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16 hrs ago | Arab Times

Visa trafficking threatens citizens, expats security

IN a recent report about expats, Al- Seyssah daily reported that "it has become crucial to study the file of the expatriate personnel in the country as soon as possible particularly those who entered the country in the last ten years because the number of expatriates in the country have increased tremendously to such an extent that it represents a ... (more)

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Viva enlisted in KSE [Kuwait News Agency]

The Capital Markets Authority has approved enlisting the telecom operator, Viva, in the Kuwaiti Stock Exchange , Viva has declared on its website.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Arab Times

Kuwait donation to fight Ebola in W. Africa hailed

GENEVA, Aug 29, : Director- General of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan expressed appreciation to the timely $5 million donation made by the State of Kuwait to combat the spread of Ebola virus in West Africa.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Arab Times

Donations used to fund militant, terror outfits

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The majority of respondents in this week's Arab Times online poll expressed concerns that donations made to private NGO's and other charitable organisations in Kuwait were in turn being used to support militant and terrorist organisations.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Arab Times

Cabinet examines preparations to celebrate UN's honoring of Amir

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25, : The Cabinet, at its weekly session held on Monday, examined full-scale preparations for the United Nations celebratory honoring of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as "humanitarian leader," due in September.

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Arab Times

Customs foils bid to smuggle spying, eavesdropping items

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25: Customs inspectors at the Air Cargo section recently foiled an attempt by Kuwaitis to smuggle into the country sophisticated spying, eavesdropping and photography items, reports Al-Shahed daily.

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Times of Oman

Gulf Scout jamboree concludes

Taqah: The Gulf Scout Jamboree themed 'Scouting: the Culture of Dialogue and Peace,' concluded at the headquarters of the Permanent Scout Campsite in Mount Ashur Plain in Dhofar Governorate on Monday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Arab Times

Kuwaiti-to-Kuwaiti marriages register higher divorce rate

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23: A recent report released by the Ministry of Justice indicated a total of 36,433 marriages and divorces among Kuwaiti citizens in the last five years from 2009-2013, reports Al-Anba daily.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Arab Times

Kuwait grills sanctioned 2

US Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen has described Kuwait as the "epicenter" of fundraising for terrorist groups in Syria and earlier this month called on the Kuwaiti government to do more to disrupt such financing.

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Trend

Heydar Aliyev Foundation president receives Honorary Diploma of Kuwait

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 Trend: President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Mehriban Aliyeva, has received a high award of the State of Kuwait, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation told Trend Aug. 21. Mehriban Aliyeva was awarded with the Honorary Diploma of the State of Kuwait for extensive promotion of cultural ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Arab Times

Egypt frees Kuwaitis caught having 'fun' with prostitutes

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: The Egyptian authorities have released the four Kuwaitis who were caught having fun with three Egyptian prostitutes inside an apartment in Cairo, reports Al-Rai daily.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Arab Times

Activate security pacts; GCC alone cannot resist changes

AFTER the British occupiers withdrew from the Arabian Gulf, there were security and political gaps in the GCC countries.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Arab Times

'Law approves support for women married to expats'

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Development and Planning Affairs Hind Al-Subaih has clarified that the previous Subsidies Law allowed the minister to grant social support to Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis and are the sponsors of their children with changes in the humanitarian and social ... (more)

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Arab Times

UN to honor Kuwait, Amir for humanitarian role

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18, : Minister of Information, Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al- Humoud Al-Sabah said Monday that the United Nations has named Kuwait as an "international humanitarian center", and His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as a "humanitarian leader".

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Arab Times

Kuwait Security Grills Sanctioned Cleric

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18, : Kuwait briefly detained a prominent Sunni Muslim cleric less than two weeks after the United States included him on a sanctions list on suspicion he was funnelling money to militants in Iraq and Syria, his lawyer said on Monday.

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Arab Times

'Accusing Kuwaitis of laziness unfair'

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: Several Kuwaiti experts, specialists and ordinary citizens expressed their opinions regarding an international medical study that placed Kuwait in the seventh place as the laziest country in the world alongside two other Arab countries - United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, reports by Al-Seyassah daily.

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Arab Times

UN to honor Kuwait, Amir for humanitarian role

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18, : Minister of Information, Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al- Humoud Al-Sabah said Monday that the United Nations has named Kuwait as an "international humanitarian center", and His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as a "humanitarian leader".

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Arab Times

200K people unlawfully naturalized, says Ashour

KUWAIT CITY, Aug17: MP Saleh Ashour has accused the government of naturalizing 200,000 people unlawfully, considering the unusual increase in the number of Kuwaitis.

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Arab Times

Kuwait, Saudis to Abide by Un Sanctions on Citizens

DUBAI, Aug 17 : Saudi Arabia and Kuwait agreed to comply with a United Nations resolution aimed at stopping financing for Islamist militant groups in Syria and Iraq after four of their nationals were named among a group blacklisted by the international body.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Arab Times

Kuwait expresses regrets over UN curbs against two citizens

NEW YORK, Aug 16, : Kuwait regretted inclusion of two Kuwaiti citizens' names in the list attached to United Nations Resolution 2170 enforcing sanctions on extremist Islamic groups in Syria and Iraq.

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