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Officer arrested for robbing expats in Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh

KUWAIT: A citizen working for the Ministry of Interior was arrested in Farwaniya for robbing several expats in Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh, said security sources, noting that many of the victims identified…

‘Pregnant’ African maid arrested

KUWAIT: A citizen handed in his African housemaid to Sulaibikhat police station after finding out that she was pregnant, said security sources, noting that the man had taken the maid…

Mercy, chickenpox years

Kuwaitis have always ‘dated’ years, giving them certain names according to major incidents. Thus, they have historically known the year 1918 as the year of ‘mercy’ due to the great…

IS ‘fatwa’ outlines who can have sex with slaves – Islamic State establishes ‘war spoils’ department to manage slavery

Storms threaten rare winter tornadoes; flights cancelled – Chicago-area airports worst hit

Saudi executes Filipino – 153rd death sentence in 2015

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia yesterday executed a Filipino man convicted of murder, bringing to 153 the number of people put to death this year in the ultra-conservative kingdom. Joselito Lyda San…

Pakistan hangs four

PESHAWAR: Pakistan yesterday hanged four men sentenced to death by military courts for assisting in suicide bombings and attacks on soldiers, officials said. The executions were carried out at a…

Belgium arrests 2 over New Year’s terror plot

23 killed as Taleban suicide bomber targets govt office

Thai king’s favorite dog dies, after ‘insult’ arrest

BANGKOK: The favorite dog of Thailand’s ailing monarch has died, days after a man was arrested under the kingdom’s strict royal defamation laws for allegedly making a satirical online remark…

Prosthetic limbs put Pakistani terror survivors together again

PESHAWAR: Pakistani teen Ali Shah was on his way to school when he lost half of his right hand and his left leg after stepping on an IED-the Taleban’s weapon…

110 journalists killed in 2015, most in ‘peaceful’ countries – India ‘deadliest’ Asian country