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Assessing need of expat workers has positive effect: Minister

KUWAIT: Evaluating the needs of foreign workers affects the labor market and the population structure positively, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Planning and Development…

Invasion ordeal manifested Kuwaitis’ unity: Ghanem

KUWAIT: The ordeal of the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait in 1990 offered several lessons that reflected the cohesion and unity of the Kuwaiti people, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-…

Kuwait, France to sign choppers deal before end of year: Sources

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti-French talks were held recently to prepare for signing a contract to purchase 24 Caracal helicopters at a value of one billion euros, informed sources said. The contract will…

Kuwait marks 25th anniversary of 1990/91 Iraqi Invasion

KUWAIT: Kuwait marks today the 25th anniversary of the Iraqi Invasion, when former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein ordered his troops to advance into Kuwait on the dawn of August 2,…

Fifty roaming taxis ticketed

KUWAIT: Capital traffic officers issued tickets to 50 roaming taxis for obstructing traffic and picking up passengers in undesignated areas. The drivers were given tickets for their violations. Corruption Secretary…

Man stabs coworker to death in Shuwaikh Port

KUWAIT: A man was arrested on charges of killing his coworker in Shuwaikh Port, the police said yesterday. The suspect, an Egyptian driver in his forties, stabbed the victim, a…

Officer hurt in suspect’s chase

KUAIT: A bedoon man’s attempt to escape from a police checkpoint in Saad Al-Abdullah lead to the injury of a policeman who hung on to the car’s door and was…

Message from British Embassy – Over visas

Responding to comments made in the Kuwaiti press, the British Embassy has issued the following statement: We understand the issue of visas is an emotive issue for many Kuwaitis. The…

Judge rejects legal challenge from Guantanamo detainee – Kuwaiti, Yemeni battling for freedom

WASHINGTON: A US judge on Thursday rejected a legal challenge from a Guantanamo Bay detainee who said his imprisonment was unlawful now that President Barack Obama has declared an end…

Kuwait encourages babies’ natural feeding

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health offers not only medical treatment to patients but also contributes to educating the public on healthy life-style and behaviors and acts – such as encouraging…

Interpellation is MP’s ‘constitutional right’

KUWAIT: Interpellation is an MP’s constitutional right and any criticism that would contribute in reform is welcomed, Kuwaiti Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Planning…

Interior hunts for unlicensed weapons; suspects detained

KUWAIT: Acting Interior Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Major General Mahmoud Al- Tabbakh said the national campaign to collect unlicensed weapon is moving steadily towards success and achieving its goals.…