Monday, November 19, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait’s ruler reappoints PM

DUBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Kuwait's ruler reappointed his prime minister on Wednesday and asked him to form a cabinet, the official state news...

Indians promised jobs in Kuwait arrested at airport with fake tickets

 MUMBAI, Nov 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mumbai police have arrested 30 men trying to fly to Kuwait on fake tickets and visas and...

Kuwait’s emir orders Cabinet dissolved amid turmoil

KUWAIT CITY (AP) - Kuwait's ruling emir ordered his Cabinet be dissolved Monday, heading off a potentially embarrassing no-confidence vote by parliament against one...

Latest on FIFA banning Kuwait from international competitions

Kuwait was banned from international competition and barred from receiving development assistance from FIFA due to government interference. “I would hope the suspension would...

Kuwait court rejects case to cancel new Expat health fees

Manama: A lawsuit filed in Kuwait to overturn the health ministry’s decision to hike healthcare fees for foreigners has been rejected by the administrative department...

GCC summit might be postponed due to Qatar crisis

The Gulf Cooperation Council summit, scheduled to take place in Kuwait in December, will most likely be postponed until mid-2018, according to regional reports. “Postponing...

Kuwait MP calls for imposing of exit visas on expats

An MP in Kuwait has called for the imposing of exit visas on expatriates in the latest of a string of measures against the...

Abolish 153 campaign seeks to rid Kuwait of “honour-killing” law

A campaign is gaining steam in Kuwait to abolish an outdated ‘honour-killing law’ which charges men who kill their female family members who engage...

Kuwait MP: Charge expat motorists KD1,200 a year

A Kuwaiti lawmaker has called for imposing an annual fee of 1,200 Kuwaiti dinars on all expatriates who have driving licences. Foreigners already pay KD12...

Gang arrested for forcing men to work as massage girls in...

Security authorities in Kuwait have arrested four people for forcing 26 Asian men to work in massage parlours, wear women's clothes and provide "special...
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