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4th Sep

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Co-op warned for raising prices

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry summoned officials of a cooperative society in Hawally governorate for selling vegetables and fruits at higher prices compared with other co-ops. The co-op…

FIFA protests seizure of football office in Kuwait

ZURICH: World governing body FIFA has written to the Kuwait Football Association giving a new warning over the “escalation” of a power struggle between the government and the Gulf state’s…

691 sites violated noon work ban

KUWAIT: Director General of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Abdullah Al-Mutoutah said a ban on working in open areas from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm is over. The ban…

Officers, suspect Injured in raid

KUWAIT: A lieutenant colonel and two officers were injured during a raid of a Taima house, while a bedoon man was hit by a bullet. A security source said Mubarak…

Man sold mom’s jewelry for drug money

KUWAIT: A citizen stole his mother’s jewelry and sold them to get money for drugs, before being discovered and arrested by Fahd Al- Ahmad police. A woman told police her…

Kuwait, Micronesia sign agreement for establishment of diplomatic ties

KUWAIT: The State of Kuwait and the Federated States of Micronesia have signed an agreement to establish diplomatic relations and enhance friendly and cooperative relations between the two governments and…

Kuwait criminalizes chemical drug ‘Spice’ – Move taken after extensive consultations

KUWAIT: Trading or dealing in the drug known as “Spice” has been classified as a criminal offense in Kuwait. Assistant undersecretary for legal affairs at the Ministry of Health Mahmoud…

Firemen extinguish fire in Kuwait’s Al-Shuaiba district

KUWAIT: KUWAIT: Firemen put out a huge fire that erupted at a 3,000-square-meter sponge warehouse in Western Al-Shuaiba district yesterday and took effective precautions to prevent the blazes from spreading to a nearby plant…

300 Syrians leave rebel town under govt deal – More evacuations planned

MOADIMAYET AL-SHAM, Syria: More than 300 Syrians living in a rebel held town near Damascus were evacuated yesterday under a deal with the government, state media reported. The agreement between…

Univ to give admissions edge to slave descendants – Georgetown apologizes for slavery past

ASHINGTON: Georgetown University on Thursday announced measures to atone for profiting from the sale of nearly 300 slaves in the 19th century, giving an edge in admissions to their descendants.…

Russia, Japan seek to end island row – Abe holds talks with Putin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow was keen to resolve a territorial dispute with Japan as he met yesterday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but a deal appears…