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Kuwait refuses to renew visas for Egyptian teachers

Kuwait refuses to renew visas for Egyptian teachers
Kuwait has refused to renew expired visas for 200 Egyptian teachers. Education Ministry says responsibility lies with Interior Ministry.

Kuwait restricts winter season vaccination to residents

Kuwait restricts winter season vaccination to residents
Kuwait has denied any racism in restricting the winter season vaccination campaign to residents currently in light of the present circumstances related to COVID-19 pandemic.

Kuwait may allow passengers from banned countries

Kuwait may allow passengers from banned countries
Kuwait may allow entry of passengers from banned countries. Health minister has shown “good signs” to airlines’ bid to allow in expats amid precautions.

Kuwait allows return of stranded 1,000 expat teachers

Kuwait allows return of stranded 1,000 expat teachers
Kuwaiti authorities have permitted return of stranded 1,000 foreign teachers. Returnees teach major subjects; self-sufficiency obtained in other specialities.

Kuwait civil aviation proposes to end travel ban

Kuwait civil aviation proposes to end travel ban
Kuwait proposes to end travel ban and enforce institutional quarantine. Supreme Committee is reviewing the proposal presented by Civil Aviation.

Saudi teachers are allowed to enter Kuwait

Saudi teachers are allowed to enter Kuwait
Ministry of Foreign Affairs has agreed to allow entry of 429 saudi teachers and whose names were listed by the Ministry of Education.

62 Indian nurses return to kuwait

62 Indian nurses return to kuwait
Sixty two Indian nurses and technicians working for the Ministry of Health arrived in Kuwait on Tuesday, after being stranded outside Kuwait.

Kuwait to impose fine on non-mask wearers

Kuwait to impose fine on non-mask wearers
Kuwait government has approved to impose fine on non-mask wearers. Restaurants, cafes, malls and gyms to impose booking policy to reduce overcrowding.

Kuwait: no flights with countries on banned list

Kuwait: no flights with countries on banned list
Kuwait has denied rumours of resuming flights with countries on banned list. The List of the 34 countries, from where flights are prohibited, remains the same.

Steep increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kuwait

Steep increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kuwait
Almost 27% of those swab-tested on Sunday in Kuwait are COVID-19 positive. Ministry of Health spokesman warns of possible second wave.

Kuwait based Indian expats are stuck in the UAE

Kuwait based Indian expats are stuck in the UAE
Many Indian expats are stuck in the UAE amid COVID-19 travel restrictions. Flights are full, even as one-way air fares go up to Dh8,000, say passengers, travel agents.

Partial curfew may be reinstated in Kuwait

Partial curfew may be reinstated in Kuwait
Partial curfew may be reinstated in Kuwait in the upcoming flu season. similar symptoms to that of the coronavirus will constitute a challenge for for health officials.

Stranded Filipino nurses appeal to MOH to allow entry

Stranded Filipino nurses appeal to MOH to allow entry
Stranded Filipino staff of the Kuwait Ministry of Health appealed to concerned government authorities to allow them entry to Kuwait.

116 stranded medical staff return to Kuwait from India

116 stranded medical staff return to Kuwait from India
116 medical staffs have arrived in Kuwait after being stranded in India since the beginning of the pandemic.

Full shutdown of Kuwaiti Education Ministry premises

Full shutdown of Kuwaiti Education Ministry premises
Kuwaiti Education Ministry premises was shutdown. Several infections have been recorded among employees there.

Health ministry asks Govt to return stranded employees

Health ministry asks Govt to return stranded employees
Kuwait Health ministry calls on government to return stranded health professionals to country. List of names sent to Cabinet of Ministers and Ministry of Foreign Affairs

New rules for stranded non-Kuwaiti teachers and staff

New rules for stranded non-Kuwaiti teachers and staff
Stranded teachers who left the country before March 12 and were unable to return due to the flight ban will be considered to be on official holiday.

800 expats exempted from Kuwait flight ban

800 expats exempted from Kuwait flight ban
Kuwait will allow the return of around 800 expatriates from countries from which flights are banned on health grounds.

Kuwait has suspended all kinds of exams for students

Kuwait has suspended all kinds of exams for students
Kuwait’s Ministry of Education has suspended all kinds of exams, both paper and online until students are able to physically attend schools.

Indian embassy has launched a ‘Registration Drive’

Indian embassy has launched a ‘Registration Drive’
The Indian Embassy in Kuwait has begun registering nationals who do not possess valid travel documents and want to return to their country.

Kuwait Ministers to review ban list of 32 countries

Kuwait Ministers to review ban list of 32 countries
The Kuwaiti Council of Ministers will review the list of 32 countries from where expats are forbidden from entering the country.

Kuwait Expat quota bill discussed in parliament

Kuwait Expat quota bill discussed in parliament
Kuwait Expat quota bill was discussed in the parliament. They will not target number of expats but number of jobs held by them.

Kuwait bans import of masks with breathing valve

Kuwait bans import of masks with breathing valve
Kuwait has banned the import of valve-fitted face masks for medical facilities, according to Al Qabas newspaper reports.

Kuwait will introduce on-the-spot fines for no masks

Kuwait will introduce on-the-spot fines for no masks
Kuwait considers introducing on-the-spot fines for failing to wear masks. Violations punishable by up to three months in jail and maximum fine of 5,000 dinars.

Kuwait ranks 38th in world for number of swab tests

Kuwait ranks 38th in world for number of swab tests
Kuwait is ranked 6th in Middle East and 38th in world for number of swab tests. The highest number of coronavirus infections was in May.
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