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Monthly Archives: February 2016

KUWAIT: Kuwait and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) signed yesterday a "transit agreement" to promote partnership and cooperation between the two parties. The agreement was signed by First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad...
KUWAIT: Several Syrian residents of Kuwait said yesterday that airport officials there have kept them waiting for more than 48 hours, barring their re-entry on suspicion of having forged passports. Ayman Nashewati, a 42 year-old sound engineer who works...
KUWAIT: Former minister of electricity and water Ahmad Al-Jassar, who resigned late last year after the lower court convicted him, was reappointed to his post after the appeals court acquitted him. Jassar was sworn in by HH the Amir...
KUWAIT: Chairman of Kuwait Engineers Syndicate (KES) Abdul Wahab Al-Kandari stressed that KES would strongly respond to Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh's intentions to 'sell' the oil sector through amending the privatization law, which would deprive...
KUWAIT: The proposed new development plan includes allocating KD 102 million over 119 months (about KD 10 million per year) for programs that improve Kuwait’s image abroad, as well as support culture, art and information in a way that...
KUWAIT: The suspect who deliberately ran over policemen last Thursday is a 'member of an organization,' Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah said yesterday, without naming the group. The ministry will check into information to...
KUWAIT: The finance ministry's assistant undersecretary for expropriation affairs Fahd Al-Sho'lah announced that five flats in Sawaber residential complex would be expropriated because their owners had not applied for authentic ownership deeds, unless they do so by the end...
KUWAIT: Dow Chemical’s office in Kuwait will be closed permanently in June following the completion of the company’s final exit from its projects in Kuwait, sources said. Dow began executing its exit plan following an announcement on Nov 12,...
KUWAIT: Scores of Syrian nationals were returned to where they came from as their passports were considered forged, while a Syrian embassy official said most of the passports are legitimate and hoped the interior and foreign ministries solve the...
KUWAIT: An Egyptian man was arrested in a popular Farwaniya mall as he was harassing women. When police approached him, he ran on foot, but was caught. The suspect was taken to Andalus police station before being sent to...

‘New Cold War’

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev recently warned of catastrophic consequences if the conflict in Syria drags on, saying the world has slid into a “new Cold War.” He also criticized the West’s “unfriendly” policy against his country, which is...
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan yesterday hanged the man who killed a provincial governor for seeking reform of the blasphemy law, angering Islamist supporters who had feted Mumtaz Qadri as a hero and threatened violence if he was executed. Security was stepped...

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