ICRC celebrates their 25th anniversary in Kuwait

The 25th anniversary of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) regional mission in Kuwait and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will be marked on Monday, in an event reflecting the ICRC strong relationship with Kuwait.The event will bring together all entities supporting the ICRC over the last...

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Indian duo held with 14 kilos marijuana

Customs officers at the Sa’ad Al-Abdullah International Airport have arrested two Indians who arrived from an unidentified GCC country for attempting to smuggle 14 kilos of marijuana into the country, reports Al-Rai daily.The daily added, the drugs were neatly hidden inside a bag. The suspects and the contraband...

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TV anchor acquitted in fake news case

The Court of Cassation has acquitted television presenter Ayesha Al-Rashid of broadcasting and spreading fake news, charges which she denied vehemently. Previously, the Criminal Court sentenced Al-Rashid to three years in jail and imposed guarantee of KD 1,000 to suspend implementation of the verdict....

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‘Plan to cut down number of expats irks visa traders’

Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al- Sabeeh denied that visa traders or influential people are keeping the pressure on her to prevent implementation of the plan to cut down the number of expatriates, reports Al- Rai daily.She stated irregularities detected...

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Govt spares no efforts to curb e-crimes; 3,500 cases tackled

The e-Crimes Department of the Criminal Investigations Department spares no efforts to arrest those who intend to commit electronic crimes which are punishable by law to protect the public, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting knowledgeable security sources.The sources revealed the e- Crimes Department has dealt...

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MP VOWS DEADLINE CALL TO CANCEL REVERSAL

The Ministry of the Interior in a press release has said the Ministry has neither postponed nor cancelled the activation of Article 207 of the Traffic Law.According to the law the vehicle will be impounded for two months in addition to the monetary fine if the motorist is caught speaking on the phone...

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Kuwaiti ‘fined’ KD 3,000 for insulting compatriot on Net

The Misdemeanor Court fined a Kuwaiti citizen KD 3,000 for insulting another citizen on Instagram. The court referred civil aspect of the case to the relevant court. The case file indicated the Public Prosecution charged the defendant for abusing and humiliating the plaintiff on the social media platform...

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Death for Egyptian in murder of Kuwaiti woman, her mom

The Criminal Court of Menia, Egypt has sentenced to death by hanging the Egyptian who is suspected of murdering a Kuwaiti woman and her Saudi mother, reports Al- Anba daily. The court will look into the case of other accused in the case in January 2018 – the wife and brother of the accused.Earlier...

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Fake goods coming from China destroyed

Customs officers at the Shuwaikh Port have confiscated and destroyed the imitation goods — bags, glasses, cell phone chargers and electrical appliances — coming from China, reports Al-Rai daily. According to sources the confiscated merchandize carried names of world renowned brands. Earlier the General...

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MoE to end services of 1,507 non-Kuwaiti employees

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has asked the Ministry of Education to end the services of 1,507 non-Kuwaiti employees during the current academic year 2017/2018, reports Al-Qabas daily.The aforementioned number includes 660 teachers, 214 social workers and 584 executives. The request comes as part...

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