Kuwait company stops paying wages, leaves 4000 Indian workers stranded

Kuwait company stops paying wages, leaves 4000 Indian workers stranded

Currently relocated by the company to a camp on the city outskirts, it is learnt that the workers have even demonstrated outside the main office - in vain.

Jan 03, 2018, 23:27 PM IST
Kuwait passes new sport law aimed at ending FIFA, IOC bans

Kuwait passes new sport law aimed at ending FIFA, IOC bans

Kuwait has been barred from taking part in qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, the 2019 Asian Cup, and before that the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Dec 04, 2017, 00:05 AM IST

Turkish President Erdogan pledges military support for Qatar on Doha visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged his country's continued military support for Qatar during a visit to Doha today, according to state media, amid an ongoing Gulf political crisis.

Nov 15, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Kuwait to expel North Korean diplomats, stops issuing visas

The decision comes after Kuwait stopped issuing new visas for North Koreans citing its U.N. sanctions implementation report.

Sep 17, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

Donald Trump willing to mediate Qatar crisis

The Emir of Kuwait said the Gulf Countries have received a letter from Qatar stating that it is willing to sit down at the table and discuss all the demands, which the other parties have put down.

Sep 08, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Thousands of North Korean labourers in US-allied Gulf nations

Across the Gulf, some 6,000 North Koreans work, two officials familiar with Pyongyang's tactics told the AP, including 2,500 in Kuwait, as many as 1,500 in the UAE and 2,000 in Qatar.

Jul 28, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

Kuwait tells Iranian embassy to cut staff after spy case

Last year Kuwait convicted 23 men - one Iranian and the rest Kuwaiti - of spying for Iran and Lebanese Shi`ite Muslim group Hezbollah after a cache of guns and explosives were discovered in a raid of the so-called "Abdali cell" in 2015.

Jul 20, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
US, Qatar sign agreement against financing terrorism

US, Qatar sign agreement against financing terrorism

In live footage, Rex Tillerson and Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani signed the pact, which they had been working on for a year, Tillerson explained, Efe news reported.


Jul 12, 2017, 10:03 AM IST

Kuwait, US, Britain call for rapid solution of Qatari crisis

Kuwait, the US and Britain have called for "a rapid end" to the crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbours through dialogue, the media reported on Tuesday.

Jul 11, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Rex Tillerson to visit Gulf for talks on Qatar crisis

Rex Tillerson to visit Gulf for talks on Qatar crisis

Tillerson's trip appeared aimed at finding a breakthrough in the crisis over sanctions imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its allies.


Jul 10, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

United States laptop ban lifted on Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian operates 16 weekly non-stop flights to three US cities: daily flights to Chicago and New York, and two weekly flights to Detroit.


Jul 10, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

US set to lift electronics ban on flights from Istanbul

Turkey started using US-manufactured tomography machines for luggage scan on a test basis in June end, Xinhua news agency reported.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:52 PM IST

Qatar says Arab demands 'made to be rejected'

"This list of demands is made to be rejected," Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said, referring to 13 demands placed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as the price for lifting an almost month-long "blockade" on Qatar.

Jul 02, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

Qatar slams Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate

Speaking from Washington, where he held talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said the Saudi position was unacceptable.

Jun 28, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Saudi Arabia and its allies have put enormous pressure on Qatar to meet their demands.

Jun 24, 2017, 17:04 PM IST

Kuwait commutes death sentence of 'pro-Iran cell leader'

Kuwait's Supreme Court on Sunday reduced the death sentence of a Shiite citizen convicted of forming a pro-Iranian cell and of plotting attacks to life in prison.

Jun 18, 2017, 17:56 PM IST

Turkish Finance Minister holds talks in Kuwait over Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting "terrorism".

Jun 15, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Indian woman stabbed to death in Kuwait

The officers found the body in a pool of blood with stab wounds and furniture scattered all over the place.

Jun 13, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif may visit Qatar, Kuwait to ease diplomatic tension

Pakistan shares "good" ties with all Gulf countries and has been asked by the country's parliament to stay neutral in the crisis, while trying to resolve it.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis as US, Kuwait seek solution

Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation imposed on it by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region`s biggest diplomatic crisis in years.

Jun 09, 2017, 10:27 AM IST