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Attorney Fajer Ahmed Many people have been recently speaking about honor killings in Islamic countries and the culture...

Visa regulations

This week I read news reports that Kuwait's new visa regulations will not permit newcomers to the country to receive a visa if they...

Visas and salary questions

As I explained in last week's column, I receive a lot of legal queries. The most common issues are inevitably labor related. There's a...

Filing a complaint at the manpower authority

Attorney Fajer Ahmed Many working expats in Kuwait want to know what to do when they are dealing...

Non-disclosure agreement

Attorney Fajer Ahmed An NDA stands for a non-disclosure agreement, and is the most common agreement requested by...

Understanding Kuwait’s Laws

The legal system in Kuwait is more progressed than people seem to think. Even though the constitution was written more than half a century...

Ramadan Hours

Ramadan Mubarak to all my readers, I wish them and their families a time of reflection, self-improvement, love, happiness and great food. It is...

Ending an employment agreement

Attorney Fajer Ahmed Summer is coming, which means for schools, cultural centers and other educational businesses, it is...

Freedom of speech

Attorney Fajer Ahmed Freedom of speech is a principle that has been discussed on multiple occasions in Kuwait....

Rental laws

Kuwait's population increased by 100,000 families in the past 10 years, not counting the thousands of people that are coming to Kuwait to work....

Doing business in Kuwait as a non-national

We are lucky in Kuwait to have such a diverse and talented community, and we are blessed to be able to learn from different...

Weekends, holidays and overtime

Kuwait "new" labor law was written in 2010 to demolish the violations that were regularly occurring from employers towards their employees or should I...

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