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Boys to men in pearl diving tradition – Dozens of young men set sail as part of annual heritage event

KUWAIT: The 27th Annual Pearl Diving festival kicked off yesterday morning at the Kuwait Sea Sports Club (KSSC) in Salmiya, under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah…

MPs regret Gulf Cup’s suspension

KUWAIT: MP Askar Al-Enezi expressed regret at the decision to postpone the 23rd Gulf Cup soccer tournament set to be held in Kuwait for a year. He said the move…

Boosting national media to serve expectations: minister

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah underlined yesterday the necessity of enhancing the role of national media to serve…

Heritage should be preserved for future generations: Minister

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti heritage and historic artifacts should be preserved and displayed in museums for future generations to view, said Information Minister Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Sabah. His remarks came during…

Realty plots’ prices to decline in long run: Union

KUWAIT: Tawfiq Al Jarrah, the chairman of the Kuwait Real Estate Union, indicated yesterday that housing allotments by the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) will lead to significant decline…

GCC welcomes Iran deal but seeks more assurances – US to speed up arms sales to Gulf

DOHA: Washington has agreed to speed up arms sales to Gulf states, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced yesterday after talks in Doha on their concerns over the Iran…

Experts caution rumors must be refuted rapidly

KUWAIT: Experts warn rumors lead to serious negative impact on society’s fabric because they are intended to demoralize people and destabilize the country and undermine its security. They currently spread…

Pilgrims must take vaccines 10 days before traveling

KUWAIT: The Health Ministry announced the list of vaccines to be taken by hajj pilgrims this year, adding that the vaccines are available in the preventive health centers in all…

Social media info should not drive KSE investors: Analysts

KUWAIT: Investors should not base their decisions at Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) on information gathered from social media outlets, analysts warned yesterday. In several statements to KUNA, financial analysts called…

Amir offers condolences over former Indian president’s demise

KUWAIT: Acting Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Advisor Mohammad Daifallah Sharar yesterday visited Indian Embassy in Kuwait, where he relayed condolences of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad…

Ansari inspects new KFSD building

KUWAIT: Director General of Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) Lieutenant General Yousuf Abdallah Al-Ansari inspected the new building of the KFSD, as well as the Hawally prevention sector building. Lt…

EPA calls for public, private coordination for environment

KUWAIT: Director General of the Environment Public Authority Sheikh Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Humoud Al-Sabah called for coordination between public and private sectors to safeguard Kuwait’s environment. Protecting the national environment can…