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Kuwait’s $65bn debt plan in peril after draft law rejected

The bill was designed to raise as much as $65bn

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 210 cases; 162 infections, 10 deaths registered in Oman

An additional 10 people succumbed to the Covid-19 virus in Oman

Kuwait’s NOX Management launches region’s first large-scale indoor vertical farm

The facility has a daily output capacity of up to 550 kg of salad, herbs, and cresses

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Kuwait to move into fourth phase of reopening this week

Salons, gyms, barbershops, tailors, and spas are set to reopen from August 18

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 277 cases; 701 infections registered in Kuwait

The death toll in the UAE stands unchanged at 358

Kuwait pension fund plans to triple infrastructure investments

PIFSS had a record investment profit of $7.3bn in the three months through June

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 262 cases; 263 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 358

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Kuwait mulling plan that could see 360,000 expats deported in the ‘short-term’

The Gulf state is aggressively looking to reduce its expat population

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Kuwaiti MPs reject draft law allowing private sector firms to cut salaries by up to 50%

Kuwaiti lawmakers have approved amendments to the rent law, allowing tenants to delay their rent payments

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 239 cases; 1,402 infections recorded in Saudi

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 354

Kuwait’s $112bn pension fund has cash to burn after revamp

Cash accounts for about 11.5 per cent of its investments, which the fund aims to cut to 4 per cent over the next seven months

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Saudi reopens land borders with the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain

Trucks coming from the GCC will be allowed entry into the kingdom

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE records 189 cases; 1,342 infections registered in Saudi

No new deaths were recorded for the fourth consecutive day in the UAE

GCC Covid-19 update: Kuwait reports 388 cases

The death toll in Kuwait has risen to 461

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Kuwait issues guidelines to permit entry of people from banned countries

Last week, the cabinet agreed to resume flights from Kuwait International Airport in three phases

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Kuwait suspends flights to 31 countries; caps daily number of incoming passengers

All incoming passengers will need to undergo a mandatory 14-day home quarantine

Kuwait pension fund posts record first-quarter investment profit

The fund held $112bn in assets at the end of March last year

Kuwait to resume flights from Aug 1, bans residents from seven nations including India, Philippines

Kuwait had suspended all commercial flights to and from Kuwait International Airport in mid-March

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 375 cases; 665 infections reported in Oman

The death toll in Oman has risen to 412

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 369 cases; 846 infections reported in Oman

The death toll in the UAE and Oman has risen to 347 and 402 respectively

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Kuwait’s draft law on expat quotas to exempt domestic workers, those on government contracts

Under the new proposal, Indians must not exceed 15 per cent of the population of Kuwaitis

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 351 cases; 1,968 infections registered in Saudi

The death toll in Saudi Arabia stands at 2,733

Covid-19: Kuwait lifts restrictions in Farwaniya governorate

Lockdowns have now been lifted across the entire country

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 254 cases; 1,099 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 342

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Kuwaiti MP proposes move to stop issuing residency permits for expats aged over 60

The proposal also seeks to deport “all expats undergoing treatment at psychiatric hospitals”

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah

Kuwaiti Emir to travel to US to continue medical treatment

The 91-year-old emir had a “successful surgery” in Kuwait earlier this week

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 305 cases; 1,487 infections recorded in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 341

Kuwait runs into resistance on bill to boost borrowing

Kuwait raised $8bn in March 2017 in its first sale of international bonds

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 271 cases; 2,429 infections registered in Saudi

The death toll in Saudi Arabia and the UAE has risen to 2,523 and 340 respectively

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 211 cases; 1,157 infections registered in Oman

The UAE has registered a total of 339 Covid-19-related deaths