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Drinkers to be deported

KUWAIT: Fifteen Sri Lankans are being held pending deportation after being arrested for drunkenness by Maidan Hawally police. The suspects gathered in a room in Maidan Hawally where they were…

Travel ban man found with KD 45,000 in cash

KUWAIT: An Egyptian man, facing a travel ban, was arrested while trying to leave the country with the help of a friend. He is now being questioned in several cases…

Drug cases for April; Fake visa trader busted

KUWAIT: A total of 52 drug cases were registered in the first half of April, involving 66 suspects, according to the Drug Control General Department. The amount of contrabands seized…

US-backed fighters corner IS in Tabqa

SDF takes control of 80% of strategic Syrian city TABQA, Syria: US-backed fighters cornered the Islamic State group in a last part of Tabqa yesterday, after tearing down a huge…

Police hold 200 after May Day protests in Istanbul

ISTANBUL: Turkish police yesterday fired tear gas and plastic bullets at protesters seeking to march to Istanbul’s Taksim Square to celebrate May Day, in defiance of an official ban. Authorities…

Swedish police investigate fire at mosque as possible arson

STOCKHOLM: Swedish police say they are investigating a fire that caused major damage to a mosque near Stockholm as possible arson. Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystrom says “it appears to…

Brexit puts tiny German village ‘Gadheim’ at centre of Euroverse

GADHEIM, Germany: A European Union flag snapping in the wind in the tiny German village of Gadheim is the only hint at why the world’s media are beating a path…

Controversial Indian TV anchor to launch ‘nationalistic’ new channel

MUMBAI: India’s most brash and controversial TV news anchor Arnab Goswami, renowned for his hectoring style, is about to launch a new channel and he’s unapologetic about what viewers should…

Al-Qaeda leader: Group fought alongside US-backed forces

CAIRO: The leader of Al-Qaeda’ branch in Yemen said that his militants have often fought alongside Yemeni government factions – remarks that could embarrass the US-backed coalition fighting the impoverished…

US watchdog opposes red carpet for Duterte

Philippines president hesitant on US visit, warm on China MANILA: A US-based human rights group says President Donald Trump should not roll out the White House red carpet for Philippine…

Japanese destroyer leaves port reportedly to escort US warships

Japan increases military role amid tension TOKYO: A Japanese naval destroyer left port yesterday on a reported mission of escorting US military ships off the coast as Japan tries to…

Shooting tournament end in style

KUWAIT: Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah shooting tournament was concluded on Sunday with cups and prizes distributed to the winners at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. The event marked…