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29th Sep

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Kuwait economy ‘structurally flawed’, fiscal reforms urged – Banks stable; FDI hits $2.2bn; Stock swing limit at KSE

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s economy suffers from glaring structural errors induced by accumulations that have stalled development, Finance Ministry Undersecretary Khalifa Hamada said yesterday. Hamada, speaking on behalf of Finance Minister and…

Ghanem calls for meeting with govt over petrol hike

KUWAIT: National Assembly speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanem yesterday said he has invited the government for an expanded meeting next Tuesday to discuss the hike in petrol prices, a move that will…

Bangladeshi workers stage a sit-in protest

KUWAIT: Around 100 Bangladeshi workers hired by a Kuwaiti company to guard supermarkets and various stores in Kuwait staged a sit-in protest yesterday at the Bangladesh Embassy in Khaldiya. The…

Kuwait ‘ready to host’ a fresh intra-Yemen talks – Iraqi Speaker praises Kuwaiti diplomacy

KUWAIT: Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Suleiman Al-Jarallah said Kuwait is ready to receive the Yemeni stakeholders if they are willing to reach deal and break the political stalemate. “The State…

Finishing touches on Jahra Road Development Project

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Public Works announced the progress on the ongoing final works taking place on the elevated portion of the Jahra Road Development Project, which is scheduled to…

Kuwait-Saudi Arabia ties ‘exemplary, deep-rooted’

KUWAIT: Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al- Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said that Kuwait and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enjoy close, historical and deep-rooted relationship. The two…

Court defers terror case

KUWAIT: The Criminal Court deferred a hearing into the “Abdaly cell” terrorism case, in which 26 defendants are involved, to Oct 11 for further questioning of the accused. The court…

Inspection campaign 108 people arrested

KUWAIT: A major inspection campaign in all governorates resulted in arresting 108 people including 18 wanted for civilian cases, 39 absconders, 24 for not holding IDs, 16 with expired residencies,…

Kuwaiti jailed for raping Bulgarian; US citizen sentenced to death

KUWAIT: The Criminal Court yesterday sentenced a citizen to 10 years in jail for raping a Bulgarian woman in Kuwait. The Criminal Court also adjourned hearing a case filed against…

Ruling family member sentenced to 10 years

KUWAIT: A ruling family member was sentenced to 10 years in jail with labor for the attempted murder of a citizen. The victim was shot with an unlicensed weapon, said…

As diplomacy fails, Russia opts for ‘total war’ – Army retakes Aleppo district as bombs rain