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KFSD Director Gen heads Kuwait’s delegation to Arab-African forum

KUWAIT: KFSD Director General Lt Gen Khalid Al-Mikrad headed Kuwait’s delegation to the Arab-African forum to limit the risks of disasters organized by Tunisian government in cooperation with the UN…

Pigeon semen sale banned

KUWAIT: General Affairs Committee at the Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Ministry issued a Fatwa (advisory) banning the sale of a pigeon sperm which is often used to fertilize females of…

Massive bust by Shuwaikh customs

KUWAIT: Shuwaikh customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle 980 boxes of liquor, beer and cigars brought in from China. They were discovered in the port’s warehouse. Detectives are currently…

23 doctors accepted in specialized training courses

KUWAIT: Twenty-three Kuwaiti doctors were accepted in various specialized training courses in six Canadian universities, said the secretary general of the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specializations (KIMS) Dr Ibrahim Hadi.…

37% of Seventh Ring Road completed: Eng Al Hosan

KUWAIT: Director General of Public Authority for Roads and Transport Eng Ahmad Al-Hosan said that 37% of Seventh Ring Road has been completed. He said work is progressing as scheduled…

US Visa applications: What you need to know about the process

Procedures, Dos and don’ts and Green Card lottery KUWAIT: US visa applications in Kuwait have increased by around 15 percent compared to the same period last year. According to Robin…

Speaker arrives in Geneva to participate in IPU conference

Al-Ghanem to give a speech on parliamentary leadership GENEVA: Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem arrived yesterday in Geneva to participate in the 139th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union…

No laws in Kuwait prohibit anyone from marrying

No laws in Kuwait prohibit anyone from contracting a marriage, especially if a couple faces no legal obstacles. According to attorney Ahmed Al-Mutairi, a family lawyer and a former judge…

Girl freed from under car dies

KUWAIT: A rescue officer removed a girl who was run over and trapped under a vehicle in Khaldiya. Security sources said the girl was run over while crossing the road,…

‘Disabled’ youth sues dad, medics; Father ‘beaten’

KUWAIT: An 18-year-old citizen filed a complaint against his father and some officials who helped his father get a certificate testifying that he was a mentally disabled child so that…

PART officials detail road projects on track

KUWAIT: Director General of the Public Authority for Roads and Transportation Ahmad Al-Hassan said major road projects are progressing as planned and are on schedule. He added they are part…

Kuwaitis working to minimize climate impact on agriculture

VIENNA: Kuwaiti researchers have taken part in scientific projects in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Austria, focusing on methods to develop agriculture in Kuwait despite climatic…