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Monthly Archives: October 2017

KUWAIT: The administrative court yesterday set a hearing to be held on Nov 14 to review a case filed demanding the suspension of the Civil Service Commission's (CSC) decision number 8/2017 mandating that all government employees use the fingerprint...

Annual leave

Many of you know that changes were made to the Kuwait labor law in July that were greatly for the benefit of the employee. Since then though, the law has led to confusion over calculations of indemnity and annual...
KUWAIT: The US Embassy in Kuwait sent the following routine message to US citizens in Kuwait: “Starting on October 1, 2017, the Consular Section at the US Embassy in Kuwait will cease performing the majority of Social Security-related federal...

Kuwaitization

Media reports about the expatriates' issue will give the reader an impression that we are facing a global war by the government and National Assembly to get rid of expats, because of the grilling some MPs plan to file...
KUWAIT: Three citizens were arrested at Kuwait airport for fighting. A video showing the fight went viral on social media, in which the three are seen exchanging blows and kicks in front of others. The three were taken to...
KUWAIT: Police patrols spotted a car with a man and a girl in it behind a co-operative society. The man had a clean record, but when asked about the girl, who is under 20, he claimed she was his...
UAE doubles tobacco prices, hikes soft drink prices by 50% Future looks daunting for low-income workers DUBAI: Hard hit by a drop in oil income, energy-rich Gulf states will next year introduce value-added tax to a region long known for being...
LOS ANGELES: Disgraced American football star OJ Simpson, whose racially charged 1995 murder trial riveted the nation, was released from jail on parole early yesterday after nine years behind bars for armed robbery. Simpson, 70, left the Lovelock Correctional...
RIYADH: A university in Saudi Arabia has said it will open a driving school for women, in a first for the ultra-conservative country after a ban on women driving was lifted. "Princess Nourah University is preparing to set up...
Catalans defy Spain, turn out for banned independence vote BARCELONA: Spanish riot police smashed their way into a polling station in Catalonia yesterday as they sought to shut down a banned independence referendum and there were reports of officers firing...
Israel accused of pushing the region to war BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Hezbollah accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government yesterday of pushing the region to war in Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, and said nowhere in Israel would be safe...
BEIRUT: Syria's war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the deadliest month of the conflict this year, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said yesterday. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been killed and...

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