Expat in Kuwait arrested, faces deportation for insulting Kuwaitis on social media

The Gulf country has strict laws regulating social media activity

Apartments in Kuwait lie ‘vacant’ as expats leave the country – report

A total of 102,280 residency visas held by expats were cancelled between 2015 and 2018

Kuwait records world’s highest temperature this week

The temperature in the region of Mitribah touched 51.4 degree celsius on Tuesday

Kuwait Airlines’ aircraft nose ‘damaged’ while landing in Beirut airport

The plane “was hit by a sudden impact of a mass of snow passing”, the airline said

Kuwait plans to pass first ‘pro-expat’ law in nine years – report

The new legislation seeks to increase the annual leave allowance and hike monthly salaries for expats in the private sector

Revealed: Top 100 GCC companies in 2018

The biggest listed companies in the Gulf region by market capitalisation

Kuwait warns of severe weather conditions this weekend

Sea levels are expected to rise as strong winds are also forecast to cause low visibility

Kuwait MP calls for foreign workers to be charged “for the air they breathe”

Safa Al-Hashem is among a group of MPs calling for the country’s foreign population to be reduced

Kuwait parliament national assembly

Kuwait lawmaker says 30% of expats in the country ‘useless’

MPs in the country have repeatedly called on the government to rebalance’ the country’s population by removing expats

More brands dump Sondos Alqattan as Kuwait social media star remains defiant

The beauty blogger has reportedly described the backlash against her as an attack on Islam and Kuwait

Kuwait social media star unapologetic after Filipino maid comments

Sondos Alqattan was accused of being racist after criticising new rights given to Filipino domestic staff under a May labour deal

The Gulf Business Salary Survey 2018

Following a series of major changes relating to taxation, legislation and economic performance over the last 12 months, Gulf Business explores how the regional pay packet has been impacted

Kuwait experiences earthquake

“Many people in Kuwait have felt the jolt”, the country’s seismic network said

Philippines’ Duterte says Kuwait work ban permanent after row

Kuwait has accused Philippine embassy staff of violating its sovereignty through unauthorised operations to rescue workers

Top 20 salaries in Kuwait 2018

An insight into earnings in Kuwait from the 2018 Gulf Business Salary Survey

Revealed: Top 50 GCC banks

Gulf Business reveals the 50 biggest banks in the GCC as ranked by total assets

Revealed: Top 10 salaries in Kuwait

Kuwait was the third weakest market in terms of pay rises

Revealed: Top 10 companies in Kuwait in 2016

The biggest listed companies in Kuwait as ranked by market capitalisation

Kuwaiti court says petrol price hike illegal following backlash

Price rise made on September 1 was fiercely challenged by Kuwait’s MPs and the public

Kuwait to pay $600m in bonuses despite 64% budget deficit – report

Reports suggest the number could double if oil sector bonuses are included

Alabbar-led Gulf consortium to acquire Kuwait’s Americana

Deal for the KFC and Pizza Hut franchise owner is subject to due diligence

Top 50 GCC Banks 2015

The GCC banking sector had a good year in 2014 with higher profit growth and…

Special Report: Top 100 GCC Companies 2014

The Gulf’s largest companies by market capitalisation, revenues and countries, as researched by Markaz.

Special Report: Top 100 GCC Companies 2013

The Gulf’s largest companies by market capitalisation, revenues and countries, as researched by Markaz.

Top 10 Countries With The World’s Biggest Oil Reserves

South American nation Venezuela tops the list, followed closely by Saudi Arabia.