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Saturday, August 8, 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...

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...

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...

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: Tax Plan Halted As Oil Prices Rise

Following a Budgets and Final Accounts Committee meeting on May 14, the National Assembly confirmed the revised timeline for the VAT introduction, citing a lack...

Kuwaiti blogger forces brand rethink across Arab world

Big brands aiming to reach millions of consumers across the Arab world are rethinking their influencer budgets after a video by a disgraced Kuwaiti...

Kuwait’s Minister Resigns Amid Severe Flooding

Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works, Hussam Al-Roumi, resigned on Friday following heavy rainfall that caused damaging flooding across the country, state news agency KUNA...

Kuwait Announces To Reduce Expats In State Jobs

The government has issued a decree to reduce the number of expatriates in all government departments by the next fiscal 2019/2020, which will start...

Kuwait: Eight People Dead After Car Rams Into Crowd

Eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car crashed in the Kuwaiti area of Kabd on Monday, Kuwait...

Customs Official Stabbed At Saudi–Kuwaiti Border Point

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing and injuring a Customs official at the Saudi–Kuwaiti border point of Khafji in the Eastern Province. The...

Kuwait Declares New Year Holidays

Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced that Wednesday of next week, Jan 1 will be New Year’s holiday for all ministries and governmental bodies. In...

Kuwait: 440 Nationals Resigned from Ministry

Minister of Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs, Mohammad Al- Jabri revealed that 440 Kuwaitis resigned from the ministry during the period from...

Coronavirus: Kuwait Issues Warning Against Travelling to Iran

Kuwait Ports Authority (KPA) decided to suspend the movement of passengers to and from Iran via land ports after five infection cases were confirmed including two...

Coronavirus: Kuwait Ups Measures in Expat Resident Areas

Stringent measures have been enforced due to frequent increase in infection of coronavirus virus where marginal labourer are densely accommodated to contain the spread...

Coronavirus: Kuwait Reports 2 Deaths, 168 New Cases

Kuwait confirmed 168 new cases over the past 24 hours bringing its total to 2,248. The Kingdom also recorded two new fatalities over the past...

Kuwait Allows 2-Hour Walk Under Total Curfew

Kuwaitis and foreign residents will be daily allowed two-hours of walking under a total curfew that is due to start in the country on...
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