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Saudi Arabia in June led a coalition of Middle East countries in severing ties with Qatar. Pictured here: Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar. (AFP)
September 14, 2017 - 11:41 GMT
The ongoing row between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors, many of which are OPEC members, is credit negative, Moody's said.
Good news: You get a raise next year. Bad news: It's not much. (File photo)
September 13, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Good news: You get a raise next year. Bad news: It's not much.
Actress Hend Sabri. (Instagram / hendsabri)
September 06, 2017 - 14:45 GMT
Between Nancy Ajram, Ola Fares, Fifi Abdou, and Fairouz—who is the single most powerful woman in the Arab world?
Qatar exchange witnessed the steepest monthly drop in August on the back of the ongoing political deadlock with its neighbors. (AFP/ File)
September 06, 2017 - 12:08 GMT
A new report has shown mixed performance for GCC stock markets in the past few months.
Last month, Kuwait announced new healthcare costs for expats working in the country. (AFP/ File)
September 05, 2017 - 12:16 GMT
Kuwait’s Ministry of Labor has issued a decision that will see companies pay an additional fee for employing expats.
Kuwait's investments in the US include stocks, bonds, real estate and technology. (Shutterstock)
September 04, 2017 - 15:31 GMT
Kuwait's investments in the US include stocks, bonds, real estate and technology.
Khaled Bosakhar. (Facebook)
August 21, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Khaled Bosakhar has gone in to treat his catheterization. See the photo inside!
The difficulty of drawing a matching second eye. (Twitter / art_dose)
August 21, 2017 - 08:21 GMT
Who said Arab art was dying? These beautiful pieces by some fantastic, unknown Arab artists will make your morning.
The project is expected to produce half of the country’s planned renewable energy output. (File photo)
August 15, 2017 - 09:20 GMT
Companies have been given a September deadline to express interest.
Diplomatic ties between the two countries were severed in the wake of Saddam Hussein’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait, but are now being revived. (Christophe Simon/ AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 08:49 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iraq will launch a joint trade commission, the Saudi Cabinet announced on Monday.
Photo: KUNA
August 12, 2017 - 22:20 GMT
Kuwait's Skeet shooting team bagged a gold medal on Saturday in the seventh Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kazakhstan.
LGBT rights are under threat in Kuwait
August 11, 2017 - 13:31 GMT
Kuwait has deported dozens of homosexuals and shut down “gay” massage parlours, according to the country’s moral committee.
The deal will give Omantel exposure to nine growth markets with a total population of 175 million outside an already-saturated domestic market. (File photo)
August 10, 2017 - 11:47 GMT
Omantel has signed a deal to acquire a 9.84 percent stake in Kuwait’s Zain for OMR325.6 million ($845.6 million).
Rogena with actor Samir Ghanem. (Instagram / rogenaofficial)
August 07, 2017 - 13:22 GMT
Egyptian actress Rogena, who appeared on a Gulf TV show, was accused of doing it for the money. No irony was detected on part of the accuser.
Yalda Golsharifi. (Instagram / ygolsharifi)
August 07, 2017 - 12:48 GMT
The Iranian-Kuwaiti celebrity and ex-fashion mogul became the centre of controversy today when she shared a picture of her husband kissing her foot.
Kuwait's women football team (Photo: KUNA)
August 05, 2017 - 18:50 GMT
Women sports in Kuwait had seen developments on different levels, as some women were able to represent their country in various international tournaments.