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Assessing need of expat workers has positive effect: Minister

KUWAIT: Evaluating the needs of foreign workers affects the labor market and the population structure positively, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Planning and Development…

Invasion ordeal manifested Kuwaitis’ unity: Ghanem

KUWAIT: The ordeal of the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait in 1990 offered several lessons that reflected the cohesion and unity of the Kuwaiti people, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-…

Kuwait, France to sign choppers deal before end of year: Sources

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti-French talks were held recently to prepare for signing a contract to purchase 24 Caracal helicopters at a value of one billion euros, informed sources said. The contract will…

Kuwait marks 25th anniversary of 1990/91 Iraqi Invasion

KUWAIT: Kuwait marks today the 25th anniversary of the Iraqi Invasion, when former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein ordered his troops to advance into Kuwait on the dawn of August 2,…

Fifty roaming taxis ticketed

KUWAIT: Capital traffic officers issued tickets to 50 roaming taxis for obstructing traffic and picking up passengers in undesignated areas. The drivers were given tickets for their violations. Corruption Secretary…

Message from British Embassy – Over visas

Responding to comments made in the Kuwaiti press, the British Embassy has issued the following statement: We understand the issue of visas is an emotive issue for many Kuwaitis. The…

Judge rejects legal challenge from Guantanamo detainee – Kuwaiti, Yemeni battling for freedom

WASHINGTON: A US judge on Thursday rejected a legal challenge from a Guantanamo Bay detainee who said his imprisonment was unlawful now that President Barack Obama has declared an end…

Kuwait encourages babies’ natural feeding

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health offers not only medical treatment to patients but also contributes to educating the public on healthy life-style and behaviors and acts – such as encouraging…

Interior hunts for unlicensed weapons; suspects detained

KUWAIT: Acting Interior Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Major General Mahmoud Al- Tabbakh said the national campaign to collect unlicensed weapon is moving steadily towards success and achieving its goals.…

Animal cruelty leads to illegal weapons

KUWAIT: A youth led police to the arrest of his father, after he posted a picture of a small bird inside the bottle of mineral water on social media next…

Terrorist cell busted in Kuwait – Four citizens arrested

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Interior arrested four Kuwaitis for their involvement in a ‘terrorist’ network connected to Islamic State yesterday. A fifth citizen, also a member of the group, was…

Kuwait oil price rises

KUWAIT: Kuwait oil price climbed to $50.27 per barrel on Wednesday from $49.90 pb the day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said yesterday. In international markets, the Brent crudes’ forwards…