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Father fears twin sons joined terrorist groups

KUWAIT: A citizen expressed his fears that his 18-year-old twin sons may have been brainwashed and may have left Kuwait to join terrorist groups. The father told Fahaheel police that…

Iraqi parliament speaker praises Amir’s wisdom – Prosecution begins interrogating ‘Fintas Group’ members

KUWAIT: Iraqi Parliament Speaker Saleem Al-Jabouri yesterday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a mosque in Kuwait that left 26 people dead and 227 others wounded. Speaking after talks with…

GCC security chiefs urged to eliminate terror crimes

KUWAIT: Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah urged heads of political security departments in the GCC countries to be more vigilant and exchange information to eliminate…

Amir returns from Jeddah after offering condolences

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his official delegation returned home late Saturday from Saudi Arabia where he attended the funeral of Prince Saud bin…

KD 50 max pay increase for expats to be changed

KUWAIT: The Manpower Public Authority is expected to change an order approved recently and sets the maximum annual salary increase an expatriate worker could receive at KD 50. The step…

Army chief vows determination to defend national security

KUWAIT: Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Khaled AlKheder vowed yesterday to resolutely protect and defend the homeland. While visiting the Striking Squad of the Land Force, Lieutenant General…

Commerce Ministry asked to withdraw Al-Watan land plots

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Industry (PAI) has asked to withdraw the land plots it had allocated for Al-Watan Press and Publishing House Company now that its commercial license had…

Pakistani man sent to serve life imprisonment sentence

KUWAIT: A Pakistani man who is wanted to serve up to 100 years in prison for several drug-related verdicts was recently arrested at the free trade zone and referred to…

Duo held on drugs smuggling charges

KUWAIT: A citizen and his Egyptian friend were recently arrested with possession of drugs they had imported and were trading in, said security sources. Narcotics detectives had been tipped off…

Fugitive drives under the influence

KUWAIT: A citizen was recently arrested for driving through a red traffic light, said security sources. The man was found driving under the influence of drugs, and was discovered to…

Beggar with half a million KD arrested

KUWAIT: As part of the Ministry of Interior's measures to pursue, arrest and deport expat beggars, a stateless man was recently arrested for begging all over Ahmadi. After being tipped…

2,571 illegal residents employed in past 3 years – No solution in sight for bedoons’ problem ahead of ultimatum

KUWAIT: Kuwait has employed 2,571 stateless residents at the private and public sectors in the past three years, a government official said yesterday. The step comes as part of state…