Foreign Ministry summons British diplomat over visas – Kuwaitis complain about UK visa woes,...

KUWAIT: The Foreign Ministry yesterday summoned the British charge d’affaires to discuss complaints filed by Kuwaitis who have faced difficulties obtaining entry visas to...

Shrimp fishing ban to be lifted Saturday

KUWAIT: Secretary General of Kuwait Fishermen Association thanked the Head of Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources Nabila Al-Khalil for her understanding...

Municipality denies animal cruelty claims

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality Public Relations denied claims by Australia’s Animal Protection Society (AAPS) that the slaughter method in local slaughter houses in Kuwait is...

Kuwaiti, Jordanian MPs affirm importance of countering religious extremism, terrorism

AMMAN: A number of Kuwaiti and Jordanian parliamentarians stressed the importance of unifying efforts in countering religious extremism and terrorism through promoting a moderate...

Kuwait in Tier 3 in US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2015...

KUWAIT: Kuwait is a destination country for men and women subjected to forced labor and, to a lesser degree, forced prostitution. Men and women...

Residency violation fine to double

KUWAIT: The residency directorate headed by Major General Talal Maarafi had submitted a study to Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammed Al-Khalid Al-Sabah suggesting increasing the...

Kuwait withdraws passports from IS sympathizers, deports others

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry has withdrawn the passports of supporters of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in a bid to ensure that sympathizers...

MP Shaye denies intervening for disgraced KAC pilot

KUWAIT: MP Faisal Al-Shaye denied rumors that he intervened with Communications Minister Essa Al-Kandari on behalf of the pilot who appeared with a woman...

Kuwait readies sukuk laws as budget deficit hits $9bn

KUWAIT: Kuwait is preparing legislation to facilitate issues of Islamic bonds by the government as it assesses options to finance a big budget deficit...

Probe ordered into leaked Khafji letter – Two activists jailed

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, which represents Kuwait in the neutral zone operations with Saudi Arabia, yesterday ordered an immediate probe into who...

$11.5bn contracts awarded for Zour

KUWAIT: National Petroleum Co said it awarded four contracts worth $11.5 billion (10.5 billion euros) to international consortia yesterday to build a 615,000 barrel...

US security board hears case of Gitmo Kuwaiti – Kuwaiti envoy hopeful Kandari will...

ARLINGTON, Virginia: A suspected Al-Qaeda recruiter held at the Guantanamo Bay military prison for 13 years faced a US national security board yesterday to...

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