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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Sarayat season in Kuwait brings unstable weather

Kuwait was affected by a sandstorm yesterday with authorities advising the public to be cautious when using highways because of the low visibility caused...

Kuwait turns against its expat population

Safa Al-Hashem, the only woman in Kuwait’s 50-seat parliament, is capitalizing on a growing resentment of foreigners to build support for a movement that’s...

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...

Woman Films Maid Falling off a Window

Awoman from Kuwait was detained for filming her maid, an Ethiopian national hanging from a window and screaming for help. In the video, instead...

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...

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...
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