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Subsidy cuts looming as govt, Assembly to meet – Minister reassures MPs will be consulted

KUWAIT: The issue of cutting subsidies on commodities and services will take the driver’s seat in Assembly-government discussions next week as all looks set for a decision to raise the…

Kuwait Airways to charge for additional check-in bags

KUWAIT: Effective from February, passengers flying Economy Class on Kuwait Airways will only be entitled to check in one piece of baggage not exceeding 23 kg in weight for free…

Landlines to be privatized

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to privatize the communication sector at the Ministry of Communication, including the needed infrastructure, landlines, long distance cables and telephone…

Lawmaker wants Hala February concerts canceled, fears ‘divine punishment’

KUWAIT: MP Ahmad Mutee’ Al-Azmi urged Information Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah to call off Hala February concerts because of the religious and moral violations committed during them. He justified…

Hala February 2016 Carnival Attracts Thousands of Participants – Al Thani: We seek key role in Kuwait’s national celebrations

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of the international Ooredoo group, participated in Hala February’s 2016 street carnival, which was held on Gulf Road next to Kuwait Towers on Friday. The…

Cold weather at nights

KUWAIT: Kuwait Civil Aviation’s Meteorologist Essa Ramadan expected a decrease in the effect of the Siberian high pressure in the upcoming days with continuation of cold weather at night until…

Cabinet condemns mosque attack in Saudi Arabia – Jail sentences approved for building system violators

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday reiterated Kuwait’s condemnation of a recent attack targeting a mosque in the east of Saudi Arabia, which left a number of innocent people dead or wounded,…

Stop Squandering

All Kuwaitis are in agreement that squandering must be stopped, but this squandering is present in more than one place. Some measures that are not in the right place, such…

Two questioned for beating own mother

KUWAIT: A citizen in her sixties told Salam police that she was insulted and beaten by her two sons in the presence of their father. The mother said her ex-husband,…

Injuries reported in accidents

KUWAIT: Farwaniya firemen dealt with several traffic accidents reported yesterday, including a collision on Ghazali Road where a person was trapped in his vehicle. Firefighters cut the vehicle open to…

Saudi man executed; 56 executions in 2016

RIYADH: Saudi authorities yesterday executed a national for murdering a compatriot, bringing to 56 the number of convicts put to death in the kingdom this year. Ahmed Al-Harbi was found…