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46 min ago | 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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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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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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'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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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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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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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Pattaya Mail

New foreign ambassadors present credentials to the Crown Prince

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday represented His Majesty the King in receiving credentials from seven newly appointed foreign ambassadors to Thailand at the Amporn Palace.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Arab Times

Kuwait keen to elevate role of youth in society

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12, : Kuwait signed a memorandum on Tuesday boosting its partnership with the UN regarding policies towards empowering the youth.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Arab Times

Reveal IDs of bogus firms referred to prosecution: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor should reveal the identities of bogus companies that were referred to the prosecution in order to expose their crimes and violations which harmed the image of Kuwait and its citizens, says MP Kamel Al- Awadhi.

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Expat shares experience of invasion

The Iraqi invasion is something that no citizen will ever forget, it will be carried to the grave, it will be passed on to children, because it's practically part of being a proud Kuwaiti.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Arab Times

'Interior' agrees to provide work permits to 300 teachers on visit

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: After refusing to transfer the visit visas of 300 male and female teachers to work permits under Ministry of Education even though the teachers passed the interviews, Ministry of Interior eventually agreed to reconsider its decision and provide the teachers with work permits in collaboration with Ministry of Social Affairs and ... (more)

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Arab Times

'Kuwaitis are most welcome' - Delay in UK visa procedures denied

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: The British Embassy in Kuwait announced completing about 98 percent of visa applications in less than 15 days, affirming that Kuwaitis are the only nationality that use ''VISA LITE" application forms, and they are exempted from providing documents such as bank statements and accommodation booking for those applying for visit ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Arab Times

Bank honours welfare associations

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: Chairman of Kuwait Public Relations Association Jamal Al-Nasrallah applauded KFH's initiatives to support social responsibility activities, and various contributions that develop humans in Kuwait in all fields.

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All necessary steps taken to prepare for new academic yr

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education Affairs in the Ministry of Education Dr Khaled Al-Rasheed has affirmed that all the necessary steps are being taken to fully prepare for the new academic year.

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Us sanctions on 3 in Kuwait - 'Fund Extremists'

WASHINGTON, Aug 6, : The United States imposed sanctions on three men, two of them Kuwaiti, on Wednesday, accusing them of providing money, fighters and weapons to extremists in Iraq and Syria.

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Times of Oman

Oman Embassy clarifies Kuwaiti newspaper report; Denies its citizen was involved in crimes

Muscat: The Omani Embassy in Kuwait affirmed that the person accused of kidnapping and raping a stateless woman in Kuwait during Eid Al Fitr was not an Omani, as claimed by a Kuwait newspaper.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Financial Mirror

TRAVEL: Gulf Air increases flights to Kuwait

Airline enhances Kuwait services from 40 to 42 weekly flights The Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, will increase its flights between Bahrain and Kuwait from 40 to 42 flights per week.

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