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HH the Amir congratulates Oman’s Sultan Qaboos on ‘Gulf Cup’ title

Officials thank organisers for Gulf Cup success KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah on Friday sent a cable to Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman congratulating him on the Omani team’s win of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup, “Gulf 23” title. …

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HH the Premier checks on wellbeing of wounded Omani fans

40 injured as stadium barrier collapses at Gulf Cup final  KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6, (Agencies): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Saturday visited Omani football fans a day after they were injured while celebrating their country’s Arabian Gulf Cup victory over the UAE. His …

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‘Mid-Way-Home’ rehabilitation center helps drug addicts to kick habit

Some treated addicts from this center have gone to become doctors, lawyers KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: ‘Mid-Way- Home’ is the name of the new rehabilitation center that was established by the government seven years ago to help drug addicts kick the habit, reports Al- Rai daily. Over this short period …

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‘No medical authority has reported about avian flu cases in hospitals’

Parliament asks to approve KD 100m to pay overseas medical bills KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: The Ministry of Health has affirmed that no medical authority announced anything about avian fl u cases in hospitals, disclosing it is currently coordinating with the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) …

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Oman win Gulf Cup for second time – Al-Rashidi breaks UAE hearts with 2 saves

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6, (Agencies): Oman beat UAE 5-4 in a dramatic penalty- shootout to take home the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup on Friday after finishing a goalless draw in the regulation time and the extra time of the final match played at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait. UAE best …

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Kuwaiti deposits in Iranian banks to be revealed soon – Value of Iran currency declines

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: With the recent escalation of situation in Iran, it seems the actual value of deposits by Kuwaitis in the Iranian banks offering high interest rates will be revealed in the next few days, along with their shares in the companies, reports Al-Rai daily. Fears about the …

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1,705 Kuwaiti firms registered at Dubai’s Chamber, says KBC

‘Manufacturing units in Kuwait reduced due to no clear strategies’ KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4, (Agencies): Up to 1,705 Kuwaiti companies are registered at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Kuwait Business Council (KBC) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates said on Thursday. Kuwaiti employers in Dubai reached 712, …

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Qatari-owned jewels stolen in Venice

ROME, Jan 4, (Agencies): Thieves made off with several items of Indian maharajahs’ treasures owned by a member of the Qatari royal family after an audacious heist Wednesday at the Doge’s Palace in Venice, police said. Italian authorities investigating the theft put at around a million euros ($1.2 million) the …

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Qatar allows full ownership for foreign investors

Bid to boost non-energy revenues DOHA, Jan 4, (AFP): Qatar has approved legislation allowing 100-percent ownership for foreign investors in most sectors of the economy in a bid to boost non-energy revenues, the government said on Thursday. The move comes at a time of political crisis in the Gulf, with …

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UAE vow to return home with Gulf Cup – Oman showdown looms

ABU DHABI, Jan 4: The UAE’s ace playmaker Omar Abdul Rahman has hailed his team’s showing following their 4-2 win in penalties over Iraq for a place in the Gulf Cup final on Tuesday night, reports Gulf News. Abdul Rahman was of the view that the team is improving with …

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