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Tag Archives: corruption

Iran tycoon Zanjani given death penalty

TEHRAN, March 6, (AFP): Iran’s billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, a judicial official said Sunday, after a long trial in which he was accused of fraudulently pocketing $2.8 billion. Zanjani became notorious during the era of president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, finding ways to channel hard …

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‘Recovering’ stolen funds

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Social Security (PASS) has asked the Swiss Public Prosecutor to consider PASS as an aggrieved party in the court case against the former director of PASS, said at a parliamentary session Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister …

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Pressure builds on Al-Omair – MP urges resignation

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Minister of Oil and State Minister for National Assembly Affairs Ali Al- Omair has been under fire from MPs, especially among those planning to grill him on the alleged financial and administrative violations in the oil sector and Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources …

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Jobs at risk – ‘Declare assets’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Secretary General of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority Ahmad Al-Remaihi affirmed that officials who fail to submit their financial disclosures on time could face penalty up to three-year imprisonment and dismissal from their jobs, reports Al- Anba daily. He said, out of the 7629 officials listed for submission …

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111 officials fail to declare their assets – Face legal action

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Up to 111 officials have failed to disclose their financial assets as scheduled or have abstained from making the disclosure, Chief of the Public Anti-Corruption Authority Abdulrahman Saleh Al-Namash said on Saturday. These cases have been examined closely and referred to the competent investigative authorities, namely …

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Little oversight allows Mideast military corruption

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct 30, (AP): The evergrowing, secret defense budgets and poor oversight of militaries in the Middle East make them susceptible to corruption and more vulnerable to extremist violence, a watchdog group warned Thursday. The report by London-based Transparency International comes at a time of multiple military …

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Ministers, top officials urged to submit financial disclosures – Cabinet hails PM’s submission of ‘report’ to anti-graft body

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): The Cabinet has called on ministers and senior officials of state bodies to submit their financial disclosure reports to the Anti-Corruption Authority as soon as possible. The call was made by the Cabinet during its customary weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace on Monday under …

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‘Corruption rampant’; MP vows ‘deserving’ oil minister grilling – Doctors appointment procedure queried

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: MP Khalil Al-Saleh intends to present what he calls a “deserving” interpellation against Minister of Oil and State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Al- Omair on serious violations detected in the agricultural and oil sectors. At a press conference held in the National Assembly, Al-Saleh said …

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