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KD 10.080 million taxes collected

KUWAIT: Official data revealed that the finance ministry was able to collect KD 10.080 million in taxes and fees during October, raising its collections in seven months to KD 101.7…

Ministry demands proper measures to stop subsidized food smuggling

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) strongly urged relevant monitoring bodies to take proper measures to stop the smuggling of subsidized foodstuff abroad, especially after large quantities were…

Customs officials stop cigarettes before being smuggled to Saudi Arabia

KUWAIT: The Kuwait-Saudi border witnessed the confiscation of thousands of cigarette cartons that were heading to Saudi Arabia. After Saudi Arabia increased prices of tobacco products by 100 percent, some…

150th anniversary of Canada confederation celebrated

Embassy hosts reception at Four Seasons Hotel KUWAIT: A reception celebrating ‘Canada150’ was held on Tuesday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuwait City. Assistant Minister and Kuwait Foreign Affairs…

Iraq won’t be springboard for military action against regional countries: President Masum

‘Any confrontation would have impacts on the region in general’ – $100 billion needed for Iraq’s reconstruction KUWAIT: Iraqi President Fuad Masum emphasized that his country would not be a…

Iranian Embassy told to abide by local donation laws: Deputy FM

Kuwait honors pledges to rebuilding Gaza: Jarallah KUWAIT: Kuwait Foreign Ministry asked Iranian Embassy to abide by local laws regarding collection of donation, which should happen via the Ministry of…

Union demands better support for local produce

KUWAIT: Chairman of the Kuwait Farmers Union Barrak Fahd Al-Sabeeh said the recent onion shortage was staged by some influential people and urged the consumer protection department to investigate the…

47 Wafra farm licenses revoked to make way for railway project

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) cancelled the licenses of 47 farming plots in Wafra because they are in the path of the proposed railway…

Cassation Court not authorized to look into naturalization requests

KUWAIT: The court of cassation stressed that it is out of its jurisdiction to hear cases filed against the citizenship department to mandate it to grant Kuwaiti nationality to children…

Prostitution network in Salmiya busted

KUWAIT: Residency affairs detectives busted a prostitution network in Salmiya, whose members promoted their services through social media. Detectives learned about an apartment in Salmiya where residency law violators were…

Policeman discharged over social media posts; Car thieves caught

KUWAIT: The directorate general of supervision and inspection at the Interior Ministry summoned a first lieutenant who violated general discipline and damaged the reputation of ministry members through video clips…

Dealer, client caught with 13 bags of shabu

KUWAIT: Jahra police arrested two people for possession of drugs and paraphernalia. The two Arab men were caught by police inside a vehicle that they approached after finding it parked…