Retraction: No ban on dSLRs in Kuwait

Thanks to our reader moayad for pointing out that the Kuwait Times has retracted their story about the ban on dSLR cameras in Kuwait (which we wrote about here). There were no other sources for the story, though it was widely reported, and the Kuwait Times now says the story was just a rumor. There is more information here if you can read it. There is no ban on dSLR cameras in Kuwait.

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