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Amir congratulates Kuwaitis, expats on national occasions

Sheikh Sabah hails participation in celebrations KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday congratulated the citizens and residents of the country on the 56th anniversary of the…

Hit-and-run accidents at three-year high

Nearly half drivers unaware that fleeing scene is illegal – 110,892 accidents in 2015, resulting in 429 deaths – 2,437 people died in traffic accidents in the five years ending…

674,000 patients visited Farwaniya Hospital’s outpatient clinics in 2016

KUWAIT: Farwaniya Hospital’s deputy director Dr Mohammed Al-Rasheedi said the total number of patients the hospital’s outpatient department received in 2016 was over 674,000, including 108,882 citizens during morning hours…

Martyrs’ families honored during National, Liberation days ceremony

KUWAIT: Author and researcher in the biography of Al-Sabah family members Abdullah Buwair hosted a celebration last Thursday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on the occasion of the 56th National…

Feb 27 1992, first flag hoisting after liberation

KUWAIT: It was a day full of pride and emotions when Kuwait celebrated on February 27, 1992, the first anniversary of liberation from the Iraqi invasion and the 31st anniversary…

KFAED’s important role

We occasionally read about criticism against the activities of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), because it ignores the needs of the Kuwaiti society, especially with regards to…

Happy holidays!

Happy National and Liberation days! I hope you and your families had a lovely holiday celebrating everything red, black, white and green. I personally think that Kuwait has a very…

Municipality crackdown at Amghara factories

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality’s Public Relations Department said three departments in Jahra (general cleanliness and road occupancy, municipal services licensing and emergency team) continued their campaigns at major contractors’ factories in…

Two hospitalized after family feud

KUWAIT: A bedoon (stateless) man received two stabs when he went to rescue his relative who was stabbed five times by his uncle. The fight took place in Reqqa between…

Marital dispute – Egyptian woman beats up her husband

KUWAIT: An Egyptian woman beat her husband, tore his clothes and papers, then damaged their furniture. The man resorted to the police station and told officers there about the incident.…

Five Juvenile troublemakers arrested

KUWAIT: Jahra detectives arrested five juveniles who threw stones at police patrols after blocking the roads, while dancing in their cars, and endangering others’ lives with reckless behavior. Patrol officers…

ZTE launches world’s first 5G smartphone

BARCELONA: Chinese telecoms giant ZTE unveiled yesterday what it said is the world’s first smartphone compatible with the lightening-fast 5G mobile internet service that networks expect to have up and…