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Dubai's Drake wins $59m education deal in Kuwait
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Dubai's Drake wins $59m education deal in Kuwait

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Kuwaiti unit of Drake & Scull Int'l secured contract on 'major education institution'; set for 2018 completion

Emiratis named toughest critics for online hotel reviews
Travel & Hospitality»

Emiratis named toughest critics for online hotel reviews

Friday, 31 July 2015 1:30 AM

Accommodation booking site Agoda.com says Emiratis score .32 points lower than any other nationality

Gulf tourist hotspots see occupancy rates slump in June
Travel & Hospitality»

Gulf tourist hotspots see occupancy rates slump in June

Friday, 31 July 2015 1:18 AM

Latest STR Global figures show Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar all suffer double-digit declines as Ramadan hits

Kuwait complains to UK over visa problems
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait complains to UK over visa problems

Thursday, 30 July 2015 1:40 PM

Gulf state summons British charge d’affaires to complain that visas are too expensive, take too long to process

Kuwait says uncovers ISIL network
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait says uncovers ISIL network

Thursday, 30 July 2015 10:56 AM

Interior ministry statement said the individuals had been active in neighbouring Iraq and also in Syria.

Kuwait's Zain posts 34% drop in Q2 net profit
Technology»

Kuwait's Zain posts 34% drop in Q2 net profit

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 4:42 PM

Telecom operator extends sustained earnings slump after making net profit of $128.8m during quarter

Oman visitor numbers reach record 2.1m in 2014
Travel & Hospitality»

Oman visitor numbers reach record 2.1m in 2014

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 1:57 PM

Tourists from Asia and Europe lead the 7% tourism rise in the sultanate last year, says ministry

Saudi's Al Tayyar Travel Q2 net profit up 8.8% on higher sales
Travel & Hospitality»

Saudi's Al Tayyar Travel Q2 net profit up 8.8% on higher sales

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:13 PM

Company made a net profit of $105.6 million in the three months to June 30

Filipinos raise 'blood money' to free long serving prisoner in Kuwait
Politics & Economics»

Filipinos raise 'blood money' to free long serving prisoner in Kuwait

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 9:59 AM

The community has finally raised the money demanded by the family of a Bangladeshi man accidentally killed by his co-worker, who has been in jail for nearly 20yrs

Kuwait preparing Islamic bond legislation to help finance budget
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait preparing Islamic bond legislation to help finance budget

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 5:02 PM

Finance Minister says move is among the priorities of the government as it expects $27bn deficit

Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery
Construction»

Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 4:09 PM

State-run Kuwait National Petroleum Co commissions consortium to build refinery project

US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal
Banking & Finance»

US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Former Dubai executive of Louis Berger Int'l also pleads guilty to conspiracy relating to bribery violations

Kuwaiti pilot investigated for inviting entertainment star into cockpit
Transport»

Kuwaiti pilot investigated for inviting entertainment star into cockpit

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 10:46 AM

Kuwaiti Airways captain allegedly invited British ex-stripper Chloe Mafia to sit on his knee & press buttons, while offering her Champagne & smoking cigarettes

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Kuwaiti faces US security board for Guantanamo Bay decision
Culture & Society»

Kuwaiti faces US security board for Guantanamo Bay decision

Monday, 27 July 2015 8:15 PM

Suspected al Qaeda recruiter Faez Mohammed Ahmed al Kandari has been held at the military prison for 13 years

Kuwait's Jazeera to resume Assiut flights after airport revamp
Transport»

Kuwait's Jazeera to resume Assiut flights after airport revamp

Monday, 27 July 2015 3:11 PM

Airlinne says it will restart flights to Egyptian city from September 10, more than a year after suspension


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