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China reports six new bird flu cases, one death

BEIJING: China reported six new cases of H7N9 bird flu including one death in Hunan after live poultry markets in the province were shuttered last month. The infections were reported…

Gord Downie wins three Junos at music awards gala dinner Saturday night

Drake struck out in the first round of Juno Awards that were handed out Saturday during a gala dinner at Ottawa’s Shaw Centre. The rap superstar, who did not show…

Dylan the Enigmatic accepts 2016 Nobel prize at last

After months of uncertainty and controversy, Bob Dylan finally accepted the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature at a jovial, champagne-laced  ceremony on Saturday, the Swedish Academy announced. The academy, which…

Wrong Choice of April Fool

Film on extremism wins at Saudi festival

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia: A short film that tackles extremism has won the top prize at the Saudi Film Festival, organizers said yesterday, in an ultraconservative kingdom that continues to ban…

3rd Apr

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Language barrier still stands between expats and their rights

Two lawyers raise awareness about Kuwait family law KUWAIT: They did not mind waiting more than 40 minutes before an English seminar on Kuwait family law began at the TIES…

‘Fearful’ families removing wombs of disabled girls

KUWAIT: Families of some mentally-disabled girls consumed with fear about their daughters’ future and their own reputations have used this as an excuse to remove their wombs as soon as…

Just another summit

Do you think anyone in the Arab world is still following Arab summits? I did a survey among my friends, and they replied, “What summits?” They said they loved the…

Week summary of Kuwait’s humanitarian action across the world

KUWAIT: Seeking to mitigate suffering of people affected by global wars and conflicts, Kuwait – a country honored by the UN as an International Humanitarian Center- has continued to offer…

Five ministers invited to attend panel meeting

KUWAIT: The parliament’s financial affairs committee invited Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammed Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh and Minister of Social Affairs and Labor…

The 2017 Arab Summit

The 28th Arab Summit, which was held on March 29 in Jordan, concluded its meetings with a closing statement that is worth examining. Twenty-two member countries of the Arab League…