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Arab Times

Travel ban on girl cancelled; Six acquitted in IS terror funding

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: The Family Court cancelled an order for imposing a travel ban on a minor Kuwaiti girl, who is under the custody of her mother. Lawyer Khawlah Al-Hassawi, who represents the mother of the girl, explained that her client’s former husband had initiated the travel ban order …

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Saudi envoy congratulates Kuwait on its national days

‘Keen on upholding pillars of wise governance’ KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Kuwait Dr Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim Al-Fayez congratulated Kuwait on the 57th Independence Day, 27th Liberation Day and 12th anniversary of the rule of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber …

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UN official praises Kuwait for hosting Iraq rebuilding confab

G-7 reaffirm support for reconstruction meeting GENEVA, Jan 30, (KUNA): The chief of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing on Tuesday spoke highly of a Kuwaiti initiative to hold a conference over the reconstruction of war-torn Iraq. In his meeting with Kuwait’s permanent delegate to the United …

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Yemen pins hope on Kuwait

SEPARATISTS SURROUND PRESIDENTIAL PALACE KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30, (Agencies): Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and his visiting Yemeni counterpart Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafion Tuesday met on the latest regional developments. They also addressed ongoing international efforts to find a political solution to the Yemeni problem …

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Passport seized by sponsor

My question is in regard to my passport. I worked for a company for over five years and I had to file a case to be able to get a release. I finally received my release now and I am trying to get my passport; my old employer took my …

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MP panel rejects imposition of expat remittance tax

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: The parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on Monday unanimously rejected the proposal to impose tax on remittances of expatriates because it is unconstitutional. Some MPs had earlier presented the proposal which, they believe, would contribute about three percent to national income. They argued the country …

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KD 20b spending cap in ’18/’19 budget – ‘Kuwait reform budget also expansionary’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: The Kuwait Ministry of Finance today announced the government’s proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018/2019. The budget sets the government’s fiscal and economic priority for the coming year and is effective  once approved by the Kuwait National Assembly. The State of Kuwait’s fiscal year starts on …

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FILIPINOS TO FLY OUT FREE – Thousand register to avail Kuwait amnesty

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: Around a thousand undocumented Filipino workers in Kuwait trooped to the Philippine Embassy on Monday in Al Siddique area on the first day of the amnesty to apply for travel documents and schedule their fingerprinting to have their status checked for the processing of their exit …

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Kuwait’s ‘strategic reserve’ of liquefied gas enough for 2 weeks

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: The country’s strategic reserve of liquefied gas is enough for two weeks as per the capacity of eight reservoirs in Al-Zour and the liquefied petroleum gas process continues as planned, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources revealed the lowest return based on the projects of Kuwait …

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