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Mosul markets both fear and hope for the future

MOSUL: Iraqi merchants and shoppers jostle in the lively open-air market of Gogjali on the eastern edges of Mosul, their voices often drowned out by the honking horns of cars.…

Kuwaitis can visit Turkey without visa

ANKARA: Kuwaitis will no longer need an entry visa to visit Turkey, it was announced in Ankara. A resolution by the Turkish cabinet came into effect yesterday, after being published…

Kuwait launches aid campaign for Palestinians

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti charity on Sunday kicked off a humanitarian initiative to support development in Jerusalem’s sacrosanct Al-Aqsa mosque. Chairman of Kuwait’s International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) Dr Abdullah Al-Matouq…

Health ministry to review strategies in line with 2030 Vision, SDGs: official

KUWAIT: A senior official has referred to an ‘orientation’ to review, and modernize the national health strategies and programs in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030…

Lawmakers spar over ‘corrupt powers’ claims

KUWAIT: MP Riyadh Al-Adasani heavily criticized MP Jamaan Al-Harbash over statements in which the latter argued that two grilling motions filed against His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak…

Minister touts Kuwait Airways revamp scheme

KUWAIT: A plan to develop Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) is currently in the works and “will be completed before the year is out,” Kuwait’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labor…

KFH issues CSR Report

KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) issued its annual Corporate Social Responsibility report CSR Report. This report generally highlights the bank’s initiatives and accomplishments for calendar year 2016 in all fields…

Kuwait installs six new water wells in Tanzanian schools

DODOMA: The Kuwaiti Embassy in Tanzania celebrated the installation of six new water wells in two villages in Tanzania. This takes the total number of Kuwait-funded wells in the African…

Drug dealer caught with 3 kg of heroin

KUWAIT: Criminal detectives arrested an Asian man yesterday for trading in drugs. The suspect was arrested in Farwaniya, and police found three kilograms of heroin inside his house. He was…

Policeman killed in traffic accident

KUWAIT: A police officer was killed when his vehicle collided into a light post in Sulaibkhat. Police, firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene and found the victim trapped in…

Internationalization of hajj declaration of war: Riyadh

RIYADH/TEHRAN: Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister called Qatar’s demands for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said yesterday, although…

Quartet open to Qatar dialogue

DUBAI: The four Arab countries which have cut ties with Qatar said yesterday they were ready for talks to tackle the dispute if Doha showed willingness to deal with their…