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Iraqi PM assures Amir on protests – Police disperse protesters KUWAIT CITY/BAGHDAD, July 17: Iraq’s Ambassador in Kuwait Alaa Al-Hashemi said Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi assured His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah about ongoing developments in some provinces in southern Iraq. Al-Hashemi, speaking to reporters on …

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Kuwait denies leasing islands to China

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Kuwait officially denied reports stating it intends to lease its islands to China for economic projects. Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah said in a press statement that the agreements concluded by HH the Amir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, during his visit to China on …

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Nod to special passports for ex-MPs, retired officials

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: The parliamentary Interior and Defense Affairs Committee has approved the proposal to grant special passports to former lawmakers and retired officials in the Amiri Diwan, Crown Prince Diwan and Prime Minister’s Diwan to facilitate their movement in various countries considering the sensitivity of the positions they …

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Court’s ‘ruling’ on Assembly building case shocking: MP

Al-Subeie calls on oil minister to refer certain officials for retirement KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Chairman of the parliamentary Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee MP Al-Humeidi Al-Subeie said the Court of Cassation’s ruling on the National Assembly building case was shocking, reports Al-Rai daily. In his interview with the daily, …

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Police on high alert to curb violence, maintain security – Contact hotline No. 112

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: A comprehensive plan for enhancing security in commercial markets, malls and entertainment centers has been implemented in consideration of the summer vacations during which many Kuwaiti citizens and expatriates visit these places. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the Public Relations and Security …

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Filipinas steal necklace

KUWAIT CITY, July 17:  An investigator at Naeem Police Station ordered inclusion of two Filipinas on the wanted list as they stole a ring and necklace from the house of a Ministry of Communications employee, reports Al-Anba daily. On the other hand, a citizen, who works in the Ministry of …

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Plastic surgery without permit – Female doctor nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: A tripartite committee whose members are from the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and ministries of Interior and Commerce, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, arrested a female doctor for conducting plastic surgery in a private clinic without obtaining a license from the Health Licenses Department, …

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Armed robbery bid suspects probed for more crimes

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: The Criminal Investigation General Department in the Ministry of Interior and the Search and Detection Department in Mubarak Al-Kabeer have started intense interrogation of three Bedouns suspected of stealing KD230 in Shuwaikh and attempting to break into an armored vehicle transporting money estimated at KD100,000, reports …

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Weight manipulation in a cooperative society

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: An emergency team from the Supervision and Consumer Protection Sector at the Ministry of Commerce referred officials in charge of the fruits and vegetables section in a cooperative society to the concerned authorities for alleged manipulation of the weighing scale, reports Al-Qabas daily. This came after …

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Indian held with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, July 17:  Customs officers at Kuwait International Airport foiled an Indian’s attempt to smuggle drugs, reports Al-Rai daily. According to Air Customs Director Waleed Al-Nasser, an inspector suspected the Indian who looked agitated upon approaching the luggage inspection desk at the arrival area. The inspector found five bags …

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