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Harvey to cost Texas $58 billion in losses

PARIS: Economic losses in Texas from Hurricane Harvey, which is still pounding the water-logged US state with rain, will be some $58 billion (49 billion euros), disaster analysts in Germany…

Harvey knocks out more US refineries

Hurricane sends pump prices up, causes shift in global oil flows PARIS: Economic losses in Texas from Hurricane Harvey, which is still pounding the water-logged US state with rain, will…

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Kuwait pardons disciplined soldiers ahead of Eid

Amir extends Eid Al-Adha greetings KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Army’s Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khoder yesterday granted amnesty to soldiers penalized for disciplinary offenses, as a gesture of goodwill…

Kuwait Airways and ALAFCO sign aircrafts selling/re-leasing deal

KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways and the Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) signed a deal to sell and re-lease four 777-300ER aircrafts. ALAFCO is now the legal owner of the four…

Hajj mission keen on fulfilling the needs of pilgrims

MAKKAH: The Hajj mission is keen on offering topnotch services to Kuwait’s Hajj pilgrims, aiming at fulfilling their needs during this great Islamic rite, an official from the Kuwaiti Ministry…

Humid weather expected to continue during weekend

KUWAIT: Humid weather is expected to continue during the weekend, especially in the coastal areas, the official at the Kuwait Meteorological Department Yasser Al-Bloushi said yesterday. Al- Bloushi said that…

MoH prepares a special budget

KUWAIT: MoH recently arranged to prepare a special budget to appoint 530 doctors and pharmacists at Jaber Hospital after the CSC agreed to hire 500 doctors and 30 pharmacists for…

‘Shrimping season’ to be launched on Sept 1, 2017

KUWAIT: The head of Kuwait Fishermen Union Thaher Al-Sowayyan urged MoI to cancel conditions that fishermen should carry their passports on sailing in and out of national waters, as long…

Teach your kids

Teach them that religion means peace and love – not blasts, booby traps and blood. Teach them to help people in distress without inquiring about their religion; to just help…

Municipality launches inspection campaign

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality’s Acting PR manager Mohammed Al-Mutairi said that a campaign has been launched to improve the standard of cleanliness as well as to have more control over foodstuff…

Asian arrested for using fake passport

KUWAIT: A Bangladeshi was arrested on arrival at Kuwait International Airport for using a fake passport. Security officials checked the man’s fingerprint and found out that he had been deported…