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Kuwaitis self-fund trip to Austria to help Syrian refugees

KUWAIT: A group of self-funded Kuwaiti volunteers flew to Austria to meet with Syrian refugees and provide a transparent picture of the realities on the ground there. The team consists…

Severe heart attacks rates down in Kuwait

KUWAIT: The death rates resulting from severe heart attacks is down to less than two percent thanks to the national heart attack prevention program, said a Kuwait Health Ministry official…

High humidity to continue Friday

KUWAIT: High humidity is expected to continue in Kuwait today and may go down on Saturday with the possibility of a temperature increase, said a weather forecast official yesterday. Head…

Al-Hussein mosque imam arrested

KUWAIT: The public prosecutor issued a warrant for the seizure of Hussein Al- Maatouq, imam of Al-Hussein mosque in the Hawally area. He was brought into custody by the secretary-general…

Maid steals money, flees; Indian rapist sought

KUWAIT: A citizen told Naeem police that his domestic helper stole KD 800 from a safe at his home and disappeared. The citizen said he discovered the absence of the…

Boat fire, gambling den busted and restaurants monitored

KUWAIT: Municipality Public Relations said that a field campaign in Mahboula with police support resulted in issuing 11 citations to several restaurants in Ahmadi governorate. Gamblers arrested Residency Affairs Detectives…

Kuwait’s National Day at Expo Milano

In Milano, last Wednesday, September 30, Expo Milano 2015 hosted celebrations for the National Day of Kuwait. I know you would claim that this is not really the exact day…

Fearless in the sky – Kuwaiti competes in international skydiving, BASE jumping competitions

A Kuwaiti has taken to the extreme sports of skydiving and BASE jumping, despite the sports not having any base in Kuwait. Thirty-year-old Mohammed Al-Rifai makes around 300-500 jumps a…

Potluck banking – ‘Money saving coops offer unsafe, short term solution to saving’

What do you do when you run out of cash and need money urgently? The usual suspects to seek help from are family and friends, or the banks. But what…

Transforming art into special effects

A little bit of encouragement and support can do wonders and boost a person’s talents. Take Sara Fadel, who was a kid with passion for drawing and art. Now 25,…

Iran troops to join Syria war

Yemeni, Saudi forces retake strategic Red Sea strait – UAE soldier dies of injuries sustained in August