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British police seeking 1987 Qabas cartoonist’s killer

LONDON: British police re-launched an investigation yesterday into the murder of a Palestinian cartoonist 30 years to the day after he was shot dead in a London street. Naji Salim…

Iran pilgrims flock for hajj, Qataris few

TEHRAN/DOHA: In a diplomatic icebreaker between political foes, tens of thousands of Muslim faithful from Iran have flocked to Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest sites.…

Employment of non-Kuwaitis ‘according to the state laws’

KUWAIT: Employment of non-Kuwaitis in the public sector is done according to civil service laws and other relevant State regulations, the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor affirmed yesterday. Hind…

Kuwait Airways transports 4,684 pilgrims

JEDDAH: Kuwait Airways operated 16 flights carrying around 4,684 pilgrims from Kuwait to Islam’s hallowed grounds to undertake the holy Islamic journey of Hajj, one of the company’s officials said…

AIWN hosts Lt Col Mitchell

KUWAIT: Alghanim Industries, one of the largest privately owned companies in the region, announced its third meeting of the Alghanim Industries Women’s Network (AIWN). This network was launched to provide…

Ahli United Bank staff distribute gifts to pilgrims at the airport

KUWAIT: With the arrival of the Hajj season, and as part of Ahli United Bank’s (AUB) social contribution – catering a broad section of society, the Bank announced that staff…

Adha offers at Kuwait Towers

KUWAIT: The Touristic Enterprises Company (TEC) extends its heartiest congratulations to all citizens and residents on the upcoming Eid Al-Adha. Within TEC’s preparations for the holiday, it shares that the…

A simple act of kindness

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the amazing past few years I’ve had on social media and the incredible opportunities I’ve got, it has really been an unforgettable journey.…

Polluting environment

KUWAIT: A citizen is facing charges of polluting the environment after he was spotted by environment police tossing an empty juice can at a beach a few months ago. Security…

Israeli MP prays at flash-point Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM: Israeli lawmaker Yehuda Glick, shot in 2014 over his campaign for Jewish prayer at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site, visited there yesterday during a one-day break in a government…

Zuma’s ex-wife lashes critics as S Africa power race heats up

JOHANNESBURG: The former wife of South African President Jacob Zuma yesterday dismissed criticism that her bid to succeed him in office is a strategy to protect him from criminal prosecution.…

Life returns to Chad island despite Boko Haram threat

BOL, Chad: Gaou Moussa stands in front of his family home nestled in the dense vegetation of Chad’s Tchoukouli island, where burnt straw and charred wood still litter the ground…