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Lanvin designer Elbaz quits fashion house after 14 years

Alber Elbaz is to leave Lanvin after 14 years as its creative director, the Paris-based fashion house said Wednesday, fuelling rumors he might take over the vacant seat at Christian…

Two-thirds of people under 50 have herpes

GENEVA: More than 3.7 billion people under 50 have the highly-infectious and incurable herpes virus that causes sores around the mouth and sometimes on the genitals, a World Health Organization…

Apple opens its first stores in Arab world in UAE – Opening of stores comes after tech giant reported record earnings

Saudi economy may be entering difficult period

RIYADH: Strong population growth and rising incomes among women in Saudi Arabia should offset any blow to the economy from low oil prices, according to one of the country’s largest…

Shell reports Q3 loss of $7.4bn after Arctic exit

LONDON: Royal Dutch Shell reported a third quarter loss of $7.4 billion yesterday as it reorganized and cancelled projects, including drilling in Alaska, to cope with the plunge in oil…

Halep crashes; Sharapova books semi-finals at WTA

SINGAPORE: Agnieszka Radwanska sent top seed Simona Halep crashing out of the WTA Finals yesterday with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 win which also put a resurgent Maria Sharapova into the…

Middlesbrough shock United in League Cup, Klopp off mark

LONDON: Wayne Rooney failed to convert a spot-kick as Manchester United lost 3-1 on penalties to second-tier Middlesbrough in the League Cup on Wednesday, while Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool edged Bournemouth.…

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Schools off today

KUWAIT: Education Minister Dr Badr Al-Essa announced late yesterday that all public and private schools will be closed today due to the possibility of thunderstorms. – KUNA…

Thunderstorm floods roads, schools, flights suspended – Authorities on full alert ; Volunteers rush to help

KUWAIT: A thunderstorm hit the country early yesterday, leading to the suspension of schools and universities and flooding in some areas and roads. The Interior Ministry cautioned motorists from the…

Kuwait delays Iraq reparations payment to 2017

KUWAIT: Kuwait has agreed to let Iraq postpone a final batch of Saddam Hussain-era war reparations it is owed until early 2017. The official Kuwait News Agency reported yesterday that…

French embassy in US terminates Kuwaiti intern

NEW YORK: A Kuwaiti intern at the French embassy in the United States was dismissed Tuesday after she was accused of publishing an anti-Semitic rant on Facebook. She was also…