Friday, November 16, 2018

Kuwait

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...

Expat held for growing marijuana in Kuwait

A Jordanian expatriate was arrested in Kuwait for growing marijuana in his residence in the Hawalli area. The plants were seized and he was referred...

Kuwait outlook changes from negative to stable

Moody's Investor service yesterday changed the rating outlook on Kuwait from "negative" to "stable". Concurrently, the long term-issuer rating has been affirmed at Aa2....

Expat income tax will hit region’s “attractiveness” – IMF

Taxing the income of foreign workers in the GCC will help the region boost its revenues, but it will reduce the attractiveness of the...

Kuwait to replace all expat teachers?

A Kuwaiti lawmaker has called for replacing expatriate teachers with Kuwaiti nationals in a bid to reduce the number of foreigners in the northern...

Pigeon carrying drugs caught by Kuwait customs

A pigeon has reportedly been caught by customs officials carrying illegal drugs in miniature backpack in Kuwait.A fabric pocket attached to the back of the...

Cebu Pacific to stop Kuwait flights

Cebu Pacific Airlines will suspend flights from Kuwait from mid June, the Philippines-based airlines announced yesterday. Cebu will fly its last 4x weekly flight...

Top Kuwait court jails three royals for insulting judiciary

Kuwait's supreme court on Monday upheld a five-year jail term against three members of the ruling family, including the former secret service chief, for...
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