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Qatar says ultimatum unreasonable

Doha given 10 days to comply – Turkey rejects call to shut base DOHA: Qatar yesterday denounced a sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies in an…

Trump OKs $2bn drone sales to India

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India…

CIA knew Putin sought to boost Trump in elections

Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller WASHINGTON: The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win…

London towers urgently evacuated over fire fears – Dozens refuse to leave

LONDON: Residents of 650 London flats were evacuated yesterday due to fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, but 83 people refused to leave their homes,…

India mob kills Muslim teen in beef row, 1 held

NEW DELHI: Indian police yesterday said one person has been arrested after a mob stabbed a Muslim teenager to death on suspicion of carrying beef, an offence in many parts…

Afghan ‘hill of widows’ living in a world apart

KABUL: The first women settled on this stony slope outside Kabul in the 1990s hoping to escape the stigma those like them are forced to endure. Today it is known…

Wanted terror leader may have fled Marawi

Hapilon has not been seen in battle zone MARAWI, Philippines: One of America’s most wanted terrorists may have escaped a five-week battle with Islamist militants in a southern Philippine city,…

Kvitova reaches first grass final since 2014

BIRMINGHAM: Petra Kvitova took a big step forwards to convincing herself that she can make a full recovery when she reached the final of the Aegon Classic by outplaying her…

Roy’s bizarre exit turns 2nd T20 South Africa’s way

TAUNTON: Jason Roy’s bizarre dismissal turned the second Twenty20 international’s South Africa’s way as the Proteas won by just three runs at Taunton on Friday. The narrow victory at Somerset’s…

Zain concludes diamond sponsorship of Al-Roudhan football tournament

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its participation in the concluding ceremony of the 38th edition of the Al-Roudhan Ramadan Football Tournament and the final match held…

Global shareholders approve KD 22.9 million distributions

KUWAIT: Global Investment House (“Global” or the “Company”), a regional asset management and investment banking firm headquartered in Kuwait, with offices in major capital markets in the MENA region, held…

Qatar Airways launches new portal for online refunds

KUWAIT: Launched in time for the Eid break, Qatar Airways has a new online portal to assist passengers to apply for and manage their ticket refund process in the Kingdom…