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Tag Archives: Army

Fatigue kills two cadet officers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: Kuwait Army general staff headquarters yesterday mourned the death of its two cadet officers, Hudaib Al-Sawarij and Faleh Al-Azmi from the 46th batch of the cadets officer who died of fatigue and exhaustion, reports Al-Rai daily. The officers died inside the intensive care unit of a …

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‘Check IDs of army officers in bid to stitch their uniforms’

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Ministry of Interior has requested Ministry of Commerce and Industry to tighten its supervision on tailor shops and impose maximum punishment on those who stitch military clothes for people who do not carry military IDs or official letters from their workplaces, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed …

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Assembly ‘nod’ to bill that will allow non-Kuwaitis to join army

Family law amendment proposal endorsed KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: The National Assembly approved in its regular session Tuesday a draft law allowing non-Kuwaitis to join the Kuwait Army in its first reading. This came after the Assembly discussed the report of the Interior and Defense Affairs Committee on the proposal …

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Chief of Staff safe after copter crash – Amir inquires over incident

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday the safety of the army’s Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohammed Al-Khuder and his accompanying delegation following a helicopter accident during his official visit to the friendly Republic of Bangladesh. The helicopter carrying the Chief of Staff and his …

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Drill boosts Kuwait-US army ties

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait, Sept 21: Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwaiti military forces conducted the first-ever Desert Observer exercise near Udairi Range in northern Kuwait on Sept 13. The multi-day, partnered training exercise simulated an attack across Kuwait’s border. Scouts identified the attacking opposition …

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Armies should be tools of defence, not oppression

Armies fall into two loose categories. There are those whose prime objective is to defend their soil and people from foreign aggression and others that prioritize defence of the leadership and state institutions against civil uprisings. Some will willingly use lethal force against demonstrators whereas, in other cases, armies line …

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