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Syrian troops tighten Aleppo siege, tell gunmen to give up – Troops call for opposition to surrender

BEIRUT: Syrian government forces yesterday captured new ground on the northwestern edge of the city of Aleppo, tightening the siege on rebel-held parts of the metropolis where some 300,000 people…

Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip

ABU DHABI: Solar Impulse 2 made history yesterday as the first airplane to circle the globe powered only by the sun, opening up new possibilities for the future of renewable…

Turkey detains generals, journalists in widening purge post-coup – Warns against witch hunt

ANKARA: Turkey’s opposition leader yesterday warned against a government witch hunt following the failed coup in the country, saying it would cast a shadow on the democracy which those who…

N Korea warns US of ‘terrifying price’ over nuke tensions – After US blasted Pyongyang’s nuclear program

VIENTIANE, LAOS: North Korea warned the United States yesterday that it will pay a “terrifying price” if the Korean Peninsula sinks into deeper tensions, stepping up its rhetoric hours after…

History and hostility too as Clinton clinches nomination – Mrs Obama, Sanders make case for Hillary

PHILADELPHIA: A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with yesterday’s roll call of the states, making her the first…

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GBK posts 11% net profit increase in H1 2016

KUWAIT: Gulf Bank today announced a net profit of KD 20.7 million for the first half of 2016, an increase of 11% or KD 2 million over the same period…

Amir warns regional conflicts affect development, stability

NOUAKCHOTT: Critical conditions, hazardous events and accelerating changes continue to undermine the stability of the region and waste time and efforts at the expense of development and the realization of…

Man bought citizenship, sold it to eight others – Four suspects still at large

KUWAIT: A Saudi national bought Kuwaiti nationality from a citizen, then he sold it to nine others. Nationality detectives found that an agreement was made between a citizen born in…

Marbella city officials proud to host Kuwaiti-Spanish festival

MADRID: Officials in Spain’s southern Marbella municipality said yesterday they are proud to host the ‘Kuwaiti-Spanish Festival,’ which kicks off Friday, describing it as an endeavor set to showcase the…

Filipinos in Kuwait hail first address of Duterte – New president plans to improve services for OFWs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) yesterday, and Filipinos in Kuwait applauded his three-week old government. Many Filipinos here are satisfied with the…

Heat wave to affect local fish production – Humidity to continue throughout the weekend

KUWAIT: Temperatures in Kuwait reached 54 degrees Celsius last week, setting a record for the hottest day ever, according to several reports. The blistering temperature was recorded in Mitribah in…