Kuwait - Kuwait Times
Monday - 13th July, 2020
Private businesses, workers hit hard by virus downturn
KUWAIT: Private businesses have been hit hard by a sharp decline in the number of customers that mad...
Thursday - 9th July, 2020
Bolsonaro tests positive for virus; US starts WHO pullout
RIO DE JANEIRO/KUWAIT: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has consistently downplayed the risks...
Monday - 6th July, 2020
Kuwait to amend residency law to cut expat numbers
KUWAIT: The interior ministry will submit to the National Assembly within two weeks a draft law prop...
Sunday - 5th July, 2020
Amid pandemic, Trump visits Rushmore, slams race protests
KEYSTONE, South Dakota: US President Donald Trump bemoaned protests demanding racial justice as “v...
Tuesday - 30th June, 2020
Prosecution seeks to probe 2 MPs over corruption scandal
KUWAIT: The public prosecution yesterday asked the National Assembly to lift the immunity of two law...
Monday - 29th June, 2020
MPs press for quick, massive reduction in expat numbers
KUWAIT: Lawmakers are pressing the government for a definitive plan to substantially reduce the numb...
Sunday - 28th June, 2020
India tops 500,000 cases, turns to cardboard beds
NEW DELHI: India now has more than 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to government figu...
Thursday - 25th June, 2020
MP says govt statements on demographics ‘not serious’
KUWAIT: MP Al-Humaidi Al-Subaei yesterday played down the value of the government’s highly ambitio...
Wednesday - 24th June, 2020
Female prisoner dies of virus; global cases top nine million
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has announced it will hold a “very limited” hajj this year, with pilgrims a...
Tuesday - 23rd June, 2020
Inflated prices questioned; MP tests negative for virus
GAZA CITY: When Jacqueline Shahada was blinded in one eye during a Palestinian demonstration along t...
Monday - 22nd June, 2020
MoH launches random virus testing in residential areas
KUWAIT: A Filipino man was found hanged inside his apartment in Nugra after the haris of the buildin...
Tuesday - 16th June, 2020
Assembly session to go ahead despite govt health warning
KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday that the Assembly sessions today ...
Monday - 15th June, 2020
KUWAIT: Interior Minister Anas Al-Saleh said yesterday that “officials” are involved in one of t...
Sunday - 14th June, 2020
Lebanon to inject dollars amid protests
BEIRUT: Hundreds protested for a second night over the Lebanese authorities’ handling of a deepeni...
Thursday - 11th June, 2020
Joy, sacrifice as mosques reopen in ‘model’ areas
KUWAIT: Mosques in so-called modern residential areas reopened their doors to worshippers for the fi...
Wednesday - 10th June, 2020
MPs file two bills to exempt businesses from paying rent
KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday submitted two separate draft laws calling to exempt businesses affected ...
Tuesday - 9th June, 2020
Panel close to approving private sector salary cuts
KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s financial and economic affairs committee yesterday reviewed govern...
Sunday - 7th June, 2020
‘Great day’ for Floyd; anger at new police abuses
NEW YORK: The United States braced for massive weekend protests against racism and police brutality,...
Thursday - 4th June, 2020
PM assures chief editors no one is above the law
KUWAIT: It was a truly welcome change to attend an open discussion yesterday between HH the Prime Mi...
Wednesday - 3rd June, 2020
Assembly to discuss coronavirus issues; banks allowed to reopen
KUWAIT: The National Assembly has decided to resume its sessions on June 16 and 17 to debate a raft ...
Tuesday - 2nd June, 2020
MPs demand probe into graft charges; Nazaha cooperating
KUWAIT: Five MPs have submitted a proposal calling to form a parliamentary committee to investigate ...
Monday - 1st June, 2020
Lockdown eased; Harbi resists MPs’ calls to end school year
from June 1, visas of visitors who had been facing problems renewing them, such as having their fing...
Sunday - 31st May, 2020
KUWAIT: The financial probe department of the ministry of finance has finalized scrutinizing reports...
Thursday - 28th May, 2020
Dubai puts tech to test; backlash over Qatar app
DUBAI/DOHA: From smart police helmets to research labs, the novel coronavirus has given Dubai an opp...
Sunday - 24th May, 2020
Latam new virus epicenter; Trump seeks US reopening
WASHINGTON: The World Health Organization declared Latin America “a new epicenter” of the corona...
Thursday - 21st May, 2020
Municipality to dismiss half of expat workforce
KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality is in the process of finalizing lists of expat employees whose services ...
Wednesday - 20th May, 2020
Tuesday - 19th May, 2020
Jail for 3 months, KD 5,000 fine for not wearing masks
KUWAIT: The health ministry said yesterday that people who fail to wear facemasks or anything that c...
Monday - 18th May, 2020
MPs call to replace all expats after Municipality decision
KUWAIT: MPs yesterday welcomed a decision by the Municipality to stop hiring expatriates and acceler...
Sunday - 17th May, 2020
Backlog forces Indian Embassy to halt repatriation registration
KUWAIT: The Embassy of India has temporarily halted online registration for Indian nationals in Kuwa...
Thursday - 14th May, 2020
7 deaths, 751 new virus cases; call to tax expat remittances
KUWAIT: The ministry of health announced 751 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the last 24 ho...
Wednesday - 13th May, 2020
Kuwait reports 10 deaths, 991 new virus infections
amnesty finally ended on Monday, after they were accepted under the amnesty and taken to a shelter f...
Monday - 11th May, 2020
Kuwait goes into lockdown, essential services continue
KUWAIT: A decision by the government to place the country under a total lockdown to prevent the spre...
Sunday - 10th May, 2020
Amir urges unity, supporting govt efforts to defeat virus
HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said yesterday that it was paramount for the peop...
Thursday - 7th May, 2020
Kuwait has 20,000+ hospital beds, will import remdesivir
KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s health and labor committee discussed with Health Minister Sheikh D...
Tuesday - 5th May, 2020
Kuwait police use tear gas to disperse Egyptians in camps
KUWAIT: Kuwait riot police used teargas to disperse hundreds of stranded Egyptian workers who demons...
Monday - 4th May, 2020
Nursing chief says Filipina nurse dies of coronavirus
MANILA: Families of coronavirus victims in the Philippines are being denied traditional death rites ...
Sunday - 3rd May, 2020
Washington approves virus drug; states ease lockdowns
WASHINGTON: American authorities have approved an experimental drug for emergency use on coronavirus...
Thursday - 30th April, 2020
Speaker blasts visa ‘mafia’, vows to end ‘dark chapter’
KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq AlGhanem yesterday launched a scathing attack on visa trad...
Wednesday - 29th April, 2020
Hayef demands list of MPs intervening for visa traders
KUWAIT: MP Mohammad Hayef yesterday asked Interior Minister Anas Al-Saleh over reports that a number...
Tuesday - 28th April, 2020
Saudi eliminates death penalty for crimes by minors
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will no longer impose the death sentence on individuals who committed crimes wh...
Monday - 27th April, 2020
Crisis deepens as Yemen separatists declare self-rule
DUBAI: Yemeni separatists early yesterday declared self-rule of the country’s south as a peace dea...
Thursday - 23rd April, 2020
Call to halt loans, recruitment from states refusing returnees
KUWAIT: MP Abdulkarim AlKandari yesterday called on the government to order Kuwait Fund for Arab Eco...
Wednesday - 22nd April, 2020
16-hr curfew in Ramadan; govt shutdown till May 28
KUWAIT: The Cabinet decided late Monday to expand the partial curfew to 16 hours daily between 4 pm ...
Monday - 20th April, 2020
Amir urges Kuwaiti returnees to abide by health measures
KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday urged thousands of Kuwaiti cit...
Sunday - 19th April, 2020
1 death, 93 cases in Kuwait; global deaths pass 150,000
KUWAIT/WASHINGTON: The ministry of health yesterday reported 93 new coronavirus infections and one f...
Thursday - 16th April, 2020
Trump freezes WHO funds as world weighs easing lockdown
KUWAIT/WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump ordered a freeze on funding for the World Health Organi...
Wednesday - 15th April, 2020
Another virus death in Kuwait; 10 Kuwaitis have died abroad
KUWAIT: The ministry of health yesterday reported 55 new coronavirus cases, raising the number to 1,...
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