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Egyptian expat stabbed to death by compatriot

Staff KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: An Egyptian expatriate was stabbed to death by another in Kabad area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the incident, securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location and found the victim lying in a pool of …

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Qataris eye air defense system

MOSCOW, Jan 25, (RTRS): Qatar is in talks with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile air defense systems, Tass state news agency quoted the Qatari ambassador to Russia on Thursday as saying. Qatar is engaged in a deepening diplomatic row with some of its Gulf Arab neighbours, including Saudi Arabia …

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Four Americans among 25 killed in Afghan hotel attack

WASHINGTON, Jan 25, (Agencies): Four US citizens were killed and two injured in last Saturday’s attack by the Taleban on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, the US State Department said on Wednesday. “We can confirm that there were four US citizens killed and two injured. We offer our deepest condolences …

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Dignity’ or Duterte to pull workers – ‘BUT ONE MORE INCIDENT … I’M GOING TO BAN’

Philippines President asks Kuwait, Middle East to end abuse of Filipino workers MANILA, Jan 24, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday he may impose a permanent ban on sending workers to Kuwait and withdraw his countrymen working there if another Filipino domestic helper is raped and dies. The …

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Legislators submit bill on domestic violence

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: MPs Khalid Al-Shatti, Ahmad Al- Fadel, Youssef Al-Fadalah, Rakan Al-Nisf and Ouda Al- Ruwaie have submitted a bill on combating domestic violence. In their explanatory note, the lawmakers said that despite the global developments in the area of human rights in general, and the rights of …

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Kuwait has changed, jobless go home – Elated expats urge extension in amnesty time to 3 months

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: Statistics issued by the General Department of Immigration reveal that the number of residency violators as of 2016 reached 22,738 compared to 25,106 violators in 2015. This marks a decline in the number of violators of residency law. Domestic workers (with visa No. 20) constitute majority …

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Al-Sabeeh promises to examine seriously issues raised by MPs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24, (KUNA): Minister of State for Economic Affairs and Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh on Wednesday assured National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim and MPs, namely the legislators who interpellated her the day before, that she would seriously look into the issues they raised. …

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