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Kuwait rejects plan for oil summit – Development to continue regardless of oil price

KUWAIT: The OPEC oil cartel has no plan to participate in an oil producers’ summit proposed by Venezuela to support prices, Kuwait’s oil minister said yesterday. The next meeting on…

Kuwait condemns Israeli desecration of Islamic, Christian sites in Jerusalem

GENEVA: Kuwait condemned at a UN meeting yesterday the Israeli desecrations and violations against Islamic and Christian sites in Jerusalem. Speaking to a meeting for the UN Council for Human…

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled takes part in Arab FMs meeting – FM meets officials on sidelines of UNHA session

NEW YORK: First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah led Kuwait’s delegation to an Arab Foreign Ministers’ meeting, held on Sunday under the presidency of…

221 Filipinos take special licensure board exams

KUWAIT: For the first time in Kuwait, the Philippines Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) conducted the Special Professional Licensure Board Examination (SPLBE) here to give a boost to thousands of Filipinos…

Kuwait ranks ‘stable’

KUWAIT: Kuwait ranked stable in the Fragile States Index annual ranking of 178 nations by the UN-funded Fund for Peace. Kuwait came in at 57.5, below the United Arab Emirates…

Smooth preparations, procedures for returning pilgrims: Ministry

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry’s Relations and Security Information Department’s Director Brigadier Adel Ahmad Al- Hashash said that security services and hospitality authorities carried out all instructions to receive returning pilgrims…

Ministry mulls enrolling Syrians in public schools – No exceptions to studying law in Egypt, Jordan: Essa

KUWAIT: Minister of Education Dr Bader Al-Essa announced that the ministry plans to assess the students’ capacity at public schools in order to study the possibility of enrolling Syrian children…

1.3 daily traffic victims in Kuwait

KUWAIT: There are 1.3 victims of traffic accidents a day in Kuwait, a local daily reported yesterday quoting a source who has access to an Interior Ministry statistics. According to…

Amir urges innovative ways to achieve sustainable development – Kuwait’s 0.24% assistance to GNP ratio highest worldwide

NEW YORK: His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said Saturday the world should explore innovative means to implement sustainable development beyond 2015 in order to…

Kuwait aspires for vibrant tourism industry: Minister

KUWAIT: Kuwait aspires to have tourism become a vibrant aspect of economic growth and an integral component in the country’s drive to diversify its sources of national income, an official…

Expatriate workers protest ‘unhealthy living conditions’

KUWAIT: Around 30 expatriate workers demonstrated recently outside the labor inspection department in Dajeej, expressing dissatisfaction over the ‘unhealthy living conditions’ in a hostel their company provided. The workers said…

Dashti underestimates threats, refutes treason accusations

KUWAIT: MP Abdulhameed Dashti lashed out against MPs who he said had launched a fierce attack against him for defending what he believed was a just cause. “The fierce attack…