Saturday , September 22 2018

Top Stories

Turks press campaign in Syria

HASSA, Turkey, Jan 28, (AFP): Turkey on Sunday stepped up its offensive against Kurdish militia in Syria for a ninth day, in a campaign that has strained relations with the United States. After several days of poor visibility because of heavy rain and fog, Turkish warplanes and artillery took advantage …

Read More »

Kingdom Holding shares soar

DUBAI, Jan 28, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia’s stock market celebrated the release of some of the kingdom’s top businessmen from detention on Sunday but the after-effects of a purge of the business elite may last for years, deterring private investment. Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, head of global investment firm Kingdom …

Read More »

Duterte serious … contingencies eyed – ‘Ban with plan’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: Philippines Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said President Rodrigo Duterte is serious in considering a total deployment ban of workers to Kuwait, reports Al-Anba daily. In a statement Thursday, the DOLE chief noted that such action would depend if the investigation …

Read More »

15,447 illegal Sri Lankans in Kuwait – ‘Happy to leave … but worried about future’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: There are about 15,447 Sri Lankans in violation of the residency law in Kuwait, as per a press statement issued by the Sri Lankan Embassy in Kuwait. Recently, Ministry of Interior declared an amnesty period from Jan 29 to Feb 22 for expatriates who do not …

Read More »

Human rights panel takes Bedoun issue

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee will discuss the situation of Bedouns, including the humanitarian and social consequences of the issue, on Sunday. MP Adel Al-Damkhi will preside over the meeting, with Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh in attendance. Meanwhile, the …

Read More »

MoE readies list of expat teachers to be terminated – ‘30-year supervisors, admin staff to go’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: Undersecretary of Ministry of Education Dr Haitham Al-Atari has approved the list of expatriate teachers whose contracts will not be renewed by the ministry for the academic year 2018/2019. The list includes names of 88 Egyptian and Syrian teachers and administrative employees as well as a …

Read More »

Prince Alwaleed released – Terms of release not clear

RIYADH, Jan 27, (RTRS): Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was released from detention on Saturday, family sources said, more than two months after he was taken into custody in the kingdom’s sweeping crackdown on corruption. His release came hours after he told Reuters in an interview at Riyadh’s …

Read More »

No bid to suspend Filipino residency – Manila yet to produce evidence on cases

KUWAITI FM REAFFIRMS CARE FOR EXPATRIATES KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25, (KUNA): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday the expatriate workers in Kuwait enjoy care and appreciation. The affairs relating to their stay and work contracts are governed by the relevant rules of law, Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah told …

Read More »

Kuwait Society for Human Rights lauds decision to improve situation of violaters in Kuwait

Al-Ajmi calls on violaters to take advantage of decision KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: Khalid Mohammed Al-Ajmi, Chairman of the Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR), said that the decision of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah to amend the status of violators of …

Read More »

Housing aid eyed for Kuwaiti wives with foreign husbands

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: The Women and Family Affairs Committee on Thursday discussed several items in its agenda, including the right of Kuwaiti women married to foreigners to obtain houses and housing loans in the presence of State Minister for Housing and Services Affairs Jinan Bushahri. Committee Chairman MP Saleh …

Read More »
Translate »
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial