USA Reaffirms Commitment To Defend Saudi From Iran-aligned Attacks

USA reaffirms commitment to defend Saudi from Iran-aligned attacks US President Joe Biden reaffirmed his country’s commitment to help “Saudi Arabia defend its territory as it faces attacks from Iranian-aligned groups” in a phone call. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, congratulated Biden on his assumption of his … Read more

India Warns Of Worsening Coronavirus Situation, Vaccinations To Expand

India warns of worsening coronavirus situation, vaccinations to expand India announced an expansion of its vaccination programme on Wednesday but warned that breaches of coronavirus protocols could worsen an infection surge in many states. Nearly a month after the health minister declared that Covid-19 had been contained, states such as Maharashtra in the west and … Read more

Delhi Likely To Ask Travelers To Show Negative Test Report

India: Delhi likely to ask travelers to show negative test report Amid a spike in coronavirus infections in some states in India, the Delhi government is likely to ask travellers from five states, including Maharashtra, Kerala and Punjab, to show negative COVID-19 test report before entering the national capital, officials said on Wednesday. They said … Read more

Saudi Citizens Married To Non-Saudis Can Now Travel Through Border Points

Saudi citizens married to non-Saudis can now travel through border points Saudi Arabia has authorised citizens married to foreigners to travel through border points, a measure meant to facilitate their movements while international air travel is suspended because of the pandemic, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday. Read- Saudi Arabia extends e-learning till … Read more

Oman Suspends Entry For Arrivals From 10 Countries

Oman suspends entry for arrivals from 10 countries Oman’s supreme committee for dealing with Covid-19 said on Monday it was suspending entry for arrivals from Sudan, Lebanon, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Guinea, Sierra Leone for 15 days from February 25, state media reported. Read- Oman: Companies to pay for quarantine of staff The … Read more

Johnson & Johnson’s Single Shot Vaccine Meets Requirements For Emergency Use

FDA – Johnson & Johnson’s single shot vaccine meets requirements for emergency use In an analysis released Wednesday, the US Food and Drug Administration said the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has met the requirements for emergency use authorisation. The efficacy of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against moderate to severe/critical Covid-19 across all geographic … Read more

Flesh Eating Buruli Ulcer Spreads In The Inner Suburbs Of Melbourne

Australia – Flesh eating Buruli Ulcer spreads in the inner suburbs of Melbourne A flesh-eating disease is spreading in parts of Australia which prompted the Victoria health department to issue a warning on Tuesday. The chief health officer of Victoria, Professor Brett Sutton, issued an advisory for health professionals and residents of the Essendon, Moonee … Read more

Ghana Becomes First Country To Receive Free COVAX Vaccines

Ghana becomes first country to receive free COVAX vaccines Ghana has become the first country to receive Covid-19 vaccines through the World Health Organisation’s COVAX Program on Wednesday, a joint statement issued by UNICEF Ghana and WHO Ghana said. The shipment, consisting of 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines, arrived at 7 am GMT Wednesday on an … Read more

25th February

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Prime Minister chairs meeting on right to access information law

KUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah chairs a virtual meeting with leaders from 75 government agencies yesterday regarding the right to access information law, in the presence of Minister of Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh and Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah. – KUNAKUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad … Read more

Bill filed to suspend foreign aid; election petitions quashed

The National AssemblyBy B Izzak KUWAIT: Five opposition lawmakers yesterday filed a draft law calling to suspend Kuwait’s foreign aid for five years amid official reports stating that the country is projected to accumulate KD 81 billion in fiscal deficits over 12 years. The bill, filed by MPs Hasan Jowhar, Abdullah Al-Mudhaf, Muhalhal Al-Mudhaf, Hamad … Read more

Private clinics can buy and administer COVID vaccines

KUWAIT: The health ministry yesterday allowed hospitals, health centers and private clinics to purchase COVID-19 vaccines from local agents or companies producing them after being licensed and approved by the ministry to provide vaccination services. In a statement, the ministry said the permission was stated in circular no. 5/2021 issued through the health licenses department. … Read more

Tiger Woods ‘recovering’ after surgery

LOS ANGELES: The vehicle driven by golfer Tiger Woods lies on its side in Rancho Palos Verdes on Tuesday after a rollover accident. – AFPLOS ANGELES: US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in a hospital yesterday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that law enforcement officials said he was … Read more

Germany convicts Syrian intel agent, Iraqi IS preacher

Eyad Al-GharibKOBLENZ/CELLE, Germany: A German court yesterday convicted a former Syrian intelligence service agent for complicity in crimes against humanity, in the first court case worldwide over state-sponsored torture by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s government. Eyad Al-Gharib, 44, was sentenced to four and a half years in prison over his role in helping to arrest … Read more

Amir receives congratulations on Kuwait national celebrations

KUWAIT: The Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Center lit with Kuwaiti flag colors to celebrate the 60th National Day of Kuwait. – KUNAKUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received yesterday cables from top officials and figures, congratulating him on the advent of Kuwait’s 60th National Day and 30th Anniversary of Liberation. His Highness … Read more

Ooredoo’s National Day TVC sets record with 2 million views

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait Advertising and Marketing Manager Naser Al-Abdullah, and Public Relations and Internal Communications Manager Nazem Al-Ghabra hosted on Marina FM ‘Al-Dewaniya’ program.KUWAIT: There are viral television commercials and then there is Ooredoo’s National day TV commercial. Since its launching, Ooredoo Telecom, the first to introduce innovative digital services in Kuwait, has created the … Read more

Prime Minister inaugurates rescue vehicle for major accidents

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah walks past the rescue vehicle. – KUNAKUWAIT: Kuwait’s Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah inaugurated yesterday a large rescue vehicle, freshly acquired by Kuwait Fire Force for dealing with large scale accidents. His Highness the Prime Minister was accompanied by Deputy … Read more

Attacks on US in Iraq: A message from Iran?

ARBIL: This file image grab taken from Kurdistan 24 TV channel shows damage following a rocket attack two days ago targeting a military complex inside the Arbil airport that hosts foreign troops deployed as part of a US-led coalition. Rockets are again raining down on US targets in Iraq in attacks that, analysts say.-AFPBAGHDAD: Renewed … Read more

Al-Nasser tops premier league – Kuwait Times

KUWAIT: Al-Nasser SC topped Kuwait’s STC Football Premier League after defeating Al-Salmiya 3-1 in the 4th round of the league on Tuesday. The same round witnessed a draw between Al-Arabi and Al-Qadsia 2-2 in the derby match that was held in Sabah Al-Salem Stadium. The table currently stands at Al-Nasser SC on top with ten … Read more

Kuwait National Day Music

Below are some old National Day songs you can download as MP3s as well as a few music videos that are available on YouTube: Downloadable MP3’s (Right click and save as) Beladona Il Kuwait Shadi Al Khaleej – Kaseeroh Dalah Sana Al Kharaz – I7na IlKha6awi AlAkeeda Sana Al Kharaz – 6ig Ya Mu6ar 6ig … Read more

Saudi Arabia Extends E-learning Till End Of School Year

Saudi Arabia extends e-learning till end of school year Saudi Arabia on Monday announced that it would continue with distance education till the end of the current academic year. The move is being undertaken as part of the government’s efforts to curb the spread of the pandemic in the Kingdom. In a statement, Saudi’s Minister … Read more

5.3% Of The Kuwaiti Population Vaccinated

5.3% of the Kuwaiti population vaccinated The number of people who received the vaccination until yesterday evening reached about 228,000 citizens and residents. This is around 5.3 percent of the total population in the country, local media reported. Read- Kuwait- Intensive security patrol during national and liberation day holiday According to sources, the months of … Read more

Prince Philip Completes A Week In The Hospital

U.K. – Prince Philip completes a week in the hospital Prince Philip is expected to remain in hospital for “several days” as he continues to receive treatment for an infection, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. In a short statement, the Palace said the Duke of Edinburgh was “comfortable and responding to treatment” but “is not expected … Read more

Elon Musk Loses World’s Richest Tag Due To A Tweet

Elon Musk loses World’s richest tag due to a tweet Elon Musk is no longer the world’s richest person after Tesla Inc. shares slid 8.6% on Monday, wiping $15.2 billion from his net worth. Tesla’s biggest decline since September was fueled in part by Musk’s comments over the weekend that the prices of Bitcoin and … Read more

24th February

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1,442 Passengers Arrived Kuwait In The Last 48 Hours

1,442 passengers arrived in Kuwait in the last 48 hours 48 flights have arrived in the country with 1,442 passengers within the last 48 hours after the airport reopened on Sunday, Feb 21st. This includes 989 citizens and 453 domestic workers. On Sunday, 25 aircraft arrived the country with 713 passengers on board, which include … Read more

Zain Group generates revenue of $5.3bn for 2020 amid challenges

Zain Vice-Chairman and Group CEO Bader Al-KharafiKUWAIT: Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in seven markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces its consolidated financial results for the full-year 2020, and fourth quarter ended 31 December, 2020. The Group ended the year with a customer base of 47.8 million customers. For the full-year … Read more

Kuwaiti, US troops conclude joint drills

KUWAIT: Defense Minister Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah meets troops taking part in the “Liberation-21” drill. – KUNAKUWAIT: The Kuwait Army land force, namely the Mechanized Liberation Brigade, with the participation of US Army artillery and air force units, wrapped up mock battles code-named “Liberation-21”. The Kuwaiti-US drills were carried out in the region of … Read more

30 yrs since liberation: A US-Kuwait success story

Alina L RomanowskiBy Alina L RomanowskiUS Ambassador to Kuwait I remember visiting Kuwait in 1991, shortly after the country’s liberation from the six-month occupation. Like most Americans, I had been consumed by the 24-hour news coverage of the invasion. Even 6,000 miles away in Washington DC, I watched in horror as the tragic events unfolded … Read more

MPs vow ‘catastrophic’ fund withdrawal bill will not pass

The National AssemblyBy B Izzak KUWAIT: Lawmakers, spearheaded by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem, vowed yesterday that a government-sponsored draft law to withdraw KD 5 billion annually from the country’s sovereign wealth fund will not pass at the Assembly, describing it as “catastrophic”. The government has said the bill aims to finance cash-strapped state coffers, … Read more

US mourns 500K deaths; WHO slams vaccine hogging

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff hold a moment of silence during a candlelight ceremony in honor of those who lost their lives to the coronavirus on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday. – AFPWASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden … Read more

Former Saudi oil minister Yamani dies aged 90

Ahmed Zaki YamaniRIYADH: Former Saudi oil minister Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, a key player behind the 1973 oil embargo, died yesterday aged 90 after a long career that laid the foundations of the kingdom’s energy sector. Yamani, dubbed by local papers as the “godfather of black gold”, died in London, said state-owned El-Ekhbariya television, without … Read more