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Amir, state officials pay tribute to former Saudi FM – ‘Architect of the Saudi foreign strategy’

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences late on Thursday to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz of…

‘Interior’ employee arrested for unlicensed weapon trade – Captagon smuggling bid thwarted

KUWAIT: Police arrested an Interior Ministry employee who offered unlicensed weapons for sale on social media, the ministry announced. The Kuwaiti man was ambushed after being lured to sell a…

Kuwait ‘Noble’ Unity Foils Evil sedition Bids: Amir

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir called for abiding by moderate teachings of Islam, boosting values of nationalism, while investing in skills of the youth. He said he was pleased of…

MPs hail Amir’s speech, urge nationwide unity – Sunni political groups strongly condemn mosque attack

KUWAIT: Nine Sunni Islamist groups, movements and personalities yesterday strongly condemned the suicide bombing on the Shiite mosque, stressing it was an attack against humanity and innocent people. The groups…

Kuwait fiscal reserves hit record $592 bn: Report

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s financial reserves defied a slump in oil prices to hit a record 179.2 billion dinars ($592 billion) at the end of the 2014-15 financial year, a report said…

Citizens smuggle 31 packets of hashish

KUWAIT: Two citizens were recently arrested with the possession of 31 pieces of hashish. Case papers indicate that a coastguard boat spotted a boat on radar systems. When they reached…

When terror hits home

On 26th June 2015, as worshippers bowed to the Almighty in submission of His glory in the holy month of Ramadan, a young man walked into the Al Imam Al…

Blast from the past – Like some other Ramadan traditions, the iftar cannon stands the test of time

Ramadan is a time of piety and prayers, fasting and feasting, and spending time with family and friends. But as is often the case, every nation and community develops a…

Cerebral palsy no barrier for bodybuilder

Moathe Ahmed, 23, has a medical and physical condition known to many as cerebral palsy (CP). Cerebral palsy is a group of permanent movement disorders that often includes poor coordination,…

Lawmakers urge action as sand blocks highways – MP Awdah warns of dispute over Oil Minister

KUWAIT: Two MPs yesterday called on the Ministry of Public Works to immediately take all the necessary measures to clear large quantities of sand that closed the Wafra road as…

Eid Holiday July 17-20

KUWAIT: Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced yesterday that Eid Al-Fitr holiday would be on Friday, July 17 and would end Monday, July 20. The CSC said in a brief statement,…

Ministry to run 16 wedding halls

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Social Works and Labor (MSAL) announced that it had withdrawn the administration of 16 wedding halls in different areas around Kuwait. The ministry will directly run…