Kuwait - Kuwait Times
Thursday - 27th April, 2017
MP Muwaizri files to grill Abul over housing woes
Opposition lawmaker Shuaib Al-Muwaizri yesterday filed to grill State Minister for Housing Yasser Ab...
Tuesday - 25th April, 2017
Barrak urges reconciliation, reforms to ‘rescue’ Kuwait
Prominent opposition leader Musallam AlBarrak called yesterday for national reconciliation to rescue...
Monday - 24th April, 2017
What superb timing! The government has decided to implement the increase in electricity and water ta...
Saturday - 22nd April, 2017
Kuwait most prominent opposition figure freed
Prominent Kuwaiti opposition leader Mussallam AlBarrak was released from prison yesterday after serv...
Thursday - 20th April, 2017
US weighs more military aid for Saudis over Yemen war
The United States is considering ways to boost military support for the Saudi-led fight against Iran...
Wednesday - 19th April, 2017
MPs ready plan to tackle demographic imbalance
KUWAIT: Well-informed sources said a parliamentary plan is ready for discussion at the National Asse...
Tuesday - 18th April, 2017
Court sets May 8 for expat driving ban case hearing
KUWAIT: The administrative court yesterday set May 8 to start hearing a case demanding a total ban o...
Sunday - 16th April, 2017
North Korea stages giant show of military strength
PYONGYANG: North Korea’s weapons of war rolled through Pyongyang streets yesterday and it promised...
Saturday - 15th April, 2017
Leak shows NSA penetrated Mideast banking networks
A new set of documents purportedly lifted from the US National Security Agency suggests that America...
Thursday - 13th April, 2017
Zain Saudi Arabia records first-ever quarterly profit
Zain Saudi Arabia reported its first ever quarterly net profit for the three months ending March 31,...
Wednesday - 12th April, 2017
Assembly rejects crucial citizenship law revision
The National Assembly yesterday rejected an opposition-sponsored amendment stipulating to allow the ...
Monday - 10th April, 2017
Palm Sunday IS bombings at Egypt churches kill 44
TANTA, Egypt: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as wo...
Sunday - 9th April, 2017
US to keep up pressure on Syria after missile strikes
The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of mis...
Thursday - 6th April, 2017
Kuwait strongly denounces Khan Sheikhoun massacre
BRUSSELS: Kuwait yesterday condemned in strong terms a suspected deadly chemical attack in Khan Shei...
Tuesday - 4th April, 2017
Russia subway blast kills 10; second bomb defused
SAINT PETERSBURG: Russia opened a probe into a suspected “act of terror” yesterday after 10 peop...
Monday - 3rd April, 2017
UN urges Gulf to do more to help Syrian refugees
A senior United Nations refugee official yesterday called on Gulf Arab states to give more to help S...
Saturday - 1st April, 2017
Woman held for filming maid’s fall from window
Police have detained a woman for filming her Ethiopian maid falling from the seventh floor in an app...
Thursday - 30th March, 2017
Arab Spring led region to deterioration, suffering
HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said that the “Arab Spring” was an...
Wednesday - 29th March, 2017
Amazon expands global reach Tech giant buys Souq.com after $800m counteroffer
Saudi Arabia is to set up a $3 billion joint investment fund for Jordan, among 15 cooperation agreem...
Monday - 27th March, 2017
Oil producers look into rollover of output cuts
KUWAIT: A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whe...
Sunday - 26th March, 2017
Govt to name, shame slack officials as streets deluged
KUWAIT: The minister of public works announced yesterday that a panel would be formed to examine why...
Thursday - 23rd March, 2017
The Kuwaiti Food Bank announced in a press conference its program of charitable activities for 2017....
Tuesday - 21st March, 2017
Man ‘armed with knife’ disrupts Catholic mass
KUWAIT: A citizen, carrying a concealed knife, disrupted mass at the Catholic Church in Kuwait City ...
Monday - 20th March, 2017
Livestock traders warned for artificial price inflation
Government officials issued a stern warning against an alleged plot to manipulate the prices of shee...
Saturday - 18th March, 2017
Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, Saudi Arabia said yesterday, despite...
Thursday - 16th March, 2017
SUCCESSFUL BOND SALE REVEALS KUWAIT’S ECONOMIC STRENGTH
KUWAIT: Kuwait scored big with international investors this week with an estimated four-time oversub...
Wednesday - 15th March, 2017
Prison suicide under probe, 3 senior officers suspended
KUWAIT: Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah AlSabah yesteday told the National Assembly that t...
Tuesday - 14th March, 2017
Rouhani sends letter to Amir in diplomatic stride
KUWAIT/TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani sent a letter yesterday to HH the Amir of Kuwait Sh...
Sunday - 12th March, 2017
Concern over ‘bachelors’ living in residential areas
KUWAIT: Chairman of the structural planning committee at the Municipal Council Ali Al-Moussa warned ...
Saturday - 11th March, 2017
S Korean court throws president out of office
South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office yesterday over a gr...
Thursday - 9th March, 2017
Kuwait has highest cost of living in Arab World
It is more expensive to live in Kuwait than in France, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United Arab E...
Wednesday - 8th March, 2017
Debate over nationality law delayed; Amir urges caution
The government and its supporters yesterday defeated a request by opposition MPs to urgently debate ...
Monday - 6th March, 2017
Expat health fee increases ready to be implemented
Well-informed sources said that the proposed fee increases for health services provided to expats ar...
Sunday - 5th March, 2017
Bahrain busts Iran-linked group involved in attacks
Bahrain said yesterday that it had arrested 25 suspects accused of involvement in unrest in the king...
Thursday - 2nd March, 2017
Cabinet tasks finance3 ministry to set budget ceiling Ghanem hopeful of political stability, diffusion in tension
National Assembly speaker Marzouq AlGhanem said yesterday he was optimistic that certain positive mo...
Tuesday - 28th February, 2017
Hayef submits draft law to curb security restrictions
KUWAIT: Islamist opposition MP Mohammad Hayef and a number of lawmakers yesterday submitted a draft ...
Monday - 27th February, 2017
Amir congratulates Kuwaitis, expats on national occasions
HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday congratulated the citizens and residen...
Thursday - 23rd February, 2017
Both parents should be living in Kuwait to renew child visa
The interior ministry’s residency affairs directorate plans to make it mandatory for both parents ...
Tuesday - 21st February, 2017
Lawmaker proposes granting citizenship to non-Muslims
MP Khaled Al-Shatti yesterday submitted a draft law calling to scrap a provision in the 1959 nationa...
Monday - 20th February, 2017
Panel passes bill to scrap petrol, utility price hikes
KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s financial and economic affairs committee yesterday approved a draf...
Saturday - 18th February, 2017
Two Emirati soldiers die in war-ravaged Yemen
An Emirati soldier was killed while on duty with a Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yem...
Thursday - 16th February, 2017
Rouhani visits Kuwait, Oman to improve ties Iranian president supports Amir’s call for dialogue
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Kuwait yesterday as part of a lightning two-nation Gulf tou...
Tuesday - 14th February, 2017
Govt mulling cancelation of kafala system
Even as a number of lawmakers called for the formation of a special temporary committee to study the...
Monday - 13th February, 2017
Interior Ministry assures no crowds on border with Iraq
KUWAIT: There is no abnormal gathering on the Kuwaiti-Iraqi border and trade movement is going on no...
Saturday - 11th February, 2017
Trump phones Amir, invites exchanged
HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received a phone call from US President Donald T...
Thursday - 9th February, 2017
Kuwait welcomes Iran’s readiness for dialogue
Kuwait has welcomed Iran’s willingness for dialogue with its Gulf Arab neighbors, saying any talks...
Tuesday - 7th February, 2017
Info minister ‘resigns’ after grilling over sports ban
Information and Youth Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah yesterday submitted his resignation t...
Monday - 6th February, 2017
Trump immigration ban in limbo Visa holders rush to board flights amid reprieve
A US appeals court has rejected a government request to reinstate President Donald Trump’s controv...
Saturday - 4th February, 2017
Man shot after machete attack at Paris Louvre
PARIS: A French soldier shot and wounded a man armed with machetes and carrying two bags on his back...
Thursday - 2nd February, 2017
Chinese Kuwait3 naval fleet arrives in Emirati foreign minister defends Trump visa ban
US President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations is not antiIsl...
Tuesday - 31st January, 2017
Govt launches ambitious ‘New Kuwait’ 2035 strategy
KUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah yesterday affirmed a resolve to...
Monday - 30th January, 2017
Trump unrepentant on travel ban
The United States braced yesterday for more furious protests against Donald Trump’s ban on travele...
Saturday - 28th January, 2017
Trump makes debut as statesman, hosts May
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump made his debut as a statesman yesterday, welcoming British Pri...
Thursday - 26th January, 2017
Royal, tent arsonist, maids among 7 inmates executed
Kuwaiti authorities hanged seven prisoners in a mass execution yesterday, including a ruling family ...
Tuesday - 24th January, 2017
MP says Amir promises to resolve citizenship issue
KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq AlGhanem and around 10 lawmakers yesterday met HH the Amir...
Monday - 23rd January, 2017
Israel OKs settler homes after Trump takes office
Israel approved hundreds of new settler homes in east Jerusalem yesterday, hours before Prime Minist...
Sunday - 22nd January, 2017
Women lead massive rights protests across US, world
WASHINGTON: Women in pink “pussy-hats” flooded into Washington by the trainload yesterday for a ...
Saturday - 21st January, 2017
Kuwaiti-funded school opens in North Iraq
IRBIL: A Kuwaiti-funded school for war-relocated Iraqis was opened here on Thursday, as part of...
Thursday - 19th January, 2017
KOC union holds sit-in against privatization
The Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) labor union held a sitin yesterday evening at its headquarters in Ahmad...
Wednesday - 18th January, 2017
Assembly panel approves medical charges on expats
The National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee yesterday approved proposals to raise medi...
Tuesday - 17th January, 2017
Lawmakers seek special debate on expat numbers Bill calls to lower voting age to 18
Opposition MP Abdulkarim Al-Kandari said yesterday he has begun collecting signatures of other MPs t...
Monday - 16th January, 2017
In Paris, Trump warned over Middle East peace Kuwait urges ‘final settlement’ of conflict
France warned of “serious consequences” yesterday if Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel...
Sunday - 15th January, 2017
Construction of airport terminal on schedule
Construction of a new terminal at the airport is proceeding according to schedule since work started...
Saturday - 14th January, 2017
With eye on Trump, Paris talks to push for ME peace
Around 70 countries and international organizations make a new push for a two-state solution in the ...
Thursday - 12th January, 2017
MPs call for fundamental changes to constitution
Several MPs called yesterday for fundamental changes to the country’s 1962 constitution as an esse...
Wednesday - 11th January, 2017
FIFA approves 48-team World Cup
FIFA voted to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 in a victory yesterday for its president Gi...
Tuesday - 10th January, 2017
Assembly panel says deputy speaker’s election incorrect
The National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee ruled yesterday that the election of deput...
Monday - 9th January, 2017
Efforts continue in bid to lift freeze on sports
Two key developments happened yesterday in continued efforts to secure a temporary lifting of intern...
Sunday - 8th January, 2017
Deportations surge as 29,000 expelled in 2016
KUWAIT: Well-informed security sources said that 29,000 expats had been deported in 2016 - almo...
Saturday - 7th January, 2017
Eye-watering new health service charges for expats
KUWAIT: After Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi announced an increase in health service fees fo...
Thursday - 5th January, 2017
Lawmakers ask govt to scrap power, fuel hikes
KUWAIT: Five opposition lawmakers yesterday signed a draft law calling for abolishing the hike ...
Wednesday - 4th January, 2017
Sheikh Salman meets sports panel, ready to face grilling
KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s sports and youth panel yesterday discussed with Information a...
Tuesday - 3rd January, 2017
Customs chief ‘sacked’ over booze containers
KUWAIT: In a major development, Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh yesterday issued a decision send...
Sunday - 1st January, 2017
Celebrations kick off as world rings in 2017
Australia rang in the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display in Sydney, sending rainbow-color...
Saturday - 31st December, 2016
Putin says will not expel US diplomats
President Vladimir Putin yesterday ruled out any tit-for-tat expulsion of Americans after Washington...
Thursday - 29th December, 2016
Kuwait, Iraq eye closer ties, sign 4 agreements
The sixth session of a joint KuwaitiIraqi ministerial committee convened in the Iraqi capital yester...
Wednesday - 28th December, 2016
Kuwait receives new info on missing citizens in Iraq
Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled AlJarallah said yesterday that Iraqi authorities have prov...
Tuesday - 27th December, 2016
MP proposes redrawing of electoral constituencies
Opposition lawmaker Ali Al-Deqbasi yesterday submitted a draft law calling for a fundamental change ...
Monday - 26th December, 2016
Court upholds restoration of Shimmari’s citizenship
The appeals court yesterday upheld a ruling by the lower court that ordered the government to return...
Sunday - 25th December, 2016
Israel fumes after US lets UN denounce settlements
Israel scrambled yesterday to contain the fallout from a UN Security Council vote to halt settlement...
Saturday - 24th December, 2016
Govt seeks temporary waiver of sports ban
KUWAIT: The government yesterday called on FIFA and the International Olympic Committee to temp...
Thursday - 22nd December, 2016
MPs call to end sports crisis
In its first special debate, the National Assembly demanded yesterday that the sports crisis that at...
Wednesday - 21st December, 2016
MPs submit draft law to cut expat numbers Fadhl demands holiday on Xmas, large tree on Safat Square
Five Kuwaiti lawmakers yesterday submitted a draft law calling to cut the number of expatriates in K...
Tuesday - 20th December, 2016
Gunman kills Russian ambassador in Ankara Amir condemns murder
A Turkish policeman crying “Aleppo” and “Allahu Akbar” shot dead Russia’s ambassador to Tu...
Monday - 19th December, 2016
MPs call to amend sports laws to end suspensions
KUWAIT: Eleven opposition MPs yesterday demanded an emergency session in the Assembly to debate a so...
Sunday - 18th December, 2016
Suicide bombing targets Turkish soldiers; 13 dead
Thirteen Turkish soldiers were killed and dozens more wounded yesterday in a suicide car bombing tar...
Saturday - 17th December, 2016
Obama vows retaliation against ‘Russian hacking’
President Barack Obama is promising that the US will retaliate against Russia for its suspected medd...
Thursday - 15th December, 2016
Demonstrators rally to protest Aleppo carnage
Around 2,400 Kuwaitis protested outside the Russian embassy yesterday to condemn Moscow’s support ...
Wednesday - 14th December, 2016
Trump taps Exxon chief as top diplomat
US President-elect Donald Trump yesterday tapped ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson as his nominee to be...
Tuesday - 13th December, 2016
Qatar ‘tweaks’ kafala system for expats
Qatar announced yesterday it is introducing long-expected reforms to policies governing its vast for...
Monday - 12th December, 2016
Turkey defiant as Kurdish group claims twin blasts
A defiant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday vowed to fight terror “to the end” as a Kurdi...
Sunday - 11th December, 2016
Amir issues decree to form Cabinet as Assembly opens
HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued a decree yesterday to form the new Cabine...
Saturday - 10th December, 2016
Kuwaiti leadership holds luncheon in honor of visiting Saudi King
KUWAIT: With the attendance of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah an...
Thursday - 8th December, 2016
Saudi King Salman arrives in Kuwait on historic visit
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will arrive in Kuwait today on an official visit, where he w...
Wednesday - 7th December, 2016
Amir calls for concerted response to int’l changes
HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said yesterday the Gulf Cooperation Council summ...
Tuesday - 6th December, 2016
Opposition issues more warnings on ministers
Opposition MPs yesterday issued more warnings to the prime minister against retaining a number of mi...
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