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Syrian admits paying money to buy nationality for 4 sons

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: An unidentified Syrian, reportedly paid money to four Kuwaitis to add the names of his four sons to their nationality files, reports Al-Rai daily. This is the first case of its kind which has surfaced in 2018. A security source said the Search and Investigation Department of …

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Saudi stadiums to open ‘doors’ to women on Friday

RIYADH, Jan 8, (AFP): Sports stadiums in Saudi Arabia will open their doors to women to attend football matches for the first time ever on Friday, the government has announced. “The first match that women will be allowed to watch will be Al-Ahli versus Al-Batin on Friday January 12,” the …

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MP VOICES CONCERN ON DECLINE IN CREDIT RATING

Panel nod on draft to borrow KD 25bn  – Proposal to raise financial assistance to private sector workers rejected KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The parliamentary Finance and Economic Affairs Committee approved Sunday the government’s draft law on borrowing KD 25 billion from domestic and international markets, says Committee Chairman MP …

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‘Govt warned against controlling the country’s economic sectors’

Deficit reaches almost KD 6b due to fall in oil prices KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The State Audit Bureau has warned the government against controlling the economic sectors of the country, especially since it weakens the private sector. It urged the government to bear the responsibility and tackle the shortcomings …

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Egypt’s Coptic Church in Kuwait holds Christmas mass

Egyptian envoy Tarek Elkouny, Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah grace event  KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The Egyptian Coptic Church in Kuwait held a Christmas mass in Hawally in the presence of the Patron of the church Archbishop Anba Bishoy Bigol and Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Tarek Elkouny as well as a …

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14,000 citations issued for no seat belts, using phones

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The Farwaniya police organized several campaigns against violators of traffic laws following complaints that the motorists were occupying the parking places meant for the disabled people and issued 20 citations. Meanwhile, statistics issued by the General Traffic Department (GTD) show more than 21,000 traffic citations were …

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HH Amir praised for exceptional Gulf Cup 23

Oman cabinet touts compelling soccer event KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was commended Sunday by two Kuwaiti officials who congratulated him on the resounding success of the recently concluded 23rd edition of the Arabian Gulf Cup. His Highness the Amir was …

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HH the Amir congratulates Oman’s Sultan Qaboos on ‘Gulf Cup’ title

Officials thank organisers for Gulf Cup success KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah on Friday sent a cable to Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman congratulating him on the Omani team’s win of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup, “Gulf 23” title. …

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HH the Premier checks on wellbeing of wounded Omani fans

40 injured as stadium barrier collapses at Gulf Cup final  KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6, (Agencies): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Saturday visited Omani football fans a day after they were injured while celebrating their country’s Arabian Gulf Cup victory over the UAE. His …

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‘Mid-Way-Home’ rehabilitation center helps drug addicts to kick habit

Some treated addicts from this center have gone to become doctors, lawyers KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: ‘Mid-Way- Home’ is the name of the new rehabilitation center that was established by the government seven years ago to help drug addicts kick the habit, reports Al- Rai daily. Over this short period …

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