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Kuwait urges UN to condemn Israel and protect Palestinians

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

UNITED NATIONS: Kuwait is urging the UN Security Council to condemn Israel’s use of force against Palestinian civilians “in the strongest terms,” especially in the Gaza Strip where more than 110 Palestinians have been killed by Israel’s military during Hamas-led protests. A draft resolution obtained by The Associated Press early Friday also calls for the […]

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Israeli violence against Palestinians in Gaza protests meets with regional, int’l uproar

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

CAIRO (Xinhua) — The recent Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters on Israeli borders with the Gaza Strip has met with both regional and international condemnation and uproar. At least 63 Palestinians have been killed and about 2,800 wounded in confrontations between Israeli forces and Palestinians, mostly from the Gaza enclave, who protested against the relocation […]

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Kuwait launches campaign to raise donations for Palestinians

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

KUWAIT CITY,  (Xinhua) — Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) will launch a five-day campaign to raise donations for the Palestinian people, the Kuwait News Agency reported Tuesday. Themed “Relieve Gaza,” the campaign is the latest in a series of the country’s relief and humanitarian efforts to brotherly nations stricken with crises and hardships, according to […]

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Kuwait calls on GCC to keep up with world economic development

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

KUWAIT CITY,  (Xinhua) — Kuwait on Monday called on Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries to keep abreast of the swift world economic development through uniform visions, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. Addressing the meeting of the GCC Financial and Economic Cooperation Committee held in Kuwait Monday, the Kuwaiti Minister of Finance Nayef Al-Hajraf said […]

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Kuwait says Israel’s “massacre” against Palestinians violates int’l human rights law

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

KUWAIT CITY,  (Xinhua) — Kuwait on Monday said Israel’s “vicious massacre” against Palestinians violates international human rights law, the Kuwait News Agency said. In a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti government called on the UN Security Council to adopt urgent measures to protect Palestinian civilians against Israeli violations. […]

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Kuwait seeks UN Securtity Council meeting over Gaza

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON – Kuwait on Monday has requested a UN Security Council meeting over deadly violence that occurred in Gaza near the Israeli border on the day the U.S. relocated its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. At least 52 Palestinian demonstrators were martyred Monday — and hundreds more injured — by Israeli army forces deployed along […]

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Kuwait and Philippines sign deal to regulate domestic labor

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait and the Philippines signed a deal on Friday to regulate domestic workers, after a dispute between the two countries led to a ban on Filipino workers in the Gulf state. “A short time ago we signed an agreement between the two countries on the employment of domestic workers,” Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah […]

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Kuwait launches Intellectual Property Library

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

KUWAIT CITY,  (Xinhua) — Kuwait launched Tuesday Intellectual Property Library to improve its business environment. At the opening ceremony of the library, the Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce and Industry, Khaled Al-Roudhan, said the library reflects eagerness of Kuwait to promote its intellectual property sector and improve the business environment index in the country. The facility […]

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Kuwait oil minister fate unclear after no-confidence motion

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

Manama: Kuwait’s Oil Minister Bakheet Al Rashidi will know his fate next week after 10 lawmakers had moved for a no-confidence motion following a lengthy grilling. Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al Ghanem said that the voting would be held at the parliamentary session on May 10. Al Rashidi went through a grueling quizzing on Tuesday that […]

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Philippines moves to halt Kuwait migrant row

By   /  May 1, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

MANILA: The Philippines on Tuesday welcomed an olive branch from Kuwait over their migrant labor row, days after President Rodrigo Duterte announced a permanent ban on Filipino workers going to the Gulf state. The dispute, simmering for months, erupted last week when Kuwait expelled the Philippine ambassador over videos of embassy staff helping Filipino workers […]

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