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Bahrain, Kuwait agree $1bn financing agreements
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain, Kuwait agree $1bn financing agreements

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 2:06 PM

Deals cover plans for housing projects; part of grant provided to Bahrain by Kuwait via the Gulf Development Programme

Middle-class Kuwaiti families spend average of $116,000 on weddings
Culture & Society»

Middle-class Kuwaiti families spend average of $116,000 on weddings

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 1:59 PM

Total cost of weddings over $780 million a year for nationals

Kuwait abandons plan to build nuclear plant
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait abandons plan to build nuclear plant

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 12:23 PM

Ministry of Electricity and Water said it would invest in alternative projects related to solar energy and wind

Kuwait penalises 350 commercial businesses for fraud
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait penalises 350 commercial businesses for fraud

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 12:16 PM

Violations recorded following government’s decision to raise fuel prices

Kuwait's public payroll expected to double to $43bn in three years
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait's public payroll expected to double to $43bn in three years

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:58 AM

Salaries of employees in ministries increased six-fold in the past 24 years

World Bank hails Kuwait's 'bold move' to cut fuel subsidies
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World Bank hails Kuwait's 'bold move' to cut fuel subsidies

Saturday, 20 August 2016 12:03 AM

Partial deregulation of gasoline prices planned in country where handouts are among world's highest

Kuwait to re-establish law allowing it to participate in international sports
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait to re-establish law allowing it to participate in international sports

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 1:46 PM

Minister says Kuwait’s suspension will be lifted 'sooner or later'

Kuwait Municipality staff said to have not been paid for months
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Kuwait Municipality staff said to have not been paid for months

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 1:46 PM

Subcontracting company reportedly to sue the municipality for $4.7m owed in payments

Ahli United Bank Kuwait plans sukuk issue of up to $200m
Banking & Finance»

Ahli United Bank Kuwait plans sukuk issue of up to $200m

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 1:46 PM

Unit of Bahrain's Ahli United Bank wins approval from Kuwait's central bank to issue capital-boosting sukuk

Kuwait denies borrowing $55bn from domestic and external markets
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait denies borrowing $55bn from domestic and external markets

Monday, 15 August 2016 12:47 PM

Ministry of Finance said it was assigning funds for public debt bonds instead

Kuwaiti gold medallist’s $16,500-a-month 'reward' for next four years
Sport»

Kuwaiti gold medallist’s $16,500-a-month 'reward' for next four years

Monday, 15 August 2016 11:32 AM

Al Deehani to receive windfall until next Olympics after double trap victory

Kuwait prosecutes over 1,000 employers for labour law violations
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait prosecutes over 1,000 employers for labour law violations

Monday, 15 August 2016 11:29 AM

Some cases are allegedly associated with human trafficking

Gulf shares rise after oil prices climb
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Gulf shares rise after oil prices climb

Sunday, 14 August 2016 6:40 PM

Dubai index rebounded 1.2 percent to its highest close in 16 weeks

Kuwait grants citizenship to 300 people
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait grants citizenship to 300 people

Sunday, 14 August 2016 3:58 PM

Children of Kuwaiti widows and divorces were given citizenship

Kuwaiti Abdullah Al-Rashidi strikes bronze in Gunners shirt
Sport»

Kuwaiti Abdullah Al-Rashidi strikes bronze in Gunners shirt

Sunday, 14 August 2016 9:06 AM

Brazilian fans adopt man with no country, had no official uniform to wear as his country was last year suspended from competing for government interference in sport


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