Human Rights

Beirut police fire tear gas on protesters, two ministers quit

Lebanese police fired tear gas to try to disperse rock-throwing protesters blocking a road near parliament in Beirut on Sunday in a second day of anti-government demonstrations triggered by last week’s devastating explosion.   Fire broke out at an entrance to Parliament Square as demonstrators tried to break into a cordoned-off area, TV footage showed. […]

Health Care

Municipality closes 10 stores violating coronavirus measures in July

– Kuwait Municipality had shut down 10 stores in Hawally Governorate in July, for violating the country’s measures to fight the coronavirus, an official said. The Municipality’s teams issued 23 different fines and 2,405 warnings to restaurants, coffee shops, hair salons and others on committing to the measures issued by the Ministry of Health and […]

Government

Kuwait Deputy Amir receives cable from Armenian Pres. on Amir’s health

  His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday a cable from Armenian President Armen Sargsyan. In the cable, the Armenian President asked about the health of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and wished him everlasting good health. The Deputy Amir, in reply, sent […]

Miscellaneous

Spain Overtakes Britain for Most COVID-19 Cases in Europe

More than 20 million cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed worldwide as of Monday night, and Spain has overtaken Britain for the highest number of cases in Western Europe. Partly to blame, some Spanish health experts say, is that the government doesn’t have enough qualified contract tracers. “Some regions have not understood that this was the key in the months after the lockdown and in the long term,” said Ildefonso Hernandez […]