Kuwait Airways plane returns to airport after bird crash

KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways said its flight number 301 heading from Kuwait to Mumbai, India returned safely to Kuwait Airport due to a bird crashing...

Parking meters to be privatized

KUWAIT: A ministerial source said the government will begin to privatize parking meters for cars in the country. He said the responsibilities of organizing...

Huge weapons cache, alleged traders arrested

KUWAIT: State security arrested four citizens found to be in possession of a huge cache of firearms, weaponry and other ammunition. The men were...

Let it spoil campaign to continue

KUWAIT: Zubaidi fish price reached KD 7.5 to KD 8.000 per kilo following the “Let it spoil” campaign, and people refrained from buying fish...

Transvestites arrested

KUWAIT: Two cross dressers were sent to the criminal investigation department after being arrested by a police patrol. The officers spotted a car with...

The next fire fatality

A woman receives a disturbing call from her sister’s neighbor. She calls her sister, she doesn’t answer. She calls again, still no answer. Alarmed,...

‘Q8 Needs You’ campaign puts spotlight on Kuwait issues

We can tell a lot about a country from the condition of its streets, buildings and services, how well maintained they are, how well...

A model civil servant

KUWAIT: Public employees have a bad reputation in Kuwait. They are often viewed (by locals and expats alike) as lazy, incompetent or worse, corrupt....

Thirsty Mideast faces water stress – Kuwait worst affected

BARCELONA: Nearly half of 33 countries expected to face extremely high water stress by 2040 are in the Middle East, where surface water is...

Basmati grown at Wafra farm

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti farmer, Yusuf Swilem Al-Kribani, has managed to grow basmati rice in Kuwait for the first time. Despite adverse conditions, he grew...

Kuwait least popular destination for expats

KUWAIT: Kuwait is the least popular destination among expatriates, according to a recent survey. The survey, dubbed ‘Expat Insider Survey 2015’ and released by...

Turaiji wants answers on forged passports

KUWAIT: MP Dr Abdullah Al-Turaiji asked Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khaled Al-Sabah to investigate the exit of several expats...

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17th Jan