Minister of Health Dr. Jamal Al-Harbi said results of tests carried out by the Ministry’s food laboratories over the past three months were negative, Al-Harbi said the ministry was conducting routine tests on food samples including fish, He assured the public that fish were safe to eat, Meanwhile, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah, Minister of State for Cabinet said the surfacing of dead fish over the past two weeks is within normal limits because of change of temperature, in addition to human-caused pollution. The surface of dead fish over the past two weeks is within the normal limits in April and May because of the rising temperature and low level of oxygen in sea, he added, He said the PAAF and Ministry of Health assured that fish were safe for human consumption. Sheikh Mohammad said there were human-related factors causing the death of fish, like the dumping of sewage in the Arabian Gulf. He noted that the government referred 24 pollution violations to the public prosecution.
Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of Madina last summer that was blamed on Islamic State.
The suspects which included foreign and Saudi citizens, were detained in the Western port city of Jeddah.
Three suicide bombers and two members of the security forces were killed in the unprecedented attack on the mosque and tomb of Prophet Mohammed that is one of the religion’s holiest sites.
#Kuwait: The Ministry of Health on Saturday quashed social media reports on a statement warning against eating seafood, especially contaminated fish that can cause cancer.
Neither the ministry, nor its food lab has issued statements on fish mortality, spokesman Dr. Ahmad Al-Shatti, added in a press release.
The lab receives local, and imported fish referred to it by the Kuwait Municipality. So far, it has not examined the dead fish, he said.
The ministry is playing due role, coordinating and cooperating with the bodies concerned with food safety , such as the Environment Public Authority (EPA), Al-Shatti said.
He urged citizens and expats not to buy fish from the unlicensed and unofficial outlets that do not apply the least standards and conditions of food safety.
A 20-year-old woman in Davao City, Philippines had her wish to die beautiful fulfilled when she succumbed to bone cancer on April 17, Just days before her passing and aware that her time was approaching, Racine Pregunta selected the makeup and dress she wished to wear in her coffin.
Javier Mascherano scored his first Barcelona goal in Luis Enrique’s side’s 7-1 victory over Osasuna.
Kuwait: A company that will organize the procedures to employ housemaids will kick start operations next August, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh said, “Agreements were inked with several local housemaids agencies and offices, adding that the similar deals were struck with maid employment bureaus abroad.