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Friday, August 14, 2020

Some teachers threaten to take Kuwait to international courts

The crisis related to the rights of expatriate teachers has escalated to the extent that some teachers have threatened to resort to international courts...

We talked to people who drink illegally in Saudi Arabia and...

Alcohol is illegal in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, but that doesn't stop people from drinking.Although punishments for trafficking and consuming alcohol can be severe,...

Kuwait: Family Residence visas for expats halted

Kuwait has reportedly halted the issuance of family residence visas for the parents and siblings of foreign workers in the country. Kuwait Times cited security sources...

Kuwait expels Iranian ambassador

Kuwait ordered the expulsion of the Iranian ambassador and 14 other diplomats for alleged links to a "spy and terror" cell, Iranian and Kuwaiti...

Kuwait MP demands 10-year cap on employing expats.

A Kuwaiti lawmaker who has been leading a drive to reduce the number of foreigners in her country has called for imposing a 10-year cap...

Kuwait’s Emir feels “bitterness” over Qatar crisis

Kuwait's ruler on Tuesday expressed "bitterness" over what he described as an unprecedented rift in the Gulf, but said he intended to push ahead...

WATCH: Kuwait – truck MELTS into road in extreme heat

Temperatures in Kuwait that have soared above 40 degrees Celsius have led to an entire truck being filmed as its wheels melted into the...

Kuwait’s government finances to remain in surplus

Among the GCC states, Kuwait has highest current account surplus in GDP terms and lowest break even oil price for 2017 & 2018 Kuwait...

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...

Stakes high for Kuwait as mediator in Qatar crisis

Kuwait has asserted itself as the key mediator amid the three-week-old Qatar crisis. Since three Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states — Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the...

Kuwait bans religious figures on GCC terror list

Kuwait’s interior ministry is planning to set up a special process for granting visas to religious figures, both Sunnis and Shiites, to make sure...

Kuwaitis who live with their pet cheetahs

Shahad al-Jaber, 32, gives a kiss to her pet cheetah in Kuwait (MEE/Sebastian Castelier)In the basement of a building in Kuwait city, two 80cm-tall...

Kuwait & Qatar are 4th & 5th most obese countries in...

Kuwait ranked fourth and Qatar fifth most obese country on the planet according to a report published yesterday. More than 50 percent of women...

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...

Kuwait to monitor social media users

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: A governmental committee will be formed soon to deal with social media users who spread rumors, attack other countries or...

Kuwait: death sentence in child murder overturned

Kuwait’s Court of Appeals has overturned the death sentence for father and a mother who tortured their four-year-old daughter to death and kept her...

Iran sends 5 planes with food as Kuwait says Qatar ‘ready’...

Iran has sent five planes full of food to Qatar as neighbouring Gulf countries continue to impose sanctions against the energy-rich kingdom."So far five...

Kuwait deports 13,000 foreigners in five months

Authorities in Kuwait have deported around 13,000 foreigners in the first five months of the year. The reasons included mainly violation of residency and...

Kuwait: 7 men sentenced to death for filming rape of disabled...

Seven men have been sentenced to death for raping a disabled boy in Kuwait and threatening to leak footage of the horrifying assault on...

Expat held for growing marijuana in Kuwait

A Jordanian expatriate was arrested in Kuwait for growing marijuana in his residence in the Hawalli area. The plants were seized and he was referred...
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