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Man bribed officer to release deportee – Six hurt in Dhahr house fire

KUWAIT: Residency detectives arrested an Asian man who attempted to bribe a public employee. The relations and security information department said in a statement that a policeman at the residency…

Konta tops Venus for first singles crown

STANFORD: As Johanna Konta pounded the ball from every spot on the court Sunday and rarely missed, there were moments Venus Williams could do little more than applaud her opponent’s…

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83BN – Landmark acquisition marks end of an era

SAN FRANCISCO: Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. It is the second time in as…

Syria regime pounds Aleppo on eve of Geneva meeting

ALEPPO: Syria’s regime intensified air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo province yesterday as a UN envoy prepared to meet US and Russian officials to try to revive peace talks.…

Germany warns of anti-migrant backlash after week of bloodshed – Europe’s economic powerhouse still reeling

ANSBACH, GERMANY: Yesterday Germany warned of a potential backlash against migrants after a Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up outside a music festival, capping a week of attacks that has…

China scores diplomatic victory, avoids criticism from ASEAN – Other bloc’s members are victims actions

VIENTIANE, LAOS: China scored an unequivocal diplomatic victory yesterday, preventing Southeast Asia’s main grouping from criticizing it for territorially expanding in the South China Sea, even though some of the…

ooredoo Kuwait posts KWD 350.8m revenue for H1 2016

KUWAIT CITY: NMTC (Ooredoo), a member of Ooredoo Group, announced yesterday its financial results for the first half of 2016. Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani, Chairman of Ooredoo Kuwait…

Two youths dead in shooting outside Florida teen party – 16 injured

MIAMI: Two youths were killed and as many as 16 other people injured early yesterday in a shooting outside a Florida nightclub as parents were picking up their children from…

Domestic workers

The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the past 10 plus years have changed drastically and significantly for the good. We had skyscrapers shoot up, millions of jobs…

Sexual harassment towards women

It might seem absurd that in 2016 we still have to talk about legal equality between males and females. But to bring things in perspective, there is still a huge…

25th Jul

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Law regulating Internet media comes into effect

KUWAIT: A new law regulating all Web-based publications including electronic news services, bulletins, websites of newspapers and televisions and alike came into effect yesterday after its bylaws were published in…