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  • UN rules Iraq must compensate Kuwait oil company $240m
  • 30 Foreign advisers leave Kuwait – Exodus of experts may bleed the ...
  • Iraq to pay compensation of $240 million to Kuwait: UNCC
  • Glimpse of civility and humanity
  • Kuwaiti students issues tackled – Send complaints via e-mail

    Finance


  • Kuwait Finance House Bahrain Wins Best Use of Technology in ...
  • Kuwait's KFH reports 17.4% jump in Q1 profit as provisions for bad ...
  • KFH's profits resulted from revenue items of core activities: Al-Roshood
  • Larry Fink and Kuwait finance minister speak on security in the ...
  • Kuwait Finance House net income sees 17.4 percent boost

    Celebrities


  • Arab fashionista with 'freebies' leads to stampede-like chaos in Kuwait
  • Beauty industry to witness massive increase of $32.2bn by 2025
  • Behold the Doppelgänger: Another Mo Salah lookalike spotted in ...
  • Vice Chairman's Final USO Tour Visits Eucom, Centcom
  • Brunei today

    Culture


  • Kuwaiti students issues tackled – Send complaints via e-mail
  • Qatar participates in GCC cultural symposium in Kuwait
  • Women of Kuwait: Photos by Maha Alasaker, Words by Nada Faris
  • Qatar takes part in GCC cultural committee
  • Kuwait opens phase 3 of Bait Al-Othman Museum

    Criminal


  • Sustainable peace in Syria only possible if criminals are prosecuted ...
  • The Lamp Of Justice Burns Faintly In Kuwait
  • UAE expat sentenced to death for heinous crime
  • Petition to convict 'adulterous' wife dismissed
  • Ramadan in Kuwait

    Religion


  • Anti-gay Kuwaiti academic claims suppository “cure” for homosexuality
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now officially ...
  • LDS Church gains recognition in Kuwait
  • Glimpse of civility and humanity
  • Kuwaiti Researcher Muhanna Hamad Al-Muhanna: Jews ...

    Politics


  • FIFA President in Kuwait, Qatar for Middle East trip
  • Kuwait's Emir Holds Talks with Mauritanian President
  • Ex-Barcelona president acquitted of money laundering
  • Kuwait's top lawmaker meets Iraqi president, PM amid talks
  • UN rules Iraq must compensate Kuwait oil company $240m
  • Kuwait- Al-Yahia submits credentials as non-resident ambassador to ...
  • Mauritania, Kuwait poised to bolster their cooperation
  • Kuwaiti health official visits Mayo Clinic to study how citizens are ...
  • Deputy Prime Minister Nikolova: There is Potential For Investment ...
  • Interview: China-Kuwait cooperation enters fast tracks under BRI ...
  • Kuwaiti prime minister meets with Ukrainian ambassador
  • Four Syrians, Kuwaiti abettors nabbed in acquiring citizenship by ...
  • Kuwait- His Highness Prime Minister receives Bahraini Finance Min.
  • China-Kuwait cooperation enters fast tracks under BRI: Chinese envoy
  • Kuwait urges accountability for international humanitarian law violators
  • Kuwait Freight Forwarding Market is Flourishing Worldwide to 2026 ...
  • Kuwait's economy boosted by higher oil prices in 2018, says IMF
  • Year-on-Year Deficits Brewing in Gulf Economies
  • Kuwait jumps 1.2 percent in economic growth
  • KAMCO targets sustainable growth, new heights
  • RIPE NCC and CITRA Successfully Holds IPv6 Capacity-Building ...
  • NBK holds symposium on regional & Kuwait economic outlook
  • NBK holds symposium on regional and Kuwait economic outlook
  • Saudi General Investment Authority Launches Venture Capital ...
  • KAMCO targets sustainable growth, new heights
  • Kuwaiti investments in Egypt estimated at 4.7 billion dollars - paper
  • Deputy Prime Minister Nikolova: There is Potential For Investment ...
  • Kuwait's real estate market sees notable activities in Q1 '19 - report
  • MENA power projects to grab chunk of energy investment
  • Undeterred by Khashoggi murder, global executives return to Saudi
  • Finance Minister: Saudi Arabia Achieves Budget Surplus of 27.8 Bln ...
  • Kuwait's population growth eases led by slowdown in expat growth ...
  • Kuwait's currency rating at AA
  • LDS Church gains recognition in Kuwait
  • Kuwait's desert truffles remain elusive despite wet year
  • Kuwait Express Delivery and E-Commerce Logistics Markets 2012 ...
  • Growing number of Kuwaiti doctors' migrating to private hospitals
  • Asset revenues in general reserve fund 'declines' to 1.2%
  • Kuwait aims to boost output capacity for light crude
  • Kuwait exports first light crude shipment
  • China goes for gas in Iran
  • Beximco posts 15.7% sales growth for 2015
  • Kuwait sovereign fund has more than $300bn of US investments
  • Acquisition of a majority stake in Nuvista Pharma confirmed
  • Kuwait budget may project a hypothetical deficit of KD 5bn
  • Kuwait's Amir heads to Washington to meet Obama
  • Kuwait Budget Has Smaller Deficit, Lacks Engines for Change
  • KD 14.6 billion total revenue of budget at end of Dec 2018
  • Kuwait goes through the motions with latest budget
  • Kuwait budget deficit to reach $14.15bln for 2018 -19
  • Kuwait's parliament approves budget deficit for fourth year
  • UPDATE 1-Kuwait projects $17 billion deficit in 2018/2019 budget
  • Non-oil revenue in Kuwait up 21.7%
  • Kuwait projects $26 billion state budget deficit this fiscal year
  • President Weah's Tough Choices
  • Mena states to boost long-term borrowing by 25% to $136bn in 2019 ...
  • Kuwait generated $24bn worth of debt issuances over last 10 years
  • No VAT till 2021, but Kuwait's debt swamp forcing direct business ...
  • Kuwait likely to approve law to enable 30-year bond issues –official
  • KAMCO sponsors the 3rd Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference
  • KAMCO ends role in Boursa privatization process
  • Creditors of Kuwait's Investment Dar team up to consider $2.7 bln ...

    Kuwait Leaders


    President


  • FIFA President in Kuwait, Qatar for Middle East trip
  • UAE leaders condole Kuwaiti Emir on death of Sheikh Abdullah ...
  • Kuwait's Emir Holds Talks with Mauritanian President

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Kuwait- Al-Ghanim holds official talks with his Russian counterpart
  • Kuwait- Deputy Parliament Speaker receives Khaitan SC Chief
  • GCC crisis is nearing a conclusion: Kuwait Parliament Speaker

    Prime Minister


  • Kuwaiti health official visits Mayo Clinic to study how citizens are ...
  • Deputy Prime Minister Nikolova: There is Potential For Investment ...
  • Interview: China-Kuwait cooperation enters fast tracks under BRI ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Deputy Prime Minister Nikolova: There is Potential For Investment ...
  • Interview: China-Kuwait cooperation enters fast tracks under BRI ...
  • Kuwait FM arrives in Bahrain for joint cmte meeting

    Minister of Economy


  • Kuwait finance minister talks up push for economic diversification ...
  • Kuwait's Emir Holds Talks with Mauritanian President
  • UPDATE 2-Japan expects little impact from US scrapping Iran oil ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • 3 MPs file to grill info minister over misuse of authority
  • Kuwaiti MPs to question minister over misuse of authority
  • Australia's Federal Agriculture Minister lashes out at sheep fatalities ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Qatar participates in GCC cultural symposium in Kuwait
  • UAE minister opens Abu Dhabi int'l book fair
  • Amir receives Mauritanian President; Kuwait, Mauritania sign four ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Interview: China-Kuwait cooperation enters fast tracks under BRI ...
  • China-Kuwait cooperation enters fast tracks under BRI: Chinese envoy
  • Kuwait- Acting PM meets Canada DM

    Minister of Education


  • Amir praises teachers' role in raising generations, developing ...
  • Four Syrians, Kuwaiti abettors nabbed in acquiring citizenship by ...
  • Thousands of Expats in Kuwait have got jobs on fake education ...

    Minister of Energy


  • India in talks with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and UAE to source more ...
  • Undeterred by Khashoggi murder, global executives return to Saudi
  • Kuwait defense minister chairs joint committee talks

    Minister of Finance


  • Larry Fink and Kuwait finance minister speak on security in the ...
  • Kuwait finance minister talks up push for economic diversification ...
  • Finance Minister: Saudi Arabia Achieves Budget Surplus of 27.8 Bln ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Fiji and Kuwait to strengthen bilateral relations
  • Kuwait's Emir Holds Talks with Mauritanian President
  • Kuwait- Light shed on US citizen services provided by embassy

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Iraqi Conference Brings Together Iran, Saudi Arabia, Other Regional ...
  • US Eyes Measures Against Iraq for Violating Iran Sanctions
  • Kuwait backs 'stable, secure and unified” Iraq: Ghanem

    Minister of Justice


  • Six insurance companies suspended
  • Kuwait's top lawmaker meets Iraqi president, PM amid talks
  • Sad story – goodbye justice

    Minister of Health


  • Kuwaiti health official visits Mayo Clinic to study how citizens are ...
  • Kuwait hikes healthcare fees for expats again
  • Ministry of Health to sack 119 expats in June

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Interview: China-Kuwait cooperation enters fast tracks under BRI ...
  • Kuwait finance minister talks up push for economic diversification ...
  • Fiji and Kuwait to strengthen bilateral relations

    Minister of Sports


  • 3 MPs file to grill info minister over misuse of authority
  • Qatar participates in GCC cultural symposium in Kuwait
  • International Sports Forum in Kuwait Says No to Doping

    Director of State Security Service


  • UN panel pays $240M to Kuwait oil firm for Iraq war losses
  • Atlantic Council Announces Keynote Speakers for the 2019 ...
  • Atlantic Council Announces 2019 International Conference on ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • NBK reports KD 107.7m in net profit for Q1
  • Mideast factors to watch on April 25
  • Christian Business Woman Imprisoned in Kuwait Hopes She'll See ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Sustainable peace in Syria only possible if criminals are prosecuted ...
  • Kuwait - 'Sudan's political situation is internal matter, no meddling'
  • Kuwait affirms Sudan situation internal affair

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Army Veterinary Corps gets new leader
  • Algerian president Bouteflika resigns
  • Bouteflika to quit 'before mandate ends' on April 28

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Trump seethes over report; poll numbers drop
  • Democrats fear Pete Buttigieg's tiny campaign run by his high ...
  • Peak Oil Review: 22 April 2019

    Opposition


  • Proposal aims to force expats to leave Kuwait to claim indemnity
  • Kuwait pushes anti-expat rules
  • Iran leader calls on Mideast states to 'drive back Zionism'

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Kuwait's GDP trends 'downward'
  • Kuwait's economy boosted by higher oil prices in 2018, says IMF
  • Kuwait jumps 1.2 percent in economic growth
  • Does Texas or Russia have the larger GDP? Here's how US states ...
  • VAT at start of fiscal '21-'22
  • Kuwait finance minister talks up push for economic diversification ...
  • Kuwait Telecommunications Market 2019, Strategic Analysis and ...
  • Kuwait's GDP trends 'downward'
  • Kuwait's economy boosted by higher oil prices in 2018, says IMF
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    Investment

  • Saudi General Investment Authority Launches Venture Capital ...
  • KAMCO targets sustainable growth, new heights
  • Kuwaiti investments in Egypt estimated at 4.7 billion dollars - paper
  • Deputy Prime Minister Nikolova: There is Potential For Investment ...
  • Kuwait's real estate market sees notable activities in Q1 '19 - report
  • MENA power projects to grab chunk of energy investment
  • Undeterred by Khashoggi murder, global executives return to Saudi
  • Finance Minister: Saudi Arabia Achieves Budget Surplus of 27.8 Bln ...
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    Demographics

  • Kuwait's population growth eases led by slowdown in expat growth ...
  • Kuwait's currency rating at AA
  • LDS Church gains recognition in Kuwait
  • Kuwait's desert truffles remain elusive despite wet year
  • Kuwait Express Delivery and E-Commerce Logistics Markets 2012 ...
  • Growing number of Kuwaiti doctors' migrating to private hospitals
  • Asset revenues in general reserve fund 'declines' to 1.2%
  • Kuwait's population growth eases led by slowdown in expat growth ...
  • Kuwait's currency rating at AA
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    Export/Import

  • Kuwait aims to boost output capacity for light crude
  • Kuwait exports first light crude shipment
  • China goes for gas in Iran
  • Beximco posts 15.7% sales growth for 2015
  • Kuwait sovereign fund has more than $300bn of US investments
  • Acquisition of a majority stake in Nuvista Pharma confirmed
  • Kuwait budget may project a hypothetical deficit of KD 5bn
  • Kuwait's Amir heads to Washington to meet Obama
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    Public Spending

  • Kuwait Budget Has Smaller Deficit, Lacks Engines for Change
  • KD 14.6 billion total revenue of budget at end of Dec 2018
  • Kuwait goes through the motions with latest budget
  • Kuwait budget deficit to reach $14.15bln for 2018 -19
  • Kuwait's parliament approves budget deficit for fourth year
  • UPDATE 1-Kuwait projects $17 billion deficit in 2018/2019 budget
  • Non-oil revenue in Kuwait up 21.7%
  • Kuwait projects $26 billion state budget deficit this fiscal year
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    Public Debt

  • President Weah's Tough Choices
  • Mena states to boost long-term borrowing by 25% to $136bn in 2019 ...
  • Kuwait generated $24bn worth of debt issuances over last 10 years
  • No VAT till 2021, but Kuwait's debt swamp forcing direct business ...
  • Kuwait likely to approve law to enable 30-year bond issues –official
  • KAMCO sponsors the 3rd Kuwait Debt Capital Markets Conference
  • KAMCO ends role in Boursa privatization process
  • Creditors of Kuwait's Investment Dar team up to consider $2.7 bln ...
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