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The banned Middle East carriers include Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Airlines, and Turkish Airlines. (File photo)
March 23, 2017 - 10:14 GMT
While airlines are still trying to assess the extent of financial hit from the gadget ban on US and UK flights, experts are already estimating big losses.
Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the signing ceremony in Ankara. (QNA)
March 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Kuwait and Turkey on Tuesday signed a vast array of agreements to boost bilateral cooperation.
A view of Kuwait's parliament. (AFP)
March 22, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
A Kuwaiti politician has said that he wants to try to expel Israel from an international association of parliaments.
Movie fails to enchant Kuwait's censorship body. (Digital Spy)
March 22, 2017 - 11:06 GMT
Movie fails to enchant Kuwait's censorship body.
Kuwait is expected to be the only Gulf state with a budget surplus this year. (File photo)
March 20, 2017 - 11:35 GMT
Kuwait scored big with international investors this week with an estimated four-time over-subscription of its first international bond issue.
It is only the second time the iconic New York store has opened its doors outside of the US; the first was in Dubai Mall nearly eight years ago. (Photo courtesy of Gulf News)
March 19, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Al Tayer believes that despite dwindling popularity in the US, the trend for large department stores is all the rage in the Gulf.
Sources say it would take at least three years for enough private hospitals to open in the country for expats to be barred for public facilities. (Shutterstock)
March 19, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
increased fees for health services and the denial of access to certain procedures like magnetic resonance image scanning and endoscopies, would be more immediate.
The contracts have been included in the fiscal budget of 2017/2018 and are part of the integrated plan which involves 42 contracts. (Shutterstock/MikeDotta)
March 19, 2017 - 05:11 GMT
Kuwait is set to award a total of 13 maintenance contracts worth $164m.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, left, greets the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al Sabah in Tehran on June 1, 2014 (AFP/Atta Kenare)
March 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A message from Iran was delivered by its ambassador to Emir of Kuwait, representing a new episode in a series of enhancing intentions of Teheran to normalize its relations with Gulf States.
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March 16, 2017 - 16:03 GMT
The Kuwaiti diplomatic mission in northern Iraq has expanded and diversified its efforts to relieve war-relocated Iraqis, in part organizing a football tournament that involved up to 20 teams.
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March 14, 2017 - 16:34 GMT
Kuwait Journalists Association (KJA) announced Monday the suspension of its membership in the Asian Sports Press Association (AIPS ASIA).
Expats make up 70 percent of Kuwait’s 4.4 million population, according to some estimates. (File photo)
March 14, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Kuwait MPs are calling for deportations and limits on the hiring of expats and foreign workers.
Kuwaiti oil minister Essam al-Marzouk speaks to the press in Kuwait City on February 13, 2017. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
March 14, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
OPEC members will meet on May 25 to discuss extending the production cut agreement after its June expiry date to help rebalance the global market.
The oil pipeline will transport petroleum products from the port city of Karachi to major consumer Punjab. (File photo)
March 13, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Kuwait will pour millions of dollars into building an oil pipeline in Pakistan for transporting petroleum products.
Once completed, the bridge will cut the driving time between Kuwait City and Subbiya to 20-25 minutes from 90 minutes now. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
March 09, 2017 - 12:17 GMT
Kuwait plans to reinvigorate the ancient Silk Road trade route by establishing a major free trade zone linking the Gulf to central Asia and Europe.
Kuwait is second only to Israel as the most expensive country in the Middle East. (Shutterstock/MikeDotta)
March 09, 2017 - 06:53 GMT
Numbeo's cost of living index ranks Kuwait as the most expensive Arab country to live in, and puts the country ahead of France, the UK and the UAE globally.