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U.S. State Department clears $1.4 billion sale of Patriot air and missile system to KuwaitThe U.S. State Department has approved a possible $1.425 billion sale of Patriot air and missile defense system components and upgrades to Kuwait, the Pentagon said on Thursday after notifying Congress..
Kuwait replaces full-time curfew with 12-hour oneKuwait will ease its full-time curfew, to be a 12-hour one during night, the interior minister said in a press conference after the cabinet meeting on Thursday.
Wear a mask or face jail in Kuwait and QatarKuwait and Qatar both said on Sunday they would start jailing people or fining them thousands of dollars for failing to wear a facemask to combat the novel coronavirus.
Kuwait imposes 20-day 'total curfew' from May 10 to curb coronavirusKuwait will enact a "total curfew" from 4pm (1300 GMT) on Sunday through to May 30 to help to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the Information Ministry said on Twitter on Friday.
Kuwait breaks up Egyptian worker riot over repatriationKuwaiti security forces broke up a riot by Egyptian workers seeking repatriation who were being held in shelters dedicated for those in violation of the Gulf Arab state's residency laws, the Ministry..
Kuwait expands curfew, extends public sector work suspensionKuwait will extend the suspension of work in the public sector including at government ministries until May 31 and expand a nationwide curfew to 16 hours as part of efforts to combat the novel..
Kuwaiti emir, Iran's Rouhani discuss coronavirus situation: Kuna news agencyKuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani discussed international and regional developments on Monday in a telephone conversation, Kuwait's state news agency..
Kuwait to operate 75 flights for evacuating citizens abroad: state news agencyKuwait announced on Thursday that its civil aviation directorate general will operate 75 flights in the next phase for evacuating citizens abroad who face the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the..
Saudi capital, cities get 24-hour curfew, Kuwait isolates two districts over coronavirusSaudi Arabia placed its capital Riyadh and other big cities under a 24-hour curfew on Monday, locking down much of the population as the largest Gulf Arab country expanded efforts to stem the spread of..
Kuwait locks down two districts, extends public holiday over coronavirusKuwait placed a full lockdown on two densely-populated districts and extended a public holiday by two weeks until April 26 as precautionary measures against the coronavirus, a statement from the..
Kuwait reports first death from coronavirus outbreak: state news agencyKuwait recorded on Saturday its first death from the coronavirus outbreak, state news agency KUNA reported, citing a health ministry spokesman.
Hard times shape speedy Saudi and Kuwaiti coronavirus responseThe world's last major coronavirus outbreak, in 2012, began in Saudi Arabia, where a faltering response allowed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) to kill several hundred people and spread..
Kuwait closes shopping malls and children's entertainment centersKuwait decided on Saturday to close all shopping malls except for those related to food supplies, the state news agency reported on Twitter.
Kuwait asks Muslims to pray at home to halt coronavirus spreadKuwait's religious authorities asked Muslims to pray at home on Friday as Gulf Arab states stepped up measures to fight the spread of the new coronavirus.
Kuwait gears up for coronavirus lockdown, minister urges calmCitizens and residents of Kuwait got ready for a virtual nation-wide lockdown by rushing to supermarkets as authorities took exceptional measures against coronavirus, including banning all commercial..
Saudi Arabia widens travel ban; Kuwait reassures citizensSaudi Arabia has extended flight bans to the European Union and other countries and Kuwait tried to reassured citizens panicked by its own virtual lockdown, after the number of coronavirus infections..
Qatar and Bahrain record jump in coronavirus cases, Kuwait bans flightsQatar reported 238 more coronavirus infections among individuals under quarantine in a residential compound on Wednesday, the latest Gulf state to record new cases in a regional outbreak that prompted..
Kuwait to halt commercial passenger flights, declare public holidayKuwait will halt all commercial flights to and from the Gulf Arab state starting Friday and until further notice, with the exception of cargo flights, state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday.
Coronavirus cases rise in UAE, Kuwait and Qatar: ministriesThe number of coronavirus cases in the United Arab Emirates has risen to 45 from 30, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia limits arrivals from UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain to airports over coronavirus: SPASaudi Arabia limited on Saturday land crossings with the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Bahrain to commercial trucks only, with arrivals from the three countries temporarily limited to three..
Kuwait suspends flights to and from seven countries over coronavirus: tweetKuwait suspended on Saturday all flights to and from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Bangladesh, Philippines, India, and Sri-Lanka for a week starting on Saturday, Kuwait's civil aviation directorate said in a..
Kuwait to close Doha port to avoid interacting with Iranian ship crewsKuwait Port Authority manager Sheikh Yousef Abdullah al-Nasser al-Sabah said on Tuesday that Doha port was closed to avoid interacting with ship crews coming from Iran.
Kuwait asks passengers from 10 countries to provide certificates showing they are virus-free: statementKuwait's civil aviation authority said on Tuesday passengers from 10 countries including India, Turkey and Egypt must produce certificates issued by the Kuwaiti embassy in their country saying they are..
Kuwait confirms new coronavirus case, brings total to 46: health ministryKuwait has confirmed a new case of coronavirus infection, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the disease in the country to 46, a health ministry official told a media conference on..
Kuwait calls on citizens to avoid traveling over coronavirus concernKuwait called on its citizens to avoid traveling over concerns of coronavirus contamination, a health ministry official said at a media conference on Saturday.
Number with coronavirus rises to 45 in Kuwait as two more cases detectedKuwait confirmed two more cases of coronavirus on Friday, bringing the total number of infections to 45, a Health Ministry official said, reporting no death.
Kuwait has 43 confirmed cases of coronavirus: health ministryKuwait now has 43 confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to a health ministry official on Thursday, who added all cases involved people who had been to Iran.
Kuwait suspends studies at military institutions over coronavirus fears: KUNAThe Kuwaiti army will suspend studies at military colleges and schools for two weeks from March 1 due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, state news agency KUNA said on Thursday.
Iraq bans public gatherings on coronavirus fear; travel ban totals nine countriesIraq on Wednesday banned public gatherings and barred entry by travelers from Kuwait and Bahrain because of the spread of the new coronavirus, prohibiting travel to or from a total of nine countries.
Qatar orders evacuation of its citizens and Kuwait's from Iran: state news agencyQatar's ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Wednesday ordered the evacuation of Qatari and Kuwaiti citizens from Iran due to the spreading of the coronavirus COVID-19, state news agency..
Iraq bans public gatherings and travel to nine countries amid coronavirus fearsIraq banned all public gatherings and banned travelers from Kuwait and Bahrain from entry, the health minister said on Wednesday, taking the total number of countries on the entry ban list to nine amid..
Kuwait says total of 25 coronavirus cases confirmed: KUNAKuwait's health ministry said on Twitter on Wednesday that the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus in the country had risen to 25 after 13 more cases were confirmed.
Kuwait reports three new cases of coronavirus, raising total to eightKuwait said on Tuesday three more nationals had been infected with the coronavirus, all of them people who had returned from Iran, state news agency KUNA reported.
Three Gulf states, Iraq report first coronavirus cases, linked to IranKuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Iraq on Monday recorded their first new coronavirus cases, all people who had been in Iran, which raised its toll from the disease to 12 dead and 61 infected.
Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited IranKuwait and Bahrain on Monday recorded their first new coronavirus cases, all involving people who had visited Iran, which has reported 43 cases of the disease, state media said.
Iraq closes border crossing with Kuwait amid coronavirus spreadIraq has shut its Safwan border crossing with Kuwait to travellers and trade at Kuwait's request, the local mayor told Reuters on Monday without providing a reason, amid fears over the spread of..
Kuwait says three people who traveled to Iran have new coronavirus - KUNAKuwait said on Monday three people, including a Saudi national, who returned from Iran were infected by the new coronavirus, state news agency KUNA reported.
Kuwait stops all flights to and from Iran amid fears from coronavirus outbreak: KUNAKuwait's civil aviation authority decided on Friday to stop all flights to and from Iran amid fears from coronavirus outbreak, the state news agency said, citing the authority's statement.
Kuwait ports suspend travel and from Iran amid coronavirus fearsKuwait's ports authority suspended the movement of people to and from Iran until further notice because of concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in that country, state news agency KUNA said early on..
Danish troops to return to Al-Asad air base in Iraq on March 1: defense ministerDenmark will send its military personnel back to the Iraqi al-Asad base on March 1, after last month temporarily moving some of them to Kuwait due to security concerns, the Danish Defence Minister..
Kuwait welcomes U.S. bid to end Arab-Israeli conflict: state news agencyKuwait "highly appreciates" U.S. efforts to end the Arab-Israeli conflict, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, a day after U.S President Donald Trump announced a new peace plan.
Kuwait to thermal screen all passengers arriving from countries affected with coronavirus: state news agencyKuwait ministry of health said on Thursday that thermal cameras were added to border crossings so passengers arriving from countries affected with coronavirus could be thermally screened, according to..
Denmark to move some of its troops from Iraq to KuwaitDenmark will temporarily move some of its military personnel based at the Iraqi al-Asad base and in Baghdad to Kuwait due to security concerns in the wake of an Iranian missile attack on the air base..
U.S. committed to Kuwait's security: U.S. embassy statementThe United States is committed to the security of Middle East ally Kuwait, the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait said on Wednesday, following Iranian missile attacks on U.S.-led forces in neighboring Iraq.
Kuwait says report of U.S. troop withdrawal incorrect, KUNA agency hackedKuwait's government said on Wednesday state news agency KUNA had been hacked and this had resulted in an incorrect report being issued saying U.S. military forces in Kuwait would be withdrawn..
Kuwait receives letter saying all U.S. forces to leave in three days: KUNAKuwait's defense minister said it has received a letter from the Commander in Chief of a U.S. military camp in Kuwait "declaring imminent withdrawal of all U.S. military forces in three days," state..
Canada says some troops in Iraq to be moved temporarily to Kuwait for safetySome of Canada's 500 military personnel based in Iraq will be temporarily moved to Kuwait for safety reasons, the country's top military official said on Tuesday, due to fears of possible retaliation..
Kuwait foreign minister affirms with U.S. Pompeo importance of de-escalation: KUNAKuwait's foreign minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah received a phone call on Monday from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Kuwait's state new agency (KUNA) said.