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Vox Cinemas to reopen The Avenues multiplex in Kuwait this month at 50% capacity

Moviegoers will have to be vaccinated and registered on Kuwait’s Immune App to be able to enter the cinema

Kuwait’s health ministry to notify availability for second dose of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine

The ministry said it had not taken a decision to change the type of vaccine in the second shot

Covid-19: Kuwait to impose travel ban on unvaccinated citizens as of May 22

On May 3, Kuwait reported 1,246 new Covid-19 cases and 12 related deaths over the preceding 24 hours

Dubai’s Drake & Scull International bags contracts of over Dhs376m

DSI is also bidding for a Dhs260m project in Kuwait and for projects valued at Dhs1.49bn in Iraq

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Kuwait indefinitely suspends passenger flights from India

All passengers arriving from India either directly or via another country will be banned from entering unless they have spent at least 14 days outside of India

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Kuwait curfew extended until end of Ramadan, cinemas prepare to open for Eid

The partial curfew will continue to be in place from 7pm until 5am

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs in Kuwait

The highest ranked Arabs originating from Kuwait in Gulf Business’ annual Arab power list

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Kuwait mulls renewing work permits for expats aged over 60 in certain cases

The ban took effect in January this year

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Kuwait might continue curfew during Ramadan, Eid

The nightly curfew currently in place from 6pm to 5am is currently expected to end on April 8

UAE leaders offer condolences to Kuwait’s Emir on sister’s demise

Sheikha Nouria was 96 years old

‘Customer behaviour has accelerated growth in online food delivery’ – CEO, KLC Virtual Restaurants

Online food delivery has grown significantly during the last several years

Kuwait’s state oil company to seek up to $20bn of funding

Oil accounts for 90 per cent of Kuwait’s revenue

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Kuwait eases Covid-19 restrictions, exempts vaccinated arrivals from institutional quarantine

The nightly curfew timing has been reduced by one hour

Ban on entry of foreigners into Kuwait remains in effect – civil aviation authority

The ban was imposed by the country on February 7 as part of measures to curb the spike in the number of coronavirus cases

Kuwait’s DHAMAN picks InterSystems for Electronic Medical Record system

Project also includes digital infrastructure for issuance of medical health insurance policy

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Kuwait: Covid-19 PCR tests only from designated labs for incoming UAE passengers

Airlines must verify the tests were undertaken at pre-approved labs and that the results are not older than 72 hours

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Kuwait: Schools to reopen in Sept, cinema entry only for vaccinated people post Ramadan

Some two million people in Kuwait are expected to receive Covid-19 vaccination by September

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Kuwait’s Emir travels to Europe after medical check-ups in the US

Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah travelled to the US on March 4

Kuwait begins nightly curfew, mulls lifting institutional quarantine for vaccinated arrivals

A 12-hour nightly curfew – from 5pm to 5am – will be in place for one month starting Sunday, March 7

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Kuwait eases visa transfer restrictions for expats

The new decision allows expat government employees and those on dependent visas to transfer to jobs in the private sector

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Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia ‘completely rejects’ report; UAE supports kingdom

Saudi Arabia said that the US intelligence committee report, which believed that the crown prince was responsible for Khashoggi murder, contained “inaccurate information and conclusions”

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Dubai’s trade with Kuwait reached Dhs8.52bn in H1 2020

Dubai Customs revealed the figures ahead of Kuwait’s 60th National Day which falls on February 25

Kuwait projects $183bn cumulative deficit over five years

Total expenses during that period are projected at KD114.1bn

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Kuwait: New restrictions on malls, restaurants, and private sector offices

Starting February 24, and until further notice, entry to malls, cafes and restaurants will be barred

UAE, Qatari delegations meet in Kuwait to follow up on Al-Ula agreement

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states agreed to fully restore ties with neighbouring Qatar during the 41st GCC Summit

Kuwait seeks approval to use wealth fund to finance deficit

The government’s also attempting to push through parliament legislation allowing it to tap international bond markets

Kuwait adds 33 countries, including UAE, US to Covid-19 ‘high-risk’ list – reports

On Sunday, Kuwait extended its entry ban on foreign nationals indefinitely

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Kuwait suspends entry of foreigners until further notice

Kuwaiti nationals will continue to be allowed entry, but will be subject 14 days of quarantine, seven days of which will be in an institution

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Kuwait warns of tougher restrictions if Covid-19 precautionary measures are not followed

Health clubs, salons, barbershops, celebration halls and tents are already closed in the country

Mandatory hotel quarantine in Kuwait for all incoming passengers to begin next week

The costs for the hotel quarantine will have to be borne by the passengers