Tag Archives: divorce

Report on divorce rate erroneous, says expert – Light shed on marriage fatwas

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: The Legal Documentation Department of the Ministry of Justice has a supreme mission to work and preserve what is stated in Islamic law to illuminate the paths of life, reports Al-Anba daily. It applies to the Personal Status Law, which includes the provisions of marriage, divorce, …

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‘Triple talaq unconstitutional’ – Instant divorce banned

NEW DELHI, Aug 22, (Agencies): India’s top court on Tuesday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, ending a long tradition that many Muslim women had fiercely opposed. The Supreme Court ruled that the practice of “triple talaq”, whereby Muslim men can divorce their …

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Around 5,259 marriages dissolved in 2016: report

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 15: The annual statistics of the Ministry of Justice indicates a total of 5,259 marriages were dissolved in 2016, including marriages registered the same year and those of previous years. The above-stated figure constitutes 4,386 Kuwaitis, 118 Bedouns and 755 individuals from other nationalities, noting 4864 Kuwaiti …

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Perfect match to help cut divorce rate: study

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: There is a wide gap in the issue of marriage in Kuwait, seeing the recent high rate of divorce caused by partners selected upon a wrong foundation. Many people have since urged the government to close the gap by resolving the deficiency, reports Al- Rai daily. …

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Divorce rate in Kuwait reaches an alarming 60 percent this year – ‘Interest-driven marriages’

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Around 60 percent of marriages in Kuwait have ended in divorce so far this year, according to statistics issued by Ministry of Justice for the first quarter of 2017. The total number of marriages registered in the first two months of 2017 was 2,001, while the …

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Fireman wins comp – Court gives go ahead to divorce abusive husband

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: A Kuwaiti court issued a verdict in favor of woman’s request to divorce her husband irrevocably without any compensation in addition to having an Iddat (period of waiting) with effective from the date of the ruling. The woman through her counsel Lawyer Azbi Al-Nemran had filed …

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2,227 ‘married’ Kuwaiti women received aid worth KD 13.3mln – Total disbursement KD 10.9m

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: Official spokesperson of Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor and Director of Public Relations Department Afifah Akbar revealed that 2,227 Kuwaiti women married to non- Kuwaitis were receiving aid worth a total of over KD13.3 million, but the payment continues for only 1,373 among them whose …

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‘Govt agencies broke homes unintentionally’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Many government agencies have not been able to execute automation of their systems to protect confidentiality of information relating to some married citizens who are also married secretly to other women, so that these citizens are not exposed, reports Arab Times daily. According to an official …

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Want divorce

I am an Indian living in Kuwait with my wife and son. My wife is a teacher working in a school. My son is on my dependent residence (Article 22) and my wife is on the school’s residence (Article18). We got married in India in 2000. Now we have decided …

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‘Number of divorces increases by 1,000’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: The number of divorcees increased by 1,000 from December 2015 to June 2016, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to the statistics released by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI), the number of Kuwaiti divorcees reached 37,000 while the section on the marital status of 406,000 Kuwaiti …

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