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Iraq Border with Kuwait. (AFP/ File Photo)
July 15, 2018 - 08:45 GMT
Iraqi protesters in the southern province of Basra shut down a border crossing with Kuwait on Saturday amid rising anger over unemployment and lack of basic services in southern Iraq.
The International Olympic Committee logo
July 11, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
The delegation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a number of Kuwaiti sports officials, Public Authority for Sport (PAS) started a meeting to discuss lifting the suspension of Kuwaiti sports.
 (KPC) signs a cooperation agreement with China's ShanDong Refining and Chemical Group to market Kuwaiti crude oil.(KUNA)
July 11, 2018 - 09:39 GMT
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) signs a cooperation agreement with China's ShanDong Refining and Chemical Group to market Kuwaiti crude oil.
The short-term plan entails annual plan that deals with the current situation and works on accommodating Kuwaitis who are looking for jobs based on their qualifications. (File/Photo)
July 10, 2018 - 11:15 GMT
Parliament’s Committee for Replacement and Employment Crisis MP Khalil Al-Saleh affirmed that the committee will extract information from the backyards of the concerned authorities in terms of the employment file, reports Al-Rai daily.
Need to look for alternative ways in order to avoid dangerous consequences: experts. (Shutterstock)
July 09, 2018 - 09:53 GMT
Need to look for alternative ways in order to avoid dangerous consequences: experts.
2,140 contracts of expatriates froze in Kuwait. (Shutterstock)
July 09, 2018 - 09:39 GMT
2,140 contracts of expatriates froze in Kuwait.
A Jordanian army soldier stands on a jeep behind barbed wire as displaced Syrians from Daraa fleeing shelling by pro-government forces  in a makeshift camp, near the town of Nasib, southern Syria, July 2, 2018. (AFP Photo/Mohamad Abazeed)
July 05, 2018 - 12:25 GMT
The humanitarian crisis at Jordan’s northern border is ratcheting up. The Syrian government offensive against the rebel-held Daraa province in south-western Syria has shattered the fragile peace and created a massive wave of refugees hammering at the borders of Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights with the situation on a political knife-edge and further turbulence in the Levantine region.
The number of expatriate workers terminated in state departments in the first half of 2018 reached 1,629. (Shutterstock)
July 03, 2018 - 09:29 GMT
The number of expatriate workers terminated in state departments in the first half of 2018 reached 1,629, according to official statistics which further indicate that 1,431 non-Kuwaitis lost their jobs in the public sector in the past three months alone.
Ministry of Education is in need of expatriate teachers of both genders for certain specializations especially Mathematics, Science and the languages. (Shutterstock)
July 03, 2018 - 09:21 GMT
Ministry of Education has asked Civil Service Commission (CSC) to approve 2,000 job grades for the new expatriate teachers who will sign contracts with the ministry irrespective of whether they were hired locally or from overseas, reports Al-Anba daily.
They revealed that the percentage of unfit workers who entered the country during that period did not exceed 0.06 percent. (Shutterstock)
July 02, 2018 - 09:34 GMT
The local companies concerned with overseas medical examination of expatriate workers examined about 913,000 expatriates in nine of the labor exporting countries from 2015 to 2018, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources.
Kuwait Football Association headquarters
July 02, 2018 - 07:26 GMT
Kuwait Football Association (KFA) has decided to raise the number of premier league teams up to 10, while five clubs will play in the First League as of next season.
Fake Currency Seized From a Syrian Expat in Kuwait. (Pixabay)
June 28, 2018 - 08:35 GMT
A Syrian expatriate was arrested in Sulaibiya area in possession of $10,000 worth counterfeit money, drugs, a sharp object and a drone, says Al-Seyassah.
Kuwait city occupied the fourth place among Arab cities preceded by Cairo, Rabat and Casablanca respectively. (Shutterstock)
June 28, 2018 - 08:13 GMT
According to a recent survey by Mercer, Kuwait occupied the last place among the GCC countries and 122nd place in the world in terms of living costs for expatriates, while Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh topped the chart among the Arab cities.
The small size of the Bahraini economy would make it relatively easy for its wealthier neighbouring states to bail it out. (Shutterstock)
June 27, 2018 - 08:09 GMT
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates will soon announce an integrated program to support Bahrain's economic reforms and its fiscal stability, a joint statement from the three Gulf states said on Tuesday.
Producer Salem Al Hindi posted a video to his Snapchat account of Nawal Al Kwaitiyeh driving in Riyadh.
June 24, 2018 - 13:58 GMT
A video in which star Nawal Al Kuwaitiyeh drives her car in the streets of Riyadh two days ago set social media on storm, two days before driving was legalized for women in the Saudi Kingdom, which made her the first woman to apply the rules and drive in Saudi Arabia in history.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
June 21, 2018 - 13:04 GMT
China is making human rights abuse a lucrative, global industry.