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Arab Times

Kuwaiti man, Arab woman caught carrying drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: A Kuwaiti man and an Arab woman in their 30s were caught in Rumaithiya area in possession of Shabu and heroin after committing a traffic offense. The officers were on routine patrol when they spotted the citizen driving in a reckless manner and ordered him to …

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Jail term lifted, KD 5mn fine stays for ex-minister and son

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Anwar Al-Enezi overturned the verdict of First Instance Court and acquitted former Information Minister Mohammad Al-Sanousi, his son and another citizen of embezzling funds in the Showbiz case involving Kuwait Investment Authority. The appellate court fined the defendants KD …

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DARK ECONOMIC SITUATION AWAITS INACTION – Time up to carry out economic reforms: World Bank to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: The issue of streamlining expenditure and cutting down subsidies has resurfaced after the recent report of government’s financial consultant, Earnest & Young, and the visit of President of the Executive Board of World Bank Dr Merza Hassan who met with the Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim. …

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No work permit for expats with less than one year passport validity – ‘Enough grace period

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Director of General Department for Residence Affairs Major General Talal Maarafi said the Public Authority for Manpower has been instructed not to issue work permits to any expatriate whose passport’s validity is less than one year in order to avoid violating the law on linking the …

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Unified labor contract template endorsed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: The Fatwa and Legislative Department has endorsed the unified labor contract template in a preliminary step toward its implementation in all labor departments in early 2016. In a statement, acting Director General of Fatwa and Legislative Department Ahmad Musa said the new unified contract template guarantees …

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‘Electronic Media Law aims to regulate work in the field, not to create chaos’ – MPs voice objection to ‘subsidies cut’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Education and Guidance Affairs Committee Chairman in the National Assembly MP Ouda Al- Ruweie said the Electronic Media Law aims to regulate work in the field rather than creating chaos as it is happening now in light of the large number of websites. He argued this …

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Kuwaiti men compete with their female counterpart on cosmetic surgery: expert – ‘Botox, injectable fillers in high demand’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Consultant in Skin Diseases and Laser Cosmetics Dr Ghanima Al-Omar pointed to high demand for cosmetic treatment through “Botox” and “injectable fillers” in Kuwait, among other non-surgical cosmetic procedures, and that Kuwaiti men compete with their female counterpart on cosmetic surgery. In a statement, she indicated …

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Iraqi army declares victory over IS in Ramadi – People celebrating on streets of several cities

BAGHDAD, Dec 27, (Agencies): Iraq’s army said on Sunday it had defeated Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad, the first major victory for the US-trained force since it collapsed in the face of an assault by the militants 18 months ago. Victory in Ramadi, capital of …

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Syrian govt forces kill 17 Islamic militants in south

BEIRUT, Dec 27, (AP): Syrian government forces booby trapped a cluster of farm buildings in the southern Daraa province and detonated the explosives as several Islamic rebel factions gathered at the venue, killing 17 militants, opposition activists said Sunday. The explosion, which took place late Saturday, was the latest blow …

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