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Unified form for residency transactions for verifying data and avoiding mistakes

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry’s Residency Affairs Department will use a unified form for all residency transactions starting from Feb 12 to help facilitate the process of verifying data and avoiding…

Hidden pain: Physical abuse against women rising in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Perhaps the most demeaning kind of domestic violence against women is physical abuse which leaves victims in a state of pandemonium and confusion.  Trapped between respecting the patriarchic nature…

‘Cold wave’ to hit Kuwait

KUWAIT: Kuwait is expected to be struck by a cold wave, the coldest since the beginning of winter, starting from today evening, meteorologist Essa Ramadan said. The cold weather will…

DGCA signs baggage check contract

KUWAIT: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said yesterday it has signed a contract with a general trade and contracting company for implementing the automated baggage check system at…

Construction works ‘destroy’ archaeological sites in Subbiya

KUWAIT:  Environment activists yesterday rushed to Subbiya after learning that construction works were taking place in an area of important historical significance. Green Line Group’s Chairman Khalid Al-Hajri said construction…

US Ambassador visits migrant women’s shelter

‘Around 300 women, from 23 nationalities, provided basic needs until they can go home’ KUWAIT:  The new United States Ambassador to Kuwait praised the Kuwaiti government yesterday for its ongoing…

Kuwaitis seek roots in upmarket tents under the stars – Special Report

AL-JULAIA: Nostalgic for their Bedouin roots, Kuwaitis like Ahmad Al-Shimmari are following in the footsteps of their desert-dwelling ancestors living in tents under the stars-but with a touch of modern…

Hydroponics farming boosts production at low cost: experts

KUWAIT: Hydroponics farming in Kuwait is a vital alternative for traditional methods with various benefits including an increase in production at lower cost, according to agricultural engineering specialists. This method,…

Nepali female detainee falls dead at police station

KUWAIT: A 37-year-old absconding Nepalese female, who had been arrested and detained a week earlier at Salmiya police station, collapsed in detention and was rushed to Mubarak Hospital where she…

Canada shooter rented flat near Quebec mosque

QUEBEC CITY: The French-Canadian student accused of killing six people during evening prayers in a Quebec City mosque had rented an apartment nearby, neighbors said yesterday, a sign he may…

Music comes back to Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Concerts have long been an underground affair in Saudi Arabia, where official adherence to the Wahhabi school of Sunni Islam puts music in murky legal territory. But for six…

Fired: Trump dumps attorney general

WASHINGTON: An embattled Donald Trump fired his government’s chief lawyer for refusing to defend his controversial immigration orders late Monday, deepening a political crisis engulfing his presidency. In a caustic…

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