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Kuwait-pushes-ahead-with-infrastructure-build-out-_kuwait
Kuwait pushes ahead with infrastructure build out Construction is set to surge in Kuwait over the coming years. Plans to deliver hundreds of thousands of government- funded residential units by 2020 will also keep the sector on a growth path, despite... July 22, 2015 0 698 Category: Kuwait Local News
Trafficked-Ugandan-domestic-helper-beaten-for-taking-day-off-_kuwait
Trafficked Ugandan domestic helper beaten for taking day off A Ugandan housemaid working in Kuwait was allegedly beaten and assaulted by her employers after taking a half day off for the Eid Al-Fitr holiday. She spoke with Kuwait Times to relate her ordeal and ... July 22, 2015 0 865 Category: Kuwait Local News
-Decision-on-visit-visas-already-in-force_kuwait
Decision on visit visas already in force   Assistant Undersecretary for Naturalization and Residence Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah said the decision to reduce the duration of the visit visa fro... July 22, 2015 0 907 Category: Kuwait Local News
Kuwait-Employer-Arrested-in-torture-of-Pinay-Maid_kuwait
Kuwait Employer Arrested in torture of Pinay Maid The female Kuwaiti employer who allegedly tortured her Filipina household service worker for three years has been arrested and is now detained at the Umm Al Haiman Police Station, disclosed Philippine... July 21, 2015 0 15720 Category: Kuwait Local News
Kuwait-DNA-test-violate-Right-to-Privacy_kuwait
Kuwait DNA test violate Right to Privacy A new Kuwaiti law imposing mandatory DNA tests on citizens and foreigners violates the right to personal privacy and should be amended, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. Parliament endorsed the law ... July 21, 2015 0 846 Category: Kuwait Local News
30,000-Government-Employees-on-post-Eid-sick-leaves_kuwait
30,000 Government Employees on post Eid sick leaves 30,000 government employees applied to get sick leaves on the three post- Eid working days (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday), claiming to have appointments with doctors at private and public hospitals... July 21, 2015 0 797 Category: Kuwait Local News
Sponsors-to-bear-deportation-costs-of-violating-maids_kuwait
Sponsors to bear deportation costs of violating maids Assistant Undersecretary for Nationality and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has summoned the sponsors of five Ethiopian maids who were arrested duri... July 21, 2015 0 799 Category: Kuwait Local News
Briton-Held-With-Drugs_kuwait
Briton Held With Drugs Airport Customs have also arrested a British passenger for attempting to smuggle into the country 3 sachets of marijuana. The suspect arrived from the UK and the narcotics were found hidden in his sho... July 20, 2015 0 781 Category: Kuwait Local News
Kuwaiti-in-ISIL-killed-in-strike_kuwait
Kuwaiti in ISIL killed in strike Kuwaiti Abu Ammar died when his hideout from where he operated the DAESH radio was bombed by the Iraqi intelligence Hawk Battalion in a suburb of Furat, according to an announcement made by the Iraqi ... July 20, 2015 0 826 Category: Kuwait Local News
Pakistani-Made-a-Hoax-Call-_kuwait
Pakistani Made a Hoax Call Pakistani man who went into a nearby mosque and handed the preacher an envelope containing a photograph of another Pakistani. “He wrote under the picture that this man is a terrorist who has ... July 18, 2015 0 1777 Category: Kuwait Local News
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Kids Spark Threat Alert In Kuwait With Hoax Call 2 children reprimanded; Two others arrested The recent deadly bombing of a mosque in Kuwait appears to have sparked a wave of hoaxes and one involved two children who said they were just joking. ... July 18, 2015 0 876 Category: Kuwait Local News
Interior-ministry-warns-against-misuse-of-social-media_kuwait
Interior ministry warns against misuse of social media The Ministry of Interior warned in a press statement issued on Friday those who use the social media for nefarious purposes that might disrupt the safety and security of the general populace. No bo... July 18, 2015 0 870 Category: Kuwait Local News
His-Highness-The-Amir-performs-Eid-prayers-at-the-State-Grand-Mosque_kuwait
His Highness The Amir performs Eid prayers at the State Grand Mosque His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday performed Eid Al-Fitr prayers at the State Grand Mosque, accompanied by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-J... July 18, 2015 0 760 Category: Kuwait Local News
80-Open-Spaces-For-Eid-Al-Fitr-Prayers-in-Kuwait_kuwait
80 Open Spaces For Eid Al-Fitr Prayers in Kuwait Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs prepared some 80 open spaces for performing Eid al-Fitr prayers in the six governorates of Kuwait, Assistant Undersecretary for mosques affairs Walid Issa Shuaib ... July 17, 2015 0 1098 Category: Kuwait Local News
Kuwait-Third-Richest-Country-in-the-Gulf-and-19th-in-the-World_kuwait
Kuwait Third Richest Country in the Gulf and 19th in the World Qatar has been named the richest country in the world in a new study which includes all six Gulf states in the top 34. Qatar, Luxembourg and Singapore were ranked the top three in the research publ... July 17, 2015 0 1139 Category: Kuwait Local News
Ceremonial-Canon-gun-firing-to-announce-the-end-of-fast-in-Kuwait-at-Naif-Palace_kuwait
Ceremonial Canon gun firing to announce the end of fast in Kuwait at Naif Palace May the blessings of Eid bless you and your family with happiness, good health, peace and prosperity. Image of the Ceremonial Canon gun firing to announce the end of fast in Kuwait at Naif Palace with... July 16, 2015 0 858 Category: Kuwait Local News
Egypt-navy-ship-hit-by-Islamic-State-Affiliated-Militants_kuwait
Egypt navy ship hit by Islamic State Affiliated Militants Islamic State-affiliated militants in Sinai say they have carried out a missile attack on an Egyptian naval vessel in the Mediterranean Sea. The militants, who call themselves Sinai Province, poste... July 16, 2015 0 854 Category: Kuwait Local News
Grand-Mosque-Makkah_kuwait
Grand Mosque Makkah A picture taken early on Thursday from the Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Makkah Royal Hotel Clock Tower, shows Muslim worshipers praying at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Makkah... July 16, 2015 0 798 Category: Kuwait Local News
Interior-Ministry-ready-for-Eid_kuwait
Interior Ministry ready for Eid The Ministry of Interior (MOI) has finalized all necessary preparations for the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Relations and Security Media Director Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash said in a statement yesterday. Hash... July 16, 2015 0 803 Category: Kuwait Local News
Limit-on-Visit-Visa-&-Residency_kuwait
Limit on Visit Visa & Residency Temporary residence permits will be issued to expatriates whose passports are valid for less than one year, in order to reduce the number of violators and to give them time to renew their passports, r... July 16, 2015 0 5134 Category: Kuwait Local News