Top Stories

Yemen rebels threaten on Red Sea

DUBAI, Jan 10, (Agencies): Yemen’s rebels have threatened to block traffic across the Red Sea unless a blockade by a regional military alliance is lifted, prompting fresh accusations Tuesday of “terrorism” by their rivals. UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash, whose country is a key member in …

Read More »

MP Al-Dousari voted into Foreign Affairs panel – Empowered municipalities eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The National Assembly, in its ordinary session on Tuesday, elected MP Nasser Al-Dousari as member of the Foreign Affairs Committee replacing MP Ali Al-Deqbasi. MP Talal Al-Jalal was also elected as member of the Public Utilities Committee in place of MP Mohammed Al-Hadiya. It can be …

Read More »

‘Expenditure on education in Kuwait less than average of other countries’

Two thirds of students feel bored during science classes: study KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Results of a study conducted by the Secretariat General for Planning showed that expenditure on education in Kuwait is less than the average expenses of other countries, reports Annahar daily. According to the study, only 41 …

Read More »

Rights society voices support for ‘stormers’ – Jailed ‘activists’ hunger strike on

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Kuwait Society for Human Rights issued its statement in support of the position taken by those serving prison term at the Central Jail for storming the Parliament building as they started their hunger strike Sunday. The society affirmed that its support is in line with the …

Read More »

Mandoub accused of forging visas arrested before fleeing

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The security officers of the Residence Affairs Investigation Department have arrested a 45-year-old Egyptian, a company representative for his involvement in falsifying work permits, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the suspect was arrested minutes before he could leave the country. Investigations conducted by securitymen revealed that …

Read More »

Israeli jets, missiles hit Syria

BEIRUT, Jan 9 (Agencies): Israeli jets and groundto- ground missiles struck Syria early on Tuesday, Syria’s army said, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated he would do what was needed to stop Hezbollah gaining “game-changing” Iranian weapons. The Syrian army said in a statement carried by state television that …

Read More »

Amir stresses Gulf cooperation key

SPEAKER SEES WELCOME RESPITE IN GCC MEETING KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8, (KUNA): The 11th Meeting of Chairpersons and Speakers of Shura, Representatives Councils and National Assemblies of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was inaugurated on Monday under the patronage and attendance of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad …

Read More »

MP SUBMITS BILL FOR ALTERNATIVE ENERGY AUTHORITY – See the sun

Health concerns on stormers KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: MP Mohamed Al-Huwailah has presented a bill on the establishment of the Public Authority for Alternative Energy. In the explanatory note of the bill, Al-Huwailah pointed out that optimal investment in alternative and renewable energy sources is a logical step for countries …

Read More »

Kuwait to study implications of trading in Bitcoin currency

MoCI closely monitoring local firms’ ‘Bitcoin’ advertisements KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: Ministry of Commerce and Industry is coordinating with Central Bank of Kuwait to study the implications of the electronic currency market trading in “Bitcoin”. They discussed the market extensively to make a decision in light of the rapid developments …

Read More »

Syrian admits paying money to buy nationality for 4 sons

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: An unidentified Syrian, reportedly paid money to four Kuwaitis to add the names of his four sons to their nationality files, reports Al-Rai daily. This is the first case of its kind which has surfaced in 2018. A security source said the Search and Investigation Department of …

Read More »
Translate »