Tuesday , October 24 2017

Arab Times

Visit Visa

I need to get a visit visa for my sister-in-law’s daughter and her husband for 10 days … please tell me if it possible or not and how much will it cost? Secondly, are tourism visas available in Kuwait? Name withheld Answer: Nowadays, the Immigration Department is very strict in …

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Qatar could intervene militarily in Syria but prefers dialogue – Assad makes surprise visit to Moscow

DUBAI, Oct 21, (Agencies): Qatar, a major supporter of rebels in Syria’s civil war, suggested it could intervene militarily following Russia’s intervention in support of President Bashar al-Assad but said it still preferred a political solution to the crisis. The comments by Qatar’s foreign minister, made in a CNN interview …

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‘Pope has no brain tumour’ – Report baseless

VATICAN CITY, Oct 21, (AFP): The Vatican on Wednesday dismissed a report that Pope Francis has a brain tumour as baseless, with a spokesman challenging anyone who thinks the pontiff is seriously ill to try keeping up with him. Quotidiano Nazionale (QN), the newspaper which made the claim, said it …

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Fixed … ‘provisional’ arms deals set – KUWAIT SIGNS FOR 24 CARACAL HELICOPTERS AT 1bn EUROS

PARIS, Oct 21, (Agencies): Kuwait signed 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 bn) worth of military fixed and provisional deals led by the purchase of 24 Airbus-built Caracal helicopters, the French government said Wednesday. Paris said Kuwait would purchase 24 helicopters for a billion euros with an option for a further six. …

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New medicine to treat Hepatitis C – 13,400 Kuwaitis ‘hit’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Consultant and Head of Gastroenterology and Nephrology Department at Sabah Specialized Health Zone Dr Wafa Al- Hashash announced the introduction of a new medicine to treat Hepatitis C infections in Kuwait, indicating that Ministry of Health will soon start dispensing this medicine. She revealed that 13,400 …

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‘No room for mistakes, complacency’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: No room for mistakes and law must be abided by without complacency, stressed Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Sabah late on Tuesday. His remarks came after touring a number of Husseiniyas (congregation halls for Shia commemoration ceremonies) and visiting the ‘decisionmaking’ room of …

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GCC okays joint guidelines for medical reserves: Obaidi – Ministers discuss better health services

DOHA, Oct 21, (KUNA): The GCC countries approved a joint guideline for strategic medical reserves including medicines and equipment, said Kuwaiti Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi. The guideline aims to create further cooperation between the GCC states during disasters and crises, the minister told KUNA after heading the Kuwaiti …

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Jordanian gets fresh with Ghanaian woman given lift – Kuwaiti woman reported missing

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: An unidentified Ghanaian woman has filed a complaint with the police accusing a Jordanian of attempting to kiss her, reports Al-Anba daily. In her complaint the woman said the suspect offered to drop her on Amman Street in his car and when she reached the place …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti teen of being terrorist group’s member – Qatari detained for ‘offending’ ruler

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: The 19-year old Kuwaiti citizen known as the youngest DAESH member in Kuwait has been acquitted of alleged membership in a terrorist group by the Criminal Court chaired by Judge Ahmad Al-Yasin. The defendant — serving as military personnel in the Ministry of Defense, admitted that …

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