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MP slams Iran as ‘true enemy’ of Gulf Arabs

KUWAIT: A senior Kuwaiti lawmaker yesterday described Iran as the “true enemy” of Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab states, in a sign of growing tensions with the Shiite power. “It has become…

75% of Abdali farms to be relocated?

KUWAIT: Kuwait is studying the relocation of nearly 75 percent of the Abdali farms to the nearby Shaqaya area northwest of the country, a newspaper reported yesterday. This comes as…

Airport security below standards: MP Fadhl

KUWAIT: MP Nabil Al-Fadhl described the security at Kuwait International Airport as below standards. In a question directed to Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, MP…

Handicapped children trapped inside car

KUWAIT: Two handicapped children, a boy and a girl, were trapped inside a car as the key was left inside. Farwaniya firemen responded to a call and the two children…

Iran Deal: to support or not to support?

The Iran Deal has dazzled readers across the world. But this is not the first time. Readers across the world were also dazzled in the early 1970s when American President…

Bedoon family held with fake passports

KUWAIT: A bedoon (stateless) family was taken to Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh police station then to criminal detectives for questioning in order to identify those who forged their European passports, after…

Fake Patriotism

Iran announced a tender to invest in the Al-Durra oilfield, which is disputed with Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. As soon as this purely technical news item was announced, all tweeters…

Thousands urge help for sisters ‘ordered raped’

NEW DELHI: Thousands have signed a petition urging protection for two Indian sisters after a local council allegedly ordered them raped and paraded naked as “punishment” after their brother eloped…

Families seek justice on ‘lawless’ Bangladesh-India border – In one day 13 were slaughtered with no prosecutions

DEBIGANJ: As thousands of Bangladeshis and Indians celebrated the end of one of the world’s most intractable border disputes, Fatema Khatun was quietly hopeful of finally seeing justice. Fifteen years…

Lebanon’s trash protesters turn up heat on government – Campaign demanding new parliamentary elections

Thai police hunt more suspects – Nationality, identity of arrested man unclear

Germany calls for fairer distribution of refugees

BERLIN: Germany and a handful of other European Union states cannot go on absorbing a disproportionate share of refugees arriving in the bloc and other members must do more, a…