Al Ain Film Festival Celebrates Young Talents

Paris, France – The fourth edition of Al Ain Film Festival, scheduled between January 23 and 27 is set to screen 32 short films. The partaking films are distributed on three categories: Falcon Emirati Film, Falcon Student Films, and Falcon Resident Films, in addition to a primary contest, the Falcon Gulf Feature Film in which participate … More Al Ain Film Festival Celebrates Young Talents

Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways Suspends Kazakhstan Flights Amid Unrest

Paris, France – Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways on Wednesday suspended flights to Kazakhstan’s biggest city Almaty as violent protests against the government there continued across the country. ‘We will provide an update on our operations when we have further information’, an airline spokesperson said by email. The Gulf carrier typically operates weekly flights to … More Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways Suspends Kazakhstan Flights Amid Unrest

Gulf Arab Summit Says Attack On One State Is ‘An Attack On Them All’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince told a Gulf Arab Summit on Tuesday the nuclear and missile programmes of longstanding adversary Iran should be handled ‘seriously and effectively’ amid global efforts to revive a nuclear pact with Tehran. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, speaking before a closed session of the Gulf Cooperation … More Gulf Arab Summit Says Attack On One State Is ‘An Attack On Them All’

Kuwait To Suspend Flights From 9 African Countries Over Omicron Variant

PARIS, France – Kuwait is to suspend direct flights from nine African countries from Sunday due to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus discovered in South Africa, the government communication centre tweeted on Saturday, citing a cabinet decision. The countries are South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zambia and Malawi.

Kuwait Emir Accepts Govt Resignation – State News Agency

PARIS, France – Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf al – Ahmed al – Sabah accepted on Sunday the resignation of the government, state news agency KUNA reported, as the oil – rich country’s rulers seek to end a feud with lawmakers that has hindered fiscal reform. Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al – Khalid al – Sabah submitted … More Kuwait Emir Accepts Govt Resignation – State News Agency

U.S. Defense Secretary To Travel To Gulf Countries Next Week

WASHINGTON – – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait next week, the Pentagon said on Friday, in a ‘thank you’ tour for allies and troops that helped in the massive U.S. – led airlift from Afghanistan after Taliban takeover. Austin planned to leave on Sunday and meet … More U.S. Defense Secretary To Travel To Gulf Countries Next Week

U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Milan / Italy – – The U.S. Secretary of Defense Loyd J. Austin III on Tuesday thanked members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for their roles in Afghanistan evacuation efforts, according to press releases In a phone call with United Arab Emirates ‘ Sheikh Mohammed bin  Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi), Secretary … More U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Kuwait Seeks Investors To Finance Three Power Projects

Milan / Italy – Kuwait plans to attract outside investors to fund several power projects under a public – private partnership programme that will cover more than half of its future electricity over the next two decades, a government official said. About 7,500 megawatts (MW) of the 14,000 MW it needs over the next 20 … More Kuwait Seeks Investors To Finance Three Power Projects