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MPs flatly against any fuel, utility price hike – Discrimination alleged at prosecution; Gitmo Kuwaiti to be freed

KUWAIT: Lawmakers’ opposition to reported government plans to increase fuel prices amongst other spending cuts has gained momentum, with more MPs joining the fray. The reports said that an international…

545 arrested in Ardiya crackdown

KUWAIT: More than 500 people were arrested in a police crackdown in Industrial Ardiya yesterday, the second in a week following a similar campaign in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh in which thousands…

Labor unions stage sit-in to protest ‘interference’

KUWAIT: Several Kuwaiti labor unionists organized a sit-in in front of Manpower Public Authority in protest against its alleged interference in the internal affairs of labor unions. President of the…

Kuwait to send troops to fight Houthi rebels

KUWAIT: Kuwait has decided to send troops to Saudi Arabia to resist cross-border attacks by the Yemeni Houthi movement, Kuwaiti daily Al-Qabas reported yesterday citing an informed source. Though a…

A Visit To The Shelter

Good morning dear brothers and sisters and I wish all of you a happy holiday to come. In this article, I would like to talk about my experience during my…

Six cities to house 220,000 laborers

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality’s Acting Director General Ahmad Al-Manfouhi announced the completion of a report that includes the locations where new labor cities are planned to be built in Kuwait. The…

New bill restricts referral to psychiatric disease hospital

KUWAIT: In a major step towards improving psychiatric treatment, the cabinet recently passed a bill on psychiatric healthcare for psychiatric patients, which will be referred to the parliament for review…

90,000 people expected to spend New Year abroad

KUWAIT: Informed sources at Kuwait International Airport said it is expected that nearly 90,000 citizens and expatriates will leave the country during the New Year holiday. They said the number…

Kuwaiti oil barrel to drop to $27 in Feb: Analyst

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti oil analyst has forecasted the price of Kuwaiti oil barrel would drop to $27 per barrel next February, affected by the pumping of Iranian oil into the…

Minister Essa under fire over UNESCO Secretary-General post – Army Captain arrested with drugs

KUWAIT: MP Mohammad Tana Al-Enezi threatened to grill Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa if he bows to pressure to cancel the appointment of Dr…

Major local events in 2015 – Part I

KUWAIT: The following is part one of a list of major local events that happened in 2015, courtesy of Kuwait News Agency (KUNA): His Highness the Amir: January 9: His…

Weapons’ detectives search Wafra farms

KUWAIT: Weapons detectives obtained a warrant from the public prosecution to search block 3 of Wafra farms, based on article one of law 6/2015. The campaign began yesterday with the…