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Dust hits Kuwait with cold winds

KUWAIT: A dust wave gripped Kuwait in the early hours of yesterday, causing visibility to drop drastically. Along with the storm, relatively cold winds were blowing with the visibility level…

MPs demand strong, competent Cabinet

KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday called for forming a strong and competent new Cabinet in order to be able to deal with the dangerous escalation in regional tensions and internal conflict within…

Lawmaker decries govt plans to rehabilitate returning IS members

‘They belong in jail after prosecution’ KUWAIT: MP Saleh Ashour stressed that rehabilitating Islamic State (IS) members returning to Kuwait would be disastrous for domestic security. “These people have violated…

Poor public transports hinder development

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Education (MoE) yesterday issued a directive suspending all transfers within educational directorates or from one directorate to another as educational teaching staff and timetables are stable…

Front seat passenger’s seatbelt required to avoid vehicle’s impounding

KUWAIT: Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah issued a decision to amend law 81/1976, giving police the authority to impound a vehicle or motorcycle in case the…

21 Residency law violators nabbed

KUWAIT: Residency detectives carried out a raid against domestic help offices in search of residency law violators, resulting in arresting 21 violators of various nationalities. The department received tips about…

Kuwait follows up on Rohingya plight: representative

NEW YORK: The State of Kuwait is following up with deep concern and distress on the Rohingya plight in Myanmar where the Muslim community is targeted with mounting violence, tantamount…

Amir hosts Turkish official, Central Bank governor

Amir holds consultations with former premier KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday the visiting Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek and…

Ten of 1,000 women in Kuwait suffer from breast cancer

KUWAIT: Ten out of every 1,000 women in Kuwait are diagnosed with breast cancer, admitted Dr Asma Hussein, Senior Specialist and Radiologist at the Ministry of Health. Speaking with Kuwait…

IMF urges Gulf to switch from oil, projects deficits of $160bn

Fund warns GCC rift could dampen growth, endorses Saudi business zone DUBAI: The IMF yesterday advised energy-rich Gulf economies to speed up their diversification away from oil after projecting the…

Saudis to issue tourist visas

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia plans to start issuing tourist visas “soon”, authorities said yesterday, as the ultraconservative kingdom seeks to attract international visitors in a radical overhaul of its oil-dependent economy.…

Nine headless bodies found in Tokyo flat

ZAMA, Japan: Japanese police have found nine mutilated bodies hidden in containers with their heads cut off and flesh stripped in a suburban Tokyo flat, media reported yesterday. Tokyo police…

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