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Hayef submits draft law to curb security restrictions

Fadhalah to file grilling against PM on March 5 KUWAIT: Islamist opposition MP Mohammad Hayef and a number of lawmakers yesterday submitted a draft law to regulate what he called…

Bahraini Crown Prince visits Kuwait today

KUWAIT: Bahraini Crown Prince, Deputy Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and his accompanying delegation is due to arrive in the country for a…

Doctor deported over medical error

KUWAIT: The misdemeanors court sentenced an expatriate doctor to jail and deportation due to a medical error that happened during an operation that caused complications to a female patient. Lawyer…

No shooting near National Assembly

KUWAIT: A security source strongly denied social media reports claiming that a shooting took place during a fight among a group of young men along the Arabian Gulf Road near…

Efficient use of budget needed to enhance education’s quality, ranking in Kuwait

Education expenditure per student above average; quality remains low   KUWAIT: Global Investment House (Global), a regional Asset Management and Investment Banking firm headquartered in Kuwait with offices in major…

Kuwait’s inflation rises 3.29 percent

KUWAIT: Inflation in consumer prices rose 3.29 percent in January compared to the same month in 2016, according to Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau. General index dropped 0.07 percent in January…

Electronic passports stolen from Doha center

KUWAIT: Detectives and forensics department officers are carrying out an investigation to identify thieves who stormed Doha service center and stole several blank electronic passports, nationality certificates and modern equipment,…

Zain Group publishes thought leadership report: “Leveraging Technology to Protect Rights of Children”

Raising awareness of the plight of children in vulnerable situations BARCELONA: Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces the publication…

Teens arrested with drugs

KUWAIT: Criminal detectives arrested three teenagers, a 15-year-old boy and two 14-year-old girls on drug-related charges. The boy was remanded in custody pending court procedures to face charges of drug…

Amir congratulates Kuwaitis, expats on national occasions

Sheikh Sabah hails participation in celebrations KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday congratulated the citizens and residents of the country on the 56th anniversary of the…

Hit-and-run accidents at three-year high

Nearly half drivers unaware that fleeing scene is illegal – 110,892 accidents in 2015, resulting in 429 deaths – 2,437 people died in traffic accidents in the five years ending…

674,000 patients visited Farwaniya Hospital’s outpatient clinics in 2016

KUWAIT: Farwaniya Hospital’s deputy director Dr Mohammed Al-Rasheedi said the total number of patients the hospital’s outpatient department received in 2016 was over 674,000, including 108,882 citizens during morning hours…

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