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Deportation

I always try to imagine how would my life be if I did not have the privilege to find a job in my own country or if for any reason…

1st Aug

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

200 arrested in Shuwaikh raid

KUWAIT: Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lt Gen Suleiman Al-Fahd (second left) supervises operations in a dilapidated building inhabited by workers in Industrial Shuwaikh yesterday. The crackdown in the area resulted in…

Kuwait to invest KD 4.75bn in new development plan – Financing shared by both public and private sectors

KUWAIT: Kuwait plans to invest KD 4.75 billion ($15.75 billion) in its 2017-2018 development plan, in which KD 1.59 billion will be borne by the state budget, the secretary general…

Minister signs retirees’ health insurance contract – Deal worth KD 82 million for one year

KUWAIT: Minister of Health Dr Ali Saad Al-Obaidi yesterday signed a social insurance contract for retirees worth KD 82 million for a whole year. The project covers 107,000 retirees recoded…

Electronic visas through hotels, companies soon – Project to renew residencies online

KUWAIT: Director General of the Residency Affairs Department Major General Talal Maarafi said the second stage of the electronic services project will start soon with the issuance of visit visas…

97 Filipino nationals repatriated to Manila – Through Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program

KUWAIT: A total of 97 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) were repatriated to the Philippines yesterday through the Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program (AVRP), a scheme used by the Philippine Embassy as…

Harry Potter magic hits Asia as fans celebrate new book

Harry Potter magic hit Asia yesterday, as aspiring witches and wizards crowded into bookstores to get their hands on the first copies of a new play that imagines the hero…

Snow City the new hot ticket in the Saudi capital

Having to wear ski jackets in Riyadh is unheard of, but a new snow park in the Saudi capital has made them a must despite outside temperatures exceeding 45 Celsius.…

PSG sink Leicester as champions clash

LOS ANGELES: French title winners Paris Saint-Germain brought English champions Leicester City down to earth with a comfortable 4-0 win in the exhibition International Champions Cup in Los Angeles on…

Weekend getaway at Zighybay Resort, Oman

I was searching for a getaway weekend last November, where I could enjoy good weather and outdoor activities. The hassle of getting a visa and flying for long were out…

Retaking Mosul likely to be tricky, costly for Iraq – Fierce fighting already raging

BAGHDAD: It promises to be the biggest and perhaps last major battle against the Islamic State group in Iraq. Iraq’s government is setting its sights on Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city…