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Iraq foils child suicide bomber – Briton killed in mine-clearing

IRBIL, Iraq, Aug 22, (Agencies): A juvenile wouldbe suicide bomber was apprehended in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk before he was able to detonate his explosive belt, Iraqi police said Monday. Local television footage aired on Kurdistan 24 TV shows a group of police officers holding the young boy …

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Six Filipinos dead in Saudi house fire

RIYADH, Aug 22, (AFP): A pregnant woman, her husband and infant daughter were among six Filipinos killed in a weekend fire at their Saudi Arabian residence, the Philippines embassy said on Monday. The blaze, blamed on an electrical overload, broke out just after 6:00 am (0300 GMT) Saturday at the …

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Eye on ‘pricing’ of commodities – ‘Stop illegal exploitation’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22, (KUNA): The Cabinet, at its weekly regular session held on Monday, asked the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor to submit regular reports to the Government regarding measures taken to stem the unreasonable hikes in prices of commodities. The …

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Amir expresses solace to Turkey over deadly blast – Ankara vows IS fight

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has addressed a cable to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressing condolences on victims who had fallen as a result of the terrorist explosion in the city of Gaziantep. His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, …

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MP vocal against manpower merger

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: MP Saleh Ashour has appealed to the Cabinet not to hasten towards merging the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) with the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) on grounds that they have similar functions. Ashour said this justification is far from reality, especially since experts have …

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Push to pass Kuwait fighter deal

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: The United States Congress will most likely reverse its decision to reject US fighter jet sales to Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain before President Barack Obama leaves office on Jan 17, 2017, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources from the White House. Sources disclosed this came after intense …

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Panel discusses study on classifying private schools into different categories

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: Parliament’s Education Committee discussed a study that was carried out to classify private schools into different categories based on the services they offer to students, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that this study highlights the need for Ministry of Education to have the …

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Degrees of university not easy to be forged: official – Qualify legally, students cautioned

AMMAN, Aug 22, (KUNA): Head of the Kuwaiti Cultural Office in Jordan Dr Mohammed Dehayem Al-Dhafiri confirmed Monday accuracy of university certificate authentication, a matter that prevents any attempt of forgery or sale of such certificates. This came in a statement by Al-Dhafiri to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) during a …

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Item confiscated on Airport during departure, how to get it back

Ten days ago, I traveled to my hometown and I was carrying a water pump in my hand luggage. I carried the same in my hand luggage because it was expensive. The security check before the Kuwait Immigration checked the motor and allowed me to go but on the final …

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