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Marriage between dead man, maid declared null and void

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The Family Circuit of the Court of First Instance declared the illegality of the marriage contract between a dead Kuwaiti citizen and his housemaid, as it was signed following the issuance of a verdict that placed him under guardianship as he was suffering from dementia. The …

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‘Second marriage sole right of men, no need to ask first wife’

‘Extradition treaty with UK effective, Egypt awaits nod’ KUWAIT CITY, July 2: Muslim clerics are of the view that it is wrong in Islam to seek permission from a wife before marrying another one, indicating the act of informing the first wife about the intention to marry another wife can …

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The 4L’s of marriage … parts of a final masterpiece

This Holy Month I feel grateful for many things, but particularly to have a good man around who has put up with me for three decades. Actually, he’s not always good – just a while ago he said, “We’ve been married for almost 32 years but it seems just like …

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Incitement to live with evil

  IN MY last week’s article titled “People are in the religion of their government”, I had narrated the story of a Kuwaiti youth who is studying in the United States of America under the Kuwaiti government scholarship. I thought his scholarship was terminated because he got married to an …

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Costly ‘young bride’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: Police have arrested an Arab woman for swindling a 65-year old man by offering him a young female relative to marry, reports Al-Anba daily.The ‘bride’ is reportedly living in one of the GCC states and is the age of her granddaughter. The woman reportedly received KD …

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Panel takes up aid to women with foreign husbands

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 12: The parliamentary Women and Family Affairs Committee discussed Thursday the alleged suspension of assistance granted to Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis. During the meeting, Committee Rapporteur MP Safa Al-Hashem called on the Ministry of Social Affairs to reconsider its decision to stop supporting these women. She …

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672 Kuwaiti females married to Saudis – Social aid reaches KD 260m in 5 yrs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (KUNA): Social assistance disbursed by the Ministry of Social Affairs and labor has increased from KD 119 million to KD 260 million in the past five years, the minister revealed Saturday. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of Stater for Planning and Development Hind …

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672 Kuwaiti females married to Saudis – Social aid reaches KD 260m in 5 yrs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (KUNA): Social assistance disbursed by the Ministry of Social Affairs and labor has increased from KD 119 million to KD 260 million in the past five years, the minister revealed Saturday. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of Stater for Planning and Development Hind …

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Sharing marriage loans a crime – Giving a daughter’s hand more than once in marriage deplored

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: Several Kuwaitis, religious leaders and experts have condemned the idea of giving a daughter’s hand in marriage more than once; alleging that some fathers get their daughters hitched with the purpose of sharing marriage loans with the couples involved, although the act violates law and Islamic …

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877 Kuwaiti women marry foreigners in 2015: Minister Al-Sana’e

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: Minister of Justice, Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sana’e disclosed that 877 Kuwaiti women were married to non- Kuwaitis in 2015 and the unions entailed 771 wedding ceremonies and 106 marriage endorsements, reports Al-Rai daily. Meanwhile, 431 Kuwaiti women had registered their marriages to non-Kuwaitis as …

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