Friday, May 25, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait raises $4 million for debt convicts

Kuwaitis have donated around $4 million in a matter of hours in a fund-raising campaign to help secure the release of Kuwaiti prisoners convicted...

Kuwait finally gets its act together

The starting point is a $4.4 billion construction contract for a much needed airport terminal. This marks a milestone for Kuwait as the country seeks...

Kuwait deported tens of thousands of expats in 2016-2017

There have been pressures on the Kuwaiti government to rebalance the “demographic imbalance”, in which expats make up an estimated 70 percent of its...

Kuwait last year ordered deportation of 19,730 expats

Kuwait deported 19,730 expats of various nationalities in 2016According to statistics, more than 1,000 expatriates were deported by direct order from the Assistant Undersecretary...

Shaikh Ahmed quits FIFA council to fight bribery charge

World sports powerbroker Shaikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Sabah announced his resignation yesterday from the FIFA council, saying he did not want any distractions while fighting...

Sarayat season in Kuwait brings unstable weather

Kuwait was affected by a sandstorm yesterday with authorities advising the public to be cautious when using highways because of the low visibility caused...

Kuwait turns against its expat population

Safa Al-Hashem, the only woman in Kuwait’s 50-seat parliament, is capitalizing on a growing resentment of foreigners to build support for a movement that’s...

Debate over revoked citizenships continues

A governmental committee discussing the issue of nationality revocations held its first meeting recently that was chaired by Amiri Diwan advisor Ali Al-Rashed. It...

Woman Films Maid Falling off a Window

Awoman from Kuwait was detained for filming her maid, an Ethiopian national hanging from a window and screaming for help. In the video, instead...

Major security breach in Kuwait border

Nuwaiseeb Kuwait border police were surprised that many people have been able to enter into Kuwait territory without their passports stamped. This led to...

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