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Viva Kuwait chairman says telco aims to list by year-end
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Viva Kuwait chairman says telco aims to list by year-end

Monday, 1 September 2014 8:26 PM

Country's second biggest mobile phone operator plans to list on the Kuwait Stock Exchange

Viva Kuwait gets nod to list on local stock market
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Viva Kuwait gets nod to list on local stock market

Sunday, 31 August 2014 1:35 PM

Country's No 2 mobile operator says it has received regulatory approval to list on Kuwait bourse

No resolution of Gulf Arab split after ministers meet
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No resolution of Gulf Arab split after ministers meet

Sunday, 31 August 2014 9:12 AM

Saudi, UAE, Bahrain withdrew ambassadors from Qatar over broken promises about Gulf security

ATM scam hits hundreds of customers in Kuwait
Banking & Finance»

ATM scam hits hundreds of customers in Kuwait

Thursday, 28 August 2014 1:32 PM

Investigators say skimming device was used to gain personal information that was used to create fake cards used in the Dominican Republic

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
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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'
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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


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    World's most pierced man refused entry to the UAE

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    Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:51 PM - Khalil
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    Israel “must be punished” over Gaza, says Dubai police chief

    This high moral ground that Mick is talking abt sound very familiar. May I remind Mick that the US & its British ally alone killed over 1 million innocent... more

    Thursday, 7 August 2014 4:12 PM - Mathew