Wednesday , December 13 2017

Kuwait

Kuwait determined to back UN peace effort – PM to UNGA

NEW YORK, Sept 17, (KUNA): Representative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Saturday Kuwait was determined to back UN for achieving global peace and security. His Highness the Prime Minister, in New York …

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Expats convenient scapegoats for problems

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: Any society witnessing crisis usually looks for a scapegoat; while the public often expresses sentiments over the practice of holding expatriates accountable for problems and this feeling proves the inability of societies to address their problems quoting Constitutional expert Dr Mohamed Al-Feeli. Al-Feeli agrees with the …

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Nearly 1.5m travelled in Aug – 58 found on blacklist

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: General Department of Public Relations and Security Media at Ministry of Interior declared that the number of passengers who passed through Immigrations Section at Kuwait International Airport last month was 1,358,780 including 74,460 GCC nationals. According to a press statement issued by the ministry, the number …

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Kuwait team makes significant historical find at Mount Athos

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16, (KUNA): In an unprecedented feat, a team from Kuwait University (KU) managed to discover rare manuscripts written in Arabic at Mount Athos in Greece. During an archeological mission to a number of monasteries and libraries on the location in northern Greece, the team — which included …

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Amir condemns London terror attack – Teen held

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday expressed his condemnation of the terrorist attack on an underground train in southwest London. The denunciation was conveyed in two separate cables sent to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May. His …

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Kuwait asks North Korean diplomats to leave

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: Kuwait has informed the Embassy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) to reduce the number of diplomats and the level of its diplomats representation in Kuwait to Charge D’Affaires. Sources affiliated to Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, “Only four diplomats will remain in …

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Migrant workers suffer from racist govt decisions: Kuwait Human Rights Society

Exec, legis authorities justify bid to address population imbalance KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: In response to criticisms heaped on the Executive and Legislative authorities by the Kuwait Human Rights Society (KHRS), there has been widespread indignation in both authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Minister of …

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‘Limit excessive use of marginal labors’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: Professor of Administration and Finance at Kuwait University Dr Yousef Al-Mutairi revealed that the number of domestic workers in Kuwait including servants and drivers has reached 700,000, indicating that this number is expected to reach one million in the near future. Dr Al-Mutairi said this category …

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Number of AIDS patients in Kuwait increases to 320

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: The number of AIDS patients in Kuwait has risen to 320, an increase of about 30 cases from last year, while the number of infection from the virus was about 290 in 2016. The main reason for the increase is the drop in awareness campaigns that …

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Temperatures set to drop – ‘Weather to be relatively hot at night’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14, (KUNA): Temperatures are expected to become moderate in the upcoming days, said Kuwait Meteorological Center. The low pressure will begin to decrease allowing improvement in weather conditions. Moderate to fresh northwesterly wind with speed of 20-42 kms per hour (kph) with a chance for blowing dust …

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