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North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

SEOUL: Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan yesterday in a major escalation that triggered global alarm and a furious response from the government in Tokyo. A visibly…

Macron says fighting ‘Islamist terror’ is France’s top priority

PARIS: Fighting “Islamist terrorism” is France’s top priority, President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday in a key foreign policy speech. “Providing security for our citizens means that the fight against Islamist…

Trump to visit storm-ravaged Texas as more rain threatens

HOUSTON: Donald Trump is expected arrived in Texas yesterday, aiming to show unity in the face of what he called the “terrible tragedy” wrought by monster storm Harvey’s devastating rains.…

Lebanon army in uncharted territory near Syria border

JURUD RAS BAALBEK: The dust-covered soldiers, armored vehicles and tents may not look very official, but they mark the first time Lebanese troops have deployed in this sliver of land…

Bangladesh court jails Rana Plaza owner for graft

DHAKA: A Bangladesh court yesterday jailed the Rana Plaza owner for three years for graft, the first of many charges laid against him after the garment factory complex collapsed in…

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Pilgrims leave for Islam holiest shrine amid pious atmosphere

KUWAIT: With only a few days remaining until Muslims across the globe undertake the holy Islamic journey of Hajj, Kuwait’s International Airport has been teeming with activity to accommodate pilgrims…

KIB humanitarian initiatives

KUWAIT: As part of its ongoing humanitarian initiatives which target multiple segments within the local community, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) is continuing with its initiative to distribute cold refreshments and…

Stricter punitive measures against anyone who assaults medical staff

KUWAIT: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi asserted yesterday that he fully supports a proposal submitted by the Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) to reinforce punitive actions against anyone who assault…

Kuwaiti musician selected as jury member in International Festival

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti musician Amer Jaafar was selected to be a member of the jury in the 11th International Music Festival currently being held in the Republic of Uzbekistan, National Council…

26,000 Kuwaitis visit Germany in 2 months

KUWAIT: “Kuwaitis have set a new record in travelling to Germany,” German Ambassador to Kuwait Karlfried Bergner said, noting that according to embassy records, around 26,000 visas were issued to…

Hawally Municipal inspectors launch inspection campaign

KUWAIT: The Municipality’s PR Department announced Hawally Municipal inspectors launched an inspection campaign on all stores and restaurants within the governorate.   The department added the campaign, led by the…