Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Kuwait

Kuwait activists combat rise in banning of books

 More than 4,000 books have been blacklisted by Kuwait's information ministry over the past five years, according to local media reports, including Marquez's "One...

Kuwait: Oil Minister, Top Executives Resign Amid Internal Rows

Kuwaiti Oil Minister Bakheet Al-Rashidi and two top executives of state-owned energy companies resigned amid persistent internal disputes that have been delaying projects in...

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...

Kuwait warns against passport misuse

Authorities in Kuwait have warned Kuwaitis against exchanging their passports for money from loan sharks and pay off their gambling debts. Security sources told Kuwaiti...

Mother of suspect in maid’s death denies son’s involvement

The family of a Lebanese man in whose apartment the body of a Filipina was found is in shock, claiming: “It is impossible for...

Kuwait: No VAT until 2021, says parliament committee

Kuwait is set to delay its implementation of a regional 5 per cent value added tax until 2021, according to a parliamentary committee statement.“The...

Kuwaiti couple attack Sri Lanka customs over pet dog

Sri Lankan police Friday arrested a Kuwaiti couple accused of assaults which left five customs officers in hospital after they tried to stop the...

Kuwait: All Expats To Be Removed From Public Sector Roles

According to Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan, Kuwait is increasingly seeking to remove expatriates from public sector posts and replace them with...

Kuwait: Special Health Insurance Fees Cancelled For Dependents

Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Residence Affairs Major-General Talal Marafie has cancelled the special health insurance fees for dependents – the...

Ras al-Zour oil spill: Kuwait battles to control damage, Saudi...

Kuwait battled Sunday to control an oil spill off its southern coast that stained its beaches, threatened to damage power plants and water stations...
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