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Study calls for deporting terminated expat workers – MoI readies plan to crack down on absconders

KUWAIT: Kuwait is studying a proposal to force a foreign worker to leave the country if he or she is sacked by their employer, according to sources, who explained that…

Yemen foes hold direct talks, prisoners freed

KUWAIT: Yemen’s warring parties held “productive” face-to-face peace talks yesterday on “key issues” in a bid to end the conflict in the impoverished Arab country, the UN envoy said. “The…

Zalzalah slams airport passport counter staff

KUWAIT: MP Yousef Al-Zalzalah strongly criticized the passport counter staff at Kuwait International Airport, saying that their behavior with arriving passengers is very ‘reckless’. Zalzalah also suggested that MoI should…

2 colonels among 13 arrested for lewd conduct

KUWAIT: Nine Kuwaiti men, among them two law enforcement officers, three Kuwaiti women, and a female expatriate were arrested yesterday at a beach house in the coastal area of Sabah…

Teen killed in ‘staring’ fight – Suspect surrenders, claims self-defense

KUWAIT: A teenager was stabbed to death during a fight yesterday in Sabah Al-Nasser. The victim, a Kuwaiti, had an altercation with a stranger that escalated when the latter took…

Withdrawal of citizenship

The process of withdrawal of Kuwaiti citizenship from those who are believed to have obtained it by fraud or unlawfully is still continuing. The judiciary is currently considering a number…

Privatization won’t solve problem: former lawmaker

KUWAIT: Former MP Abdullah Al-Naibari said that the government’s economic and financial reform plan is an attempt to reform the state budget’s income by either avoiding a current deficit or…

Speaker urges world to stop ‘Aleppo massacres’

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem yesterday called on the international community, the UN and humanitarian agencies to exert intensive political and diplomatic pressure to stop bloody massacres committed in…

Two Kuwaiti imams suspended for criticizing government bodies

KUWAIT: Well-informed sources said that the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs had taken precautionary measures and suspended two Kuwaiti imams for violating mosque regulations and criticizing some government bodies.…

Rapist officer’s case adjourned

KUWAIT: The criminal court postponed hearing a case filed against a police officer over charges of sexually abusing a male detainee he had arrested, said security sources, noting that the…

Officers hurt after patrol hits camel

KUWAIT: Two police officers narrowly escaped death when they could not control their patrol vehicle and it collided with a camel crossing the street along Subbiya highway, said security sources.…

Kenya torches world’s biggest ivory bonfire

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