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Envious

I do not want to sound like a racist or prejudiced in this article against expats, as long as my writing will not go beyond the truth, while at the…

Absconders found

KUWAIT: An expat woman who was found in violation of the law told police she was staying in a place that absconding women seek for harbor. Police raided the place…

Qatar rejects ultimatum, could face fresh sanctions

All sides standing ground  as Gulf deadline ‘expires’ DUBAI/DOHA: Qatar faces possible further sanctions by Arab states that have severed ties with Doha over allegations of links to terrorism, as…

Stigma keeping drug addicts quiet in Gaza

GAZA CITY: After Umm Mazen found her husband shivering in his bed and complaining of a migraine, he confessed he was addicted to painkillers and could no longer provide for…

Saudi king orders columnist to stop piling on the praise

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has ordered an over-enthusiastic columnist to be suspended from his job after he equated him with God, Saudi media reported yesterday. Ramadan Al-Anzi’s…

Abu Dhabi airport now exempt from US ban on laptops

DUBAI: The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to be exempt from a US ban on laptop computers being in airplane cabins, the country’s flag carrier…

Indian woman attacked fifth time with acid

NEW DELHI: A woman who survived an alleged gang rape and four separate acid attacks has once again been hit by corrosive liquid, Indian police said Sunday. The 35-year-old mother,…

Suicide car bombers hit Damascus; 18 killed

DAMASCUS: A suicide car bomber pursued by security forces blew himself up in eastern Damascus yesterday, with a monitor reporting 18 killed in the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian…

Boxing-Filipinos stunned by Pacquiao defeat in Australia

MARAWI, Philippines: Millions of boxing fans in the Philippines, including those displaced by fighting with Islamist militants, walked away in stunned dinsbelief as national hero Manny Pacquiao lost his world…

Qaeda releases a proof-of-life video of six foreign hostages

BAMAKO: Al-Qaeda’s Mali branch has released a proof-of-life video of six foreign hostages, including elderly Australian surgeon Arthur Kenneth Elliott and Frenchwoman Sophie Petronin, US-based monitoring group SITE said. The…

19 killed as Mexican troops battle gang

CULIACAN: Mexican authorities said yesterday that at least 19 people died in clashes involving armed men and security forces in the gang-plagued northwestern state of Sinaloa, where homicides have spiked…

Polio worker shot dead in Pakistan

PESHAWAR: A health worker who had been immunizing children against polio was shot dead in Pakistan’s northwestern province Saturday, the provincial health department said. He was shot by two motorbike…