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Amir heads to India on private visit

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by Deputy Chief of Kuwait National Guard (KNG) Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, left the country Sunday, heading to India…

Kuwait remains in Tier 2 in US Trafficking in Persons Report

State doesn’t meet minimum standards, but making efforts to do so KUWAIT: The United States Department of State recently released its annual Trafficking in Persons Report, which also lists Kuwait…

Kuwait’s power outage rate one of the world’s lowest: Minister

KUWAIT: Kuwait has one of the lowest power outages’ rates in the world, but cannot completely eliminate the problem due to high consumption in parallel with the rising temperatures, a…

Credit Bank fire-caused losses more than $6 million: director

KUWAIT: Kuwait Credit Bank (KCB) General Director Salah Al-Mudaf said yesterday that losses inflicted at the news headquarters building due to the recent fire did not exceed KD 2 million…

Generous Kuwaitis relieve many defaulters

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti donors have put an end to plight of indebted citizens and relieved hundreds of others of legal action and penalties, the Minister of Justice indicated yesterday. The national…

Seaside restaurant complexes becoming popular in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Seaside restaurant complexes in Kuwait have increased in popularity in recent years with several ones erected especially on the coastal roads. With their unique designs, these buildings group up…

Waiter beaten up in a Salmiya restaurant

KUWAIT: Four citizens beat up an Egyptian waiter in a Salmiya restaurant because of a reserved table, and did not stop beating him until customers interfered to save him. The…

Wives fight during mother-in-law visit

KUWAIT: A mother’s visit to her son turned into a fight between his two wives who exchanged blows and insults and both ended in the police station. The two wives…

US, UN support Kuwait’s Gulf mediation efforts

‘Restraint’ by all sides urged  – Gulf diplomats in US for talks WASHINGTON: The US and the United Nations expressed late Tuesday their support to Kuwait’s mediation efforts to resolve…

Revived US travel ban sows confusion, anger in Mideast

US plans enhanced airline security KHARTOUM: A US Supreme Court decision allowing partial implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban has stirred anger and confusion in parts of the Middle…

US travel ban ‘racist and unfair’

Tehran accuses US of a ‘brazen’ plan to change its government UNITED NATIONS: Iran is accusing US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of “a brazen interventionist plan” to change the…

Somali refugees regret returning home from Kenya

BAIDOA: As a teenager, Aden Hussein chose to become a refugee to get an education. With Somalia in collapse, he left his family for neighboring Kenya where Dadaab, one of…