Government bid to extend detention period slammed – MP criticizes oil minister over statements

KUWAIT: Opposition groups and a liberal lawmaker yesterday strongly rejected attempts by the government to amend the penal code in order to extend detention...

Kuwait sees stronger demand supporting oil prices – OPEC sees oil drop as short-term,...

LONDON/DUBAI: A drop in oil prices this month is likely to be short-term and will not deflect OPEC from its policy of keeping output...

52 percent of Kuwait respondents anticipate salary increase in 2015 – 69 percent say...

KUWAIT: The 2015 Bayt.com MENA Salary Survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one jobsite, and leading market research agency, YouGov, has found...

Hajj prices up by 40 percent

KUWAIT: Many hajj campaigns’ owners said the lack of support and alternatives force them to increase prices due to the services presented to those...

Marzouq: KFH boasts opening first Islamic bank in one of Europe’s largest economies

KUWAIT: “KFH expansion in the global markets is a step further in our ambitious strategy to lead global development of Islamic financial services and...

Kuwaiti Gitmo prisoner review set on July 27

KUWAIT: United States’ authorities set the hearing to review the case of Fayez Al-Kandari, the last Kuwaiti detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison, to...

Zour refinery budget upped as most bids top estimates – Dashti still under fire...

KUWAIT: Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair said yesterday that the Supreme Petroleum Council, the country’s highest oil decisionmaking body, has approved a request to raise...

HRW says Kuwait DNA tests violate right to privacy

KUWAIT: A new Kuwaiti law imposing mandatory DNA tests on citizens and foreigners violates the right to personal privacy and should be amended, Human...

Kuwait pushes ahead with infrastructure build out

KUWAIT: Construction is set to surge in Kuwait over the coming years. Plans to deliver hundreds of thousands of government- funded residential units by...

80% of private households participated in labor survey – Labor Force Survey 2014: Main...

KUWAIT: The Central Statistical Bureau’s Labor Market Information System released its most recent report, the Labor Force Survey 2014: Main Findings (October - December,...

Amir condemns terrorist attack in Turkish town

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah strongly condemned a terrorist bomb attack in the Turkish town of Suruc, which killed...

Visa type determines Kuwaitis’ stay in UK

LONDON: The type of visa acquired by Kuwaitis will determine their stay in the UK and therefore, the Kuwaiti embassy urges nationals to get...

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