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Municipality seizes 650 kg expired truffle

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality launched inspection campaigns yesterday to ensure validity of foodstuff, with field inspection teams seizing 650 kilograms of expired truffles. The food and markets control department carried out…

Bedoon Driver arrested with drugs

KUWAIT: Major General Fahd Al-Shuwaye sent a bedoon man to the Drugs Control General Department after he was arrested while obstructing traffic on Taawon road. Officers found him in an…

Israel cracks down on Islamic State recruits

JERUSALEM: Ayoob Kara, a deputy Israeli cabinet minister, used to double as an unofficial intermediary with the few of his fellow Arab citizens who have left to join Islamic State…

Life sentences given to UK attack plot couple

LONDON: A husband and wife convicted of planning a major attack to mark the 10th anniversary of the London suicide bombings were both sentenced to life in prison yesterday. Mohammed…

End of era for lavish handouts

US northeast hit by deadly winter storm – Snow, sleet and freezing rain greasing roads

AP-NORC Poll: Religious rights most vital for US Christians

WASHINGTON: Americans place a higher priority on preserving the religious freedom of Christians than for other faith groups, ranking Muslims as the least deserving of the protections, according to a…

Pakistan jails Saudi consulate attacker

KARACHI: A court in Pakistan yesterday sentenced a Shiite militant to 14 years in prison for throwing grenades at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Karachi four years ago, a prosecutor…

Philippine priest ‘sorry’ after hoverboard stunt

MANILA: The Philippine Catholic Church has apologized after a priest was filmed riding a hoverboard in church while celebrating Christmas Eve Mass. In clips that have gone viral on YouTube…

Guns N’ Roses to reunite for Coachella, Stadium Tour

Original Guns N’ Roses band members Axl Rose and Slash will reunite this spring at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Billboard confirmed Tuesday. As the duo’s first joint stage…

Deck the halls! Muslim Senegal celebrates Christmas

After his morning prayers at the mosque, 25-year-old Mamadou Aliou Ba puts on his Santa suit, the padded belly protruding from his thin, tall frame, and goes to work. He…

For Dr Mazin A Moufarij beauty is in simplicity

Mazin A Moufarij is a Lebanese doctor who completed his education and specialization in Australia and the USA. He is a specialist in medical aesthetics and anti-ageing medicine, a fellow…