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10,000 more people sacked in Turkey post-coup purge – Thousands of convicts freed

ANKARA: Turkey has sacked another 10,000 police officers, judges, prosecutors and academics, according to a decree published yesterday, as the state continued a purge within public services following July’s failed…

14 dead in Pakistan court blast

MARDAN, Pakistan: At least 14 people were killed and more than 50 wounded after a suicide bomber attacked a court in the Pakistani city of Mardan yesterday, police said, the…

Clashes leave two more dead in crisis-hit Gabon – Opposition, civil society leaders detained

LIBREVILLE: Two people died after overnight post-election violence in Gabon, witnesses said yesterday, raising to five the number of people killed since riots erupted after President Ali Bongo was declared…

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Transport fare unchanged amid petrol price increase

KUWAIT: Contrary to people’s expectation that the costs of transportation will increase after the petrol price hike yesterday, the price for transportation remained the same – for now at least.…

Shush…. The ongoing practice of secret marriages in Kuwait

Anyone born into a typical Muslim family cannot avoid the central place that marriage occupies within the concept of a good Muslim lifestyle. Popular Muslim culture invests marriage with such…

Retirement health insurance to be effective October: MoH

KUWAIT: Ministry of Health (MoH) Undersecretaries’ Council has announced that the retirement health insurance plan will be effective by mid-October, while “Aafeya” insurance cards will be distributed via health centers…

Interior Ministry calls for increased efficiency

KUWAIT: It is imperative for security personnel to hone their skills to ensure readiness and aptness in dealing with any emergencies, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled…

Kuwaiti suspects nabbed; Bangladeshi arrested with 200 tramadol tablets

KUWAIT: An employee at Abdaly outlet left the country through Nuwaiseeb outlet with the help of a friend who claimed he returned an hour later. According to security source, the…

Rent cheaters

Rent cheating is a new form of deception in Kuwait. Today’s story is not new to me, as I have heard about it many times before, except this seems to…

A Thinly Veiled Sideswipe

There are many of you out there who choose to wear the veil*, and I respect your choice. I honor your commitment . I know that many of you wear…

Cup reading for fun

Tasseography is the practice of reading tea leaves or coffee grounds for the purpose of fortune telling. Illegal in Kuwait, it is often practiced for ‘fun’ with a focus on…