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Kuwait aims to finish Mideast’s biggest LNG terminal by March

The Al-Zour plant will allow Kuwait to receive 22 million tons of LNG a year

Kuwait bourse debuts in region’s best 1st-day pop for a year

Boursa Kuwait joins Dubai Financial Market and Tel Aviv Stock Exchange as publicly traded regional exchanges

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 640 cases

The total infections across the UAE have risen to 79,489

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman reports 11 deaths, Kuwait sees 740 new cases

The death toll in Oman has risen to 762

Kuwait parliament approves state budget with $46bn deficit

Kuwait’s deficit last fiscal year widened to KD5.64bn, up almost 69 per cent from a year earlier

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 883 cases; 349 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 393

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 644 cases; 781 infections recorded in Saudi Arabia

The death toll in the UAE stands at 391

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UAE’s Pure Harvest to open $30m facility in Kuwait to supply retailer Sultan Center

The farm will supply many varieties of tomatoes, vine crops, leafy greens and berries and is expected to open next year

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman registers 256 cases; 470 cases reported in UAE

The death toll in the UAE stands at 390

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 513 cases; 619 infections confirmed in Kuwait

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 388

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 614 cases; 900 infections confirmed in Kuwait

The infection count in the UAE has risen past 72,000

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 735 cases; 667 infections confirmed in Kuwait

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 387

GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi reports 898 cases; 574 infections confirmed in UAE

A total of 3,929 Covid-19-related demises have been reported in Saudi Arabia

Kuwait finance ministry to mull halving $66bn debt ceiling

The finance and economic committee has also suggested reducing the period for borrowing

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 491 cases; 187 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 378

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Kuwait to extend expired residency, visit visas for 3 more months from September 1

The extension will be processed automatically by the ministry online

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman reports 143 cases

The total cases in Oman have scaled to 84,652

Kuwait imposes ban on visa transfers to private sector

It has also levied restrictions on the transfer of dependent to work visas in the private sector

Mideast equity markets mixed with oil prices in focus

Kuwait’s main equity index led losses in the region

Kuwait’s state oil company picks adviser to merge units

KPC is reportedly planning to combine its eight business units into four to streamline operations

Kuwait can’t pay salaries beyond October, minister tells Parliament

The government estimates a budget deficit of KD14bn in the current fiscal year

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 435 cases; 188 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE stands at 367

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Kuwait unlikely to extend visas beyond Aug 31, to stop issuing work permits for certain expats aged over 60

Expatriates whose visas expired by the end of May were given a three-month free grace period to renew their documents

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE records 229 infections; Oman registers 16 deaths

The number of deaths in Oman and the UAE stand at 588 and 364 respectively

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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