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MoI proposes issuing passports to bedoun for one-time travel abroad – Senior officials against the idea

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: The Citizenship and Travel Documents Department affi liated to the Ministry of Interior is considering to put in place a new mechanism to issue travel documents or passports for bedoun for one-time travel to specifi c destinations, reports Al-Anba daily quoting security sources. The same sources …

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MoE reconfirms ban on periodic leave for ‘wage-tied’ Bedouns – Imams, Muezzins ordered to stick to official dress code

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: Ministry of Education has reconfirmed its ban on giving Bedoun employees any periodic vacations in line with the decision of Civil Service Commission (CSC) concerning vacations for those working under the clause of “wage in exchange for work”. In this regard, Director of Human Resources Department …

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Bedoun flees, rearrested; Syrian held with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: A Bedoun man accused of theft managed to escape from a security officer on their way to the Public Prosecution, and his spouse aided the police to arrest him. A security source said the suspect was detained in Saad Al-Abdullah Police Station throughout the investigation, and …

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500 Bedoun soldiers likely to be granted citizenship

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: The Ministry of Defence, in collaboration with the Central System for Remedying the Status of Illegal Residents (CSRSIR) in Kuwait has reviewed 500 files of stateless military personnel, who participated in the Arab wars and the war to liberate Kuwait, either retired or who are still …

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Bedouns acquitted of staging protests

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: The Court of Cassation chaired by Judge Ahmad Al-Ujail upheld the decision of the Court of Appeals and First Instance Court and acquitted 67 Bedoun activists of unlawful gathering and attacking securitymen in Taima area on Jan 13, 2012. In their defense, Lawyer Fawziya Al-Sabah said …

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‘Revenge video clip’ leads to arrest of bedoun

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Security authorities have arrested a bedoun, identified as Ali Abdullah Al-Shammari (born in 1976) and who appeared in a video clip on the social media beating, verbally abusing and humiliating a 36-year-old Egyptian Ashraf Abu Alyameen Jaber Sweilem, reports Al-Shahed daily. The Public Relations Department at …

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First nod to grant 4,000 citizenship yearly – MPs vote support for sport

KUWAIT CITY, May 11: The National Assembly approved, in its first reading Wednesday, the proposal to grant citizenship to 4,000 deserving applicants every year. Article One of the bill states that the number of those who will be granted Kuwaiti nationality for the year 2016 will not exceed 4,000 in …

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Govt plans to toughen stance while giving docus to bedoun – Kuwaiti’s murder in Thailand drives move

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: Kuwait plans to toughen its stance when it comes to issuing passports to stateless people residing in the country following the murder of a Kuwaiti citizen in Thailand, reports Al-Anba daily. The victim, a Kuwait Army officer, was stabbed to death during a brawl Saturday at …

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MoI limits naturalization of ‘bedoun’, vows to apply conditions – ‘No room for negotiations’

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: The Interior Ministry has expressed its reservation and rejects increasing the ceiling on naturalization of bedoun even if it is on the agenda of the National Assembly committee, reports Al-Anba daily. A parliamentary source said the government during its meetings with the Parliament stressed that it …

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11 MPs propose to grant citizenships to Bedouns

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: The Bedoun case will witness a new phase of parliamentary- government negotiations during a meeting of the Parliament’s Interior and Defense Committee on Sunday, April 10, as 11 lawmakers have submitted 11 proposals for granting citizenship to 4,000 Bedoun residents of Kuwait, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting …

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