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A massive fire engulfed a shopping complex under construction in Sharq

  A massive fire engulfed a shopping complex under construction in Sharq, Kuwait City today. No details on the cause of the blaze were immediately available. It is unclear if…

Kuwait swelters as temperature hits 50 deg celsius

KUWAIT: Hot weather will prevail during the weekend in Kuwait with temperatures soaring up to 51 Degrees Celsius, Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi, weather forecaster at Kuwait Meteorological Center said yesterday. Speaking to…

Pet market open despite heat

Amidst the searing heat, Kuwait Times visited the infamous pet market in Rai near the Friday Market. Recently, some social media have reported that pets are being abandoned in droves…

Mail handlers on strike

KUWAIT: The employees handling the mail boxes at Salmiya Post Office went on strike yesterday over unpaid salaries. According to the director of the post office, the employees decided to…

Dubai ruler takes to verse, urging Qatar to turnabout

Using poetry to convey a message DUBAI: The ruler of Dubai has taken to verse to urge Qatar to concede to the demands of Saudi Arabia and its allies for…

Fires in Kuwait

The series of fires in Kuwait do not seem to end, and hardly a week passes without reports of fires making headlines, especially if the damage is severe and innocent…

That fear should ‘not’ be there

I got the habit of saying ‘that fear should be there’ from a friend of mine and I realized that after a while when you constantly use a phrase it…

Childhood discrimination

There is an issue that must be addressed. For too long, this sector of our society has remained silent, unheard of. I am talking about people who have dreams, just…

Criminal gang busted

KUWAIT: Criminal detectives busted a criminal gang network. Detective received a tip from a source about their activities near a farm in Wafra. The farm was raided and six Kuwaitis…

Charred body found; Husband dupes wife for KD 20,000

KUWAIT: Criminal detectives are investigating the case of charred body of a citizen whose body was found near his car. Police received a call about the body behind Nuwaiseeb gas…

Kuwait’s first ‘Japanese’ manga writer

An interview with Shinigami Sensei author Hisham Najem Japanese manga and anime have a wide following in Kuwait and the region. One young Kuwaiti writer however has taken his interest…

Trump travel ban to take partial effect

Implementation of the order could be chaotic WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s order to block arrivals from six mainly Muslim countries takes partial effect yesterday after he won a Supreme…

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