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MP says Amir promises to resolve citizenship issue

Info minister asks for clarifications over grilling KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem and around 10 lawmakers yesterday met HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and discussed a number…

Kuwait reports H5N8 bird flu outbreak: OIE

144 birds were found dead in the area of Jahra PARIS: Kuwait reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in ducks, geese and pheasants, the World…

KOC says onshore oil leak contained

KUWAIT: Kuwait Oil Company yesterday said it has contained an oil leak at one of its southwestern oilfields. It had earlier declared a state of emergency over the leak. The…

System to help ‘protect’ Egyptian workers from trafficking in Kuwait

‘Ensuring only highly skilled laborers are recruited’ KUWAIT: An electronic system that links between Kuwait’s Public Authority for Manpower and the Egyptian Ministry of Manpower and Immigration is now in…

Cabinet examines recommendation to modify controversial DNA law

Ministers congratulate new US President Trump KUWAIT: The Cabinet at its weekly session yesterday discussed a recommendation by the Legal Affairs Committee with respect of amending the bill to modify…

Minister signs KD 3 million Jahra sewer grid contract

KUWAIT: Minister of Public Works Abdulrahman Al-Mutawa yesterday signed a contract to construct and maintain a sewer grid in Jahra at a total cost of KD 3,316,000. The contract includes…

90% of officials’ work time wasted

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait’s National Competiveness Committee Dr Fahd Al-Rashid said 90 percent of senior officials’ time at ministries and government agencies is wasted on jobs others can perform, while…

One dead, six injured in Salmi desert collision

KUWAIT: A citizen was killed and six others were injured – two in critical condition – after a collision in the Salmi desert on Sunday evening. Kuwait Fire Services Directorate…

Drunk men sleep outside vehicle

KUWAIT: Two young men under the influence of liquor and drugs did not realize they were involved in a car accident and fell asleep outside the car. Police received a…

Expats in limbo after insurance contract nixed

KUWAIT: Interior Ministry sources said directors of residency affairs in all six governorates were instructed to issue temporary residencies for one month only for expats applying to renew their residencies.…

Govt: UK warning on Kuwait attacks ‘routine measure’

KUWAIT: In response to a British warning Saturday of “likely attacks in Kuwait”, Kuwait’s Foreign Ministry assured the warnings are a routine measure and issued not for Kuwait, only but…

Women go to court to demand equality

KUWAIT: A number of female citizens filed a case at the constitutional court demanding equality with men as per the Kuwaiti constitution. Details about the complaints were not immediately available.…

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