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Italian Airshow on schedule

The Italian Airshow is still scheduled for 18/11 (Sunday). We regret the confusion caused with our earlier post saying it was canceled.…

Iqama expiry fines waived for 4 days as public holiday declared

Govt moves to avoid rain chaos – Assembly forms probe panel KUWAIT: As torrential rains and thunderstorms continued yesterday, the government declared today a public holiday for schools and government…

Kuwait keen on replacing expats with national manpower: Minister

Ministries given 15 days to hand over employees’ percentages lists KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Development Hind Al-Sabeeh stressed Kuwait’s keenness on…

Ahmadi Governor supervises operations

 KUWAIT: Ahmadi Governor Sheikh Fawaz Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah personally supervised operations of the governorate’s emergency committee team which comprises of members from specialized bodies in the governorate. The governor…

State departments mobilize equipment across Kuwait to address emergencies

  KNPC: Emergency plan ongoing, situation under control KUWAIT: The Ministry of Public Works reiterated yesterday that all its equipment are spread around the country as a precautionary measure for…

After Gabo book purge, Kuwait bans Dostoyevsky

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti authorities have banned a book by Russian literary giant Fyodor Dostoyevsky, one of nearly 1,000 titles blacklisted at a festival which opened yesterday in the state. Saad Al-Anzi,…

Heavy rains hit Kuwait, force road closures

 KUWAIT: As predicted, heavy rains hit Kuwait yesterday, flooding several areas and forcing a number of streets closed – including main roads such as the Seventh Ring Road. The…

Coordination to resume Ethiopia maids’ recruitment

KUWAIT: A security source said recruitment of Ethiopian domestic help is suspended until further notice, adding this action follows the killing of an Ethiopian helper by her sponsor in Firdous.…

Deportation for expats involved in Jleeb fights

KUWAIT: Hours after Farwaniya detectives arrested 16 Egyptians and Syrians following a fight, during which they threw stones at each other, Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lt Gen Essam Al-Naham ordered the…

Two injured in Waha accident

KUWAIT: Two people were injured in an accident reported yesterday in Waha. Firefighters arrived to the scene shortly after an accident between two cars was reported, and they used special…

Deputy Foreign Minister stresses strong bond between Kuwait, Iraq

Kuwait stands by Iraq in fight against terrorism: UN representative KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Suleiman Al-Jarallah said on Tuesday that the Iraqi’s President Barham Saleh visit to Kuwait…

Iraq recovers property worth millions after illegal sale

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi government said yesterday it had retaken ownership of a piece of property in Baghdad worth millions of dollars after it was unlawfully sold to a government official’s…

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