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2,819.69 -0.14%
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310,667,500
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-0.14%
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3,580
9
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3
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5,124.72 -0.61%
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6
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4.69
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2.43
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0.2
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2.8
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15.26
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4.85
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2.62
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19/09/2019

CBK keeps discount rate at 3%

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Central Bank decided to keep the discount rate unchanged at its current level of 3 percent, said the CBK governor announced in a statement Wednesday. “The move aims to maintain the monetary and fiscal stability and support the atmospheres conducive to non-inflationary growth in the non-oil economic sectors,” the CBK Governor Dr Mohammad Al-Hashel said in a statement received by KUNA. The CBK decision aims to enhance the competitiveness and attractiveness of the local currency as a pool for domestic savings, he pointed out. “It is made in line with the trajectories of the...
19/09/2019

Kuwaitis 4th in Turkey real estate buy

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: The Kuwaitis came in fourth place in terms of foreigners buying property in Turkey in August, according to the real estate statistics issued by the concerned Turkish authorities, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The statistics show the Kuwaitis bought 159 properties last August, ranking fourth after the Iraqis who topped the list bought 675 properties, while Iranians came in second place with 469 properties, Russians third with 212 properties and Germans fifth with 149 properties. The total number of property sales to foreigners in Turkey reached 3,604 in August, up 8.6 percent for the same month in 2018,...
19/09/2019

Female lawyer accused of human trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: The Labor Relations Department of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has recently received hundreds of complaints of disputes concerning visa traders and breach of contracts, while the last week alone saw the filing of more than 60 complaints in the main headquarters in Abu Futaira, reports Al-Qabas daily. One of the cases recorded at PAM’s unit in Salmiya unit, of which the Al-Qabas daily has obtained a copy, an unidentified female lawyer is accused of trafficking in humans. She was allegedly using her office to exploit the labor needs of the country. She has been...

19/09/2019

‘Don’t give personal account info to phoney bank officials’

Hackers now using Viber KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Never trust a person who calls you on WhatsApp or Viber applications or for that matter any means of communication and asks you about your personal account information, even if its your bank calling you, reports Al-Rai daily. Local bankers, telecom companies and banking officials, have said over and over again that the hackers and gangs of thieves who are at work devising new methods to deceive and rob money from people’s accounts. They are said to have got rid of their traditional methods which has always come as a message. The...
19/09/2019

Suspect flees cop

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Securitymen are looking for a person wanted by law for involvement in a civil case, reports Al- Seyassah daily. The suspect is said to have escaped from the hand of a securityman while he was being taken to the civilian executive building in Sulaibiya. A case was registered and investigations are ongoing to arrest the suspect.
19/09/2019

Specialized medical center causes damage on Kuwaiti woman’s face

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: A Kuwaiti woman, who received laser treatment to clean and remove blisters and acne from her face, has filed a complaint with the Salmiya Police Station accusing an unidentified specialized medical center in face treatment of causing damage to her face, reports Al-Anba daily. The 23-year-old woman told police after the treatment she suffered burns which require treatment for a long time. The director of the hospital or medical center where the victim received treatment has been summoned to complete legal proceedings. She added, she was not informed by the center of any side effects.

19/09/2019

Iraqi ‘Infiltrator’ caught

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: The Ministry of Interior is preparing to hand over an unidentified Iraqi to the authorities in his country after making sure the reason for his infiltration was in search of job, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a security source, he was arrested by police on suspicion. He was allegedly living with his relatives in Kuwait. A security source said such incidents continue to happen every time.
19/09/2019

The US Navy confirms these UFO videos are real

The U.S. Navy has verified for the first time that military videos circulated since 2017 showing what appear to be unidentified flying objects are real and that they should not have been publicly released, according to media reports. The videos were released to Luis Elizondo – a former military intelligence officer who claims to have directed the Pentagon’s UFO research arm, Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program – in 2017, for use in a database about aerial threats. While declassified, they were not cleared for general public use. Three widely-circulated clips depicting military aircraft interacting with UFOs – mysterious objects performing...
18/09/2019

Kuwait bourse tumbles amid volume ‘rebound’

KFH skids 29 fils, KIPCO ticks up KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Kuwait stocks fell sharply on Wednesday as it continued its losing streak to sixth straight session. The All Shares Index skidded 106.63 points to 5,502.28 pts weighed by selling in most of the heavyweights even as the sentiment remains jittery following the attacks on Saudi oil facilities. The Premier Market slid 135.3 points to 5,934.59 pts taking the month’s losses to 593 points while Main Market dipped 47.82 points to 4,669.08 pts. The volume turnover meanwhile bounced back to hit a multi-week high. Over 198 million shares changed hands...

18/09/2019

US citizens warned over traveling to Saudi Arabia

The US State Department called on American citizens to “exercise increased caution” while traveling to Saudi Arabia, a travel advisory posted on its website said on Wednesday. US Mission personnel and their families are not permitted to use the airport in Abha without Chief of Mission approval, the note added. Abha airport has been frequently attacked by drones and missiles launched from Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition has been battling the Houthi group. Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday the 5.7 million barrels per day of output lost would be fully restored by the end of the month. Oil prices fell...
18/09/2019

“UNDENIABLE” evidence of Iranian involvement in Saudi oil facilities attack

RIYADH/DUBAI, Sept 18, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Wednesday displayed remnants of what it described as Iranian drones and cruise missiles used in an attack on Saudi oil facilities, saying they were “undeniable” evidence of Iranian aggression. A total of 25 drones and missiles were launched at two oil plants in last weekend’s strikes, including Iranian Delta Wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and “Ya Ali” cruise missiles, Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said. “The attack was launched from the north and unquestionably sponsored by Iran,” he told a news conference. “The evidence … that you have seen in front of...
18/09/2019

Cash-starved Air India putting crews on low-fat diet

NEW DELHI (AP) – Cash-starved Air India is putting its crew on a diet, changing their inflight menu to special low-fat meals. Dhananjay Kumar, the state-run airline’s spokesman, said Wednesday that the objective is to provide healthy and cost-effective meals to crews on domestic and international flights. Kumar declined comment on media reports that the cost per meal, mostly vegetarian, will fall to one-third of the current 500-800 rupees (up to $11) per meal. The new menu was introduced Monday on flights originating from New Delhi and Mumbai and will be extended to other routes soon. “Special low-fat diet meals...