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MPs insist on scrapping power, fuel price hikes

Assembly to study nationality law amendments KUWAIT: Opposition MPs said yesterday they will press ahead in passing legislation to scrap recent increases in fuel prices and the planned rise in…

MoI starts issuing new e-passports

KUWAIT: Coinciding with the national celebrations, the Ministry of Interior began issuing new electronic passports to Kuwaiti citizens yesterday. This was announced during a press conference held yesterday at the…

Terminating expat teachers serves greater good: official

Proposal at parliament to discuss traffic jams KUWAIT: The Ministry of Education’s Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari stressed that terminating expatriate teachers from public schools was being done for the greater…

Electronic system speeds up issuing construction licenses

KUWAIT: Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Mohammed Al-Jabri said yesterday that the electronic system of issuing construction licenses will end the bureaucracy…

Kuwait stresses importance of undermining IS cyberspace use

LONDON: Kuwait’s Assistant Foreign Minister for Development and International Cooperation affairs Ambassador Nasser Al-Sabeeh stressed yesterday the importance of increasing pressure on the so-called Islamic State (IS) and undermining its…

Kuwait Airways celebrates National, Liberation days with TV commercial

‘Samana Kuwaitiya’ celebrates nation’s individual, collective spirit KUWAIT: To mark the occasion of both Kuwait’s National Day and Liberation Day, falling on 25th and 26th February respectively, Kuwait Airways, the…

Amir meets Bahraini Crown Prince

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday, in the presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Bahraini…

Saudi man shoots his Kuwaiti wife dead in Taima

KUWAIT: A Saudi national shot his Kuwaiti wife dead at their Taima house yesterday. The woman arrived to Jahra Hospital with fatal gunshot wounds on the head and chest areas.…

Not the cabinet and Prime Minister

Many columnists have harshly criticized the government and His Highness the Prime Minister as of late. Members of Britain’s parliament, the world’s oldest, recently criticized the Prime Minister for visiting…

Unionist beaten, building raided

KUWAIT: Seven people stormed the building of Kuwait Trade Union Federation and beat up its administrative director, then destroyed the contents of his office and stole seals and union papers…

Migrants raped, beaten in Libya ‘living hellholes’

Migrants languish in unsanitary, disease-ridden detention centers LONDON: Women and children making the dangerous journey to Europe to flee poverty and conflicts in Africa are being beaten, raped and starved…

Mosul caught in strange, terrifying, bloody battle

IS snipers set homes ablaze to create smokescreens MOSUL: The families cowered in basements, huddling in the dark as war raged overhead between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants fighting…

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