News & Events

August 1, 2021: Health Alert-Government Updates Entry & Exit Guidelines, and Cancels Closure Order for Commercial Businesses

Health Alert – Government Updates Entry & Exit Guidelines, and Cancels Closure Order for Commercial Businesses   Location:  Kuwait Event:  On July 26, the Government of Kuwait confirmed plans to allow vaccinated non-Kuwaiti residents to return to Kuwait beginning August 1, 2021, and cancelled the 8:00 pm closure order for commercial businesses. Beginning August 1, fully vaccinated non-Kuwaiti residents may return ...
Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Sabah

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 29, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today in Kuwait City with His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq al Ghanem, and Foreign ...
Read More»

Secretary Blinken Travels to Kuwait to Advance Regional Security and Economic Ties

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 28, 2021 Our partnership during the Gulf War laid the foundation for our relationship, and our countries have grown ever closer in the years that have followed.  Today, our educational, cultural, political, and economic ties are stronger than they have ever been.  – Secretary of State Antony J. ...
Read More»

June 15, 2021: Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Closure July 19-24

Location:   Kuwait Event:   Embassy Closure July 19-24 U.S. Embassy Kuwait informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy will be closed for normal operations from July 19-24 in observance of Waqfat Arafat Day and Eid Al-Adha.  We wish everyone a safe and healthy holiday. The Embassy will reopen on Sunday, July 25. For life and death emergencies, please call the Embassy emergency ...
Read More»

2021 Trafficking in Persons Report

Today the State Department released its annual Trafficking In Persons report, which you can read here:  https://www.state.gov/reports/2021-trafficking-in-persons-report/kuwait/ . This report is the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the United States’ commitment to global leadership on this key human rights and law enforcement issue. In 2021, Kuwait maintained its Tier 2 ranking and ...
Read More»