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Kuwait  is expected to require several new power stations between 2020 and 2030. (Pixabay)
August 24, 2016 - 10:34 GMT
Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water have scrapped plans to build a nuclear power plant, arguing that alternative energy sources are more cost effective.
Bahrain is implementing a royal order to provide 40,000 units for citizens with housing projects nationwide. (File photo)
August 24, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Kuwait will finance $293M to build 1247 housing units in Bahrain while the UAE will fund housing and infrastructure projects worth over $102M.
The Kuwaiti Fund loan to finance the project will be repaid in instalments over 20 years, with a five-year grace period. (Shutterstock)
August 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The long-awaited project will help boost the two countries’ total power-generation capacity by linking the power stations in the city of Badr in Egypt, and the two Saudi cities of Medina and Tabuk.
Photo: The Amiri Diwan of the State of Kuwait
August 17, 2016 - 16:46 GMT
Winners awarded cash and plots of land
On a per litre basis, the new retail gasoline price is still less than half of the cost of gasoline in Europe and the lowest in the GCC. (Shutterstock)
August 16, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
With Kuwait's subsidies amongst the highest in the world, the country's energy subsidy reforms have been hailed as an essential step towards encouraging diversification and competitiveness.
Kuwait riot police are seen patrolling outside a football game in 2012. (AFP/File)
August 15, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
They tried to reach Kuwait by sea via the coastal region of Abul-Hasaniyah.
Photo: kuwaittimes.net
August 14, 2016 - 07:35 GMT
Abdullah Al-Rashidi had to settle for bronze in the Olympic men's skeet competition on Saturday, but for choice of outfit, he beat the field.
No woman should be harassed regardless of the way she is dressed. (Instagram)
August 11, 2016 - 10:34 GMT
They just really wanted to have that selfie taken with her.
Kuwait's Fehaid al-Deehani, bronze medalist in the men's trap final at the London 2012 Olympic Games jubilatees at the podium at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London on August 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI
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August 10, 2016 - 20:42 GMT
Kuwaiti shooter Fehaid Al-Deehani won the gold medal Wednesday in the men's double trap competition of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janero, Brazil, by defeating Italy's Marco Innocenti in the final match.
Kuwait is preparing a comprehensive economic program to face the challenges imposed by the drop in oil prices and to achieve a balance in the national economy via diversifying income sources and putting an end to wasting public funds. (AFP/File)
August 10, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Al-Abdullah highlighted the necessity of keeping up with the regional countries' monetary and financial policies, given that Kuwait is the last Gulf country to decide on hiking fuel prices.
Thirty French helicopters are headed to Kuwait. (AFP/File)
August 10, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Kuwait and France signed a $1.1B deal for 30 military helicopters.
Eng Duaij Al-Otaibi (Photo: kuwaittimes.net)
August 04, 2016 - 04:49 GMT
President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al- Otaibi expressed regrets for not allowing Kuwaiti athletes who qualified for the Brazil Olympics
The Kuwaiti cabinet will raise petrol prices by more than 80 percent, for the first time in 50 years. (File photo)
August 03, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
On Monday the Kuwaiti cabinet decided to raise petrol prices by more than 80 percent, starting September 1.
Hi-tech and low-environmental impact will make Saad Al-Abdullah a one-of-a-kind city. (Shutterstock)
August 03, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Kuwait continues planning and analyzing a proposed environmentally friendly and hi-tech city intended to hold 400,000 people.
Kuwait is attempting to combat falling oil prices. (Shutterstock)
August 02, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Kuwait is enacting serious economic reforms as oil revenues plummet.
Financing of the current five-year development plan was being shared by both the public and private sectors.  (File photo)
August 01, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The rest of the funds would come from the public sector.