Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Monthly Archives: March 2016

KUWAIT: Thirty eight expatriate employees at Kuwait Municipality were informed by phone not to report to work starting at the end of this month, as they were relieved of their duties. The employees were hired under the ‘services assistance’ category...
KUWAIT: Kuwait yesterday inked a $2.93 billion contract with three South Korean firms for the construction of the largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import facility in the oil-rich country. The project, to be built at the Al-Zour refinery near...
KUWAIT: As the ultimatum to evacuate the Sawaber Residential Complex expires today, and in light of the government's looming plans to demolish the key estate in downtown Kuwait City, the issue could be heading towards further complication as a...
KUWAIT: Filipinos in Kuwait, including Pinoys from other countries, may vote for their new country’s leader starting April 9. The presidential election in the Philippines is slated for May 9, but Overseas Filipinos are given a one month grace...
KUWAIT: The Ministry of Education is preparing four contracts to appoint Kuwaiti women as guards in public schools for girls next year. The guards will officially be referred to as ‘security officers’ and will officially be hired on July...
KUWAIT: Rumaithiya police detains an Asian domestic helper whose sponsor accused her of deliberately killing his pet dog. The citizen arrived at the police station in a hysterical state, along with an Asian woman he accused of killing his...
KUWAIT: The appeal court yesterday adjourned hearing the Abdaly case until April 13. The court also decided to hold the next hearing, where two state security officers and detectives would testify, behind closed doors restricting those attending to lawyers...
KUWAIT: Four workers were injured when the roof of a mosque under construction collapsed yesterday. Firefighters arrived to the scene located in Qairawan shortly after the incident was reported. They rescued the workers and handed them over to paramedics...
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia executed two citizens convicted of murder yesterday, raising to 81 the number of death sentences carried out in the ultra-conservative kingdom this year. Dhafer and Hussein al- Mutliq were found guilty of killing fellow Saudis Azeb...
DUBAI: The emirate of Dubai, whose airport is the world's busiest for international passengers, announced yesterday it was introducing a tax on travelers to help finance expansion, as Gulf governments grapple with plummeting revenues. The 35-dirham ($9.50) fee will apply...
WASHINGTON: After her beloved son, a French soldier, was murdered by an Islamist gunman, Latifa Ibn Ziaten formed a group to prevent radicalization and promote dialogue. "No more Merahs," she declared, after the troubled petty criminal turned jihadist Mohamed...
ISLAMABAD: Islamist protesters gathered in the Pakistani capital said yesterday they would not end their days-long sit-in and were "willing to die", as armed security forces readied to clear the camp. The stand-off, which comes as Pakistan mourns more than...

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