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Tag Archives: citizenship

Most powerful passport in the world Kuwait ranks 46th, UAE ranks 4th

DUBAI: The UAE has been ranked as having the fourth most powerful passport in the world, according to the global ranking on Passport Index, reports Gulf Business. The Passport Index, run by Arton Capital, collects, displays and ranks the passports from around the world. The ranking uses a three-tier method …

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Jail, fine for 3 in forged nationality case

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mohammad Ghazi Al-Mutairi sentenced three individuals to seven-year imprisonment, imposed a fine that is double the salary they received through forgery, and ordered them to return the houses which they received from the government. The court dismissed the charges …

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Govt’s decision to reinstate Kuwaiti citizenship is intimidating … like a silly play

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: “The government’s decision to reinstate the Kuwaiti citizenship of those suspected of destabilizing national security is intimidating. It is like a silly play which justifies a vote of no cooperation in the upcoming interpellations,” says MP Mohammed Hayef. Asked about his concept of no cooperation with …

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Woman out in forged nationality case

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of a lower court, which acquitted a citizen (female) who had earlier been reported to be holding three nationalities, of forging documents to acquire Kuwaiti citizenship. According to the testimony of an officer from the Citizenship and Passport Affairs …

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Games people play to bag Kuwaiti nationality – ‘Crime does not pay’

KUWAIT CITY, July 2: Officers from the General Department for Citizenship and Passports Affairs led by “the hunter of the counterfeiters” Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah revealed a new incident related to falsification of citizenship. A Kuwaiti woman managed to obtain two Kuwaiti citizenships under her real name and fake …

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‘It is 25 yrs ago’

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The Criminal Court has released a policeman on KD 1,000 bail after he was charged with falsifying the Kuwaiti nationality, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to case papers, the Syrian father of the accused had added the name of his son to the file of a Kuwaiti …

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4 families citizenship to be reinstated

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The files of four families that applied for citizenship are now ready, in light of the approval of a report submitted by the committee formed to reinstate withdrawn citizenship under the chairmanship of Consultant in the Amiri Diwan Ali Al-Rashid, reports Al-Anba daily quoting parliamentary sources. …

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34,000 seats for Kuwaitis and children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis

29,000 students registered KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The Ministry of Higher Education will allot 34,000 seats for secondary level Kuwaiti students and children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Hamed Al-Azmi. In his statement to the daily after meeting …

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CSRSIR continues to track down ‘forgers’

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: The Central System for Remedying the Status of Illegal Residents (CSRSIR) is continuing to identify those who have hidden their original identification documents and continue to claim to be bedoun as a result of which the bedoun cause has been harmed, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily …

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Father-son Syrian duo held over bogus Kuwaiti citizenship

MANAMA, April 11: Kuwaiti authorities have referred two Syrians, a man and his son, to the public prosecution for obtaining the Kuwaiti citizenship fraudulently, reports gulfnews.com According to the case documents, the father was hired to work in Kuwait in 1985; however, in 1991, and following the liberation war, he …

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