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The French company sees potential to supply glass wool-based insulation materials to the local construction and industrial sector, by taking control of Kuwaiti producer Kimmco. French multi-commodities group Saint-Gobain has extended its existing joint venture working in the insulation sector in the Middle ...
Kuwait, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait ended trading Tuesday in the red zone with the benchmark going down by 2.07 to 6,624.53 points. The Weighted index went down by 0.81 points to reach 419.53 points, and the KSX 15 losing 1.8 points to stand at 970.54 points. The value of trades reached KD ...

Kuwait: (From left) Abdulwahab Al-Rasheed, Deputy Head of the Board of Directors of Kuwait Economic Society, Assistant Secretary-General of the Kuwait anti-corruption Authority Salem Ali Al-Ali, and President of Kuwait Transparency Society Salah Mohammad Al-Ghazali. -- Photo by Yasser Al-Zayyat.
Kuwait: In a testament to its ability to attract clients and achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) was awarded "Best Customer Acquisition GCC" for the year 2017 by World finance; a global magazine specializing in the finance and banking sectors, which ...
Kuwait, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- A second-hand and rare books bazaar kicked off at the National Library of Kuwait on Tuesday as part of the Al-Qurain cultural Festival's various activities and functions. The three-day event, co-organised by the National Council for Culture, arts and literature and Kuwaiti Writers ...
The State of Kuwait General Consul in Irbil, Dr. Omar Al-Kandari, said in a statement to KUNA on Tuesday that "the initiative" was part of a campaign aimed at providing medical care to displaced Iraqis and those who were wounded or lost limbs during the fighting to liberate the city from the so-called Islamic ...

Sheikh Abdullah flies to Kuwait from UAE: family ... A controversial member of Qatar's royal family who accused the United Arab Emirates of detaining him has flown to Kuwait, his family said yesterday. ... "My father is on his plane to Kuwait with his two daughters," said his son Ali bin Abdullah al-Thani.
Kuwait CITY, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait will host the ministerial meeting of the U.S.-led International Coalition against the Islamic State (IS) on Feb. 13, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said Tuesday. The meeting is part of efforts to fight against terrorism, he said. Applauding the coalition ...
Kuwait CITY, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday condemned suicide attacks in Baghdad, the Kuwait New Agency (KUNA) reported. In condolences sent to the Iraqi president Fuad Masoum and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over twin suicide ...
More Than 40 Wyoming Air Guard Members Return From Kuwait. Forty-four members of the Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing have returned home from a deployment overseas. Jan. 15, 2018, at 1:42 p.m.. More Than 40 Wyoming Air Guard Members Return From Kuwait ...
Kuwait's finance ministry is reportedly instructing other ministries and government entities to prepare lists of foreign employees to be cut in the coming fiscal year under a wider push to limit public sector roles to Kuwaitis. Arabic language newspaper Al-Anbaa reports that the government has committed to ...
Qatar Airways has announced its participation in the inaugural Kuwait aviation Show 2018, where it will be displaying the Boeing 777 fitted with its award-winning, revolutionary new Business Class seat, Qsuite. The show, which will take place from January 17 to 20 at Kuwait International Airport, will also ...
2005 -- Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah passes away at the age of 79 after serving as the 13th ruler of the State of Kuwait. The late Amir served in many posts since 1949, when he was appointed head of security, and was the first finance minister after the independence, and had bolstered ...
The Kuwait and gulf Link Transport Company (KGL) yesterday announced the signing of a $1.38 billion supply contract with the US' Pentagon. KGL Catering Company which is 99 per cent owned by KGL said in a statement that it will provide foodstuff and logistic services to the US Army in Kuwait, Iraq and ...
Kuwait: Kuwait and gulf Link Transport Company (KGL) yesterday announced signing a contract with the US Defense Department's logistics defense agency with a total value of $1.38 billion. KGL Catering Company, which is 99 percent owned by KGL, will provide foodstuff and logistic services for US ...
Ankara, Jan 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's embassy in Ankara will organize an integrated cultural program for this season with a variety of events, ... The program starts tomorrow Tuesday with Kuwait's Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre (Opera House) performing for two days, at the Turkish State Opera and ...
Baghdad, Jan 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's remarkable status in the regional and international arenas will greatly contribute to the success of the upcoming ... Iraq's reconstruction conference will take place in Kuwait between February 12-14 with the participation of a number of countries, organizations and ...

Kuwait, Jan 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's stock exchange (Bourse Kuwait) ended Sunday's trading with its three indexes in the Green Zone. The price index gained 46.31 points to reach 6,606.94 points, the weighted index went up 2.69 points reaching 418.49 points and KSX 15 gained 6.69 points to 965.35 ...
Kuwait: Driven by the desire to break routine and explore the world, several Kuwaitis set out on journeys around the globe to gain experience, defy risks and assert themselves. As Paulo Coelho, a world-renowned Brazilian lyricist and novelist, puts it: "If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is ...
Kuwait, Jan 14 (KUNA) -- A private small-size airplane made an emergency landing at Kuwait International Airport due to a malfunction in its tires, the General Directorate of Civil aviation said Sunday. The plane made an emergency landing due to a technical error in its tires, it added in a statement, and ...
I have been receiving questions on what seems to be a proposed new law going around social media, and people do not seem to understand whether the law has been promulgated, i.e. is it in effect. The proposed law simply states all holidays in Kuwait are no longer public holidays except for Eid Al-Fitr, ...
Kuwait CITY, Jan 14, (Agencies): Kuwait got sovereign foreign currency ratings of AA/Stable/A-1+ in the Middle East and North Africa Sovereign Rating Trends 2018 published by S&P Global Ratings recently. The sovereign ratings are determined using six key factors in which countries are scored from 1 to 6 with '1' as ...
Kuwait CITY, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- "I love Chinese food and I would like to go back to China again," said Kuwait Television director Ahmad Alhomoud on Saturday at a Chinese New Year's celebration held in Kuwait. Alhomoud has attended the annual celebration for more than twenty years. He believes the ...
Kuwait: Kuwait marks the 12th anniversary of Sheikh Jaber's death today. All Kuwaitis have been recalling the deeds and achievements by the 'Amir of Hearts' who spent his life serving his country and people. Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, who was born in 1926 in Kuwait and died on January 15, ...
A SERIES of gruesome photos recently went viral on facebook, showing the corpse of a woman covered in bruises and sliced, starting from the bottom lip down to her navel. The photos were uploaded on Facebook in Jan. 10 by Gracel Ann Hukdong, niece of the woman in the pictures. According to Gracel ...
Kuwait: Kuwaiti Minister of education and Higher Education Hamed Al-Azmi said yesterday that Kuwait's scout movement needs to be propped up by all necessary means in order to safeguard its achievements in Arab and international domains. Speaking to reporters while attending the opening ...
Kuwait: India's Minister of State for External Affairs Dr (Gen) V K Singh said that Indian government is keen on finding a solution to a long-pending issue of unpaid salaries involving Indian laborers in Kuwait. Addressing the Indian community, the visiting minister said that he had taken up the matter with the ...
New York, January 12, 2018--Kuwaiti authorities should allow independent journalist Abdullah al-Saleh to return to Kuwait without fear of imprisonment or reprisal for his work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. A Kuwaiti national security court on December 25, 2017, found al-Saleh, ...
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday evening that Egypt highly values its relations with the sisterly state of Kuwait and its people, and that attempts by the Muslim Brotherhood group to disturb relations are quite known. In response to negative and false news perpetuated by the Muslim ...
Kuwait, Jan 13 (KUNA) -- Living up to its UN-bestowed status as an International Humanitarian Center, Kuwait continued providing humanitarian aid to people in need. Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced Wednesday that it has dispatched 90 tons of food aid to the Yemeni people.
Abu Dhabi: Kuwait is planning to invest $112 billion (Dh411 billion) in the next five years in the oil and gas sector to boost production, managing director of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation said. In the oil sector, the gulf country will increase production capacity from the current levels of 3.2 million barrels per ...
Kuwait CITY, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Kuwaiti Seventh Shooting Tournament will kick off on Saturday with participants from 37 Arab and foreign countries. The tournament will be held Saturday evening at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex with more than 315 shooters, Duaij Al-Otaibi, ...
Kuwait, Jan 13 (KUNA) -- 1964 -- The Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah takes part in the first Arab League Summit, which was held in ... 2004 -- The Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah appoints Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as Deputy Chief of the Kuwait ...
This is one of the busiest highways in Kuwait, and staying there exposed for long can be deadly. Gladly, I saw a police vehicle pulling aside and rushing towards the back of my car, preventing more accidents. Two police officers offered help - one to change the tire and the other to man the traffic.
Major ship owners in old Kuwait were known to have their own harbors, which they usually named after them and built opposite their buildings, stores or diwaniyas to moor their commercial dhows as well as others' after the season concluded. Such wharfs were built by builders who had gained the needed ...
Homemade deer jerky from Tallapoosa County is soon to be on the taste buds of soldiers serving in Kuwait. "My grandson really likes deer jerky," Peggy Smith said. "He has been in Kuwait since Dec. 1." Jesse Clark joined the army in May and after completing training was given his first assignment.
Kuwait: Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa received Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah at Al-Sakhir Palace on Wednesday. Sheikh Nasser relayed the greetings of HH the Amir and Supreme Commander of the armed forces Sheikh ...
UAE and Kuwait entered the final after posting contrasting victories in the semifinals of the Asian Cricket Council's Under-16 Western Region ... While UAE eased past Saudi Arabia by nine wickets in the second semifinal, Kuwait secured a 16-run victory over Oman earlier in the day at the Sharjah Cricket ...
A new leak, revealed by Mekameleen TV suggests that an Egyptian intelligence officer has directed a media experts to sue discontent between Kuwait and Qatar. The leaked tape received the voice of Captain Ashraf Al-Kholy, an Egyptian intelligence officer, directing media expert Azmi Mujahid to work on ...
The Kuwait Criminal Court sentenced the Saudi to seven years in jail and the Syrians to four years followed by immediate deportation. The Saudi man worked in the ministry of defence as a Kuwaiti citizen and was found guilty of embezzling KWD24,000 (Dh292,000). He was also ordered to pay back twice ...
Hashem, the only female MP in Kuwait's parliament who is known for her populist rhetoric, has previously called for hard-line policies to reduce immigration, such as forcing non-Kuwaitis to pay a tax for walking on streets and banning them from having access to free medicine in hospital, regardless of how ...
Kuwait, Jan 9 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait ended trading Tuesday in the Green Zone with the benchmark going up by 20.5 points to read 6,518.99 points. The Weighted index gained 2.51 points to stand at 412.32 points, as well as the KSX 15 index climbing up to 6.98 points to reach 947.71 points. The value ...
Kuwait: Kuwait has no plans to follow in other GCC states' footsteps and hike fuel prices again, a government official said. A governmental subsidies committee has not discussed increasing fuel prices as it continues to monitor oil market developments and discuss the best ways to deal with changes, said ...
Baghdad: Kuwait will host an international conference in February on reconstruction in parts of Iraq devastated by the war against Islamic State, the state-run Kuwait news agency (KUNA) said on Tuesday. Donor countries and organisations are expected to announce financial contributions at the meeting ...
Manama: Kuwait's Criminal Court has sentenced 19 Kuwaitis to 10 years in prison after they were found guilty of fighting alongside the Daesh terror group in Syria. None of the defendants was at the court amid reports they were all abroad. The public prosecutor in his charges said that the defendants ...
Kuwait Energy, which operates a clutch of concessions across conflict zones in the Middle East is in talks to merge to with London-listed Soco International, as it looks to revive a bid to list on the London Stock Exchange. "Kuwait Energy confirms that it is in preliminary discussions with SOCO in this regard.
Good exchange with Consul General Dr Omer Al-Kandari of the State of #Kuwait on current state of affairs, post-ISIS political & economic challenges, the importance of the #Iraq reconstruction Conference to be held in Kuwait & the need for #KRG participation as an affected entity. pic.twitter.com/ ...
Kuwait CITY, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait unswervingly supports Iraqi reconstruction to ensure security in the region, said Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah on Monday. He made the remarks at a press conference held on Monday to promulgate the details of the "Kuwait International ...
After failing to complete an initial public offering in London last year, independent oil and gas company Kuwait Energy may find a way to get access to the London Stock Exchange through a possible merger with a company already listed there. Kuwait Energy is in merger talks with London-listed SOCO ...
Kuwait, Jan 8 (KUNA) -- KUNA Board Chairman and Director General Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah and Director General of Maghreb Arab ... The meeting also discussed issues of mutual concern for Arab media, media agreements signed between Kuwait and Morocco and boosting ...


 

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