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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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‘80,000 of 110,000 Bedouns have no hope of getting Kuwaiti citizenship’ – They must correct their status: Maj-Gen Sheikh Mazen

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah said 80,000 of the 110,000 Bedouns have no hope of getting the Kuwaiti citizenship, reports Al-Anba daily. He noted these people must correct their status at a time tremendous efforts …

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5-year jail for citizen in bedoun kill

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Waleed Al-Kandari sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to five-year imprisonment with hard labor and acquitted six other defendants over the murder of a Bedoun youth in Jahra last year. According to the case file, the Public Prosecution accused the first …

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Saudi, Eritrean, bedoun arrested – Trio wanted in various crimes

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Plainclothes policemen from the Saad Al-Abdullah Police Station have arrested a Saudi, an Eritrean and a non-Kuwaiti who had been convicted by courts and sentenced to various jail terms, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a security source the arrest came after the Operations Room of the …

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‘Ministry to approach ‘Fatwa’ if grants include bedoun teachers’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa was recently quoted as saying the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has specified the value of housing allowance the expatriate female teachers are eligible to when the law was enacted, reports Al-Rai daily. He went on to say …

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Rights panel eyes granting more privileges to Bedoun – Jobs, health care, education discussed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee on Thursday discussed bills on the civil and social rights of Bedouns with the representatives of the Central System for Remedying the Status of Illegal Residents (CSRSIR). Committee Chairman MP Jamal Al-Omar said they looked into the possibility of granting more …

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Panel’s rapporteur says ‘hurt’ by criticisms over report on Dow file

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: Rapporteur of the Public Funds Protection Committee in the Parliament MP Saif Al- Azmi has expressed disappointment over criticisms on the panel’s reports about the Dow Chemical Company file. Al-Azmi claimed some of his colleagues have challenged the committee and accused it of being biased in …

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‘8,000 ‘bedoun’ registered in 1965 deserve naturalization’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major- General Sheikh Mazen Al- Jarrah said 8,000 of the 32,000 stateless people or the so-called ‘Bedoun’ who had registered during the 1965 census deserve naturalization, reports Al- Qabas daily. On the other hand, …

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Some 7,243 Bedouns ‘adjust’ their status since 2011: CARSIR

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14, (KUNA): Since 2011 and until October 2015, some 7,243 illegal residents (Bedouns) have adjusted their status in Kuwait, said the Central Agency for Remedying the Status of Illegal Residents’ (CARSIR) here on Saturday. Head of the status adjustment department of the apparatus Colonel Mohammad Al-Wohaib told …

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Gang of 2 Kuwaitis, bedoun held for trafficking in arms

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Director-General of the Department of Weapons Security M a j o r- G e n e r a l Faraj Al-Zuabi was recently quoted as saying the security authorities were able to dismantle an international network which specialized in smuggling arms and ammunition from Turkey to …

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