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Veteran actress criticizes hijab-wearing colleagues

KUWAIT: A veteran Kuwaiti actress recently made remarks that were described to be controversial when she criticized veiled actresses. Speaking on an interview with ‘Al-Majles’ TV channel to discuss the…

Minister launches Kuwait’s award for youth excellence, creativity – Sheikh Salman leaves for Islamic conference

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah yesterday announced the launch of Kuwait’s award for youth excellence and creativity. The…

Two Iraqis arrested for weapons smuggling

KUWAIT: Security department officers arrested two Iraqis after being discovered by the thermographic camera in while attempting to smuggle weapons through the security fence. Two men were arrested while four…

Fishermen find hashish bags

KUWAIT: Seven Indian men who were fishing near Kubbar Island were surprised when they found 50 pieces of hashish in their fishing nets. They said the place where the drugs…

KD 300 for visa transfer from govt to private

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh recently issued two ministerial decisions pertaining to the transfer of work permits of laborers who wish to transfer their visas from…

Rains continue in Kuwait, drivers urged to be cautious

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Interior urged motorists to be cautious due to heavy rains. In a press statement yesterday, the ministry’s department of public relations advised the public to use…

Human rights at the heart of Kuwait policy

NEW YORK: Diplomatic Attache of Kuwait’s permanent mission to UN Alyaa Abdullah Al-Muzaini said Friday that Kuwait policy prioritizes protection of human rights due to belief in the interrelation between…

Information Minister calls for establishing tourism authority

KUWAIT: Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs and the Supreme Tourism Committee Chairman Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah has called for establishing a tourism authority for managing the…

India Property Mela 2015 exhibition

KUWAIT: Kuwait Times in association with Aashiaana, a leading property portal in Kuwait held the 2nd day of ‘India Property Mela 2015’ exhibition at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The exhibition…

French envoy on climate change hopeful on COP21

KUWAIT: The French Embassy in Kuwait held a press conference at its premises on Thursday to discuss the future global agreement on climate change, which will be held in Paris…

111 officials have failed to disclose their assets

KUWAIT: Up to 111 officials have failed to disclose their financial assets as scheduled or have abstained from making the disclosure, Chief of the Public Anti-Corruption Authority Abdulrahman Saleh Al-Namash…

Five-member gang busted

KUWAIT: A five-member gang who specialized in stealing electricity generators from farms, ranches and camps was recently arrested. Security said that scores of generators were also found their possession. Kuwaiti…