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Kuwait Plans to Lay Off 370,000 Workers amid Economic Crisis

Kuwait Plans to Lay Off 370,000 Workers amid Economic Crisis

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Kuwait’s government is working to address the labor market imbalance and its impact on the country’s demographics, a local paper said, adding that a plan to tackle this will be presented on Saturday. - World news - The Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs, Maryam Al-Aqeel, will present the action plan during the human...

Kuwait Bans Flights to 31 Countries over Coronavirus

Kuwait Bans Flights to 31 Countries over Coronavirus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Kuwait has expanded its ban on inbound and outbound commercial flights to 31 countries due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the civil aviation authority said. - World news - The ban comes on the same day the Persian Gulf country partially resumed commercial flights، with Kuwait International Airport set to run at about 30 percent capacity، the Middle East Eye...

Kuwait Calls on UNSC to Stop Israel Crimes against Palestinians

Kuwait Calls on UNSC to Stop Israel Crimes against Palestinians

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Kuwait called on the UN Security Council to act immediately to stop Israeli crimes and violence against Palestinians before it is too late. - World news - The remarks came in a written speech, presented by Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi, during the Security Council session on the situation in the Middle East, Kuwait News...

Iran, Kuwait Urge Constant Consultations

Iran, Kuwait Urge Constant Consultations

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Senior diplomats from Iran and Kuwait called for the continuation of consultations between the two Muslim nations. - Politics news - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Kuwaiti counterpart Ahmad Nasser Al Mohammad Al Sabah held a video conference meeting on Monday as part of the top Iranian diplomat’s routine regional consultations. The two...

COVID-19 Deaths Surge in Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Sudan

COVID-19 Deaths Surge in Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Sudan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Health authorities in Oman, Bahrain, Sudan and Kuwait reported new infections and deaths from the coronavirus. - World news - The Omani Health Ministry said that within the past 24 hours, five deaths, 1,374 infections and 851 recoveries were confirmed, according to Anadolu Agency. The new figures bring the country’s tally of infections to 43,929, with 193 deaths and...

Iran Expects Kuwait to Take Anti-US Stances

Iran Expects Kuwait to Take Anti-US Stances

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s president said Kuwait is expected to adopt stances against the US government’s inappropriate behavior. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran’s readiness for collective cooperation to ensure regional and international peace and stability and also to...

Kuwait Expresses Solidarity with Iran in Coronavirus Fight

Kuwait Expresses Solidarity with Iran in Coronavirus Fight

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Marzouq al-Ghanim expressed his country’s solidarity with Iran in dealing with the novel coronavirus pandemic. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Saturday, Ghanim said the Kuwaiti and Iranian nations stand united in the battle with COVID-19. He also sent warm...

Iran’s Exports to Kuwait May Resume Next Week: Envoy

Iran’s Exports to Kuwait May Resume Next Week: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to Kuwait said the Islamic Republic will likely resume exporting goods to Kuwait as of next week after a hiatus caused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia Agency, Mohammad Irani said Tehran has assured the Kuwaiti officials that all shipments for export to Kuwait will meet the health...

Kuwait Donates $10 Million to Coronavirus Battle in Iran

Kuwait Donates $10 Million to Coronavirus Battle in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Kuwait’s top diplomat said his country would give a donation of $10 million to Iran to help the efforts to contain the coronavirus epidemic. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday morning, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah expressed solidarity...

Kuwait Offers Assistance to Iran to Combat Coronavirus

Kuwait Offers Assistance to Iran to Combat Coronavirus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Nasser Mohammed Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah voiced the Arab country’s readiness to help Iran combat the outbreak of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation on Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Kuwaiti counterpart held talks on a range of issues, including the latest...