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Kuwait diplomatic missions mark National, Liberation days

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s embassies and diplomatic missions in the Netherlands, Tunisia, the UAE, and Algeria held several receptions on the occasion of the 55th National Day and the 25th Liberation Day,…

‘Kuwait in our Eyes – Kuwait Times, Al-Anbaa Photo Competition

KUWAIT: The 10th Photography Competition, organized exclusively by Kuwait Times in cooperation with Al-Anbaa newspaper, kicked off on January 5, 2016 and runs through March 17, 2016. Adnan Saad, Kuwait…

Iraq Ambassador congratulates Kuwait

KUWAIT: As Kuwait celebrates its 55th national Day anniversary, its 25th Liberation Day anniversary, the 10th anniversary of HH the Amir’s and HH the Crown Prince’s succession and the first…

Top commanders of anti-IS coalition meet in Kuwait – Kuwait calls for global plan to fight terrorism

KUWAIT: Top military commanders from 30 nations fighting the Islamic State group gathered yesterday in Kuwait to discuss ways to defeat the jihadists who occupy large areas in Syria and…

Cabinet raises penalties for visa trading

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday approved key amendments to the labor law in the private sector to stiffen penalties against visa traders and for trafficking in expatriate workers. A statement issued…

Thousands arrested as police raid Farwaniya Governorate

KUWAIT: Security authorities carried out a campaign in Farwaniya Governorate led by Interior Ministry Undersecretary Suleiman Al-Fahad, Assistant Undersecretary for General Secretary Major General Abdelfattah Al-Ali and Assistant Undersecretary for…

Message for US citizens

Kuwait National and Liberation Days will be Thursday, February 25, and Friday, February 26. Festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion are expected in downtown areas. Expect heavy traffic…

Echoes of 1991 Gulf War linger on – 25 years after, American forces battle Islamic State

KUWAIT: The 1991 Gulf War saw only 100 hours of ground fighting as US forces entered Kuwait to end the Iraqi occupation but echoes of that conflict have lingered on…

Gulf banks under pressure – Low oil prices hit GCC banks

DUBAI: Banks in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are being increasingly challenged by a liquidity squeeze resulting from low oil prices, Moody’s Investor Services said yesterday. A sustained loss…

Kuwait Towers to open March 8

KUWAIT: Kuwait Towers’ manager Mubarak Abdul Aziz Al-Enezi said that an urgent change was made to the date of officially reopening the Kuwait Towers after renovations and maintenance. Enezi added…

Syrian couple arrested over forged passport

KUWAIT: An attempt by a Syrian couple to leave the country using forged passports was foiled by the vigilance of Acting Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for border security Maj Gen…

Kuwaiti envoy meets Bush Sr

WASHINGTON: Kuwait’s Ambassador to the US Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met former US president George H W Bush in College Station, Texas, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary…