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Dialogues move stagnancy…Is Kuwait governed by Islamic or man-made laws?

KUWAIT is a Muslim country that freely performs religious rituals and supports the upholding of Islamic rituals through Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs. The ministry has been exerting tremendous efforts and spending huge amounts of money for ensuring professional administration and excellent management of mosques and Quran memorization centers. …

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Kuwait to let private sector manage airport, ports – Govt under pressure to cut costs and improve efficiency of economy

DUBAI, March 8, (RTRS): Kuwait’s government plans legislation that will let the private sector manage commercial ports and the country’s international airport, with the government retaining its ownership of the assets, a senior government official told Reuters on Tuesday. Like other Gulf states, Kuwait is under heavy pressure to cut …

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FIFA confirms Kuwait, Indonesia barred from vote – FIFA reduces Blatter, Platini bans to six years

ZURICH, Feb 24, (AFP): FIFA has confirmed that suspended members Indonesia and Kuwait remain barred from voting in the body’s presidential election on Friday, in what could be a blow to leading candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa. Sheik Salman, a royal from Bahrain, heads the Asian Football Confederation …

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Kuwaiti WC heroes seek to get FIFA ban lifted

DUBAI, Feb 19, (RTRS): Four of Kuwait’s 1982 World Cup heroes are touring the Gulf region lobbying soccer chiefs in an attempt to have a FIFA ban on the country’s football association overturned. World soccer’s governing body suspended the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) in October after a deadline to change …

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‘Kuwait’s financial situation is stable, won’t be affected by wars in the region’ – MoE approves bonus for exam controllers

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: A number of economy analysts affirmed that Kuwait’s financial situation is stable and will not be affected by the political situation and wars in the region because of its strong economy and its vast investments, which will ensure the country is in a secure position, reports …

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Prolific child bearer

KUWAIT was not built on the sand of the Gulf beach that is prone to destruction due to waves of personality clashes or tribal and sectarian politics. It is a strong nation supported by the strength of a society which is united by culture, traditions and norms based on loyalty. …

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Kuwait’s sovereign ratings affirmed by CI – Outlook remains stable

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: Capital Intelligence (CI) today announced that it has affirmed Kuwait’s Long-Term Foreign Currency and Local Currency Ratings of ‘AA-’, and its Short-Term Foreign and Local Currency Ratings of ‘A1+’. The Outlook for Kuwait’s Ratings remains  ‘Stable’, according to CPI financial. Kuwait’s ratings are underpinned by strong …

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Kuwait earn second victory in Gulf Ice Hockey Championships

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30, (KUNA): Kuwait’s ice hockey team defeated Qatar 7-4, its second victory in the ongoing fourth edition of the Gulf Ice Hockey Championships, the country’s club for winter sports said Saturday. In a phone call to KUNA, the club’s Chairman Fuhaid Al-Ajmi described Kuwait’s victory against host …

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Panel discussion explores ‘Kuwait Taxation’- British Business Forum holds meeting

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: With falling oil prices, a budget deficit, and a recent rise in the Fed interest rates, it looks almost inevitable that Kuwait will introduce corporate taxation, was the general consensus during a panel discussion which was hosted by Donald Teale a BBF Director, during the British …

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‘Athletes became the victims’ –  Kuwait Oly head deplores escalation of dispute

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20, (AP): The head of Kuwait’s national Olympic committee condemned what he called on Wednesday the “serious escalation” of government interference that could prevent the Gulf nation’s athletes from representing their country at the Rio de Janeiro Games. Sheikh Talal Al Fahad Al Sabah said in a …

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