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Kuwait, Gulf determined to solve crisis: Deputy FM

Premier’s sponsorship reflects forum’s importance: Jarallah KUWAIT: Kuwait Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said that Kuwait and the Arab Gulf countries were determined to solve the crisis among the Gulf…

US Department of State’s Report on Human Rights Practices in Kuwait for 2017 – Part III

Section 3. Freedom to participate in the political process Recent Elections: Observers generally considered the 2016 parliamentary election free and fair and found no serious procedural problems. The election followed…

Kuwait vows response amid diplomatic row with Manila

Third suspect arrested – MPs keep up pressure – Lawyer files case against embassy KUWAIT: Kuwait has taken effective measures in response to “incendiary remarks” made by the Filipino ambassador…

Migrant workers in Kuwait remain vulnerable to abuse: HRW Report

World Report 2018 highlights events of 2017 in Kuwait NEW YORK: In January 2017, Kuwait carried out its first executions since 2013, hanging seven people. Despite recent reforms, migrant workers…

US Department of State’s Report on Human Rights Practices in Kuwait for 2017 – Part II

Section 2. Respect for civil liberties, including: a. Freedom of Expression, Including for the Press The constitution provides for freedom of expression including for the press, although these rights were…

Forum stresses need to fight fake news

KUWAIT: Under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the 15th Arab Media Forum kicked off yesterday at Regency Hotel. Information Minister and Minister…

MPs demand expulsion of Filipino envoy, slam ‘weak’ govt response

Ghanem vows action against ‘escalation’ – Police arrest two over ‘abductions’ KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday strongly blasted the Philippines Embassy in the country for allegedly helping Filipina maids claiming to be…

Ramadan likely from May 17

KUWAIT: The holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin on Thursday, May 17, Kuwaiti astronomer Adel Al-Saadoun said yesterday. He noted that the crescent might not be visible in…

Amir eager to care for talented young people: Minister Sabeeh

His Highness patronizes Kuwait innovation competition for students’ research and projects KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s patronage of the Kuwait innovation competition for students’ research…

Amir commends municipality workers’ efforts in carrying out vital projects

His Highness receives Minister Roumi, Municipality Director General KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seif Palace yesterday Minister of Public Works and Minister of…

US Department of State’s Report on Human Rights Practices in Kuwait for 2017 – Part I

Executive summary Kuwait is a constitutional, hereditary emirate ruled by the Al-Sabah family. While there is also a democratically elected parliament, His Highness the Amir holds ultimate authority over most…

Fifth Ring Road development starts Sunday

KUWAIT: Director of the Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport Ahmad Al-Hessan announced that the first phase of developing the Fifth Ring Road will be launched on Sunday, April…

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