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Kuwait praised for labour law changes, urged to take further steps
Kuwait's government passed legislation in 2015 that improved protections for migrant domestic workers, Human Rights Watch has said in its World Report 2016. However, the rights group said another law, which increased the government's ability to ...

How Kuwait is oiling the wheels of national reform
The wheels of momentum have finally begun to turn in Kuwait. As the country stares down its worst balance sheet in two decades, with only worse to come, antiquated regulations are slowly but surely being reformed to make the country more attractive to ...

Kuwait Audit Bureau Must Approve Eurofighter Deal
DUBAI — Italian defense firm Finmeccanica and Eurofighter have to present cost breakdowns to the Kuwaiti State Audit Bureau before they see a signature on a deal for 28 fighter jets secured. Kuwaiti news portal cited parliamentary ...


Family claims US lesbian couple were jailed for 25 years in Kuwait 'for being gay'
The family of a US soldier have claimed that she and her girlfriend were jailed for 25 years on “false” charges because of their sexuality. Monique Coverson served in the US military for seven years, before moving to Kuwait along with her partner Larissa.

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Mother petitions to bring wrongfully imprisoned daughter and partner home from Kuwait
The Grio
Monique Coverson and her girlfriend Larissa served in the Army for seven years and then returned to Kuwait independently as contractors. However, just before they were going to go back home, they were arrested when an ounce of a substance resembling ...

Kuwait Airways retires 1350 Kuwaiti nationals, targets profitability
Dubai: Kuwait Airways has let go of 1,350 Kuwaiti nationals during the last two years, part of a plan to cut costs and return to profit by 2019, the chief executive of the state-owned carrier told Reuters on Thursday. The airline has struggled to ...
Kuwait Airways retires 1350 Kuwaiti nationalsKuwait Times
Kuwait Airways Retires 1350 StaffAirwise

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The cargo ship that saved 722 Indians from Kuwait in 1990
The historic evacuation of 1.7 lakh Indians from war-torn Kuwait in 1990 is once again in the limelight, thanks to the recent release 'Airlift', but not many may know about another rescue operation in which 722 refugees sailed to safety on the Indian ...
The story of an evacuation Airlift distortsBusiness Standard

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Kuwait Amir meets Queen Elizabeth
Gulf Digital News
Kuwait: His Highness Amir Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday paid a visit to Queen Elizabeth and held a meeting with her, which was attended by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Sandringham House. His Highness the Amir had ...

WB sees Kuwait GDP growth of 2.5% in '16, 2.7% in '17 – Oil, war stunt region
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
WASHINGTON, Feb 5, (Agencies): The World Bank in a report published Thursday, forecast Kuwait's GDP growth at 2.5 percent in 2016 and 2.7 percent in 2017. In the report, the World Bank said that 2015 economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa ...

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Iran, Kuwait ties are invulnerable
Trend News Agency
The Kuwaiti Co-Chairman of Iran-Kuwait Friendship Association Abdurahman Al-Ewazi said relations between the two countries are impregnable considering their deep cultural and human relations, IRNA reported. In a meeting with Iran's Cultural Attache to ...

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