Kuwait bourse benchmark falls 8 points

Boursa Kuwait performed bearishly on Thursday with the All Share Market Index falling by eight points to 5,131.45. Traded share volume amounted to 148.6 million, through 6,473 deals, worth KD 23.18 million (USD 85.76 million). The main market index increased 1.27 points to 4,198.20 amid a share volume of 148.6 million via 3,583 stocks worth […]


Kuwait PM stresses anti-corruption drive in talks with state bodies

  Meeting with representatives of government inspection bodies, including Kuwaitآ’s anti-corruption watchdog, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said on Thursday that the countryآ’s fight against corruption has reached its climax. The talks with Kuwaitآ’s Anti-Corruption Authority, Civil Service Commission and the National Stock Exchange, amongst other state bodies, encapsulate His […]

Kuwait Amir consoles UAE pres.

Kuwaiti, Saudi partners mull Partitioned Zone operations


Kuwaiti youth can play role in shaping media future — leaders

    KUWAIT  Participants in Kuwait’s first long distance media forum affirmed signifIcant role that could be played by Kuwaiti youth for shaping future of the national media. Chairman of Kuwait Society for Media and Communications Madhi Al-Khamees, during the opening session of the event held late on Tuesday, underlined the State key role for […]

Kuwait Foreign Ministry: Advance online booking for accreditation

Leading Italian figure lauds Kuwaiti private sector role


Adan’s ECMO center wins int’l excellence award

ECMO department at Kuwait’s Adan Hospital has won the Gold Level Center of Excellence Award, provided by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), in recognition of its life support application. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is one of the top new technologies in ICU units, said Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah in a statement […]


Kuwait crude prices up to USD 43.90 pb

Kuwait’s crude oil prices have risen by 26 cents to USD 43.90 per barrel, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said on Friday. Across global markets, the price of Brent crude oil shed 94 cents to USD 42.35 as with West Texas Intermediate, which decreased by USD 1.28 to close at USD 39.62.     Source: Kuwait […]


Kuwait oil price up 38 cents to USD 43.64

  – The price of Kuwaiti oil rose 38 cents to reach USD 43.64 per barrel (pb) on Wednesday, compared with 43.26 USD a day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation said Thursday. Globally, the price of the Brent crude contracts rose 21 cents to reach USD 43.29 pb, the same case with the West Texas Intermediate […]

Health Care

Kuwait COVID-19 recoveries up 747 to 43,961

The number of coronavirus recoveries in Kuwait rose by 747 to 43,961 over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday. This comes after the necessary health checks and safety procedures were carried out proving the cases to be negative, according to a ministry statement.     Source: Kuwait News Agency

Health Care

Health checkups for expat labour to return on Sunday

Health inspection centres for expatriate labour will reopen on Sunday with online registration now made possible, a health ministry official has said. The centres will begin operating according to a 30 percent capacity during the first phase of coronavirus lockdown easing, which will gradually increase in later phases, public health director Dr. Fahad Al-Ghimlas added. […]

Health Care

Largest number of shops forced shut for COVID-19 precaution breaches

    Kuwait’s Municipality said on Saturday it recently carried out its largest shop closures under phase two of coronavirus lockdown easing, with a total of 122 forced shut due to a lack of health standards and commitment to social distancing. Some nine closures included the “Friday Market, a large supermarket in Mirqab and a […]


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