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Court delays expat health charges ruling till March 4

KUWAIT: The appeals court yesterday delayed until March 4 a petition filed by a Kuwaiti lawyer calling to overturn a ruling by the lower court that considered as legal a…

Sabeeh wins no-confidence vote by big margin

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labour Hind Al-Sabeeh yesterday comfortably defeated a no-confidence motion by a big margin, with 29 MPs voting in her favor and only 13 lawmakers…

154,000 illegals in Kuwait; amnesty won’t be extended

KUWAIT: Assistant Director General of Residency Affairs Major Gen Abdullah Al-Hajeri said there are strict instructions from the higher leadership to completely end the incidence of residency violators in Kuwait,…

Please rain!

Everybody I meet lately is depressed. This is not a once-in-a-blue-moon emotion (like the one we witnessed yesterday). There are no smiles anymore on the faces of people. I go…

Kuwait to spend $500bn on oil projects by 2040

KUWAIT: OPEC member Kuwait plans to spend more than half a trillion dollars by 2040 to boost its oil and gas output and refining capacity, a top executive said yesterday.…

Kuwaitis 79% in public sector, 21% in private sector

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) statistics show that 79 percent of the manpower working for the government and 21 percent working for the private sector are citizens.…

Woman, boyfriend sentenced to death in disabled girl’s murder

KUWAIT: The criminal court yesterday sentenced a woman and her boyfriend to death for the first degree murder of her daughter, said legal sources. The mother and the boyfriend admitted…

Three car inspectors fight in Jahra

KUWAIT: Jahra vehicle technical inspection department was the venue of a fight between three inspectors due to disputes not related to their jobs. One of them was suspected of being…

Amir attends luncheon banquet at Azayez farm

 KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah attended a luncheon banquet held at Sheikh Ali Al-Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah’s Azayez Farm in Abdali yesterday. The banquet was…

Kuwait rejects assaults on Yemen’s constitutional institutions: Jarallah

1,000 companies partake in Iraq rebuilding conference KUWAIT: The State of Kuwait rejects assaults on Yemen’s constitutional institutions by illegitimate forces in the brotherly nation, the Deputy Foreign Minister has…

Kuwait partakes in Arab League meetings on Palestinian cause

Kuwait urges comprehensive settlement to Middle East conflict KUWAIT/BRUSSELS: Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah partakes in scheduled ministerial meetings at the Arab League…

Bahrain condemns 2 Shiites to death

DUBAI: Bahrain’s criminal court yesterday sentenced two Shiites to death and 19 others to life imprisonment in a ruling against a cell convicted of terror attacks. The court sentenced a…

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