Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Kuwait

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...

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...

15 year cap on expatriates in Kuwait proposed

Amid increasingly louder cries to address the demographic imbalance in Kuwait, a parliamentary committee has started looking into proposals, including a 15-year cap. A proposal...
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