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Embassy in Italy supervises Kuwaitis’ repatriation

– Kuwait’s embassy in Italy supervised, Friday, the repatriation of Kuwaitis amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread. Speaking to KUNA, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Italy Sheikh Azzam Al-Sabah said that the process was a success due to the strong cooperation between the Foreign Ministry and the embassy’s staff. Sheikh Azzam Al-Sabah also thanked the Italian authorities for […]

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Eight people recover from coronavirus, total recovery 57 – Health Min.

Kuwaiti Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah said Friday that eight people recovered from the novel coronavirus, raising the country’s total recoveries to 57. The Minister told KUNA that lab tests and analyses had shown their recovery and now they are being transferred to rehabilitation ward, in preparation for their release within the next […]

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S&P lowers Kuwait rating to (AA-) but stable economic outlook

Standard and Poor’s lowered Kuwait’s Rating to (AA-) from (AA) due to low oil prices given the country’s high reliance on hydrocarbon exports and slow reform progress, but projected stable economic outlook “The oil price drop is happening alongside Kuwait’s slow reform momentum, which has generally lagged that of other regional countries in recent years,” […]

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A 3.2 quake jolts northern Kuwait

A 3.2 Richter scale magnitude, jolted the northern area of Al-Adbeli during midnight Thursday, local time, the national seismological network, an affiliate of Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) reported Friday. The epicenter of the quake was felt at five-kilometers deep underground, and land farmers felt it too, the network’s supervisor Abdullah Al-Enzi told KUNA […]