Kuwait

Kuwaitis hold most negative view of Trump among Arabs

WASHINGTON, Nov 2, (KUNA): Among Arabs, Kuwaitis have the most negative view of Republican candidate Donald Trump, and half have a positive view of his rival Hillary Clinton, a public opinion survey from the Arab Center Washington DC showed late Tuesday. Some 69 percent of respondents from Kuwait said they …

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‘Majority of people feel safe, secure in Kuwait’ – ‘Tighten security at some malls’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared the sense and degree of safety they feel in Kuwait. The majority of voters attested to feeling a high degree of safety and security in Kuwait. Kuwait ranks at 51 in the Global Peace Index and comes …

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Expatriate Imams, Muezzin services will be terminated: Awqaf – Brotherhood members

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Ministry of Awqaf has identified a number of expatriate Imams and Muezzins who are members of Muslim Brotherhood and their services will be terminated by the end of this year, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting sources. Sources revealed the ministry has formed an ad hoc committee …

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Municipality licenses 118 spots for candidates contesting polls

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2, (KUNA): Kuwait Municipality on Wednesday announced it has licensed 118 spots for candidates running for the parliamentary elections slated for November 26 in all constituencies. A statement by the Public Relations said that Kuwait Municipality would not hesitate to simplify all procedures pertinent to obtaining a …

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‘Decision to pull number plates of cars ill-planned’ – ‘Most motorists unaware, clueless’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: It seems that the General Traffic Department implemented the decision to confiscate number plates of cars parked wrongly in a haste – without conducting proper studies and consultations, in addition to lack of public awareness campaign, says an investigative report. Several of those who were affected …

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Cable maintenance may slow Internet service from Nov 2-6

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1, (KUNA): Ministry of Communications said Tuesday GBI company would be carrying out maintenance to the underwater Internet cable in the Arabian Sea on Nov 2-6, which would affect Internet services in Kuwait and GCC countries. The ministry, in a brief statement, urged local Internet providers in …

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Kuwait hits targeting of Makkah

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1, (Agencies): Kuwait on Monday said Houthis’ firing of a long-range missile against the holy city of Makkah, was a “provocation of feelings of Muslims.” This act “is a serious challenge to the will of the international community and all efforts aimed at reaching a peaceful solution …

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Commission pulls 46 poll candidates – Disqualifications open to appeal

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The Electoral Commission for National Assembly Elections on Tuesday disqualified 46 parliamentary hopefuls including former MPs Safah Al-Hashem, Abdul Hameed Dashti and Mohammed Al-Juwaiel as well as Badir Al-Dahoum, Sheikh Malik Hammud Al- Sabah, Hani Hussein and Municipal Council member Manei Al-Ajmi According to parliamentary sources, …

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Al-Ansari opens door for workers

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Deputy Director General of the Administrative and Financial Affairs Sector in the Firefighting General Department Major General Saleh Al-Ansari has announced opening the door for accepting ministry workers who resigned or were terminated under certain circumstances, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision states that applicants should pass …

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Amir, Bocelli open Kuwait cultural center – Culture back at core in landmark facility

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31, (Agencies): Under the auspices of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah and with His Highness the Amir in attendance, the inauguration ceremony for the Sheikh Jaber Al- Ahmad cultural center was held on Monday. Upon arrival, His Highness the Amir was received …

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