Tag Archives: Nationality

Jail, deportation for nationality forgers – Wife sues ‘stingy’ husband for cash

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The Criminal Court has sentenced six GCC nationals who forged Kuwaiti citizenship to four years in prison with hard labor. The court also ordered their deportation upon completion of term.  ‘Stingy’ husband sued: In a strange case, Lawyer Ayed Al- Rashidi filed lawsuit on behalf of …

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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 …

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Gulf citizen held for getting Kuwaiti nationality by fraud

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: Detectives from the Citizen Affairs Department in the Interior Ministry arrested a Saudi national for obtaining Kuwaiti citizenship by forging documents, reports Al-Rai daily. Acting on a tip-off, the officers put the Saudi national under surveillance for some time, leading to his arrest with some narcotic …

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Six Syrians held for getting Kuwaiti nationality by fraud

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The security authorities have arrested six Syrians for acquiring the Kuwaiti citizenship in a fraudulent manner, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the arrests came after the higher authorities received a tip-off from reliable sources and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior issued directives …

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Nationality call for kids of women wedded to expats

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: Several members of the Parliament have reiterated their support for the proposed naturalization of children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis. The MPs regard the conditions set for naturalization of these children, such as divorce or death of the non-Kuwaiti father, as inhumane and unconstitutional. This …

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Nationality remains open to expat wives

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Residency Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has denied that issuance of citizenship for the expatriate wives of Kuwaiti citizens has been halted, affirming that those who meet the allotted conditions for obtaining nationality, such as married …

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