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18 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

No rehabilitation for Tony Blair

Daily Mail - Blair's fight to keep his oil cash secret: Former PM's deals are revealed as his earnings since 2007 reach A 20million The former Prime Minister tried to keep the public in the dark over his dealings with South Korean oil firm UI Energy Corporation .

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Yesterday | Arab Times

103 arrested Fahaheel, Ahmadi raids

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: The Jahra police during a security check at the Fahaheel Fish Market and Ahmadi Industrial Area are said to have arrested 103 people of various nationalities for violating residence laws, reports Al-Rai daily.

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Yesterday | Al Bawaba

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Moody's Investors Service said that National Bank of Kuwait is well positioned to take advantage of new business opportunities as the Kuwaiti government's development plan begins to gain traction in 2014 with more infrastructure projects being tendered than in previous years.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Arab Times

'Silence' nearly set State ablaze

IS THE government waiting for destroyers to achieve their goals by spreading rumors to escalate disputes and misunderstandings before saying the truth to stop the argument that nearly consumed the country? Do the officials look at issues to actualize objectives as if the fate of the country is a football or wrestling match? How long will our ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Emirates News Agency

KNPC to invest USD 35bln in next five years

WAM KUWAIT, 15th April 2014 -- Kuwait National Petroleum Company will invest USD 35 billion in expanding and development projects in the coming five years, said the company's Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Ghazi Al-Mutairi.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Arab League, Kuwait to follow up on decisions of 25th Arab Summit

WAM CAIRO, 14th April, 2014 -- Arab League and Kuwait will work out a plan to follow up on implementation of resolutions taken at the 25th Arab Summit, recently held in Kuwait, a diplomat said.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Al Bawaba

Amidst unmet pledges, Kuwait remains most generous donor to Syrians

Kuwait has been the most generous country in terms of aiding Syria. According to the UN Development Programme, Kuwait has taken a a leading role' in coordinating and contributing to the Syrian humanitarian crisis.

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Yahoo!

Kuwait signs $12 bn oil contracts, tenders others

The Kuwait National Petroleum Company on Sunday signed contracts worth $12 billion with three international consortia to upgrade two refineries and invited bids to build a new multi-billion-dollar refinery.

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Arab Times

Thugs, shut up

PARIAHS recruit spokespersons for themselves in the name of the nation, outlaws demand for reforms and troublemakers talk about unity.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Kuwait renews Arab Group's call for UNSC permanent membership

WAM NEW YORK, April 12 -- The Arab Group at the United Nations is seeking Security Council's permanent membership due to the large number of issues on its agenda, Kuwait's permanent delegate to the UN late Friday here said.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily Star

Algeria business greases wheels of Bouteflika campaign

File - Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika welcoming the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Djaber al-Sabah at the Djenane El Mufti residence in Algiers, January 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Middle East, Canada

Arab Times

MP proposes good-conduct 'clearance' for performers

KUWAIT CITY, April 10: Members of the parliamentary Human Rights Committee intend to visit the Central Prison soon to look into its conditions and that of the prisoners, amidst allegations of overcrowding in cells and violation of health and safety regulations.

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Arab Times

Kuwait says 3 citizens abducted in Syria

KUWAIT CITY, April 10, : Kuwait said three of its citizens have been kidnapped in Syria and it has asked Turkey for help in trying to secure their release.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Emirates News Agency

U.A.E. Permanent Representative to UN, Secretary-General of UN for...

WAM GENEVA, 9th April, 2014 -- Ambassador Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi, U.A.E. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and International Organisations in Geneva, and Dr. Abdullah Matouq Al-Matouk, the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs, have discussed humanitarian issues, especially the situation in Syria.

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Emirates News Agency

Al Tayer explores cooperation with new Kuwaiti Consul in Dubai

WAM DUBAI, 9th April, 2014 -- Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority RTA, has received Diab Farhan Al-Rashidi, the new Consul-General of Kuwait in Dubai.

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Arab Times

MP Dashti to spare no effort in resisting Gulf security pact

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: MP Abdulhameed Dashti has said he will spare no effort to resist the Gulf security pact clinging to international humanitarian laws and the Vienna and Geneva pacts, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Arab Times

Police nab Iraqi infiltrator with 31 kilograms hashish

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: An Iraqi expatriate was arrested for attempting to illegally infiltrate into Kuwait through its borders, carrying 31 kilograms of hashish.

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AlertNet

WFP Congratulates His Highness The Amir Of Kuwait On Being Honoured By UN Secretary-General

ROME The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme , Ertharin Cousin, today congratulated His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, as the UN paid tribute to his leading support for humanitarian causes, particularly the Syria crisis.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Arab Times

'Probe delay in Jaber Stadium construction'

KUWAIT CITY, April 7, : The Cabinet has asked its Fatwa and Legislation Department to take necessary legal procedures to send a report on negligence and remissness that mar the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium project to the Public Prosecution for investigation.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Kuwait grants USD 500,000 for ILO in Occupied Territories

WAM GENEVA, 1st April, 2014 -- Kuwait has provided a grant of US$500,000 to the International Labour Organisation to support its 'Decent Work Agenda' in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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