Monday , October 22 2018


Kuwait to ink $1 bln contract with Salini, Limak for Mutlaa – First phase of new 400,000-resident city

DUBAI, May 25, (RTRS): Kuwait is expected to sign within two weeks a $1 billion contract with Italy’s Salini Impregilo and Turkey’s Limak Construction for its planned South Al Mutlaa City project, an official said on Wednesday. It is the first phase of the planned 100,000 square kilometre urban development, …

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Kuwaiti surgeon conducts bariatric surgery in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, May 25, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgeon Dr. Mohammad Al-Jarallah conducted on Wednesday a surgery, the first of its kind, on a German national who arrived in the country for such operation due to his obesity and other health problems. Al-Jarallah told KUNA that the patient, Jorg …

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Amir opens new Assembly building – Nod to naturalization

KUWAIT CITY, May 24: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized and attended on Tuesday the opening ceremony of the new Sabah Al-Ahmad building at the National Assembly. His Highness the Amir was received upon arrival by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and members of Parliament Office …

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Kuwaiti wins poetry competition

ABU DHABI, May 24, (AFP): The Middle East’s poetry equivalent of “Pop Idol” is helping to keep alive an age-old tradition using bedouin dialect, which is barely understood outside the Arabian Gulf. Apart from the glory, a Kuwaiti student took home five million dirhams ($1.36 million), the top prize in …

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Shelter Center for Migrant Labor big ‘home’ – Kuwait preserves human dignity

KUWAIT CITY, May 24: “In Kuwait, there is a particular interest in the rights of migrant workers which reflects the general trend to preserve human dignity, without exception, and to respect all the international conventions and agreements signed by Kuwait. The most prominent of these concerns is the Shelter Center …

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‘Rescind decision to terminate expat workers of Municipality’ – KM urged to reconsider restructuring Blocks 2, 4 in Salmiya

KUWAIT CITY, May 24: Some Municipal Council members have reacted to a recent announcement issued by Kuwait Municipality to terminate the services of several adhoc expatriate workers. The members see the step as bigotry and urge the Minister of Municipal Affairs Essa Al- Kanderi to rescind on the decision, especially …

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ICM said planning to participate in coming elections

KUWAIT CITY, May 24: The Islamic Constitutional Movement intends to declare its participation in the coming parliamentary elections, reports Al-Rai daily. Sources said the recent actions and statements of the leaders of the movement revealed their tendency to participate in the elections, adding that the movement faces a great challenge …

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Amir arrives home from Istanbul

KUWAIT CITY, May 23, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation have returned to the homeland, coming from Turkey where he headed the Kuwaiti delegation at the World Humanitarian Summit held in Istanbul. His Highness the Amir was received at the airport by …

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Residents decry rising prices of food commodities in Ramadan – Authorities urged to monitor market, control traders

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: A large number of citizens and expatriates expressed their objection concerning the rising prices of food commodities especially prior and during the holy month of Ramadan. They held traders responsible for this trend, stressing that these traders increase the prices in order to take advantage of …

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Airport security, ‘bedoun’ on agenda

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs Major-General Mazen Al-Jarrah left for London with a security delegation for a meeting on security issues with the British counterpart, reports Al-Rai daily. The delegation is part of the Kuwait- British security friendship that holds regular meetings in London …

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