Monday , October 23 2017

Kuwait

Firefighters battle Sharq blaze

A huge fire engulfed a few garages in Sharq Industrial Area, spreading across an area of 1,500 square meters and resulting in heavy smoke throughout the area. A total of 80 firefighters from six fire stations exerted tremendous efforts to contain the fire before it spread further. The Public Relations …

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Legislator prepares bill on escapees – Stiffer penalties sought

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: MP Abdul-Kareem Al-Kandari has prepared a bill on amending five articles of Penal Code No. 17/1960 in a bid to impose harsher penalties on those who hide prisoners or help them escape. He explained the amendments are necessary in view of the escape of those convicted …

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Today last day for amending status of existing electronic media businesses – Applications for new licenses to be received

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Director of Electronic Publishing Department at Ministry of Information Lafi Al-Sebaie revealed that the deadline for amending the status of the existing electronic media businesses is Monday, July 24, reports Aljarida daily. He explained that the number of applications registered as of July 20 was 365. …

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Embassy restrictions on bedoun Hajj and Umrah – Under 30 cannot apply for visa: MoI

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed the Central System for Remedying Status of Illegal Residents (CSRSIR) that the Saudi Embassy in Kuwait revealed that Hajj and Umrah visas for Bedoun residents will be issued only on presentation of proof of their original nationality, reports Aljarida daily …

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Erdogan seeks to ease Gulf crisis – Qatar Amir, US senior military official discuss ties

KUWAIT CITY, July 23, (Agencies): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Sunday began a key trip to the Gulf aimed at defusing the standoff over Turkey’s ally Qatar, saying no one had an interest in prolonging the crisis. Erdogan, whose country has come to Qatar’s aid in the dispute, had talks in …

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Kuwait’s ice cream street vendors … heroes of the summer

Riding on their bikes throughout the streets, Kuwait’s ice cream street vendors are considered as saviors and heroes, providing delicious and cool “goodies” during the unbearable heat with rising temperature of the summer. No matter how young or old a person is, those vendors are welcomed with open arms and …

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Arab Parliament backs Kuwait on Iran – KUWAIT PROTESTS TO LEBANON ON HEZBOLLAH LINK TO CELL

CAIRO, July 22, (Agencies): The Arab Parliament said Thursday it fully supports Kuwait’s recent measures aimed at preserving its security, stability, and safety. These measures include reducing the number of Iranian diplomats in the country, closing down Iranian cultural missions along with other affiliate offices, and halting all activities related …

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Erdogan here today over Gulf crisis

KUWAIT CITY, July 22, (Agencies): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be visiting Kuwait Sunday where he will be holding official talks with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Erdogan will begin a tour of the Gulf region as part of his country’s efforts to support a …

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Kuwait sends 3rd batch of relief aid worth $53 million to Yemen – Weekly roundup of Kuwait’s relief efforts

KUWAIT CITY, July 22, (KUNA): Living up to its status as a “humanitarian center,” Kuwait continued its relief work and campaigns to all those in need in the Middle East and beyond throughout the just-ended week. In Yemen, Kuwaiti aid worth $53 million trickled into the fellow country last Sunday, …

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Kuwait Al-Marzouq satisfied with OPEC oil cut resolution – Kuwait, Russia to sign gas import deals

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia, July 22, (KUNA): OPEC member states’ output cut conformity is “historic and unprecedented, Kuwaiti Minister of Oil Essam Al-Marzouq said on Friday. Upon arrival in Saint Petersburg in Russia to attend a joint ministerial monitoring meeting, Al-Marzouq, who doubles as Minister of Electricity and Water, said he …

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