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Fawaz Al-Hassawi (Photo: alraimedia.com)
December 07, 2016 - 16:10 GMT
Kuwait Football Association Chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi remains at the helm of KFA, secretary general of an interim committee in charge of KFA Dr Mohammad Khalil said yesterday.
The cultural centre includes a performing arts centre, music centre,  concert halls, cinemas, conference centre, historical documents centre as well as libraries, parks, and fountains. (SSH)
December 07, 2016 - 05:40 GMT
The new facility is the cornerstone of Kuwait's new national cultural district and will will showcase performing arts and create a world-class theatre quarter.
Fawaz Al-Hasawi (Photo: Gulf Business)
December 06, 2016 - 15:39 GMT
Fawaz Al-Hassawi’s resignation was linked to a dispute over player suspensions
Fheid Al-Daihani
November 29, 2016 - 16:42 GMT
The Mohammad bin Rashed Al-Maktoum Creative Sports award has named Kuwait's shooter Fheid Al-Daihani Monday as one of the distinguished and creative Arab sports figures of the year 2016.
Kuwaiti sources claimed the turnout this year was between 69% and 72% compared to 2013, where it was 51.9%. (Twitter)
November 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Political observers attributed the huge participation among both genders to two main reasons. They believe that economic challenges and the expected laws to be passed drove citizens to elect for their representatives. The second reason is the return of the abstainers who sat out in 2013 elections.
The traditional thowb and abaya are typically worn in the region (Flickr)
November 24, 2016 - 08:03 GMT
They say winter is not excuse for not caring for your appearance.
Failaka Island, Kuwait. (Panoramio)
November 22, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Kuwait is conducting feasibility studies to attract foreign investment for the ambitious development of the islands of Boubyan, Failaka, Warba, Miskan and Awha.
The mission, in its concluding statement, also expected the investment in infrastructure to push the economic growth in the medium term. (Shutterstock)
November 17, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Following a mission to Kuwait, the International Monetary Fund forecasts a modest economic revival in non-oil sectors of up to four percent in the medium term.
The plans will likely prove controversial after an attempt to cut perks and benefits at state-owned oil companies resulted in a three-day strike by employees earlier this year. (AFP/File)
November 09, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Kuwaiti government will be seeking approval for a “strategic payroll alternative” when the new parliament is elected later this month.
The duration of protection endures for the period of the author’s lifetime and fifty years following the author’s death. (Khaleejesque)
November 07, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
For the first time in Kuwait, new legislation grants copyright protection of original works of literature, arts, sciences, or knowledge and gives an important role to the National Library of Kuwait as the monitoring body.
There are concerns Iraq will be unable to meet the 2018 target with the country currently paying for an expensive military campaign against Daesh and low oil prices hitting government coffers. (AFP/Pascal Guyot)
November 03, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Kuwait and Iraq previously agreed to postpone the payment of the remaining Gulf War compensation until January 2018.
Public subsidies and fiscal aid are estimated to cost the country $3bn in the current fiscal budget, or about 5 per cent of projected spending. (Shutterstock)
November 02, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Kuwait's finance ministry has dismissed claims that all public subsidies were being reviewed with plans to gradually phase them out by 2020.
Kuwait plans to end subsidies by 2020. (File photo)
November 01, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The oil-producing Arabian Gulf emirate has already cut subsidies on diesel oil and kerosene, which are priced according to the global oil fee.
Kuwait was recently ranked the worst in the world for expats in a survey by InterNations. (File photo)
November 01, 2016 - 05:20 GMT
Kuwait is considering banning expats from public sector jobs and has recommended stricter policies to redress the 70-30 ration of expats to nationals in its population.
Displaced people from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp queuing to receive aid from UNRWA in Yalda, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus in 2015. (AFP/File)
October 31, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Kuwait's donation was made in support of UNRWA’s ‘Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal,’ following pledges made at the Fourth International Pledging Conference in London earlier this year.
Homes at the site were sold fro EUR150,000 ($163,885) to EUR160,000 but were never offered to locals, according to reports.  (Bosnia Today)
October 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Bosnian media reports that locals are not permitted to enter Osenik, a Kuwaiti-funded tourism project to the west of Sarajevo, unless they are working as domestic servants.