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Saturday, October 31, 2020

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...

Kuwait outlook changes from negative to stable

Moody's Investor service yesterday changed the rating outlook on Kuwait from "negative" to "stable". Concurrently, the long term-issuer rating has been affirmed at Aa2....

Expat income tax will hit region’s “attractiveness” – IMF

Taxing the income of foreign workers in the GCC will help the region boost its revenues, but it will reduce the attractiveness of the...

Kuwait to replace all expat teachers?

A Kuwaiti lawmaker has called for replacing expatriate teachers with Kuwaiti nationals in a bid to reduce the number of foreigners in the northern...

Pigeon carrying drugs caught by Kuwait customs

A pigeon has reportedly been caught by customs officials carrying illegal drugs in miniature backpack in Kuwait.A fabric pocket attached to the back of the...

Cebu Pacific to stop Kuwait flights

Cebu Pacific Airlines will suspend flights from Kuwait from mid June, the Philippines-based airlines announced yesterday. Cebu will fly its last 4x weekly flight...

Top Kuwait court jails three royals for insulting judiciary

Kuwait's supreme court on Monday upheld a five-year jail term against three members of the ruling family, including the former secret service chief, for...

Kuwait raises $4 million for debt convicts

Kuwaitis have donated around $4 million in a matter of hours in a fund-raising campaign to help secure the release of Kuwaiti prisoners convicted...

Kuwait finally gets its act together

The starting point is a $4.4 billion construction contract for a much needed airport terminal. This marks a milestone for Kuwait as the country seeks...

Kuwait deported tens of thousands of expats in 2016-2017

There have been pressures on the Kuwaiti government to rebalance the “demographic imbalance”, in which expats make up an estimated 70 percent of its...
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