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Kuwait busts spy cell working for Iran

May 1, 2010
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Security agencies in Kuwait have busted a multi-national spy cell working for Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and collecting information on vital Kuwaiti military sites and the US presence in the northern Arabian Gulf country, a local daily reported on Saturday. The paper did not however say when the arrests occurred and there were no immediate...
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US decision on Kuwaiti Guantanamo detainees blasted

April 28, 2010
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The head of a popular committee defending Kuwaiti nationals held in Guantanamo has blasted the US administration for seeking to impose restrictions on former prisoners before it could consider the release of the remaining detainees. “The US wants to impose new security conditions on former detainees because it was unable to detain or condemn...
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Non Kuwaiti husbands may get Kuwaiti citizenship if wives approve

April 13, 2010
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A non-Kuwaiti man who marries a Kuwaiti woman will be granted the Kuwaiti citizenship if his wife of at least ten years approves his application, a government study has recommended. According to the study, other conditions required for the citizenship stipulate that the couple has at least five children. “The husband must not take...
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Benevolent societies strictly monitored by Kuwaiti government despite claims of innocence

April 7, 2010
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Kuwait’s labour and social affairs minister said that charitable work was under close and constant scrutiny to ensure full compliance with the law. “We have competent authorities within the ministry that are strictly monitoring all charitable and benevolent work,” Mohammad Al Afassi said. “We pay special attention to charity action and donations in order...
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Labour minister says Kuwait is determined to introduce minimum wage in private sector

April 1, 2010
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Kuwait is working on introducing a minimum wage in the private sector for expatriates in the private sector to ensure decent living conditions for them, the labour minister has said. “Kuwait is keen on protecting human rights and dignity and wants to move forward after it enacted a new labour law for the private...
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Minister denies involvement in money-laundering scheme as report claims operations covered Bahrain, Kuwait, Dubai, Iran and Europe

March 20, 2010
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Minister denies involvement in money-laundering scheme as report claims operations covered Bahrain, Kuwait, Dubai, Iran and Europe

A Bahraini minister has denied involvement in a money-laundering scheme, saying that reports of his arrest and interrogation were not true and lacked credibility. Addressing visitors to his weekly majlis (open house), Mansoor Bin Rajab, a state minister without portfolio, said that he had been called in by the interior ministry to answer questions...
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Former minister slams MPs for allegedly blackmailing officials

March 17, 2010
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Former minister slams MPs for allegedly blackmailing officials

Kuwait’s former education minister has accused lawmakers of abusing their positions to ask for favours from ministers. “There are MPs who are blackmailing ministers. The minister has either to accept their demands, regardless of their legitimacy, or face grilling,” Nouria Al Sbaih, said. “Such practices cannot be called democracy, and are blatant blackmail,” the...
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MP wants eye scan technology at Kuwait’s entry points

March 15, 2010
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MP wants eye scan technology at Kuwait’s entry points

Kuwait should introduce a mandatory eye scan at the airport and seaport to check the identity of all foreigners coming into the country, a lawmaker has said. “We have seen that many people who had been deported or denied entry into Kuwait resort to forged travel documents to come back using,” MP Abdullah Al...
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Russia to supply Kuwait, Saudi Arabia with weapons as Iran deal delayed for technical reasons

February 24, 2010
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Russia to supply Kuwait, Saudi Arabia with weapons as Iran deal delayed for technical reasons

Russia will supply Kuwait with several types of weapons under a bilateral agreement, Kuwaiti media said on Wednesday. Quoting Alexander Kinshchak, Russia’s ambassador to Kuwait, Al Anba said that the two countries have agreed on all the details and that Kuwaiti experts will be trained on the use of the new weapons. A Kuwaiti...
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Kuwait seeks end to diplomatic row between Libya and Switzerland

February 23, 2010
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Kuwait seeks end to diplomatic row between Libya and Switzerland

Kuwait will seek to help defuse the diplomatic tension between Libya and Switzerland, the Kuwaiti foreign minister has said. Shaikh Mohammad Al Sabah who started on Monday a European tour of Portugal, Britain, Luxemburg and Belgium, will also visit Libya for discussions that include the Arab summit to be hosted by Tripoli next month...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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