Truffle season comes to Kuwait

White or beige, but never black, the "desert truffle" is a rare delicacy with a dedicated marketplace in Kuwait. Demand is always high though...

Recycling old tires for a new life

By Ben Garcia The Salmi tire dump is a constant source of fires and pollution in Kuwait. As part of efforts to reduce and to...

Returning home: Former KT photographer returns his father’s remains to Syria after 48 years...

By Ben Garcia Former Kuwait Times photographer Joseph Shagra's long wait will be over when his father's remains will finally arrive in Aleppo today, almost...

Desert vibes: Far from the urban sprawl

By Shakir Reshamwala Mutlaa Ridge and the surrounding areas of Jal Al-Zour and Khuwaisat have become popular spots for weekend outings in Kuwait. After winter...

COVID-19 drastically changed people’s lifestyles, but not always negatively

By Nawara Fattahova The pandemic has persisted for much longer than we expected when it first reached Kuwait. Everybody thought it's a matter of a...

‘Brutal’ crimes’ rate on the rise in Kuwait

By Nawara Fattahova KUWAIT: Newspapers are full of reports of brutal and violent crimes...

Desert picnics welcome alternative to winter camps

KUWAIT: Picnic tents and equipment set up on the beach. - Photos by Yasser Al-Zayyat By Nawara Fattahova

A walk through the streets of Jleeb

KUWAIT: Scenes from Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh. - Photos by Yasser Al-Zayyat By Ben Garcia Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh...

2020: Expat women look back in fear, pain

By Sajeev K Peter As the year 2020 draws to a close, expatriate women...

Kabd home turned shelter for 31 dogs

By Ben Garcia Having multiple pets at home, one would surely imagine a messy,...

Al-Sadu recognized as part of ‘World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage’

By Ben Garcia KUWAIT: UNESCO has placed Al-Sadu, a traditional weaving art practiced by...

Life in Kuwait in the Thirties

Sheikh Mubarak Kiosk, one of the most important historical places in Kuwait, founded in 1897 by the seventh ruler of Kuwait...

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