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1st Feb

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Kuwait uses provisions to criminalize various means of expression: HRW

KUWAIT: Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its ‘World Report 2016,’ which provides an overview regarding the human rights’ conditions in each country. In its coverage for Kuwait, HRW said that…

Kuwait last among ‘partially free’ states in Freedom House report

KUWAIT: Journalists and civil society activists in Kuwait found themselves under fresh assault in 2015, Freedom House said in its most recent report. Authorities in Kuwait are quashing dissent with…

Lawmaker questions ministers over ‘hiring expat officials’

KUWAIT: MP Abdullah Al-Maayouf continued to slam ministers for appointing expats in senior positions in their offices and departments under them instead of hiring citizens. Following his inquiry from Minister…

Illegal resident families failed to update data

KUWAIT: Some 400 illegal resident families from the 1956 census failed to update their data despite three months of the new campaign to enable them to adjust their status, said…

Man says beaten for driving by camp

KUWAIT: A citizen filed a case against six others accusing them of assaulting and beating him because he drove by their camp in Kabd desert, said security sources, noting that…

31st Jan

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Year of austerity

Predicting oil prices seems like a futile endeavor, since there are many variables that interfere in decisive ways. But for the moment, it seems that 2016 is the year of…

Messi, Suarez edge Barca past nine-man Atletico

BARCELONA: Barcelona took control of the La Liga title race as goals from Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez inspired a come from behind 2-1 win against nine-man Atletico Madrid yesterday.…

Kerber stuns Williams to win first major title

MELBOURNE: A tearful Angelique Kerber stunned an errant Serena Williams to win the Australian Open yesterday and thwart the American top seed’s bid to equal Steffi Graf’s Open-era record of…

Charcoal smoke kills workers

KUWAIT: A citizen reported that two workers at his farm died from inhaling carbon monoxide inside their room. The victims along with a third worker had lit charcoal for heating…

Private schools union hopes next meeting with ministry sets fees increase criteria – Exclusive interview

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has agreed to increase tuition fees at American and British private schools in Kuwait from the next academic year, before the National Assembly suspended…