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Lawyers attacked by ‘Fintas Group’ members at hearing – Judge defers case to Nov 9, lifts travel bans

KUWAIT: The criminal court yesterday began the trial of 13 people including four members of the ruling family of the so-called Fintas Group on charges of threatening national security and…

Youth defies disability, stereotypes

KUWAIT: Incorrect stereotypes about people with physical disabilities have long kept them excluded from society. In Kuwait, there are many organizations that help protect the rights of the disabled, but…

18 slaughterhouses set up temporarily nationwide

KUWAIT: Eighteen temporary slaughterhouses, in addition to existing main ones, are to be established in all the governorates nationwide on the occasion of Eid Al- Adha, a senior municipal official…

Kuwaitis decreasing, expats increasing in private sector – Citizens’ unemployment rates on the rise

KUWAIT: The total number of citizens working in the private sector dropped 2 percent in 2014 compared to the 2010, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State…

Cabinet congratulates Saudi on National Day

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet yesterday voiced heartfelt and sincere congratulations to the leadership and people of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of the Kingdom’s National Day. This came during the…

Health facilities alerted to the dangers of cholera

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health affirmed its preparedness to prevent cholera from entering the country through activation of all preventive measures. The Ministry has contacted the General Administration of Customs…

30,000 sick leaves expected before Eid – 60,000 spend holiday abroad

KUWAIT: The automated sick leave system at the Civil Services Commission (CSC) has already started receiving multitudes of sick and urgent leave requests filed by government employees, well-informed sources said.…

Ministry suspends ‘offensive’ imam

KUWAIT: The ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs took very strict measures related to an incident at the Imam Hussein Mosque in Maidan Hawally on Friday, September 18, 2015, when…

Indian embassy in Kuwait issues clarification on Ganesha artifact

Our attention has been drawn to some erroneous news items in media on the subject. Correct position is as under. A Ganesha artifact was brought from India by a Kuwaiti…

12 thefts reported every day in Kuwait – Car robberies in first place

KUWAIT: Twelve theft cases are recorded in Kuwait on average, recent Interior Ministry statistics have shown. According to figures released by the Criminal Evidence General Department, a total of 2,165…

Barber arrested for child rape

KUWAIT: A barber sexually attacked a nine-year-old boy in his shop in Naseem in Jahra, according to the police report. The barber was arrested following stiff resistance and failed attempts…

Father, son arrested for attacking police

KUWAIT: Two Bahraini men challenged Jahra detectives and attacked them when they raided their home in Sulaibiya because of a fight between them and five others. A person told Sulaibiya…