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10 Indians, Pakistanis perish in deadly fire

KUWAIT: Ten Asian workers were killed and 12 others injured in a fire yesterday at an old building used to house expat laborers in Farwaniya, the Health Ministry said. The…

Ministry supports PAAET ahead of GCC sports Championship

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah has vowed support to the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET)…

Hellfire awaits: Facing Kuwait’s remorseless summer

Even after 20 years growing up in this country, you still never get use to it. It hits you the second you step out of your door. It lies in…

Ramadan diary

I am against the idea of taking a holiday during the month of Ramadan, as I consider work as worship, but I have a different opinion this year. Many people…

Dates, Al-Safat, Al-Manakh -traditional Kuwaiti markets

KUWAIT: The Dates, Al-Safat, Al-Manakh, and Al-Ferrdah markets were vital business hubs which steered Kuwait’s economic growth in the past. Set for different purposes, these markets played an important role…

Sales of secondhand items booming in Kuwait

Sales of secondhand or lightly used items are booming in many parts of Kuwait. One would wonder why such a demand exists in a rich country like Kuwait, but there…

Feeling at home in a foreign land

Homesickness can be a real problem for those who travel away from home for a long time. Most expats in Kuwait have felt homesick at some point in their lives.…

13 detained over Istanbul airport attack – Chilling details emerge of suicide bombers assault

UK in shock as Johnson avoids leadership bid; Popular front-runner rules himself out

LONDON: The race to become Britain’s next prime minister took a dramatic, unexpected turn yesterday as former London Mayor Boris Johnson – popular with the public and widely considered to…

Islamic State makes inroads into Kenya

NAIROBI: Recent arrests show the Islamic State’s growing presence in East Africa, where they are recruiting young Kenyans for jihad abroad and raising fears some of them will return to…

Iraq: IS ripped apart by air strikes as it fled Fallujah; 260 vehicles were destroyed, 150 militants killed

Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding – Merging with larger groups to build strength

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