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Under-fire Omair moved to public works ministry – Saleh named acting oil minister; Nod to Arab anti-terror pact

KUWAIT: The government finally carried out a long-awaited Cabinet reshuffle, moving Ali Al-Omair out of the oil ministry to the public works ministry after accepting the resignation of Ahmad Al-Jassar…

PM backs France in fight against terror

PARIS: Representative of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, yesterday reaffirmed support to France in the fight against terrorism.…

Payroll strategic alternative to improve, not to cut, wages: Omair

KUWAIT: The payroll strategic alternative project has not been set to cut wages but to improve low salaries, former oil minister Dr Ali Al-Omair said. The project is for the…

Expats deported for changing profession without handing driving license: Muhanna

KUWAIT: Interior Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna said Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah’s decision to deport expats driving without licenses would also apply to those…

Municipality to cut expat staff

KUWAIT: The higher planning committee at Kuwait Municipality held an expanded meeting to discuss and set a strategy to reduce the number of contracts of using services and fixed contracts…

Fake expat absconding reports detected – Subsidies issue still under consideration: Finance Ministry

KUWAIT: The Finance Ministry yesterday strongly stressed that a study on subsidies was still in progress, and that the concerned committee and the government had not made any related decisions…

Security reports filed every 6 hours

KUWAIT: A security source said all land and sea locations are monitored round the clock, adding that cases of suspicion about belonging to or sympathizing with terrorist organizations are being…

History will never forget Mubarak Al-Kabeer’s great works: Minister

KUWAIT: The memory of Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah, or ‘Mubarak Al-Kabeer,’ will remain forever in the hearts and minds of the Kuwaiti people, honorable Arabs and the world at large, Minister…

KAC receives ‘Al-Jahra’ aircraft from Airbus

KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) has received the 12th and last aircraft of the leasing contract with Airbus Company. A330-200 bears the name of ‘Al-Jahra,’ KAC Chairperson and Managing Director…

Minister clarifies ‘preferring private schools’ statement; Jaber Stadium reopens Dec 12

KUWAIT: Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa strongly denied a statement circulating on social media attributed to him and claims that he said he would…

Flu awareness drive in schools

KUWAIT: The Health Ministry’s Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi announced yesterday the launch of an awareness campaign in all schools in the country, public and private, on seasonal flu prevention and…

Common rental concerns

A large part of living a stable life in a new country is finding a place to comfortably live in. Kuwait, unlike other neighboring countries has pretty easy going norms…