Kuwait

August 7, 2013

Real estate sales in the month of June in Kuwait increased by 27 per cent year-on-year, to reach KD339 million ($1.18 billion), an NBK report said.
09:18 GMT

A little over half of the approved loans, which came from 662 applications, were for new constructions. According to NBK, these figures are roughly double the amount approved during the same period in 2012.

Maram is third time pregnant and hoping for a boy. (Image: Facebook)
08:39 GMT

Kuwaiti actress Maram is third time pregnant and hoping that she's preggers with a cute baby boy!

August 5, 2013

The new law will come into force six months from the date of issuance and is part of a number of legislative developments designed to install international best practices and further enhance the economic development of Kuwait, said a press release from DLA Piper.
08:47 GMT

"The new law is part of a number of recent, positive legislative developments in Kuwait's investment sector designed to encourage foreign investors as well as align it with international best practices, as Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout, Regional Managing Partner, DLA Piper Middle East, said,

August 4, 2013

May Salim's wearing white for the 2nd time!
11:06 GMT

Superstar May Salim is one busy lady per Ramadan TV, but she can finally say goodbye to the stressful world of filming for the season and hello to a second husband this Eid.

Kuwaiti candidate Faisal al-Shayaa (C) celebrates with his supporters following his victory in the parliamentary elections (AFP/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT)
06:52 GMT

Kuwait announced the formation of a new Cabinet late Saturday, following parliamentary elections last month in which liberals made slight gains.

July 29, 2013

Liberals, who were not represented in the previous parliament, won three seats in the elections. Here, they celebrate in Kuwait City on Sunday morning. (AFP)
05:00 GMT

The emir of Kuwait has accepted the resignation of the Kuwaiti government in the aftermath of Saturday's parliamentary polls, but has requested that the Prime Minister and his cabinet stay in office in a caretaker role.

July 28, 2013

Kuwaiti men display their identity cards as they wait to cast their votes at a polling station in Kuwait City on July 27, 2013. (AFP/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT)
09:55 GMT

Liberals made slight gains in Kuwait’s parliamentary election, according to results early on Sunday, in the Gulf state’s second polls in eight months.

July 27, 2013

KUWAIT, KUWAIT CITY : Kuwaiti men display their identity cards as they wait to cast their votes at a polling station in Kuwait City on July 27, 2013. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT
12:30 GMT

Kuwaitis headed to the polls Saturday for the country's parliamentary elections.

July 16, 2013

Kuwait is pumping around 3 million barrels per day of oil
12:26 GMT

The Gulf state of Kuwait has discovered a new oil and gas field in Kabed area close to the well-known Manageesh oilfield, Hashem Sayed Hashem, CEO of state-owned Kuwait Oil Co said yesterday.

July 15, 2013

Kuwait's aid package would comprise a $2 billion central bank deposit, a $1 billion grant and $1 billion in oil products
07:05 GMT

Kuwait has sent two oil tankers carrying crude and diesel worth $200 million to Egypt.

July 10, 2013

Kuwaiti Reham al-Jlewe (C), a candidate in Kuwait's upcoming parliamentary elections, welcomes her guests at her election campaign tent in Kuwait City (Yasser al-Zayyat / AFP)
08:33 GMT

‘Vote merchants’ set up special fund to oversee ‘smooth operations’

July 8, 2013

Halima Poland in her bond-inspired suit! (Image: Facebook)
12:36 GMT

Never Say Never: Halima Poland says yes to anything exciting, and a Bond-inspired show is just what we need!

July 7, 2013

Kuwaiti candidate Haya al-Mutairi registers in the last day for the upcoming parliamentary election in Kuwait City on July 6 (AFP)
08:49 GMT

Eight women registered for Kuwaiti parliamentary elections due to take place on July 27

July 1, 2013

Bassem Youssef hosts Arab satirical show 'Al Bernameg' (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
12:10 GMT

The Arab satirical show ‘Al Bernameg’ snatches a sweeping number of fans in Egypt and across the region as it criticizes the misleading stances and flaws of the Egyptian leadership.

June 30, 2013

Kuwait banks enjoy rising credit
12:10 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait claims credit growth across many sectors