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Rights group urges Kuwait to stop revoking citizenship of opponents
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Rights group urges Kuwait to stop revoking citizenship of opponents

Monday, 20 October 2014 1:18 PM

Government says citizenship revoked for false documents, dual citizenship and security reasons

Unified GCC visa policy being mulled by tourism ministers
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Unified GCC visa policy being mulled by tourism ministers

Monday, 20 October 2014 1:18 PM

Schengen-style visa would allow a person to visit the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman under a single visa

Trial of prominent Bahraini activist starts in Manama
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Trial of prominent Bahraini activist starts in Manama

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:31 AM

Rajab being tried for denigrating government institutions

Former Qatari PM eyes top UN position
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Former Qatari PM eyes top UN position

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:06 AM

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani in running for UN Secretary General job

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Australian minister says special forces will go to Iraq
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Australian minister says special forces will go to Iraq

Monday, 20 October 2014 9:37 AM

200 members of the special forces had been waiting in the UAE since mid-September because Baghdad had not offered them formal legal protections

158 Indians die in Kuwait in 3mths
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158 Indians die in Kuwait in 3mths

Monday, 20 October 2014 9:33 AM

The Indian embassy in Kuwait issues new figures for July-Sept, but does not comment on how many were work-related deaths

MP accuses Kuwait Airways of discrimination in job losses
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MP accuses Kuwait Airways of discrimination in job losses

Sunday, 19 October 2014 12:07 PM

MP Khalil Al Saleh claims not renewing the contracts of about 400 staff at the national carrier is unconstitutional

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Controversial Qatari cleric denies IS links
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Controversial Qatari cleric denies IS links

Sunday, 19 October 2014 10:32 AM

Yousuf Al Qaradawi, who supports the Muslim Brotherhood & earlier this year called the UAE “un-Islamic”, has again denied ties to the leader of IS

Revealed: The countries the ISIL militants come from
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Revealed: The countries the ISIL militants come from

Friday, 17 October 2014 9:58 AM

Thousands from Saudi Arabia and Morocco have flown to Syria to join the fight - report

GCC plans to create joint naval force
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GCC plans to create joint naval force

Thursday, 16 October 2014 6:18 PM

Kuwaiti defence official says the force would operate similar to the existing Peninsula Shield

Kuwait says moving towards cutting energy subsidies
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Kuwait says moving towards cutting energy subsidies

Thursday, 16 October 2014 1:54 PM

Move comes as gov't looks to reduce subsidies which drain billions of dollars from the state budget every year

Militants arrested after Makkah shootout jailed for up to 28yrs
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Militants arrested after Makkah shootout jailed for up to 28yrs

Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:31 AM

Saudi court sentenced one person to death and 21 others to various jail sentences

Dubai electricity authority doubles security deposits for flats, villas
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Dubai electricity authority doubles security deposits for flats, villas

Thursday, 16 October 2014 9:59 AM

Increase by DEWA relates to new connections only

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Bahrain activist detained for seven days, says lawyer
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Bahrain activist detained for seven days, says lawyer

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:51 PM

Pro-democracy campaigner Zainab al-Khawaja is accused of insulting King Hamad by tearing up his picture

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Brawling expats to be immediately deported from Kuwait
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Brawling expats to be immediately deported from Kuwait

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 3:34 PM

Gulf state widens crackdown on foreigners; it already deports those accused of sexual harassment or traffic offences without trial


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