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US trafficking combat official visits labor shelter

KUWAIT: Officials at the labor shelter operated by the Public Authority for Manpower received yesterday Victoria Orero from the US Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in…

Info Ministry takes hands off online election polls

Candidates invited to submit applications KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Ministry of Information yesterday decided to cancel item 6 of article 8/2016 of e-media law. By this decision, the ministry is taking its…

Kuwait keen on human rights: Researcher

NEW YORK: Bolstering human rights is a top priority for the State of Kuwait, said a researcher in a speech to a UN social, humanitarian, and cultural committee meeting late…

Search for ‘matchmaker’

KUWAIT: A matchmaker failed to realize the dream of a citizen to get married after she took KD 500 to find a match for him. The 29-year-old citizen agreed with…

KD 400 bag stolen

KUWAIT: A 29-year-old female citizen told police in Mubarak Al-Kabeer governorate that an unidentified person stole her bag in a five-star hotel when she left it on the table and…

They should apologize

Candidates who previously boycotted the elections claiming the illegality of the one-vote decree but are running this time round have the right to revert to the right thing and re-choose,…

Aid workers ‘brace for the worst’ from Mosul battle

Bad weather appears to have limited operations…

Bruised by crisis, Merkel face difficult election

Lingering rancor over her open-door migrant policy…

Two main IS obsessions: beards and concubines

Tehran ex-prosecutor given 135 lashes for corruption

TEHRAN: Tehran’s notorious former chief prosecutor, Said Mortazavi, has been sentenced to 135 lashes for misappropriation and waste of public money while head of Iran’s welfare program, Iranian media reported…

Pakistan releases 2,000 oppn party supporters

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police yesterday released nearly 2,000 opposition party supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan who were detained ahead of planned anti-government protests, a government spokesman said. The majority of Khan’s…

Kashmir schools shut after deadly shelling

Nearly 300 schools had been ordered to close…