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Heavy dust storm hits Kuwait; schools, air traffic not affected

Low horizontal visibility dropped to 1,000 meters in some areas  KUWAIT: Kuwait was affected by a heavy dust storm yesterday caused by strong south and northwestern winds with speeds…

Kuwaiti pharmacists needed to run 73 co-op drugstores

KUWAIT: Head of Kuwait Pharmacists Society (KPS) Waleed Al-Shemmari announced that 70 Kuwaiti pharmacists were needed to run 73 drugstores in various co-operative societies. Speaking at a seminar organized by…

Kuwait played crucial role for Yemen: Sheikh Ahmed

Amir receives outgoing UN Special Envoy for Yemen KUWAIT: Kuwait played a pivotal role in enabling Yemeni parties reach ‘strategic framework’ for a settlement in the war-torn nation, said the…

Calls for justice as Filipina maid’s body returns home

Kuwait manpower authority keen to safeguard workers’ rights  ILOILO, Philippines: More than a hundred relatives and supporters of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer…

MoH to open ENT depts in all hospitals

KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah said the ministry has completed nearly 80 percent of the goals of a health survey that aims at early discovery of hearing disabilities…

Organ transplants conducted by visiting doctors for Kuwaitis only

Proper measures taken to treat prisoner with viral meningitis   KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Bassel Al-Sabah issued a ministerial decision restricting organ transplant surgeries conducted by visiting foreign specialized…

Bedoons issued 9,521 documents in 2017

KUWAIT: The central agency addressing the status of illegal residents issued 9,521 governmental and non-governmental transactions and documents for bedoons in 2017, the agency announced yesterday. Director General of Information…

Kuwait stands by countries to resolve conflicts: Minister

Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah participates in Munich Security Conference MUNICH: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah said on Friday that Kuwait backs peace everywhere and stands by…

Al-Shaheed Park ideal model for green standards: official

Amiri Diwan minister patronizes green roofs conference KUWAIT: Al-Shaheed Park in Kuwait City is an ideal environmental model for the international Green standards, an Amiri Diwan official affirmed yesterday. The…

Society urges public to protect environment during celebrations

KUWAIT: Kuwait Society for Environmental Protection (KEPS) urged the public to protect the environment during the national celebrations later this month. The society’s secretary general Jenan Bahzad called for ‘environmental…

Amir offers condolences over Florida shooting victims

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah yesterday sent a cable of condolences to US President Donald Trump over the victims of a high school shooting…

New Farwaniya Hospital ready by end of 2019

KUWAIT: A follow up team at the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council of Planning and Development visited the new Farwaniya Hospital project’s site yesterday. The project is expected to…