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FIFA considering Oman, Kuwait as potential hosts for 2022 World Cup games: Reports

The World Cup will be expanded from 32 to 48 teams in 2026, but FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed bringing forward the enlarged format to 2022.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Son seeks Sushma Swaraj's help to rescue mother trafficked to Kuwait

He added, she was received by the employer and employed as a housemaid.

Feb 17, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

Oman, Kuwait reach finals of ICC World Cup Asia Division 2 qualifier

The two unbeaten teams in the tournament, Oman and Kuwait, winners of Group A and Group B respectively, will now meet in Monday’s final at TCG.

Dec 17, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

Kuwaiti singer Mubarak Al-Rashid mesmerises Sushma Swaraj with 'Vaishnav Jan To'

The External Affairs Minister said that ties between India and Kuwait are historical and have no complexities.

Oct 31, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in Kuwait for talks

The Saudi prince is expected to discuss the resumption of oil output from a neutral zone which Saudi Arabia shares with Kuwait.

Oct 01, 2018, 00:46 AM IST

Hyderabad woman rescued from Kuwait, thanks Sushma Swaraj

Speaking to ANI, the woman alleged that an agent lured her with the promise of a lucrative job in Kuwait as a beautician.

Sep 27, 2018, 08:46 AM IST

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 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

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

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