Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

:: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any diffusion of tensions in the Gulf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington. “We welcome diffusion of tensions in the More »


Tag Archives: Kuwait

Saudi King Salman sends a message to Kuwait’s Emir

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a verbal message to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The message was conveyed by Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Saudi Royal

Top GCC military meeting kicks off in Kuwait

:: The Supreme Military Committee of Chiefs of Staff in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states started its 15th meeting on Monday with the participation of all members. The meeting comes as a complement to a series of previous

King Salman receives Kuwaiti deputy premier

:: Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Kuwait, visited Jeddah on Sunday. Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, adviser at the royal court, and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir

Philippines seeks to end ‘misunderstandings’ with Kuwait on workers

:: The Philippines on Tuesday welcomed an olive branch from Kuwait over their migrant labor row, days after President Rodrigo Duterte announced a permanent ban on Filipino workers going to the Gulf state. The dispute, simmering for months, erupted last

Duterte derided for asking Filipino workers in Kuwait to return home

:: A Philippine labor group and a senator accused President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday of gambling with the livelihoods of tens of thousands of Filipinos in Kuwait, after he asked them to come home amid a diplomatic dispute over reported

Kuwait expels Philippines envoy amid tensions over domestic workers

:: Kuwait has formally asked the Philippines ambassador to leave the country within a week and has also summoned its own envoy back from Manila. An official source at Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the ministry summoned on

Philippines apologizes to Kuwait for sovereignty violation over ‘rescue’ of workers

:: The Philippines on Tuesday formally apologized to Kuwait for actions the latter viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the southeast Asian nation’s embassy “rescued” several overseas workers from employers’ homes, the foreign secretary said. Kuwait had protested over

Kuwait to reject residency permits to expats struck with cancer, other illnesses

:: The State of Kuwait is no longer offering a residency permit to expats suffering from cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and other non-infectious diseases. The new law comes in an effort to reduce expat health costs, reported StepFeed. The

King Salman congratulates the Emir Sheikh Sabah on Kuwait National Day

King Salman

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman congratulated Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah on his country’s national day on Saturday, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. On behalf of the Saudi people and the government, the king expressed his congratulations and best

New UN draft on Syria ceasefire seeks to win Russian backing

:: Sweden and Kuwait on Thursday presented a revised draft UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria that diplomats said could win backing from Russia. The new text, obtained by AFP, specifies that the 30-day humanitarian

Government pay P5,000 in cash gifts to repatriated Filipinos from Kuwait

:: The Philippines has said that repatriated overseas Filipino workers from Kuwait will receive he will receive $95 (P5,000) in financial assistance and an additional $383 (P20,000) in alternative aid. The financial assistance was announced by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

Egyptian teacher speaks out after accusations of causing Kuwaiti student’s death

:: Egyptian teacher Najlaa Mohammed, who was accused of causing the death of Kuwaiti student Issa al-Balushi at a school in Kuwait, revealed the details of the incident and provided evidence of her innocence. Najlaa told Al that a

Kuwait to give $2 billion in loans, investments for Iraq

:: Kuwait’s Emir said it would lend $1 billion and commit a further $1 billion of investments to Iraq, joining a group of international backers that have this week pledged funds to bolster the country’s recovery. Donors and investors have

$30 bln pledged at donor conference for Iraq’s reconstruction

:: A total of $30 bln were pledged on Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq’s reconstruction after the country’s devastating war with ISIS, falling well short of the $88.2 bln Baghdad is seeking. The biggest pledge at the gathering

Duterte expands ban for Filipino workers in Kuwait amid murder, abuse reports

:: The Philippines Monday expanded a ban on its citizens working in Kuwait after President Rodrigo Duterte angrily lashed out at the Gulf state over reports of Filipino workers suffering abuse and exploitation. Authorities say 252,000 Filipinos work in Kuwait,

Iraq says reconstruction after war on ISIS to cost $88 billion

:: Rebuilding Iraq after three years of war with ISIS will cost $88.2 billion, with housing a particularly urgent priority, Iraqi officials told an international donors’ conference on Monday. Donors and investors have gathered in Kuwait this week to discuss

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

:: More than 2,200 Filipinos are ready to take up President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to repatriate workers from Kuwait due to reports of abuse, the Philippine labor minister said on Sunday. Duterte asked Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific on Friday

Kuwait responds to President Duterte after Filipino girl’s body found in freezer

:: The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry is seeking final solutions to the possible ban of Filipino workers going to the country after President Duterte condemned them of mistreating his ‘countrymen’, Kuwaiti media outlets reported. A local Kuwaiti newspaper cited diplomatic sources

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