Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Kuwait

Stakes high for Kuwait as mediator in Qatar crisis

Kuwait has asserted itself as the key mediator amid the three-week-old Qatar crisis. Since three Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states — Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the...

Kuwait bans religious figures on GCC terror list

Kuwait’s interior ministry is planning to set up a special process for granting visas to religious figures, both Sunnis and Shiites, to make sure...

Kuwaitis who live with their pet cheetahs

Shahad al-Jaber, 32, gives a kiss to her pet cheetah in Kuwait (MEE/Sebastian Castelier) In the basement of a building in Kuwait city, two 80cm-tall...

Kuwait & Qatar are 4th & 5th most obese countries in...

Kuwait ranked fourth and Qatar fifth most obese country on the planet according to a report published yesterday. More than 50 percent of women...

Expats to pay KD1,700 annually to keep parents in Kuwait

Foreigners in Kuwait will have to pay up to 1,700 Kuwaiti Dinars annually to keep their parents in the country. Under the new regulations, a...

Kuwait to monitor social media users

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: A governmental committee will be formed soon to deal with social media users who spread rumors, attack other countries or...

Kuwait: death sentence in child murder overturned

Kuwait’s Court of Appeals has overturned the death sentence for father and a mother who tortured their four-year-old daughter to death and kept her...

Iran sends 5 planes with food as Kuwait says Qatar ‘ready’...

Iran has sent five planes full of food to Qatar as neighbouring Gulf countries continue to impose sanctions against the energy-rich kingdom. "So far five...

Kuwait deports 13,000 foreigners in five months

Authorities in Kuwait have deported around 13,000 foreigners in the first five months of the year. The reasons included mainly violation of residency and...

Kuwait: 7 men sentenced to death for filming rape of disabled...

Seven men have been sentenced to death for raping a disabled boy in Kuwait and threatening to leak footage of the horrifying assault on...

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