1,500 officers, lower rank staff leave MoI for various reasons

As the country is witnessing strange developments on the crime front, a recent statistics issued by the Ministry of Interior revealed an increasing number of employees has been leaving the ministry either through resignations, retirement or other reasons, reports Al-Qabas daily.The statistics showed...

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Ministry strictly prohibits hiking fees in private schools

Undersecretary of Ministry of Education Dr Abdulmohsen Al-Huwaila says he has issued directives to senior officials of Private Education Sector to follow up the readiness of private schools for the new academic year.He warned that increasing the fees for students is strictly prohibited as per the relevant...

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364,500 expats entered Kuwait in last 5 years

According to official statistics, 364,500 expatriate workers entered the country in the last five years, reports Al-Qabas daily.More than 50 percent of these employees are registered as construction workers, security guards, operators of heavy equipment and truck drivers.Topping the list of expatriate...

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Govt plans to increase salaries of employees

The responses of a number of ministers to questions submitted by the MPs reveal government’s desire to increase the salaries of government employees, the issue that was hindered by obstacles and rejected by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), reports Al-Qabas daily.Meanwhile, it turned out that the Public...

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Security intensified in Ahmadi to prevent crimes, sharp increase in thefts

The Director General of Ahmadi Security Directorate Brigadier Ali Al-Ahaimer has issued a circular to all senior offi- cials in the Ahmadi governorate that from Monday evening police patrols will be intensified in the residential areas from 10 pm to 5 am with the aim of reducing thefts, reports Al- Anba...

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‘Inscribing Tattoos On Body Big Sin … ERASE IT’

Social media went abuzz with a fatwa from the former dean of the Faculty of Sharia Dr Mohammed Al-Tabtabaei, in response to a question on Kuwait TV recently about a tattoo calling it haraam to paint it on the body for both women and men, reports Al-Qabas daily.Al-Tabtabaei described those who inscribe...

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Kuwait says emir in good health after recovering from ‘setback’

Comment comes after visiting Iranian foreign minister said he was praying for the ruler's 'speedy recovery'.Kuwait's 90-year-old ruling emir has recovered after an unspecified medical "setback", state media reported on Sunday.Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah underwent medical tests and the results were...

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Now No dumping of Garbage, No Reckless Driving … We Are Watching You

Acting Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf, Director General of Rescue Police Major General Abdulaziz Al-Hajri and a number of senior officers visited Sheikh Jaber Causeway recently.In a press statement, the ministry revealed that Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf inspected...

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Humidity to increase in the coming days, says veteran meteorologist

Veteran Kuwaiti meteorologist Essa Ramadan said humidity is set to increase in the coming days before and after the appearance of the Suhail star (Canopus) due to the weak Indian seasonal low pressure. Land and sea breezes will have an effect in the afternoon and evening, and coastal humidity will rise.Ramadan...

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Kuwait condemns attack on Saudis

Kuwait on Saturday denounced the drone attack targeted Shaybah Oil Field in the southeast of Saudi Arabia, causing minor damages.This action aimed at destabilizing the security and stability of the Kingdom and the global energy supply, and requires an international effort to avoid crises and conflicts,...

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