January 24, 2021: Message for U.S. Citizens – Special Election in Louisiana’s 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts

The State of Louisiana will conduct two special primary elections on Tuesday, March 20, 2021, to fill a vacancy for the 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts. Congressional District 2 includes nearly all of the city of New Orleans and stretches west and north to Baton Rouge. Congressional District 5 includes rural northeastern Louisiana and much of central …

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January 06, 2021: Message for U.S. Citizens – Receiving Your Second IRS Economic Impact Payment

January 06, 2021 U.S. citizens living in Kuwait may qualify for the second round of the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Economic Impact Payment program.  In many cases, payment was automatically deposited directly into the same banking account used for your previous tax returns. If the IRS does not have your bank information, payments in the form of …

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Assistant Secretary David Schenker’s Travel to Kuwait, Qatar, and Lebanon

Assistant Secretary of State for  Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker will travel to Kuwait, Qatar, and Lebanon August 28 – September 4, 2020.  In Kuwait, he will meet with Foreign Minister Ahmad al-Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq al-Ghanem, and the American Chamber of Commerce to discuss Gulf unity, regional security, and economic cooperation. …

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August 7, 2020: Updated Travel Advisory for Kuwait

In coordination with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) removal of their Global COVID-19 Pandemic Notice (Avoid Non-Essential Travel), the Department of State has removed its Global Level 4 Travel Advisory (Do Not Travel).  A country-specific Level 3 Travel Advisory (Reconsider Travel) remains in place for Kuwait.  The CDC has also issued a Level …

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U.S. Embassy Press Statement on Attempted Terrorist Attack of Thursday October 6, 2016

The U.S. Embassy is concerned by what appears to have been a deliberate attack on U.S. service members involved in a traffic incident with a third-country national on October 6. The Embassy is in close contact with the Government of Kuwait regarding the incident, has received the full support of the Kuwaiti authorities, and is …

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