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Thursday, May 26, 2022



Saudi, Kuwait, Yemen return envoys to Lebanon in sign of easing tensions

April 08, 2022 9:36 am

The Saudi statement on state news agency SPA stressed the importance of Lebanon "returning to its Arab depth". Kuwait's foreign ministry issued a similar statement.

Kuwait court overturns law criminalising transgender people

February 17, 2022 9:39 pm

After weeks of deliberation and years of campaigning by human rights groups, the court ruled that the vague law policing people who dress and behave like the opposite sex was “inconsistent with the constitution's keenness to ensure and preserve personal freedom."

One of the world’s wealthiest oil exporters is becoming unliveable

January 17, 2022 2:44 pm

Global warming is smashing temperature records all over the world, but Kuwait — one of the hottest countries on the planet — is fast becoming unliveable.

Kuwait bans unvaccinated citizens from travelling abroad

July 28, 2021 8:36 am

Also on Tuesday, the civil aviation authority said that all arrivals in Kuwait must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test before they board their flights and must not be showing any symptoms.

NEET UG 2021: After Kuwait, new exam centre set-up in Dubai

July 23, 2021 11:05 am

The Embassy of India in United Arab Emirates said UAE has been chosen as a NEET centre outside India for the first time, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Ministry of Education.

North Korea's acting envoy to Kuwait has defected to South Korea: Lawmaker

January 25, 2021 8:40 pm

Ryu Hyun Woo had led North Korea's embassy in Kuwait since former Ambassador So Chang Sik was expelled after a 2017 U.N. resolution sought to scale back the country's overseas diplomatic missions.

Kuwait's government quits, deepening political deadlock

January 13, 2021 9:56 am

Kuwait's Cabinet submitted its resignation on Tuesday, the latest development in a cycle of clashes between the government and lawmakers that long has convulsed the sheikhdom with the strongest parliament in the Gulf

Indian expats from Saudi, Kuwait stranded in UAE get free accommodation

December 25, 2020 6:32 pm

The expats have taken an indirect route of flying via the United Arab Emirates to Saudi and Kuwait since there were no direct flights from their home countries.

India welcomes 'fruitful discussions' among Gulf countries towards resolving rift in their region

December 12, 2020 9:07 am

India shares close civilisational, economic, political and cultural ties with all the Gulf countries, Srivastava said.

Kuwait election delivers all-male parliament

December 07, 2020 1:57 pm

All of the female candidates in Kuwait's vote lost their races, even though younger opposition candidates made gains.