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Top court upholds death for mosque blast convict – Eidan had aided bomber, collected explosives belt

KUWAIT: The court of cassation yesterday upheld a death sentence against the main convict who drove a Saudi suicide bomber to the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque where he blew himself up,…

IS challenged on the ground, social media – UK FM hails Yemen talks ‘progress’

KUWAIT: UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond described the UN-brokered Yemeni peace talks, which are being held in Kuwait, as “making progress”, with cautious optimism prevailing over the discussions. This remark…

Kuwait signs KD 1.3bn airport deal

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Public Works Minister Ali Al-Omair yesterday signed a KD 1.3-billion ($4.4-billion) contract with Turkish firm Limak Construction for a new airport terminal that will more than triple passenger…

3 royals jailed for insulting Amir, judiciary

KUWAIT: The criminal court yesterday sentenced five men, including three members of the Al-Sabah ruling family, to five years in jail each for allegedly insulting HH the Amir and accusing…

Amir meets UK’s Foreign Secretary

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Philip Hammond and the accompanying delegation.…

Noon work ban announced

KUWAIT: Acting Director General of the Manpower Public Authority Ahmad Al-Mousa officially announced a decision to ban employers from forcing their employees to work in open areas from 11:00 am…

Ministry Of Public Works signs Limak to build state-of-the-art terminal – Project scheduled for completion in 6 years

KUWAIT: Limak Construction was officially awarded the tender for the construction of the new terminal at Kuwait International Airport (KIA) in a signing ceremony held today. The ceremony was attended…

Filipinos in Kuwait now 220,000, up by 14 percent compared to 2014: Envoy – Philippines marks Independence Day

KUWAIT: In celebration of the 118th Philippine Independence Day, a diplomatic reception was held on Sunday at the Jumeirah Messila Beach Hotel, attended by Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Asian…

Police arrest 11 more suspects in homosexual activities’ case – Suspects tested for HIV infection

KUWAIT: Following up the case concerning the arrest of a number of people infected with communicable diseases and involved in homosexual activities, residency detectives arrested three suspects while attempting to…

Iraqi forces pushing into Fallujah streets

Chad ex-dictator gets life in prison – His regime killed up to 40,000; Habre was once welcomed at White House

Starving Iraqis risk all to flee IS’ crumbling rule