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70th anniversary of exporting 1st Kuwaiti oil shipment: Challenges and accomplishments

KUWAIT: On June 30, 1946, late Amir Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah turned a silver wheel to begin the process of Kuwait’s first crude oil export aboard the tanker ‘British Fusilier.’…

‘Better schools make Kuwait better place’

Nearly a quarter of Kuwait’s entire population is under the age of 14 and yet with the exception of school assemblies, we never hear their voices. During Ramadan, Kuwait Times…

Suicide bombers storm Istanbul airport, kill 41 – Amir sends cable of condolence; Kuwaitis ‘safe’; Kuwait Airways cancels flights

Trump Taj bankruptcy leaves ‘little guy’ contractors angry – ’King of Debt’ owed $70m to contractors

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey: The contractor who provided the onion domes for the Taj Mahal casino had to eat $2 million in losses. The contractor who supplied the Carrara marble…

EU leaves UK out in cold, meets without Cameron – Scotland determined to remain in EU

Jordan widens IS crackdown – Signs of home-grown extremism abound

Israeli sponge bullets leave painful legacy

Murders, violence on rise as India battles for water

BHOPAL, India: Imrat Namdev and her younger sister Pushpa Namdev were neighbors in Chhatarpur district, in the drought-hit Indian region of Bundelkhand. Both relied on the same well for water…

Tajikistan mothers killing themselves and their babies

Drug pusher deaths jump as Duterte takes office – Concerns about vigilante justice, lack of due process


Bourses to close for Eid

KUWAIT: Middle Eastern securities exchanges have announced plans to close for upcoming Eid Al-Fitr holidays. The Saudi Stock Exchange will be closed throughout next week and reopen on Sunday, July…