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Iran says US breaching nuclear deal as Rouhani starts new term

TEHRAN: Iran said yesterday that new US sanctions were a violation of its nuclear deal with world powers, piling pressure on President Hassan Rouhani as he starts his second term.…

Two rebels, two Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Two Indian soldiers and two rebels were killed in armed clashes yesterday, officials said, in another day of bloodshed in Kashmir where tensions are high following the death of…

Amiri Diwan mourns Suad Al-Humaidhi

KUWAIT: The Amiri Diwan yesterday mourned the passing of Suad Hamad Saleh Al-Humaidhi, widow of Sheikh Jaber Al-Ali Al-Salem Al-Sabah. She was 78. A prominent Kuwaiti businesswoman, Humaidhi owned several…

Kuwait dispatches first crude shipment to Vietnam refinery

KUWAIT: Kuwait has dispatched first shipment of crude oil to its newly-built refinery in Vietnam, signaling imminent start of operations. Kuwait Petroleum International’s (KPI) Vice President Ghanem Al-Otaibi said at…

Hot, sticky weather to continue in state

KUWAIT: Meteorologist Abdelaziz Al-Qarawi said Kuwait is witnessing high relative humidity in some areas, particularly coastal ones. He forecast hot weather today and northwesterly winds in coastal areas, while maximum…

Harbi opens new extension of health office in Washington

WASHINGTON: Kuwait’s Minister of Health Jamal Al-Harbi inaugurated yesterday a new extension of the Kuwait Health Office in Washington to improve services offered to Kuwaiti patients in the United States.…

‘Zaar’: An ancient myth to exorcise evil spirits

KUWAIT: Zaar ceremonies are ancient folkloric rituals to exorcise evil spirits, using different types of music, mainly the art of “Samri”. Zaar originated in Ethiopia by primitive tribes in the…

Mubarakiya stone market thrives as customers flock in droves

KUWAIT: Gemstones are unique in every way. They are part of human history and tradition – people use these stones as ornaments, for healing or merely for decorative purposes. Some…

Drug smuggler nabbed

KUWAIT: The Drugs Control General Department arrested an Asian with 4 kg of heroin. Information was received about an Asian driver who smuggled illicit materials, and he was arrested in…

Thief leads police to 36 stolen cars

KUWAIT: Detectives solved the mystery of several vehicle theft cases recorded against unidentified persons, after their investigations led them to a 29-year-old bedoon, who used copied keys to open the…

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Qatar, Italy ink €5bn deal for seven warships

DOHA: Qatar announced yesterday a five-billion-euro order for seven warships from Italy in the midst of a nearly two-month diplomatic crisis with neighboring Saudi Arabia and its allies. “We have…