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The Kuwait General Fire Brigade and Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) have calmed a fire that broke out in Mina Abdullah, in the south of Kuwait. The fire erupted at docked boats, with four squads being needed to douse the flames. The KFF said in a statement...

At least 14 people have been injured after a huge blaze broke out in Kuwait's Mubarakiya market. The shopping district is home to many retail businesses, many of which have been affected by the fire. Five firefighting teams attended the scene, battling to put out flames which...

A fire has broken out at an under-construction new terminal at Kuwait International Airport, causing damage but no casualties. The flames began on Monday 28th March and firefighters struggled to control the flames for hours in Kuwait City. Interior Ministry spokesman Tawheed al-Kandari told The Associated Press that...

Manufacturer Equate has launched a fire safety awareness campaign in Kuwait focusing on the potential fire hazards in homes. Equate is a producer of petrochemicals and the world’s top supplier of ethylene glycol and is running its campaign with the support of the Kuwait Fire Force...

The Kuwait Navy will be practising live-fire exercises from Monday 14th February. The naval forces will be practising from 8am until 3pm for two days. The forces will be holding their drills in the southeast of Boubyan Island, 12 miles east of Kuwait City. The interior...

The death toll from the previous fire at the Kuwait National Petroleum Company has now risen to four. The fire, which began on Friday January 14th, initially killed two workers and left five others in critical condition. However, two more of those critically injured workers have...

The Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) issued a warning on Saturday 22nd January to urge citizens and residents about ongoing unstable weather conditions. The KFF urged residents to be cautious and highlighted that sea-goers and campers should be more careful and call 112 in case of emergency....

A fire broke out at the Kuwait National Petroleum Company on Friday 21st January, the second in two weeks. The fire has forced the company to suspend export operations, and the company has announced it will be conducting reviewes of procedures in order to reduce incidents...

A fire erupted in Kuwait during maintenance work at a major oil refinery on Friday 14th January, killing two workers and critically injuring five others. This is the second fire to erupt at the Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery owned by the Kuwait National Petroleum Company in...

Flash floods have caused destruction across parts of the Middle East after days of heavy rain, and have affected thousands of people across Oman, Iran, Kuwait, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The heavy rainfall began from the beginning of the year, with further heavy rain across the 1st...

A newbuild emergency response vessel is making waves as it sets the bar high for its capabilities within this sector. Kuwait Oil Co’s KOC Ai Zour was built by Uzmar’s Shipyard in Turkey and to Robert Allan Ltd’s (RAL) design – a Canadian naval architect –...