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38 expat municipality employees terminated

KUWAIT: Thirty eight expatriate employees at Kuwait Municipality were informed by phone not to report to work starting at the end of this month, as they were relieved of their…

Kuwait and Korean firms seal $2.9 billion LNG deal – KPC, BP to explore opportunities in oil, gas, petrochemicals

KUWAIT: Kuwait yesterday inked a $2.93 billion contract with three South Korean firms for the construction of the largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import facility in the oil-rich country. The…

Sawaber evacuation ultimatum expires today, tenants threaten legal action

KUWAIT: As the ultimatum to evacuate the Sawaber Residential Complex expires today, and in light of the government’s looming plans to demolish the key estate in downtown Kuwait City, the…

Filipino overseas vote starts April 9 – Election head ensures credible ‘OAV’s’ for Filipinos

KUWAIT: Filipinos in Kuwait, including Pinoys from other countries, may vote for their new country’s leader starting April 9. The presidential election in the Philippines is slated for May 9,…

Kuwaiti women to be hired as school guards

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Education is preparing four contracts to appoint Kuwaiti women as guards in public schools for girls next year. The guards will officially be referred to as…

Man accuses woman of killing dog – Strange hugging and caressing

KUWAIT: Rumaithiya police detains an Asian domestic helper whose sponsor accused her of deliberately killing his pet dog. The citizen arrived at the police station in a hysterical state, along…

Abdali appeal case adjourned to April 13 – Minister investigates students ‘slandering’

KUWAIT: The appeal court yesterday adjourned hearing the Abdaly case until April 13. The court also decided to hold the next hearing, where two state security officers and detectives would…

Four injured in mosque roof collapse – Fugitives caught

KUWAIT: Four workers were injured when the roof of a mosque under construction collapsed yesterday. Firefighters arrived to the scene located in Qairawan shortly after the incident was reported. They…

Saudi executes two citizens for murder

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia executed two citizens convicted of murder yesterday, raising to 81 the number of death sentences carried out in the ultra-conservative kingdom this year. Dhafer and Hussein al-…

Dubai introduces a ‘passenger tax’ – $9.50 airport tax per traveler

US award for French mother courage battling hate

Pakistan protesters refuse to end Islamabad sit-in