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‘No medical authority has reported about avian flu cases in hospitals’

Parliament asks to approve KD 100m to pay overseas medical bills KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: The Ministry of Health has affirmed that no medical authority announced anything about avian fl u cases in hospitals, disclosing it is currently coordinating with the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) …

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Oman win Gulf Cup for second time – Al-Rashidi breaks UAE hearts with 2 saves

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6, (Agencies): Oman beat UAE 5-4 in a dramatic penalty- shootout to take home the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup on Friday after finishing a goalless draw in the regulation time and the extra time of the final match played at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait. UAE best …

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Kuwaiti deposits in Iranian banks to be revealed soon – Value of Iran currency declines

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: With the recent escalation of situation in Iran, it seems the actual value of deposits by Kuwaitis in the Iranian banks offering high interest rates will be revealed in the next few days, along with their shares in the companies, reports Al-Rai daily. Fears about the …

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1,705 Kuwaiti firms registered at Dubai’s Chamber, says KBC

‘Manufacturing units in Kuwait reduced due to no clear strategies’ KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4, (Agencies): Up to 1,705 Kuwaiti companies are registered at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Kuwait Business Council (KBC) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates said on Thursday. Kuwaiti employers in Dubai reached 712, …

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Qatari-owned jewels stolen in Venice

ROME, Jan 4, (Agencies): Thieves made off with several items of Indian maharajahs’ treasures owned by a member of the Qatari royal family after an audacious heist Wednesday at the Doge’s Palace in Venice, police said. Italian authorities investigating the theft put at around a million euros ($1.2 million) the …

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Qatar allows full ownership for foreign investors

Bid to boost non-energy revenues DOHA, Jan 4, (AFP): Qatar has approved legislation allowing 100-percent ownership for foreign investors in most sectors of the economy in a bid to boost non-energy revenues, the government said on Thursday. The move comes at a time of political crisis in the Gulf, with …

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UAE vow to return home with Gulf Cup – Oman showdown looms

ABU DHABI, Jan 4: The UAE’s ace playmaker Omar Abdul Rahman has hailed his team’s showing following their 4-2 win in penalties over Iraq for a place in the Gulf Cup final on Tuesday night, reports Gulf News. Abdul Rahman was of the view that the team is improving with …

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UK Defense Secretary lauds Kuwait anti-terror efforts

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3, (KUNA): Britain’s Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson on Wednesday heaped praise on Kuwait’s leading role in the region through the country’s participation in the international coalition to fight terrorist groups, chief among them the so-called Islamic State (IS). Speaking to KUNA after a meeting …

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‘Kuwait’s UNSC accession major achievement of its foreign policy’

Priorities will be focused on four dimensions: Al-Otaibi NEW YORK, Jan 3, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi said Wednesday that Kuwait’s accession to the Security Council is considered a major achievement of the Kuwaiti foreign policy, as it is considered one of the most …

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Kuwaiti woman ‘remarried’, has no right to custody of children’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: The Personal Status Court chaired by Judge Ahmad Al-Dhubai’e stripped a Kuwaiti woman of her right to custody of her children and all payments awarded in her favor by previous judgments. As per lawsuit filed by Lawyer Bushra Al-Hindal on behalf of the plaintiff, the woman …

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