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Bahrain to increase visitor visa fees
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Bahrain to increase visitor visa fees

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:22 PM

Fee increase will not apply to labourers and domestic workers

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
Banking & Finance»

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
Politics & Economics»

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

Saudi hotel faces closure after guest's Twitter complaint
Travel & Hospitality»

Saudi hotel faces closure after guest's Twitter complaint

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 10:22 AM

Inspectors found a poor level of hygiene and “contempt for customer's remarks”

Kuwait's Americana says no knowledge of Savola acquisition talks
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Kuwait's Americana says no knowledge of Savola acquisition talks

Monday, 18 August 2014 4:34 PM

A recent meeting between the two companies was intended only to discuss the possibility of joint cooperation in certain fields

Morgans lines up two more MidEast hotels
Travel & Hospitality»

Morgans lines up two more MidEast hotels

Monday, 18 August 2014 10:16 AM

Boutique hotel specialist already opening Mondrian Doha in 2015

Workers injured in Kuwait refinery fire
Energy»

Workers injured in Kuwait refinery fire

Monday, 18 August 2014 10:01 AM

Facilities were not affected by the fire, an investigation has been launched into the cause of the accident

Kuwaiti MP calls for action against youths shaming the country while abroad
Politics & Economics»

Kuwaiti MP calls for action against youths shaming the country while abroad

Monday, 18 August 2014 9:47 AM

MP Abudl Hamid Dashti has called for parliament to discuss “disturbing” images of Kuwaiti youths misbehaving overseas, tarnishing the state’s international reputation

Kuwait 'regrets' UN blacklisting of citizens linked to Islamic State
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait 'regrets' UN blacklisting of citizens linked to Islamic State

Sunday, 17 August 2014 4:39 PM

Two Kuwaiti & 2 Saudi nationals have been added to the UN sanctions list for their links to IS or Nusra Front

Sultan of Brunei in bidding to buy New York’s Plaza, London’s Grosvenor House
Travel & Hospitality»

Sultan of Brunei in bidding to buy New York’s Plaza, London’s Grosvenor House

Sunday, 17 August 2014 4:33 PM

Controversial leader’s existing portfolio of hotels were the subject of a backlash earlier this year


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