Kuwait Closes Sea, Land Borders With Certain Exceptions For Citizens, Workers

Kuwait announces it will be closing its land and sea border crossings with certain exceptions made for shipping workers and returning citizens and their immediate family members and companions, according to a decision by the country’s Council of Ministers. Exceptions were made for shipping operations and workers in the divided zone, according to the announcement. … More Kuwait Closes Sea, Land Borders With Certain Exceptions For Citizens, Workers

Kuwait To Allow Non – Kuwaiti Citizens To Enter The Country Starting Feb 21- Statement

Kuwait will allow non – Kuwaiti citizens to enter the country starting Feb.21 with some new procedures, the civil aviation authority said in a statement late on Friday. Travelers arriving on direct flight from high risk countries will have to resort to institutional quarantine in one of the local hotels for 14 days, while travellers … More Kuwait To Allow Non – Kuwaiti Citizens To Enter The Country Starting Feb 21- Statement

NEWS ALERT | King Salman Receives Message From Emir Of Kuwait

RIYADH – – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received today a message from Sheikh Nauwaf al – Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of the fraternal Kuwait State. The message was received by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Member of the Cabinet Adel bin Ahmed … More NEWS ALERT | King Salman Receives Message From Emir Of Kuwait

POLITICS | Gulf Arab Ministers Discuss Steps To Resolve Diplomatic Dispute

Gulf Arab foreign ministers held a virtual meeting on Sunday ahead of a summit to discuss steps towards ending a diplomatic row that has undermined regional stability and thwarted Washington’s efforts to form a united front against Iran.Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain served diplomatic ties with Qatar in 2017, accusing it … More POLITICS | Gulf Arab Ministers Discuss Steps To Resolve Diplomatic Dispute

NEWS ALERT | Kuwait Names New Oil, Finance Ministers In Government Approved By New Emir

RIYADH – – Kuwait’s emir on Monday approved the formation of a new cabinet that replaced the outgoing oil and finance ministers in the OPEC member state, the government communications office said. Mohammad Abdulatif al – Fares was named oil, electricity and water minister Khaled al – Fadhel, it said in a Twitter post. Khalifa … More NEWS ALERT | Kuwait Names New Oil, Finance Ministers In Government Approved By New Emir

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Says Resolution Of Gulf Dispute Seems Within Reach

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday a resolution to a bitter dispute with Qatar seemed ‘within reach’ after Kuwait announced progress towards ending a row that Washington says hampers united Gulf front against Iran. The United States and Kuwait have worked to end the dispute, during which Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and … More NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Says Resolution Of Gulf Dispute Seems Within Reach

BUSINESS | Kuwait Says To Support Any OPEC+ Supply Decision

Kuwait said on Thursday it would support any decision made by OPEC and its allies on future oil supply policy. ‘Kuwait fully supports the joint OPEC+ efforts to restore balance to the oil market, and going forward we will also support whatever necessary joint decision will be agreed to under the OPEC+ framework’, Kuwaiti Oil … More BUSINESS | Kuwait Says To Support Any OPEC+ Supply Decision

BUSINESS | Kuwait retail co-ops remove French products over Prophet cartoon

KUWAIT – Kuwait’s retail co-ops have pulled French products in boycott over the use of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in a French school class on freedom of expression whose teacher was then beheaded by an Islamist. The non-governmental Union of Consumer Co-operative Societies, which groups more than 70 establishments, issued the boycott directive in … More BUSINESS | Kuwait retail co-ops remove French products over Prophet cartoon

NEWS ALERT | Kuwait’s Emir Names Security Czar Sheikh Meshal As Crown Prince

MILAN | ITALY – Kuwait’s new ruler Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Wednesday named Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad, deputy head of the country’s National Guard, as Crown Prince of the U.S. – allied OPEC member state. The selection of Sheikh Meshal, which must be approved by the Gulf Arab state’s parliament, ‘was blessed by the … More NEWS ALERT | Kuwait’s Emir Names Security Czar Sheikh Meshal As Crown Prince

BREAKING NEWS | Kuwait Mourns Emir Sheikh Sabah, Veteran Defender Of Arab Unity

MILAN | ITALY – Kuwait’s ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has died, his office announced on Tuesday, plunging his country into mourning for a leader regarded by many Gulf Arabs as a savvy diplomatic operator and a humanitarian champion. Sheikh Sabah, 91, had ruled the wealthy oil producer and U.S. ally since 2006 and … More BREAKING NEWS | Kuwait Mourns Emir Sheikh Sabah, Veteran Defender Of Arab Unity