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Dubai-listed BLME says to pay first dividend in 2016
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Dubai-listed BLME says to pay first dividend in 2016

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:43 PM

Bank of London and The Middle East is Britain's largest Islamic bank and is listed on Nasdaq Dubai

Kuwait replaces head of market regulator after backlash
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Kuwait replaces head of market regulator after backlash

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 7:06 PM

Saleh al-Falah was resented by some investors for his efforts to crack down on improper speculation

Kuwait Energy keen to invest more in Iraq, says CEO
Energy»

Kuwait Energy keen to invest more in Iraq, says CEO

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 3:48 PM

Company says it is undeterred by recent flare-up of violence and is upbeat about country's potential

Kuwait mulls changing 'domestic worker' to 'servant'
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait mulls changing 'domestic worker' to 'servant'

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 10:08 AM

The legal change would apply to tens of thousands of expats who work as domestic maids, nannies, drivers etc

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Kuwait to boost oil exports to China to 500,000 bpd
Energy»

Kuwait to boost oil exports to China to 500,000 bpd

Saturday, 23 August 2014 3:50 PM

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation exec reveals plan to increase supplies over the next three years

UAE's Just Falafel announces expansion plan in Kuwait
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UAE's Just Falafel announces expansion plan in Kuwait

Friday, 22 August 2014 1:45 AM

Street food retailer says it is opening outlet in Eigaila with plans to open seven further shops in Gulf state

Kuwait's Khorafis win Dubai judgement against Swiss bank
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's Khorafis win Dubai judgement against Swiss bank

Thursday, 21 August 2014 12:48 PM

Court found Bank Sarasin mis-sold suitable investments

Kuwait detains Muslim cleric suspected of funding militants
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Kuwait detains Muslim cleric suspected of funding militants

Thursday, 21 August 2014 9:12 AM

Kuwaiti government has stepped up monitoring of individuals and charities suspected of collecting donations for militants linked to al Qaeda in Syria and in Iraq

Kuwait boosts border security amid IS invasion fears
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait boosts border security amid IS invasion fears

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:12 PM

Local media says Interior Ministry has received intelligence the radical Islamist group is planning to invade across the Iraqi border

Kuwait mulls compulsory medical exam for tourists
Healthcare»

Kuwait mulls compulsory medical exam for tourists

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 9:25 AM

Recent fears over MERS, Ebola have led the Ministry of Health to consider pushing for all foreigners entering the country to undergo compulsory medical exams

Kuwait's NBK appoints new chairman
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's NBK appoints new chairman

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 3:20 PM

Gulf state's largest commercial lender names Nasser Abdullah al-Sayer as new chairman

Kuwait's Gatehouse completes deal for New York hotel
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Kuwait's Gatehouse completes deal for New York hotel

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 1:39 PM

Islamic bank says it has purchased leasehold interest in Marriott Residence Inn, Manhattan, New York

Saudi's Savola confirms talks on Americana stake deal
Banking & Finance»

Saudi's Savola confirms talks on Americana stake deal

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 1:39 PM

Food producer says it has signed agreement with one of largest shareholders on potential purchase

UN to declare Kuwait 'international humanitarian centre'
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UN to declare Kuwait 'international humanitarian centre'

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 1:38 PM

Kuwaiti Emir will also be recognised as a ‘humanitarian leader’ at the UN's New York headquarters next month

Cleric to sue the US Treasury after being detained in Kuwait
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Cleric to sue the US Treasury after being detained in Kuwait

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 11:32 AM

Prominent Sunni Muslim was included by the US on a sanctions list on suspicion he was funnelling money to militants in Iraq and Syria


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    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 4:19 PM - Telcoguy
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    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:16 PM - mick
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