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Arab Times

No ‘amnesty’ plan on cards for illegal residents: official

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Director- General of the General Administration for Residence Affairs Major-General Talal Ma’arafi said a lot of decisions – some of which have come into effect – will be applied to bring the situations under control and give the country more stability, reports Al-Rai daily. Speaking on …

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Fake doctor works in hospital for 5 months

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Officers from the Capital Investigation Department arrested a 22-year-old Kuwaiti for pretending to be a doctor as he joined the medical staff of Amiri Hospital where he worked for five months although he holds a certificate from the Commercial Studies College. A security source said an …

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Judge throws out case filed by Kuwaiti woman against ‘royal’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Civil Section of the Court of First Instance chaired by Judge Nawaf Buslaib dismissed a case filed by a Kuwaiti woman against a ruling family member (husband of the woman’s niece) on allegations that she encouraged the niece to misbehave with the husband and also …

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Al Habtoor receives HH Sheikh Isa Bin Ali Al-Khalifa

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman, Al Habtoor Group welcomes His Highness Sheikh Isa Bin Ali Al-Khalifa at his Majlis on Al Wasl Road on Monday Jan 4, 2016. The meeting, which was followed by a traditional Emirati lunch, comes in the wake of Chairman Al Habtoor’s visit to Bahrain late …

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Cabinet condemns attack on Saudi embassy, consulate in Iran

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Cabinet on Monday strongly condemned protesters’ “hostile acts” against the Saudi embassy and consulate in Iran, including storming, torching and sabotage. Today’s meeting, held at Seif Palace, was chaired by Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The ministers stressed that …

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Between the rock & deep blue sea – Indian sailors seek help

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Four Indian sailors who were arrested on May 2013 by the Kuwait Coast Guard along with their captain and charged by the authorities with ‘smuggling’ diesel remain stranded in ‘no man’s land’. The men identified as S.S., R.K. R.S. and J.A., who hail from Rajasthan, Bihar, …

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‘Mixed reactions’ on decision by MoH on morning, evening timings

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Ministry of Health’s decision to allocate mornings for citizens and evenings for expatriates in outpatient clinics has failed to serve its purpose because the public health facilities are still crowded, reports Al-Qabas daily. The decision took effect at the beginning of the month in Adan …

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MoI’s probe offices start work in various labor depts as ‘observers’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Investigation Offices affiliated to the Ministry of Interior have started their work in various labor departments as ‘observers’ without interfering in the activities of the departments. Sources from the Public Authority for Manpower stated the sector has held several meetings with the Interior Ministry regarding the …

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Temperature likely to drop below 2 degrees Celsius

KUWAIT CITY: Astronomer Al-Marzouq warned citizens and expatriates to wear winter clothes to guard against severely cold weather the country is expected to observe in the coming days, adding the temperature is likely to drop below 2 degrees Celsius and people who are advanced in age are advised to avoid …

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Over 180 schools issued citations for raising fees

 KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Ministry of Education (MoE) has issued citations against 20 private and American schools among some 180 schools for violating regulations and raising fees up to 40 percent, although the law does not allow more than 3 percent increase every three years. Sources said the ministry gave …

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