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Probe fish death, alleged FIFA bribes, demand MPs

KUWAIT: Three main issues dominated the local parliamentary scene yesterday with MPs demanding investigations into the mass fish death and the allegations of Kuwait Football officials’ involvement in alleged graft.…

Sheikh Ahmad quits FIFA council to fight bribery charge

ZURICH: World sport powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah announced his resignation yesterday from the FIFA council, saying he did not want to be a distraction while fighting corruption allegations. Aside…

Councilors criticize authorities for failure to address fish deaths

KUWAIT: Municipal Council member and chairman of the technical committee Fahad Al-Sane criticized the reluctance of relevant authorities to reveal the true cause behind the ‘seasonal fish death phenomenon.’ He…

Charging visitors

KUWAIT: MP Khalil Al-Saleh announced that he submitted an official request to the National Assembly in order to discuss a report that recommends charging visitors for medical services at public…

Kuwaiti ophthalmologist performs rare surgery in Italy

FLORENCE: Kuwaiti leading ophthalmologist Khalid Al-Sabti has performed a successful rare eye surgery for an Italian old man who suffered a retinal detachment due to fibrosis resulting from diabetes.  The…

Termination because of bankruptcy

The Kuwaiti economy, much like the case in the rest of the world, is currently going through a shift for many different reasons that I will not get into as…

Creative Kuwaiti teachers paving way for bright future

KUWAIT: It is not a secret that teaching is one of the most physically and mentally demanding careers that helps to shape how countries grow and develop.  Bearing that in…

Workers demonstrate unpaid wages

KUWAIT: A number of workers demonstrated outside two locations belonging to their company and damaged some properties in protest of their unpaid wages. Police had headed to a shopping mall…

Serious efforts to protect citizens in private sector

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh stressed that the government is serious in protecting citizens who were laid off from…

KD 8 billion projected budget deficit

KUWAIT: The drop in the state’s general reserves has reached around  KD 12 billion over the past two years; that is since the oil prices started falling, according to well-informed…

Jahra arsonist still at large

KUWAIT: Police are still looking for an arsonist who set fire in a large number of garbage containers in Jahra. The most recent reports came from near a cooking gas…

Saudi arrests 46 suspects over 2016 Medina attack

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said yesterday it had arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of…

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