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Parliamentary committee discusses lifting sports ban

Integrated sports industry the long-term goal KUWAIT: The parliamentary sports and youth committee discussed, at its first meeting yesterday, blueprints “on lifting suspension of the local sports activities,” due to…

Sheikh Khaled to inspect Kuwaiti forces in Saudi

RIYADH: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, who arrived in Riyadh on an official visit earlier yesterday, proceeded shortly later to South Saudi Arabia to…

160 violators arrested in Mehboula campaign

 MoI clarifies on wrong social media reports KUWAIT: A massive security campaign led by interior ministry undersecretary was launched in Mehboula area that resulted in the arrests of 160 violators…

Man cheated of KD 6,000 over non-existent contract

KUWAIT: A Lebanese expat reportedly sold a non-existent tender to light up the Kuwait Towers to a Syrian for KD 6,000. He was arrested on fraud charges. The Syrian was…

A wish for 2017

It seems like ages since we welcomed 2016, because so many things – mostly negative – happened this year. But another year is at our doorsteps. This article is dedicated…

Sorry, Syria (and expats)

Last year, our neighborhood ice-cream man here in Kuwait was lamenting the destruction of his hometown in Syria. His family decided it was best to evacuate and move to Jordan.…

Where to bring in the New Year in Kuwait

If you haven’t made plans yet, fret no more! For those who are not travelling on New Year’s Eve or haven’t prepared a program, Kuwait Times has drawn up a…

Street cleaners recycle to earn extra cash

Babu is a Bangladeshi cleaner who works hard to keep Kuwait’s streets clean. To supplement his meager salary, he collects recyclable trash to sell, and washes cars as well. Babu…

Good news! Online network only spreads positive stories

News networks and social media are flooded with depressing news. People are imbued with negativity, and it’s affecting them psychologically. Even a makeup tutorial or a funny dancing parrot video…

Boko Haram leader in video says group safe

KANO, Nigeria: Boko Haram’s elusive leader Abubakar Shekau appeared in a new video yesterday to dispute a claim that the jihadist group had been routed from its Sambisa Forest stronghold.…

Obama, Netanyahu relations hit rock bottom

Two governments seemed further apart than ever HONOLULU: It took eight years of backbiting and pretending they got along for relations between President Barack Obama’s administration and Prime Minister Benjamin…