Speaker Al-Ghanim condemns Al-Aqsa closure

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker and Chairman of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) Marzouq Al- Ghanim has condemned the shutting down of Al-Aqsa mosque by Israeli authorities to prevent Muslim worshipers from performin…

Long queues, ‘rude’ workers irk visitors

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Several Kuwaiti citizens and expatriates expressed their discontent regarding the congestion experienced at Farwaniya Immigration Depart-ment even though the department has been relocated to the new building in Dajeej area, repo…

Zakat House funds scam

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: The Zakat House has allegedly not carried out the ‘real’ stocktaking exercise for revenues at all its branches and centers at the end of the year, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting reliable sources.
The House has 5 branches an…

India considers ban on e-cigarettes

NEW DELHI, Oct 31, (RTRS): India is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters.
The World Health Organization (WHO) in August called for stiff reg…