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Govt eyeing cooperation with ‘friendly’ states to hire maids

Kuwait seeks to calm crisis with Manila – Duterte slammed for asking Filipinos to leave KUWAIT: During its weekly Cabinet meeting, the government yesterday said it was opposed to any…

Assembly set to debate three grillings today

KUWAIT: The National Assembly is scheduled to discuss three grillings today in a marathon session that is likely to end tomorrow morning, Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday. He said…

Most Filipinos prefer to stay even as Duterte made ‘patriotism’ call

Pinoys fear they won’t find decent jobs back home – We cannot eat patriotism KUWAIT: A majority of Filipino workers in Kuwait are not willing to gamble their future amid…

Ministry won’t give away Patriot missiles’ site

KUWAIT: The defense ministry rejected a parliamentary proposal to make it release its land near West Abdullah Al-Mubarak (site of Patriot missiles) in favor of the Public Authority for Housing…

Palestinians in Kuwait reiterate their rights

KUWAIT: The Palestinian community in Kuwait released the following statement yesterday, commenting on the recent developments in the Middle East: “The Palestinian cause faces conspiracies that stand in the way…

Cabinet stresses lawmakers’ right to grill ministers

Cabinet expresses relief over Crown Prince’s medical test results KUWAIT: Members of parliament have the constitutional right to table interpellation requests to cabinet ministers, but relevant regulations and conditions should…

Indian man beats up ‘disobedient’ wife

KUWAIT: An Indian woman complained against her husband, saying that he beat her for no reason. The husband was summoned and confessed to the beating, and claimed she does not…

Eleven arrested for harassing girls

KUWAIT: Eleven young men were arrested for harassing girls near Nuzha Co-operative Society. Police responded to complaints from citizens and set up checkpoints around the co-op. They were able to…

Qatar to hike minimum wage

DOHA: Qatar could increase the minimum wage for migrant workers by the end of 2018, unions predicted yesterday, as the 2022 World Cup host seeks to push through labor reforms.…

May picks Javid as home minister after Rudd quits

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a former banker of South Asian origin as interior minister yesterday, trying to draw a line under an immigration scandal threatening her authority…

Bibi says Iran lied on nukes; strike on Syria kills Iranians

TEL AVIV: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday that Iran had lied about never having pursued nuclear weapons and had continued to preserve and expand its nuclear weapons knowledge…

Blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 26

Nine journalists die; 11 children killed – IS militant group claims responsibility KABUL: Twin blasts in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 26 people yesterday, including nine journalists who…

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