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Kuwait Cabinet fiercely condemn failed Houthi missile attack on Riyadh


The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Tuesday fiercely condemned the recently thwarted ballistic missile attack on the Saudi capital, Riyadh, carried out by the Houthis, saying the incident shows the group is “not serious” about peace.
“This sinful assault by the Houthis, which targeted the security and stability of the Kingdom (of Saudi Arabia), proves that this group (Houthis) is not serious in responding to international efforts which aim to put an end to the conflict in Yemen,” said the ministers.
According to a statement, the ministers during their weekly session expressed Kuwait’s support and backing of the measures taken by Saudi Arabia to maintain its security and stability under the wise leadership of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.


Saudi reduces validity of private sector work permits


#Riyadh: Expatriates working in the private sector in Saudi Arabia will be issued one-year work permits from now, The Labour and Social Development Minister issued an edict reducing the validity of work permits by one year, Expatriates working in government-run sectors and domestic workers have been exempted.

1 million expats expected to leave Saudi Arabia under amnesty plan


#Riyadh: Efforts are on in full swing to ensure that no labor violators of visa laws or infiltrator in Saudi Arabia once the Amnesty scheme offered by King Salman expires.
the campaign that launched on March 29 is helping violators leave the country without facing fines or penalties for violating regulations. Expats are also exempt from the exit fingerprint requirement, allowing them to return to the Kingdom at a later date legally.
the exemption applies to fines and other penalties during the 3-month grace period, as well as the fingerprints for deported violators.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif urged violators to “take advantage of the opportunity during the allotted grace period, and for all to cooperate in achieving the campaign’s goals.