The two nations had been working to resolve differences sparked by the murder of a Philippine maid, whose body was found stuffed in her employer's freezer in Kuwait earlier this year.
Kuwait on Wednesday ordered the Philippines ambassador to leave within a week and recalled its own envoy for consultations after embassy staff tried to "rescue" Filipino domestic workers amid reports of abuse.
Kuwait had protested over the "rescue" of Philippine citizens working as domestic help, summoned the Philippine ambassador to demand an explanation and arrested two embassy staff.
Iraq resumed paying Kuwait compensation on Friday for the destruction of Kuwaiti oil fields and facilities during the 1990-91 Gulf War, the United Nations said in Geneva in a prepared statement.
Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah travelled to the United States for "routine" medical tests on Tuesday, state news agency KUNA reported.
The Philippine president said on Thursday that Kuwait had agreed to his demands to improve the working conditions for Filipinos, following negotiations between the two countries on an accord.
Kuwait's national carrier halted flights to Beirut on Thursday citing security concerns, after an air safety watchdog warned of potential military strikes on Syria in the coming days.
British ambassador Ajay Sharma highlighted the UK’s continuing work with Kuwait’s mediation efforts, as well as UK’s “friends in the GCC” in encouraging the parties to sit around the table and resolve the issue.
QTerminals CEO Neville Bissett said “there are plenty of opportunities” for Hamad Port to grow not just with gateway cargo but also for transhipment to countries like Kuwait and Iraq.
Kuwait and the Philippines have signed an agreement regulating some working conditions for domestic workers in the Gulf State, Kuwait's state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday.
Kuwait Stock Exchange plans to divide its stock market into three market segments from April 1 in a bid to boost liquidity for investors, a regulatory official said on Thursday.