Al Ain Film Festival Celebrates Young Talents

Paris, France – The fourth edition of Al Ain Film Festival, scheduled between January 23 and 27 is set to screen 32 short films. The partaking films are distributed on three categories: Falcon Emirati Film, Falcon Student Films, and Falcon Resident Films, in addition to a primary contest, the Falcon Gulf Feature Film in which participate … More Al Ain Film Festival Celebrates Young Talents

New Finance Minister, Opposition Lawmakers In Kuwait’s Cabinet

PARIS, France – Kuwait formed a new cabinet on Tuesday with new finance minister and including three opposition lawmakers following a standoff between previous governments and the parliament. Oil Minister Mohammad al – Fares was reappointed. Abdul Wahab Al – Rasheed, head of the non – government Kuwait Economic Society, replaced Khalifa Hamada as finance … More New Finance Minister, Opposition Lawmakers In Kuwait’s Cabinet

Kuwait To Make COVID – 19 Vaccine Booster Compulsory

DUBAI – Kuwait will require anyone who has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for nine months to get a booster shot, the government communication centre tweeted on Monday. Kuwait also require incoming travellers to quarantine at home for 10 days unless they receive a negative PCR test for the coronavirus within 72 hours of their … More Kuwait To Make COVID – 19 Vaccine Booster Compulsory

Gulf Leaders In Riyadh For 42nd GCC Summit

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Gulf leaders arrived in Riyadh on Tuesday for the 42nd Gulf Cooperation Council summit, which is set to explore avenues for tighter cooperation and integration in the region. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman first received the Omani delegation, headed by the deputy prime minister, before welcoming Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al – … More Gulf Leaders In Riyadh For 42nd GCC Summit

Kuwait Emir Accepts Govt Resignation – State News Agency

PARIS, France – Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf al – Ahmed al – Sabah accepted on Sunday the resignation of the government, state news agency KUNA reported, as the oil – rich country’s rulers seek to end a feud with lawmakers that has hindered fiscal reform. Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al – Khalid al – Sabah submitted … More Kuwait Emir Accepts Govt Resignation – State News Agency

U.S. Defense Secretary To Travel To Gulf Countries Next Week

WASHINGTON – – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait next week, the Pentagon said on Friday, in a ‘thank you’ tour for allies and troops that helped in the massive U.S. – led airlift from Afghanistan after Taliban takeover. Austin planned to leave on Sunday and meet … More U.S. Defense Secretary To Travel To Gulf Countries Next Week

U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Milan / Italy – – The U.S. Secretary of Defense Loyd J. Austin III on Tuesday thanked members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for their roles in Afghanistan evacuation efforts, according to press releases In a phone call with United Arab Emirates ‘ Sheikh Mohammed bin  Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi), Secretary … More U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Kuwait Seeks Investors To Finance Three Power Projects

Milan / Italy – Kuwait plans to attract outside investors to fund several power projects under a public – private partnership programme that will cover more than half of its future electricity over the next two decades, a government official said. About 7,500 megawatts (MW) of the 14,000 MW it needs over the next 20 … More Kuwait Seeks Investors To Finance Three Power Projects