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Kuwait’s ruler reappoints PM

DUBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Kuwait's ruler reappointed his prime minister on Wednesday and asked him to form a cabinet, the official state news...

Indians promised jobs in Kuwait arrested at airport with fake tickets

 MUMBAI, Nov 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mumbai police have arrested 30 men trying to fly to Kuwait on fake tickets and visas and...

Kuwait’s emir orders Cabinet dissolved amid turmoil

KUWAIT CITY (AP) - Kuwait's ruling emir ordered his Cabinet be dissolved Monday, heading off a potentially embarrassing no-confidence vote by parliament against one...

Latest on FIFA banning Kuwait from international competitions

Kuwait was banned from international competition and barred from receiving development assistance from FIFA due to government interference. “I would hope the suspension would...

Kuwait court rejects case to cancel new Expat health fees

Manama: A lawsuit filed in Kuwait to overturn the health ministry’s decision to hike healthcare fees for foreigners has been rejected by the administrative department...

GCC summit might be postponed due to Qatar crisis

The Gulf Cooperation Council summit, scheduled to take place in Kuwait in December, will most likely be postponed until mid-2018, according to regional reports. “Postponing...

Kuwait MP calls for imposing of exit visas on expats

An MP in Kuwait has called for the imposing of exit visas on expatriates in the latest of a string of measures against the...

Abolish 153 campaign seeks to rid Kuwait of “honour-killing” law

A campaign is gaining steam in Kuwait to abolish an outdated ‘honour-killing law’ which charges men who kill their female family members who engage...

Kuwait MP: Charge expat motorists KD1,200 a year

A Kuwaiti lawmaker has called for imposing an annual fee of 1,200 Kuwaiti dinars on all expatriates who have driving licences. Foreigners already pay KD12...

Gang arrested for forcing men to work as massage girls in...

Security authorities in Kuwait have arrested four people for forcing 26 Asian men to work in massage parlours, wear women's clothes and provide "special...

Kuwait plans three airports at cost of $4.77bln

The government of Kuwait plans to work on three airports in Kuwait between 2017 to 2020, reports Al-Anba daily. The first is the Kuwait...

Kuwait: Million expats categorized as “unidentified laborers”

Government sources closely related to solving the demographical imbalance problem seemed so optimistic that the solution was doable but needs more planning and patience....

Kuwait to expel North Korean ambassador, 4 diplomats

Kuwait says it will expel North Korea’s ambassador and four other diplomats. The decision by Kuwait came as its ruling emir took a recent trip...

Domestic workers in Kuwait: Q& A with Atty. Fajer Ahmed

Domestic workers in Kuwait can sometimes have tough jobs. They work in large houses with big families running errands from cleaning, washing, cooking, and...

OPINION: Trump builds a friendship with Kuwait that helps America

Meeting with the Emir of Kuwait at the White House this past week, President Trump hit the right notes. He has forged a strong...

Kuwait introduces new $830 fee for companies employing ‘excess’ foreigners

Kuwait has been increasing charges and fees for foreigners in recent months to boost government revenues. Kuwait’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour has reportedly...

Bank surety gone: new exodus of domestics to Kuwait likely

Officials expect a renewed exodus of housemaids to Kuwait from the country — primarily from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh — with the Centre on Tuesday scrapping a...

Kuwait creates 17,936 jobs for nationals

Kuwait’s Civil Service Commission has created 17,936 vacancies for Kuwaiti nationals in the public sector. According to the commission, 13 vacancies are allocated for job...

Kuwait water, electricity prices up by 500 per cent

Electricity and water rates in Kuwait have been revised to encourage consumers to rationalize consumption, Dr. Mashaan Al Otaibi, assistant undersecretary of the ministry...

Kuwait: poor priced out of health–expats to suffer

From the month of October, the majority of expatriates in Kuwait will not be able to afford healthcare services in the country, due to...
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