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Court quashes life sentence; ‘Drug peddler’ acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: The Court of Appeals presided over by Justice Abdullah Al-Othman overturned the verdict of the lower court and acquitted an Egyptian who had been sentenced to life in prison. Case papers show the defendant was charged with trafficking in narcotics – hashish and Tramadol pills. Case …

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UNIFIED CONTRACT AIMS TO ERADICATE VISA TRADING; Consent-free transfers after 3 years

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Director General of Legal Affairs at Manpower Public Authority Dr Mubarak Al-Jafour says the ban on increasing the salaries of private sector employees by more than KD 50 per year was approved by the concerned agencies with the aim of organizing the labor market of the …

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Nationality remains open to expat wives

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Residency Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has denied that issuance of citizenship for the expatriate wives of Kuwaiti citizens has been halted, affirming that those who meet the allotted conditions for obtaining nationality, such as married …

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Al-Fintas … Kuwait’s historically charming village; Best place to spend outdoor during spring and summer

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8, (KUNA): Al- Fintas, the wonderful village almost 26 kilometers south of Kuwait City, carries the Arabic equivalent of a ‘water tank’. The name implies that this coastal area once had dozens of water wells, where sailors used to fill their tanks before embarking on sea voyages. …

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Medical experts ‘decry’ MoH’s policy to cut medicine prices by 50%

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Several doctors, pharmacists and senior officials of pharmaceutical companies unanimously expressed objection to the recent policy implemented by Ministry of Health to reduce the prices of medicines by almost 50 percent starting from this week, reports Al- Anba daily. Chief Executive Officer of the Eye Medical …

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‘Breast cancer awareness campaigns, early detection of diseases vital’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Cancer Awareness Nation (CAN) launched its annual breast cancer campaign dubbed “You … deserve our care”. At the event, the Chairperson of CAN Dr Khaled Al-Saleh affirmed that the number of breast cancer patients among Kuwaiti women in 2012 was 212 representing 35.8 percent, and that …

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Kuwait threatened with FIFA ban

ZURICH, Oct 8, (RTRS): Kuwait, home to influential sports power broker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, has been threatened with a ban by FIFA because of government interference in the running of the local football association. World governing body FIFAhas given the Kuwait Football Association until next week to avoid the …

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Booze in ‘baqala’ – Indian held

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: An Indian expatriate who works in a grocery store in Farwaniya area was arrested for selling locally manufactured liquor which he stored in the refrigerator of the store. According to a security source, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Farwaniya area when they stopped in front of a …

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Syrian army in major offensive

BEIRUT, Oct 7, (Agencies): Heavy Russian aerial bombing and cruise missile strikes launched from warships in the Caspian Sea on Wednesday provided cover for a major Syrian army ground offensive in a coordinated attack on rebels. Amid a dramatic escalation in its air war over Syria, Moscow said it was …

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