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No medical error in five-year-old child’s death: Health Minister

5,000 bedoon students transferred to schools in Jahra, Taima, Sulaibiya KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah announced that the committee entrusted to investigate the death of five-year-old child Hajer…

Speaker urges MPs worldwide to reject Israeli practices against Palestinians

Ghanem calls for voting in favor of Kuwaiti-Jordanian proposal GENEVA: Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem yesterday called on parliamentarians around the world to reject the Israeli practices against the…

Domestic helpers’ department moved to manpower authority

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh said that transferring the domestic helpers’ department from the interior ministry to the manpower authority will improve combating abuses against maids.…

State departments urged to ‘Kuwaitize’ committees

KUWAIT: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) urged all state departments to ‘Kuwaitize’ all committees they form with only one exception for specialized consultants, said well-informed sources, noting that this step…

KD 712,488 fines collected for state property violations

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality said it will continue its field campaign to confront companies who use state property by fencing lots without a license or do not comply with regulations. Director…

Zain uses its technological capabilities to achieve New Kuwait vision at GITEX

Bader Al-Kharafi welcomes Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid at company’s booth KUWAIT: Zain Kuwait inaugurated its dedicated booth at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX Technology Week 2018). The international event…

Amir hosts officials after Sheikh Abdullah center wins Int’l award

Amir names cultural hall after late senior official KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received yesterday at Seif Palace Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali…

Kuwaiti, Jordanian IPU proposals on UNRWA merged

GENEVA: Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem announced the agreement to merge the Kuwaiti and Jordanian proposals related to the deficit in the budget of the United Nations Relief…

KIPCO Group commits to support UN’s Women Empowerment Principles

Supporting gender equality and women’s economic empowerment KUWAIT: KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – and its Group companies expressed support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), launched in…

Sisi commends Amir’s role in regional stability, security

Egyptian president meets Kuwaiti media delegation to discuss a range of topics CAIRO: HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah continues to play a pivotal role in…

KFSD Director Gen heads Kuwait’s delegation to Arab-African forum

KUWAIT: KFSD Director General Lt Gen Khalid Al-Mikrad headed Kuwait’s delegation to the Arab-African forum to limit the risks of disasters organized by Tunisian government in cooperation with the UN…

Pigeon semen sale banned

KUWAIT: General Affairs Committee at the Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Ministry issued a Fatwa (advisory) banning the sale of a pigeon sperm which is often used to fertilize females of…