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Subsidized fish proposal rejected

KUWAIT: A state official in a department concerned with resolving the problem of high zubaidi (silver pomfret) prices made a verbal proposal to a high ranking official at the Ministry…

Expat teachers placed on ‘rewards system’

KUWAIT: Education Ministry Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari formed a committee chaired by Assistant Undersecretary for General Education Fatima Al-Kandari to discuss applications of several expatriate employees sent for retirement to…

Fifth edition of banknotes no longer in use starting today

KUWAIT: The fifth edition of Kuwait’s banknotes will be withdrawn today and will no longer be used, while the deadline to exchange them with the sixth edition banknotes will be…

Don’t Blame Them

Let me say it loud and clear: the behavior of some of the tourists from the Gulf states is not acceptable and has to change. Following the economic boom of…

Local currency bonds issued before year’s end to finance budget deficit: Minister – Senior officials laud ties with Saudi Arabia, Hajj organization

KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh stated that Kuwait would issue Kuwaiti dinar bonds to finance budget deficit before the end of the current year or early…

Two new land plots for housing in Salmi, Abdaly

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality’s Acting Director Ahmad Al-Manfouhi said the Municipal Council suggested allocating two new land plots in Salmi and Abdaly for the Public Authority for Housing Welfare to build…

KD 50,000 compensation ordered for oppositionist

KUWAIT: A court yesterday ordered Al-Shahed newspaper to compensate former MP Musallam Al-Barrak KD 50,000 because of an article it published against him. Barrak, a leading political opposition figure, has…

Kuwaiti female shooters grab two medals in Rabat

RABAT: Kuwaiti female shooters Asmaa Al-Qatami and Shahd Al-Hawal won Tuesday a silver and a bronze medal respectively in the 12th Arab Shooting Championship currently held in the Moroccan capital.…

Duo held on bogus murder claim

KUWAIT: Criminal detectives arrested two Ethiopian women following a bogus claim about a citizen killing an Ethiopian woman. An Ethiopian woman had called 112 and told them that a woman…

Bag in mall not a bomb

KUWAIT: Police rushed to a mall in Al-Rai following a call about a suspicious bag found there. A security source said precautions were taken, then a robot was used, and…

Czars in Arab countries

In 1967, Israel formed a national unity cabinet which observes described as a ‘war government.’ It also took many exceptional measures and deployed its forces in a way that indicated…

Palestinian flag flies at UN for first time

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