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Caricaturists increase voters’ awareness – ‘Messages can even change political convictions’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9, (KUNA): Caricaturists have been playing a signifi cant role for enhancing electorate’s political awareness ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections due on November 26. Through simple, amusing and satirical works of art that depict realities of a community, caricaturists refl ect deep thoughts and ideas, and …

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Saudi king congratulates Trump on his U.S. election victory-agency

DUBAI, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz, a key Arab ally of the United States, congratulated Donald Trump on his U.S. presidential election victory, state news agency SPA said on Wednesday. The agency said that King Salman wished Trump success in “achieving security and stability in …

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Dashti vows legal battle to stay in poll race

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Following the Court of Appeals’ decision to reject his parliamentary candidacy, former MP Abdel Hameed Dashti announced his plan to submit a petition against the decision to the Court of Cassation on Wednesday. Dashti took to Twitter Tuesday after the higher court overturned the decision of …

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Debates bring to the fore, candidates ideologies – 51 MPs have represented 3rd Constituency since 1981

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8, (KUNA): Political debates between candidates contesting elections in democratic nations have been a reliable outlet to familiarize the electorate with ideologies of the candidates, while boosting awareness of the electoral process. In separate statements given to KUNA, a number of media specialists employed by state television …

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Candidates use various media tools in attempt to woo voters

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): Candidates running for the 2016 parliamentary elections seek with all means to lure voters including the latest integrated and sophisticated advertising and media tools. Such combination of media and advertising means, according to media professors at Kuwait University, includes usage of traditional tools such as …

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Economy, one-vote, women feature in campaigns

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: The economic reform document will be discussed thoroughly in the next Parliament as the incoming lawmakers will ensure that citizens, particularly the middle class and low income earners, will not bear the repercussions of price hikes, says Third Constituency candidate and former MP Jamal Al-Omar. He …

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Oversight key as candidates lament decline

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Kuwait’s economic and development fields continue to deteriorate due to the absence of a clear vision and failure of the government to take sound economic decisions as stated in a number of global financial indices, competitiveness reports and economic studies, says Third Constituency candidate Hussein Al-Dallal. …

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75 foreign and high-level media figures invited to cover elections – Tours set for foreign reporters

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): Head of the Media Center for 2016 Parliamentary Elections in the Ministry of Information Mohammad Al-Baddah said Sunday the Ministry’s Foreign Media department, has made all preparations to host some 75 media figures and journalists out of 150 from around the world to cover upcoming …

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Hopefuls tap power of social media ahead of Nov 26th poll

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): Social media means have dominated the media arena ahead of the upcoming Parliamentary elections slated for November 26 after imposing itself as one of the most prominent media outlets used by candidates to attract Kuwaiti voters. Smartphones left a clear imprint on the lives of …

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Kuwait opposition candidates abandon ‘failed’ poll boycott – Kuwait opposition candidates abandon ‘failed’ poll boycott

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (AFP): Kuwaiti opposition groups are aiming for a comeback in Parliament after a four-year election boycott, seeking to reverse what they see as the deteriorating political situation in the Gulf state. More than 30 prominent Islamist and liberal opposition figures and former lawmakers have registered to …

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