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Fuel price hike has no impact on traffic jam

Kuwait needs to boost transport infrastructure: Experts KUWAIT: The government decision one year ago to cut the subsidy for fuels, thereby raising their prices, was meant, in part, to ease…

Kuwait pilgrims perform Hajj without any hassle

Warning against unlicensed slaughter KUWAIT: Pilgrims from the State of Kuwait are performing Hajj rituals without any hassle due to the coordination between Kuwaiti and Saudi authorities, said Kuwaiti Minister…

What will the lambs eat on Eid?

When I adopted veganism, I kept it a secret for a long time for fear of verbal harassment and annoyingly endless questions. After the matter was revealed, I was accused…

Amir heads to US on official visit

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation will leave for the US today on an official visit. During his stay in Washington,…

Kuwaiti leadership, top officials exchange Eid Al-Adha greetings

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah both exchange greetings on the advent of Eid Al-Adha.…

Truck falls off Nuwaiseeb bridge, driver serious

KUWAIT: A truck recently fell off a bridge along Nuwaiseeb highway and the driver was seriously injured and rushed to hospital, said security sources. The sources noted that this was…

Trio held with huge cache of fake dollar, dinar notes

KUWAIT: Two citizens and a Syrian were arrested recently with the possession of a huge cache of counterfeit currencies in US dollar and Kuwaiti dinar. The culprits were preparing to…

Private education

Private schools admit many Kuwaiti and expat children every year, and while parents take the lead in choosing the best school for their kids, no one seems to think much…

Bangladeshi expat watches out for his community

Advocating for those who cannot protect themselves, Bangladeshi social worker draws media attention to his countrymen’s problems Reports about mistreated, harassed and unpaid housemaids regularly make the headlines in Kuwait.…

Rescue Me!

Local rescue team saves people, vehicles stranded in Kuwait’s deserts When Mohammed Saif Al-Hajri got stuck in a remote place for an entire day and the battery of his hearing…

Pilgrims throng Mount Arafat for peak of hajj

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia: Their palms facing the sky, around two million Muslims gathered yesterday on Saudi Arabia’s Mount Arafat for the highlight of the hajj pilgrimage, one of the…

Iran hajj pilgrims torn between joy, bitter memories

MECCA: Reza from Iran is torn between the joy of taking part in this year’s annual hajj pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest sites and bitter memories of the 2015 stampede that…

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