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7 Kuwaitis, 5 Saudis, 3 Pakistanis, 13 bedoons face trial; 7 women among 29 charged over Shiite mosque bombing The Public Prosecution yesterday pressed official charges against 29 people including seven women in connection with the suicide bombing of the Shiite mosque last month that left 26 people killed and ... July 14, 2015 0 1422 Category: Kuwait Local News
Ministry warns of taking illegal photos The Interior Ministry issued a warning that any person who takes photos or video footage of others without their knowledge or approval would be subjected to criminal accountability.   ... July 14, 2015 0 802 Category: Kuwait Local News
Maximum Annual Increment for the Expats in Kuwait 50 KWD ? According to the Kuwait Time & Al Rai Daily, Kuwait is studying to cap the annual maximum increment of 50 KWD only for expatriates in Kuwait and such instructions has requested from Traffic D... July 14, 2015 0 1061 Category: Kuwait Local News
Beggar with half million KD arrested As part of the Ministry of Interior's measures to pursue, arrest and deport expat beggars, a stateless man was recently arrested for begging all over Ahmadi. After being tipped concerning the susp... July 12, 2015 0 8521 Category: Kuwait Local News
Verify Credit Score of the client before giving them loans Governor of Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Dr Mohammad Al-Hashel has asked banks and financial companies to study the financial situations of their clients before issuing loans to them, reports Aljarida... July 12, 2015 0 729 Category: Kuwait Local News
Taxis Should Use Meter Ministry of Interior has agreed to ensure strict use of tariff meters inside taxis in the coming phase to standardize the taxi fares, reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable sources. They explained that... July 11, 2015 0 1412 Category: Kuwait Local News
Grace Period For Drivers and Domestic Labour According to ArabTImes and Al Qabas, Soon, Govt going to declare the grace period for 30000 violatorsof article 20 of different nationalities in Kuwait, most of them are domestic helpers and drivers w... July 10, 2015 0 1338 Category: Kuwait Local News
No Reports Of Price Increase In Co-Ops In Ramadan – Official Assistant Undersecretary for Cooperative Sector in the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor Hassan Kazem says no report of price hike has been recorded in the cooperative societies since the start of ... July 10, 2015 0 726 Category: Kuwait Local News
Egyptian Actor Omar Sharif dies aged 83 Actor Omar Sharif, best known for his roles in classic films Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, has died aged 83. Egypt-born Sharif won two Golden Globe awards and an Oscar nomination for his r... July 10, 2015 0 867 Category: Kuwait Local News
Emir says Kuwaitis foil bid to sow sectarian divisions after bombing The emir of Kuwait said on Thursday his country had thwarted attempts to sow sectarian divisions after last month's suicide bombing but warned that the world needs to do more to confront the "... July 10, 2015 0 765 Category: Kuwait Local News
Road users warned of weather changes The Ministry of Interior’s Relations and Security Media Department warned road users of weather changes and strong winds that may cause sand dunes on some open roads to the north and south of th... July 09, 2015 0 778 Category: Kuwait Local News
Announcement of Eid Holidays The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced Tuesday that Eid Al- Fitr holiday would be on Friday, July 17 and would end Monday, July 20. The CSC said in a brief statement that Eid Al-Fitr holida... July 09, 2015 0 1619 Category: Kuwait Local News
Kuwait expat workers urged to avail of permit Amnesty Expat workers in Kuwait have been granted a grace period to allow them to transfer work permits from a suspended company to other companies before the end of August. Kuwait Times reports that ... July 09, 2015 0 781 Category: Kuwait Local News
Kuwaiti expats should pay 5 Percent remittance tax, says MP Expats should pay 5 percent tax on remittances from Kuwait, a pro-government MP has proposed. Kamel Al Awadhi said the collected fee would contribute towards the “highly subsidised” ser... July 09, 2015 0 1138 Category: Kuwait Local News
Saudi Arrests Brothers Linked to Kuwait Mosque Bombing Three Saudi brothers have been arrested in connection with the suicide bombing of a Shiite mosque in Kuwait last month, the Saudi and Kuwaiti authorities said yesterday. The attack during Friday praye... July 07, 2015 0 1099 Category: Kuwait Local News
6th Ring road renamed to Jassem Al-Khorafi Road The Municipal Council approved changing the Sixth Ring Road’s name into Jassem Al-Khorafi Road. The cabinet had approved a decree to rename the key expressway behind the late figure who passed a... July 07, 2015 0 994 Category: Kuwait Local News
100 KD Increase in Residence fees According to the Arab Times, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor are planning to increase the residence fees for expats in Kuwait by 100 Kuwaiti Dinars but it is also mentioned that most pr... July 07, 2015 0 831 Category: Kuwait Local News
NO MORE DEPENDENCY VISAS FOR EXPATS PARENTS The Ministry of Interior’s Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah said yesterday that expatriates will only be allowed to issue depen... July 07, 2015 0 1350 Category: Kuwait Local News
Kuwaiti arrested for taking Selfie A Kuwaiti man has been arrested on “suspicion of terrorism” after taking a selfie.  38-year-old Kuwaiti tourist Nasser Al-Ansari was using his mobile to film a snapchat video of hi... July 06, 2015 0 1233 Category: Kuwait Local News
Citizens, Expats warned against spreading rumors The ministry will be very strict in dealing with those indulging in spreading rumors and false information “aimed to terrorize both citizens and resident expats.” Security forces have very... July 06, 2015 0 711 Category: Kuwait Local News