Kuwait

May 3, 2000

03:00 GMT

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) rebounded strongly Wednesday to hit a record high for the year on the back of parliament's final approval of new legis

April 30, 2000

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Leading liberal Kuwaiti intellectuals and politicians vowed Sunday to form a new pressure group immediately to combat the fast-growing wave of Islamic

April 24, 2000

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Kuwait said on Sunday the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) policy towards Iraq is unchanged even though four of the six-member states have reopened thei

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Kuwaiti Arabi's defender, Muhammed Adiem broke the ever-lasting tie with a powerful header to defeat its competitor Tadamon 2-1 and celebrate the Kuwa

April 20, 2000

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 Head of Kuwait's Olympic Committee and Soccer Federation, Sheikh Ahmad Fahd Al-Sabah said in Amman Wednesday that his country’s soccer team will not

April 12, 2000

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The findings of a recent survey in Kuwait indicated a wide economic gap between Kuwaitis and expatriates.   The survey, prepared by the Ministry of Planning, showed that the monthly average expendit

April 9, 2000

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More than 300 Kuwaiti and other Gulf Arabs formally launched Saturday the first Gulf organization opposed to ties with Israel, describing the Jewish s

March 30, 2000

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During his visit to Kuwait a senior Toyota executive disclosed his views regarding the Japanese management and business thinking.  Yushido Ishizaka was in Kuwait for the Toyota exhibition. Speaking to

March 14, 2000

02:00 GMT

One of the more popular exhibitions at the Dubai Shopping Festival has been the falconry demonstrations.  Foreigners and UAE nationals have been strea

02:00 GMT

The fourth Arab Business Conference will be held in Kuwait next month.   The secretary general of the Association of Arab Businessmen, Taher A-Sharif,

March 9, 2000

02:00 GMT

There are currently 285 hospitals, both general and specialized, with a total capacity of 41,916 beds in Saudi Arabia. These figures are soon due to

March 7, 2000

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The annual Kuwaiti Halla 2000 shopping festival attracted approximately 130,000 visitors over three weeks, more than doubling the turnout for the 1999

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Eight-thousand fans were on-hand to watch the Syrian and Jordanian football teams battle to a scoreless draw.  According to Al-Ra'i daily, Jordan made

March 6, 2000

02:00 GMT

Beginning April 1, all expatriates in Kuwait will have to pay for health insurance.  Al Watan daily reports that the new prices published by the healt

March 5, 2000

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Population:2.85 million (1999), including 80% expatriatesReligions:90% MuslimGovernment:Federation of EmiratesLanguages:Arabic (English is widely spoken)Work Week:Private Sector:Saturday - Thursday8:3