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Admit bedoons in public schools: Assembly panel

Tabtabaei inquires how Fali entered Kuwait KUWAIT: The National Assembly committee for bedoons or stateless people yesterday approved a proposal calling to allow children of bedoons who were counted in…

Kuwait designates 26 mosques for late-night Ramadan prayers: Minister

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has prepared 26 mosques nationwide dedicated to receive worshippers performing late-night prayers during the Muslims’ holy month of Ramadan, Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri…

National support allowance stopped to protect public funds

KUWAIT: The cabinet made the decision to suspend the national manpower support allowance given to some citizens working in the private sector with the aim of protecting public funds, the…

Food names: Passion, place or personality

KUWAIT: Could the names of some foods make them sound heavier, lighter, sweeter, or more delicious than others? This seems unlikely; after all, as Shakespeare said in Romeo and Juliet:…

Cabinet welcomes Moody’s rating

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti cabinet yesterday welcomed the recent rating of Moody’s Investors’ Service which changed the outlook on Kuwait to stable from negative. The cabinet said in a statement following…

Municipality closes down 2 stores, 59 citations issued

KUWAIT:Mubarak Al-Kabeer inspectors closed down two stores and filed 59 citations for violations including hiring someone with an expired residency, selling expired foodstuff and operating a store without a license.…

Firemen suffer from smoke inhalation in Bneid blaze

KUWAIT: Two firemen suffered from smoke inhalation while tackling a blaze that broke out yesterday in a building in Bneid Al-Gar. Firemen from Hilali fire station rushed to the scene…

Wasta takes the rights of others – Make Kuwait Great

Each of us can contribute to making Kuwait a better place for all of us to live. In our daily deeds and actions, we can find – if we choose…

Traffic cop wanted over social media video

KUWAIT: A search is on for a traffic policeman who was seen on a video shared over social media handing over a traffic citations book, driver’s licenses and registrations he…

Assembly may wind up mid-Ramadan: Speaker

Special panel meets with premier over grilling KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanem said yesterday that the current term of the Assembly is likely to wind up by the middle…

Cucumber prices up by 300%

KUWAIT: Last month the Kuwait Times started a campaign to investigate the price changes of some basic commodities. Starting a month prior to Ramadan, the weekly campaign runs through June…

Anti-jihadist Ramadan advert goes viral

KUWAIT: A video advertisement that depicts a would-be suicide bomber confronted by the faithful has gone viral two days into the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.  “Worship your God with…

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