministry of Interior is currently studying security threats and terrorism to determine the magnitude of danger that such acts pose, reports Al-Qabas daily. In response to social media report on the alleged terrorism threats in some parts of the country, the ministry assured that special …

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MoH requests finance to approve hire of expat employees on wage basis

Only employees at MGRP to get financial privileges KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: The financial privileges and new cadres for the ministries of Health and Education, once approved, will be paid through the strategic alternative for salary scale, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources said these cadres and financial privileges will …

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Money supply dips 0.1% in July

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10, (KUNA): The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) showed Monday that the broad money supply (M2) declined by 0.1 percent last July compared with last June, recording KD 38.3 billion (about $125 billion). The private sector’s deposits with local banks in Kuwaiti dinars dropped by 0.3 percent …

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7 wounded in Paris knife attack

PARIS, Sept 10, (AFP): A man wielding a knife and an iron bar injured seven people, including three tourists, in Paris, in an attack that bystanders tried to stop by throwing petanque balls at the assailant. Four of the victims were in a critical condition, police said, after the man, …

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PM struggles to defuse Basra anger

Baghdad accused of failing to redistribute oil wealth BASRA, Iraq, Sept 10, (Agencies): Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tried to ease tensions in the country’s oil-rich south with a visit Monday to Basra, rocked by deadly protests over alleged corruption and government neglect. After 12 demonstrators were killed and many …

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