Friday , December 15 2017

Arab Times

Success of The Avenues of Kuwait gives birth to The Avenues-Bahrain

Prince Salman opens Bahrain’s newest shopping landmark MANAMA, Oct 29, (KUNA): Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa inaugurated Saturday Bahrain’s newest shopping landmark, The Avenues Mall. Speaking at the ceremony, the Crown Prince emphasized Bahrain’s commitment to advancing its key economic sectors and bolstering regional competiveness. He also …

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Qatar warns on ‘military action’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct 29, (Agencies): Qatar’s Amir has warned against any military confrontation over the ongoing diplomatic dispute between his country and four other Arab nations, saying it would only plunge the region into chaos. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani said US President Donald Trump has offered …

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Unity march in Catalonia

BARCELONA, Oct 29, (AFP): Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards rallied in Catalonia’s capital Barcelona Sunday, waving national and European flags and chanting “Viva Espana!” to denounce regional lawmakers’ vote to sever the region from Spain. Crowds of protesters swarmed, singing and clapping, through Barcelona’s streets in a sea of red-and-yellow …

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Kurdish leader Barzani to quit

ERBIL, Iraq, Oct 29, (AFP): Massud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, told a closed-door session of parliament Sunday he was stepping down amid the fallout from a controversial independence referendum. “After Nov 1, I will no longer exercise my functions, and I reject any extension …

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Kuwait condemns Somalia bombings – Toll to 29

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29, (Agencies): Kuwait has strongly condemned the latest terrorist bombings that took place in Mogadishu, killing and wounding scores of people. Kuwait firmly rejects all forms of violence and terrorism, a foreign ministry source said in a statement received by KUNA. Kuwait calls on the international community …

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Services terminated – “I have bank loans to pay”

My services are terminated by the employer and I am on three months’ notice period (remaining notice period is 15 days only). Please note that my Iqama will be valid for 3 months from the last working day. I am having some loans in bank and other institutions and I …

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Plan to reduce health fees on humanitarian grounds mulled

Debate over rise begins as evaluation date awaited KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: Member of the Health Committee of the National Assembly, MP Khalid Al-Otaibi has said the committee plans to request to reduce some of the recently approved health fees for expatriates. He called on the concerned body to take …

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MoH requests KD 228 mln more to cover needs of patients, medicines

‘Strategic stockpile of some drugs almost nearing end’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: The Ministry of Health has requested from the Finance Ministry an additional 228 million dinars to cover the needs of patients and medicines and chemicals, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting informed sources said the strategic stockpile of …

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Warning on Cabinet – Panel sets priorities

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: MP Dr Waleed Al-Tabtabaei said the return of State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah, who was grilled last Tuesday, is rejected considering a no-confidence motion has been presented against him. He stressed that those who claim to respect the Constitution knows this is …

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