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Saturday, October 31, 2020

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...

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...

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...

MPs demand panel to study population

Eleven lawmakers called to form a temporary parliamentary panel to study the issue of population imbalance and rampant visa trading. The lawmakers claim that...

Govt. to cancel kafala?

Agovernment committee entrusted with studying the cancellation of the kafala (sponsorship) system is forging ahead to find a solution that will protect the rights...

OPEC delivering on output cuts

OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers including Russia agreed late last year to reduce output by about 1.8 million barrels per day in a landmark...

Increasing emergency ambulances

Kuwait’s Minister of Health, Dr. Jamal Al Harbi said that the Ministry is keen on increasing the number of ambulances in the coming months....

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...

Kuwait: mother beats 5 year old daughter to death

Police in Kuwait have arrested a woman and her boyfriend for killing her five-year old daughter. The two are now awaiting their trial. Investigators...

Kuwait’s information ministry cuts foreign advisors

Kuwait’s information minister has reportedly terminated the contracts of all foreign advisors working with the Information Ministry.Kuwait Times cited sources as confirming the cuts were...

Ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait stays as talks...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A ban on sending Filipinos to work in Kuwait will continue indefinitely after the nations failed to conclude a migrant...

Kuwait: Expat Remittances Drop by 13 Percent

According to the foreign exchange companies, the remittances of foreign workers in Kuwait have dropped by at least 13 percent in the first quarter...

Gulf Neighbours Reaffirm Commitment To Help Bahrain Economy

Bahrain’s Gulf Arab allies, Saudi, UAE and Kuwait, met to review a financial support programme designed to help the country repair its finances and...

Kuwait: One Killed In Deadly Flash Floods And Heavy Rains

The health ministry said the man, aged 30, was swept away by the flooding as he tried to rescue his family from their home...

Focus on affordable housing sharpens in GCC countries

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are doubling their efforts to further enhance low- and middle-income households’ ability to own affordable housing, as part of...
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Filipino Maids Prefer Working In UAE, Saudi Not Kuwait

Reports reveal that Filipino maids prefer to work in the United Arab Emirates or Saudi Arabia instead of Kuwait owing to a better work...

Kuwait: 120 Shops Shut in Jleeb; 140 Expats To Be Deported

Kuwait Municipality recently conducted a campaign to eliminate violations in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh.It resulted in the closure of 120 shops, electricity disconnection in 43 buildings...

Kuwaiti Man & Girlfriend Rob Taxi Driver

A Kuwaiti man and his girlfriend were acquitted of robbing a taxi driver by dispossessing him of his wallet and identification documents.The Public Prosecution Department...

Kuwait Rejects 11,000 Unaccredited Certificates of Expat Engineers

Head of the Federation of Arab Engineers and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuwait Society of Engineers Faisal Al-Atel affirmed that the...

Kuwait Still Under Shortage of Filipino Domestic Workers

At a time when Manila has lifted the total ban on the deployment of Filipino labour to Kuwait, the crisis of domestic workers still...
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