New Kuwait Airport to open in August 2022

Deputy Minister of Public Works Ismail Al-Failakawi announced that the new airport project will open in August 2022, according to the schedule, indicating that the second package project for the airport has been recommended for award at the lowest prices, and we are awaiting the final approval of the agency...

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‘No prisoner covered by Amiri pardon will be released before National Day holidays’

A security source has strongly denied rumors about the release of any prisoner, saying prisoners who are covered by the Amiri Pardon will not be released before the National Day and Liberation Day celebrations, meaning no prisoner will be released prior to Feb 25, reports Al-Anba daily. The source pointed...

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Saudi, Egyptian, Bangladeshi killed in 3 different traffic accidents countrywide

In the last few hours, Kuwait witnessed the death of three individuals in horrific traffic accidents. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about an accident on Salmi Road, securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location and discovered...

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14,697 Kuwaitis on jobs waiting list

The latest statistics released by the National Employment Sector in the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) showed that 14,697 Kuwaitis are waiting for appointment to various private sector jobs and 55 of these citizens are holding university certificates, reports Al-Qabas daily.The daily obtained a copy...

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Expat well-known in sports betting, fixing matches globally arrested by police

The Ministry of Interior in cooperation with the Public Authority for Sports has arrested an Arab expatriate who is considered one of the most famous operators in the field of sports betting, as he raises the money for the bet and then redistributes the profits, reports Al-Rai daily. He was spotted by the authority...

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Fugitive Municipality official sentenced to 7 years in jail seeks political asylum in France

A senior official in the Kuwait Municipality who is wanted by Kuwait to serve a seven year prison term with hard labor is allegedly seeking political asylum in France, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting knowledgeable sources. The suspect in his asylum application claims he is a political opponent and is being...

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Ten force no-confidence showdown – Vote Feb 4

A total of 10 lawmakers have submitted a no-confidence motion against Minister of Social Affairs Dr Ghadeer Aseeri. National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim made the announcement after deliberations on the grilling motion of MP Adel Al-Damkhi against the minister during Tuesday’s ordinary session....

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11,000 certificates of Engineers rejected – Asian engineers mostly affected

Head of the Federation of Arab Engineers and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuwait Society of Engineers Faisal Al-Atel affirmed that the society rejected about 11,000 unaccredited certificates since the start of the application of professional tests for expatriate engineers in March 2018, revealing...

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2 expats die under a bus in Sharq – Driver detained

A horrific accident in Sharq caused the death of two Asians, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the victims were run over by a public transport bus driver, who has been detained for interrogation. When the Asian driver was interrogated, he said he could not avoid hitting the men because they crossed...

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How to complete residence and driving licence renewal online

The Ministry of Interior has broadcast a video clip in the social media listing the documents which are required to complete transactions on its websites, reports Al-Anba daily.The duration of the clip is not more than one minute but details how transactions can be completed, including residence and driving...

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