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[Update] Preliminary Investigations Reveal ‘Natural Cause’ of Filipina Maid’s Death

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world perform acts of charity such as alms-giving and donating to foundations to help support the poor. ALSO READ: How to Behave during Ramadan: Do’s and Dont’s And while this is a tradition that is even taken advantage of by other people, the Kuwaiti government [...]

Work and Office Timings for Public and Private Sectors in Kuwait During Ramadan

As the holy month of Ramadan officially began in Kuwait last May 5 (Sunday), citizens and residents are concerned regarding the office and work hours set by their companies as well as for the private sector, in case government services will be needed by the people. ALSO READ: How to Behave during Ramadan: Do’s and [...]

Health Insurance Requirement on Short-term Visa Holders to be Imposed before Ramadan

Earlier this month, the government has expressed intention of limiting the number of short-term visa holders in the country by imposing a health insurance requirement. This came about a month after the government has decided to waive placing additional health insurance fees for those on dependent visa visiting Kuwait. And while this may seem confusing [...]

For those of you who are non-Muslims or are from a country practicing a different religion, it’s important to have some general working knowledge as to how major celebrations like Ramadan are being observed in Muslim countries, especially when you’re based here in Kuwait. Ramadan represents the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and [...]

Ramadan: Traditions and Customs in Kuwait

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Muslim countries and their people from all over the world will celebrate the beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan. According to experts, Ramadan, as its dates change every year (based on moon sightings) usually happen in in mid May to June. There are certain rules and customs to be observed in Muslim countries such [...]

Eid Al Fitr to Start on 25 June 2017 – Sunday

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Greeting everyone an Eid Mubarak! Eid Al Fitr starts on Sunday, June 25, 2017. The Crescent Sightseeing Authority has announced the date of Eid Al Fitr will be on Sunday after confirming the sighting of the moon. Eid Al Fitr Announced in Kuwait The moon sighting today means that it’s the end of Ramadan and the start [...]