Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait: Family Residence visas for expats halted

Kuwait has reportedly halted the issuance of family residence visas for the parents and siblings of foreign workers in the country. Kuwait Times cited security sources...

Kuwait expels Iranian ambassador

Kuwait ordered the expulsion of the Iranian ambassador and 14 other diplomats for alleged links to a "spy and terror" cell, Iranian and Kuwaiti...

Kuwait MP demands 10-year cap on employing expats.

A Kuwaiti lawmaker who has been leading a drive to reduce the number of foreigners in her country has called for imposing a 10-year cap...

Kuwait’s Emir feels “bitterness” over Qatar crisis

Kuwait's ruler on Tuesday expressed "bitterness" over what he described as an unprecedented rift in the Gulf, but said he intended to push ahead...

WATCH: Kuwait – truck MELTS into road in extreme heat

Temperatures in Kuwait that have soared above 40 degrees Celsius have led to an entire truck being filmed as its wheels melted into the...

Kuwait’s government finances to remain in surplus

Among the GCC states, Kuwait has highest current account surplus in GDP terms and lowest break even oil price for 2017 & 2018 Kuwait...

31,000 in Kuwait took fake sick leaves after Eid holidays

Hind Al Sabeeh, Kuwait’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labour, has warned of legal and administrative measures against state employees who failed to report...

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...
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