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Kuwait, India ink agreement on domestic workers, to boost ties

MoU tackles non-payment of salaries, mistreatment of maids KUWAIT: Kuwait and India signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding on domestic workers, as well as an agreement for visa exemption for…

Controversy after National Assembly keeps lawmakers’ membership

Different opinions on if MPs can return home without being arrested KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s vote late on Tuesday has divided constitutional experts, lawmakers and politicians on whether the vote…

Special budget requested for railway project

KUWAIT: Director General of the Public Authority for Roads and Transportation Ahmad Al-Hassan said the authority is waiting for approval from the Finance Ministry on its request for a special…

Amir meets Indian Foreign Minister; Crown Prince receives Sultan Al-Bohra

Amir congratulates Ikhlas School over Arab Reading Challenge award KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of…

Kuwait should do more to protect intellectual property rights: US envoy

‘First Man’ screened at VOX Cinema as part of ‘Discover America’ KUWAIT: Hollywood film ‘First Man’ was screened at the Avenues Mall on Tuesday. The event was organized by the…

Kuwaiti oil prices to average $67-77 per barrel, says analyst

KUWAIT: Current conditions in the global oil market indicate that the price of Kuwaiti crude oil would remain within the range of $67 to $77 per barrel, according to an…

Mom jailed for abusing kids

KUWAIT: The misdemeanors court sentenced a Kuwaiti mother to a month in jail for mistreating and insulting her children while teaching them. The children’s father had complained to police that…

Engineer dies of injuries

KUWAIT: Egyptian engineer Mohammad Obaid died yesterday morning due to injuries he sustained following an explosion at a power transformer in Salwa three days earlier. His Egyptian colleague remains in…

Car thieves arrested

KUWAIT: Ahmadi police arrested two brothers as they were breaking into a car, and both were found under the influence of drugs. Policemen on patrol noticed the two breaking the…

Republican Muslim hoping for US Congress seat in Trump era

SAN DIEGO: Omar Qudrat denies any contradiction in his being both a Muslim and a Republican in the era of President Donald Trump. In fact, he is so convinced that…

Israel moves closer to Gulf; Oman minister visits Ramallah

DUBAI: As Israel and Iran clash in Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government is courting Gulf Arab states at a time when broader policies align against their common rival…

Pakistan overturns blasphemy death sentence

Club-wielding demonstrators block Islamabad’s highway ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court yesterday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a landmark case which has incited…

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