Saturday , February 24 2018

Arab Times

Saudis down missile from Yemen

RIYADH, Jan 17, (Agencies): A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group towards Saudi Arabia’s southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave no further details. There were no reports of casualties or damage. The Iranian-aligned Houthis have …

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Qatar ‘work’ deal eyed for Salvadorians facing US exit

SAN SALVADOR, Jan 17, (Agencies): El Salvador is discussing a deal with Qatar under which Salvadoran migrants facing the loss of their right to stay in the United States could live and work temporarily in the Middle Eastern country, the government of the Central American nation said on Tuesday. Last …

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2nd time visit visa for family issued only after 6 mnts

I need to bring my wife and son on visit visa. If I extend the visa one more month when they leave Kuwait, how long does it take to apply for a second visit visa for my wife and son. Name withheld Answer: When your wife and son come to …

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Kuwait Society for Human Rights bids to resolve labor case

EXEMPTION OF RESIDENCY FINES URGED FOR STRANDED WORKERS KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: “The Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) has been following issues of the 7,386 affected workers in a wellknown company, and recent efforts exerted by KSHR has resulted in resolving some problems of the workers and paying their …

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Questions raised on borrowing

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has affirmed that the economy is solid and there is no budget deficit. He said the parliamentary Budgets and Final Accounts Committee will meet the representatives of the interior and finance ministries on Wednesday to discuss the hospitality clause in the Interior Ministry …

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Kuwait to ‘host’ Coalition Against Islamic State meet on Feb 13

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16, (KUNA): The US-led International Coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) is due to meet in Kuwait at the level of foreign ministers on February 12, Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al- Jarallah said Tuesday. The meeting involving the 74-member strong military alliance is part of …

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No to Bitcoin – Fatwas issued against trading with Bitcoin

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: Following in the footsteps of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Palestine, Kuwait joins the Arab countries which have issued fatwas against trading in the virtual currency Bitcoin, reports Al-Rai daily. A member of the Fatwa Committee in the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Dr Ahmad Al-Hajji …

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Kuwaitis can now ‘enjoy’ skydiving sports at home – Dream comes true

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16, (KUNA): Kuwaiti fans of free skydiving who experienced the sport elsewhere in the world, can now enjoy it at home. The dream has finally come true with the opening of the Kuwait Skydive and Fly center in Al-Khiran, the first specialized one in the country. Stepping …

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