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Deportation for expats collecting donations in Ramadan

Bank accounts of Kuwaiti to be frozen KUWAIT CITY, April 21: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has reached an agreement with the Interior Ministry, the Public Authority for Manpower and a number of concerned authorities to deport any expatriate who is caught collecting donations during the month of …

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Iran quake felt in Kuwait – Tremor near N-plant

KUWAIT CITY, April 19, (Agencies): The Kuwait National Seismic Network said that the country was slightly affected by the M-5.9 tremor that hit southern Iran earlier Thursday. The aftershock of the quake was felt at 09:45 local time in Fintas, Manqaf and Mishref areas, said Dr Abdullah Al-Enizi, crises management …

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Some firms have made ‘commercial’ investments on Failaka without permit

‘Govt treasury denied huge revenues’ KUWAIT CITY, April 19: In their exploitation and encroachment on government property, some companies have made commercial investments on Failaka Island spanning over 10 years without signing contract or obtaining security permit from concerned authorities, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily quoting a source said many …

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‘110,000 law violators refuse to benefit from amnesty’

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The Ministry of Interior has called on the residence law violators to take advantage of the remaining period of the humanitarian initiative of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah, which ends on 22 of this month, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to …

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Kuwait reaffirms solidarity with UK on Salisbury incident

‘OPCW report confirms nerve agent had been used’ NEW YORK, April 19, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait reiterated its solidarity with the United Kingdom in whatever measures it might take to determine the culprits in the poisoning incident in Salisbury on March 4. Speaking before a UN Security Council session …

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Nomads see rape of girl as new sign of hostility in India – Bakarwals traumatised

UDHAMPUR, India, April 19, (AFP): The Muslim nomads who lead their goats, cows and horses up and down the Kashmir hills have never felt at ease in modern India and the gruesome rape and murder of a girl from the impoverished community has heightened their fears. Many of the Bakarwals …

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EU door shut to UK for good: Hollande

PARIS, April 19, (Agencies): The door to the European Union is now closed to Britain and Europeans should not accept any attempt to reverse Brexit, former French president Francois Hollande warned in an interview with Britain’s Daily Telegraph published on Thursday. “It’s shut. The vote has taken place and nobody …

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Remittance tax not taken up – MPs discuss work program

KUWAIT CITY, April 18: The National Assembly once again failed to discuss the issue of imposing tax on expatriate remittances during its Wednesday session and preferred to look into the issue during next session. However, the Parliament discussed during the session the government work program for the fifteenth legislative term …

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MoE ‘embarks’ on kuwaitization process based on CSC directives

e-site ready to receive applications KUWAIT CITY, April 18: Director of the Directorate of Human Resources at the Ministry of Education Saud Al-Juwaiser said the ministry has embarked on the process of Kuwaitization based on the directives of the Civil Service Commission (CSC), reports Al- Rai daily. The CSC had …

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Two additional oil refineries to be built in coming years

Facilities to produce 300,000 bpd each KUWAIT CITY, April 18, (KUNA): Two 300,000-bpd refineries will be added in the coming years in order to meet the 2-million-bpd refining capacity target set for 2035, CEO of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Mohammad Ghazi Al-Mutairi said. The remarks were made during a …

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