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Amir invites India PM Modi to visit Kuwait

Two agencies to run 6 Indian embassy outsourcing centers KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has extended an official invitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Ajmi returns to Kuwait

KUWAIT: Saad Al-Ajmi, former spokesman of the opposition Popular Action Movement, returned home to Kuwait late on Thursday. Ajmi, who was deported to Saudi Arabia after his citizenship was revoked,…

France expresses great appreciation for Kuwait’s generous support for culture

PARIS: France on Thursday gave lavish praise to Kuwait’s role in supporting cultural development down through the decades and on several levels and particularly on this occasion by helping refurbish…

Former Kuwaiti FM blames racism, foreign intervention for Mideast crises

BUDAPEST: Racism, intolerance, and foreign intervention in the Middle East have led to countless wars, conflicts, and crises that will have grave repercussions on world affairs, said former Kuwaiti Foreign…

Man dead, several injured in multiple accidents

KUWAIT: A citizen died in a car accident reported on Sixth Ring Road yesterday. Jahra firemen headed to the scene accompanied by paramedics in response to an emergency call reporting…

Drug dealers arrested

KUWAIT: Mubarak Al-Kabeer detectives arrested three Bangladeshis in Adan for drug trafficking. The trio were caught with possession of 157 Tramadol tablets. Detectives had received tips about the suspects’ activities,…

Bomb near Pakistan mosque kills 22

Islamist militant group TTP claims responsibility PARACHINAR: A bomb apparently targeting a mosque in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Parachinar killed at least 22 people yesterday and wounded dozens in an…

Indonesia arrests Muslim leader for treason

Thousands protest against Christian governor JAKARTA: Indonesian police arrested five people, including a Muslim leader, for suspected treason yesterday, signaling a clampdown on hardline Islamist groups that have agitated against…

Ghosts of Mosul stalk Iraq’s fleeing children

HASAN SHAM CAMP: The children proudly wield donated plastic water bottles like freshly dug nuggets of treasure, smiling despite the fear and death and destruction they have faced in their…

Australians cling to roofs as floodwaters swamp towns

One dead, 20,000 people told to evacuate SYDNEY: Flooding rivers swamped towns along Australia’s east coast yesterday forcing tens of thousands of people to be evacuated as fast-flowing waters cut…

Trump to name, shame trade ‘cheats’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump was to launch an investigation yesterday to root out unfair trade practices around the world, threatening to target countries that contribute to America’s substantial trade…

India is world’s largest buffalo meat exporter

Cow crackdown puts meat industry on edge MEERUT, India: Not a buffalo in sight as businessman Haji Shadab paced the silent abattoir, his meat shipments indefinitely on hold as India…