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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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‘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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