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Serious Interest in Bulgarian Innovative Ideas at Dubai World Expo.

8 Bulgarian companies took part in GITEX - the largest technology exhibition in the Middle East. It was held from 8 to 12 October at the World Trade Center in Dubai, UAE.  The Ministry of Economy and the Bulgarian Investment Agency supported financially the Bulgarian start-up companies with space and stand during the ...

- Novinite - BG

'Real cash' international scammers using Facebook arrested in Kuwait.

Police warn against tricks to dupe victims into paying money upfront

- GulfNews - AE

Kuwait requests Abrams tank hulls.

Kuwait has requested 218 M1A1 Abrams tank hulls rather than use its existing ones as part of its upgrade programme, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on 16 October. The DSCA said it had informed Congress that the US State Department had approved a Kuwaiti request covering

- Jane’s - US

Kuwaiti's oil minister says extending the OPEC deal may be unnecessary.

Thomson ReutersOPEC and its partners may not need to extend the November 2016 crude oil production cut agreement beyond its March 2018 deadline if everyone fully complies with their quotas, Kuwait’s Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouk told media yesterday. Al-Marzouk noted that OPEC’s compliance rate had hit 116 ...

- Business Insider - US

State Department approves Kuwaiti M1A1 tank deal.

The U.S. State Department approved Kuwait's possible purchase of hundreds of M1A1 Abrams tanks from the United States.

- UPI - US

Kuwait: Court Strikes Down Draconian DNA Law.

Expand A general view of the Kuwait Palace of Justice in Kuwait City, Kuwait.  © 2013 Reuters – The Constitutional Court's decision on October 5, 2017 to strike down Kuwait's overly broad DNA law is a positive step for the right to privacy in the country, Human Rights Watch and GeneWatch said today. The 2015 law had ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Kuwaiti Minister: OPEC Deal Extension May Be Unnecessary.

OPEC and its partners may not need to extend the November 2016 crude oil production cut agreement beyond its March 2018 deadline if everyone fully complies with their quotas, Kuwait's Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouk told media yesterday. Al-Marzouk noted that OPEC's compliance rate had hit 116 percent, without adding, ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Drunk man claiming to be Saddam Hussein raped woman on river bank after watching 'outdoor porn'.

Abdel-Aziz Al-Shamary, 21, originally from Kuwait, attacked a woman after she left a pub in Darlington telling one witness: 'Allah's going to get you', Teesside Crown Court heard.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Bangladesh woman, her four children killed in Kuwait fire .

A Bangladeshi woman and her four children have been killed in a fire in Kuwait.

- BDNews24 - BD

Kuwaiti Emir Visits Saudi, Speculated to Discuss Qatar.

Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad has arrived in Riyadh on a fraternal visit to Saudi Arabia. He was welcomed at the airport by the Emir of Riyadh Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Bin Abdul Aziz and his deputy Prince Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Bin Abdul Aziz, Kuwait News Agency reported. © Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2017. All rights ...

- Albawaba - UK

Kuwait Amir: Palestine deal important step in right direction.

Kuwait Amir: Palestine deal important step in right direction...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Thousands more evacuate from California's deadly wildfires

Kuwait- Thousands more evacuate from California's deadly wildfires...

- MENAFN - JO

Gang arrested for forcing men to work as massage girls in Kuwait

Victims had to put on makeup, wear women's clothes in massage parlours in Kuwait

- GulfNews - AE

To drive, or not to drive

Coming from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia's next-door neighbor, where women were free to drive, this matter always weighted heavily on my heart. The only solace was the fact that men drove incredibly dangerously on Saudi roads, they still do, and I really did not see myself being able to drive there

- Daily Monitor - UG

Kuwait- 'Only 3-4 yrs needed to fix population structure' - 20 years unacceptable: MP Safa Al-Hashem

Kuwait- 'Only 3-4 yrs needed to fix population structure' - 20 years unacceptable: MP Safa Al-Hashem...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Efficiency of expats under scrutiny - 'Family fund law active soon'

Kuwait- Efficiency of expats under scrutiny - 'Family fund law active soon'...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- No dream job infuriates citizen

Kuwait- No dream job infuriates citizen...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Cabinet earmarks KD 1b to develop Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area: PAHW

Kuwait- Cabinet earmarks KD 1b to develop Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area: PAHW...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Ministry of Interior employee gets 22-year jail in forged nationality

Kuwait- Ministry of Interior employee gets 22-year jail in forged nationality...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- MoI foils bid to smuggle in around '2 million' drug pills

Kuwait- MoI foils bid to smuggle in around '2 million' drug pills...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Absconding maids working in 'shisha' cafes

Kuwait- Absconding maids working in 'shisha' cafes...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Half ton rotten food destroyed

Kuwait- Half ton rotten food destroyed...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Not guilty in brawl injury - Eye damaged 4 percent

Kuwait- Not guilty in brawl injury - Eye damaged 4 percent...

- MENAFN - JO

State Dept. proposes $343B C-17 support contract with Kuwait

The State Department announced Friday that they have approved a possible foreign military sale to the government of Kuwait.

- UPI - US

Kuwait ranked 6th on world's largest oil reserves list

Kuwait ranked 6th on world's largest oil reserves list...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait treats 180 Mosul civilians with prostheses

Kuwait continued its humanitarian aid through adopting the treatment of 180 injured civilians from Mosul city, those with prostheses, in a private hospital in Irbil yesterday. This is part of a medical project carried out by Kuwait to help displaced Iraqis and those affected by the recent military operations, with the ...

- Iraq Oil Report - US

Aoun postpones trip to Tehran will head to Kuwait shortly

President Michel Aoun will be visiting Kuwait shortly , Al Jumhouriah newspaper reported on Thursday . This development comes after Aoun postponed his trip to Tehran, Iran which was supposed to take place in mid October . No official explanation was given over the delay of the Iran trip

- Ya Libnan - US

UAE to Stop Issuing Visas to North Koreans

The United Arab Emirates announced Thursday it would halt the issuance of visas to North Korean workers, as tensions surrounding the country's nuclear ambitions continue to build. The move by the UAE follows similar policy changes from Kuwait and Qatar, which already have blocked visas to the country, limiting North Korea's ...

- Voice of America - US

UAE to Stop Issuing Visas to N.Koreans

The United Arab Emirates announced Thursday it would halt the issuance of visas to North Korean workers, as tensions surrounding the country's nuclear ambitions continue to build.The move by the UAE follows similar policy changes from Kuwait and Qatar, which already have blocked visas to the country...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

UAE follows Qatar, Kuwait lead and terminates North Korea diplomatic mission, ends visas

The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it was ending the mission of North Korea's nonresident ambassador and terminating its own envoy's services in Pyongyang, ...

- The Japan Times - JP

UAE stops issuing visas to North Koreans

The United Arab Emirates on Thursday announced it had stopped issuing visas to North Korean nationals and downgraded diplomatic relations with Pyongyang, following similar moves by Kuwait and Qatar.

- The Daily Star - LB

Emirates flight diverted after child dies

The flight from Dubai to Munich was diverted to Kuwait after the child died

- GulfNews - AE

Kuwait mulls plans to limit number of expats

Ministry targets Kuwaitis employing workers illegally and marginal labourers

- GulfNews - AE

Omantel offers to buy another 12% of Zain from investment group

Omantel is seeking to increase its stake in Zain Group, worth around KWD 290 million, two months after purchasing a minority share in it, The National reported, citing a bourse statement. Omantel signed a non-binding letter of intent on 08 October to buy a 12.17 percent stake in Zain from Kuwait-based Al Khair National, a ...

- Telecompaper - NL

Kuwait's plans for mandatory DNA database have been cancelled

Kuwait has revoked the world's first law requiring everyone to submit samples of their DNA, after a court found it would violate personal liberty

- NewScientist - US

Omantel offers to buy $960 million stake in Zain

Oman Telecommunication Co. is offering to buy a stake valued at as much as $960 million in Kuwaiti telcoms operator Mobile Telecommunications Co., two months after it acquired a minority holding.

- The Daily Star - LB

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