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Government to activate ‘electronic signature’

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti minister yesterday revealed that the government will activate ‘electronic signatures’ to make transactions easier. “Any political observer can see the great cooperation and investment between the executive…

Sandstorms further affects visibility

KUWAIT: Visibility levels in some areas along the Seventh Ring Road dropped to less than 200 meters yesterday due to sandstorms that hit Kuwait for the second straight day. Accordingly,…

US Embassy message: Sound personal practices in light of recent attack

KUWAIT: The United States’ Embassy in Kuwait sent the following security message to US citizens in Kuwait: In light of the June 26 terrorist attack in Kuwait, we want to…

Diwan discusses protecting Kuwait after mosque attack

KUWAIT: In light of the suicide bombing at Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque two weeks ago, Al- Khuraibet Diwan recently hosted a seminar titled, ‘They are my sons and the future challenge,’…

‘ NO MORE’ DEPENDENCY VISAS FOR EXPATS’ PARENTS – New rules for family visit visas – Relatives’ visits restricted to a month

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Interior’s Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah said yesterday that expatriates will only be allowed to issue dependency visas for…

Bomber’s driver opens up; connects the dots

KUWAIT: The driver who carried the suicide bomber to Imam Al-Sadiq mosque in Kuwait City was in contact with the Islamic State four days before the attack, a security source…

Low visibility halts navigation at Shuaiba, Shuwaikh ports

KUWAIT: Maritime traffic at Shuwaikh and Shuaiba ports were halted yesterday due to bad weather conditions, Kuwait Ports Authority announced. “Navigation will resume at Shuwaikh port once visibility is back…

Cabinet approves comm. agency, competition protection amendments

KUWAIT: The cabinet yesterday reviewed the recommendations of the legal affairs committee on the draft amendments to the executive statutes of Act No. 37 for 2014 and Act No. 15…

Zour refinery offers to be announced today

KUWAIT: The Central Tenders Committee is due to announce today the best offers made by international companies applying to execute the fourth stage of Al-Zour refinery project. Notably, Kuwait National…

Four released on bail after unlicensed weapons arrest

KUWAIT: A court yesterday ordered the release of two citizens and two police officers who had recently been arrested with possession of unlicensed weapons. They were released on a KD…

Kuwait mulls charging 40 over mosque attack – Citizens, expats warned against spreading rumors

KUWAIT: Kuwait is considering charging more than 40 people in connection with a deadly suicide bombing in a mosque claimed by the Islamic State group, a security official said yesterday.…

Edi Al-Fitr July 17

KUWAIT: Eid Al-Fitr, marking end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will fall on July 17, announced the astronomer Adel Al- Saadoun yesterday. The moon is forecast to line up…