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MPs oppose ban on ‘visas for relatives’

KUWAIT: Islamist MP Waleed Al-Tabtabai said yesterday that a number of MPs are planning moves against a recent Interior Ministry decision to prevent expatriates from sponsoring their parents, sisters and…

Seven rapists sentenced to death

KUWAIT: Kuwait Appeals Court yesterday overturned a 10-year jail term against seven young men and sentenced them to death for abducting and raping a mentally-retarded boy and filming their action.…

MEW denies rumors

KUWAIT: Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) undersecretary Mohammed Boshehri strongly denied social media rumors about deciding to suspend remote area allowances for MEW employees, and stressed that such allowances…

Zain signs groundbreaking ‘Smart Meters’ deal with Ministry of Electricity and Water

Project one of the largest in Kuwait’s ICT sector KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announces signing a development, management, and operation agreement with the Ministry of Electricity…

KD 2.28 billion spent in 2016-2017 development plan

KUWAIT: The Supreme Council for Planning and Development’s Secretary General Dr Khaled Mahdi said total development projects number 279, of which 25 have been completed, 125 are under construction and…

Ramadan trucks ban hours announced

KUWAIT: The Traffic General Department announced yesterday the timing of trucks’ ban on main roads during Ramadan, which will be from 8:30 am to 10:30 am and from 12:30pm to…

Amir receives Bahraini Prime Minister

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Dasman Palace on Tuesday Bahrain’s Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and an accompanying delegation. Prince…

Respecting traffic rules for safer driving – MAKE KUWAIT GREAT

Each of us can contribute to making Kuwait a better place for all of us to live. In our daily deeds and actions, we can find – if we choose…

Cleanliness and hygiene

Islam strongly promotes personal hygiene and beauty as these are among the core tenets of Islam, and regarded as acts of worship. A person will never attain a balanced personality…

Eating healthy, jogging ideal during Ramadan

KUWAIT: People tend during the holy month of Ramadan to spend hefty amounts of money to purchase all kinds of food, paving way for consumption all the way to ‘sohoor’…

Ahmed Al-Gharabally – The great giver

I am still in shock. Then again, that is exactly what you used to do. You shocked people. Sometimes, you shocked them with your appearance. After all, you were a…

Local entrepreneur, activist passes away

A popular, well-known local entrepreneur, humanitarian and activist, Ahmed Al-Gharabally passed away yesterday. He was the founder of local real estate website, masahati.com and Adlyx, the digital media consultancy and…

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