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Capital driving test department ready to move to new location

KUWAIT: MOI relations and security media department said that the capital driving test department would be moved to its nearby new location within the capital driving school and that the…

Dutch mosques receive millions from Kuwait

KUWAIT: According to the NRC yesterday, charitable organizations from Kuwait donated over 10 million euros towards eighteen Islamic organizations in the Netherlands. The NRC reports were based on a confidential…

Kuwait expresses concerns over worrying developments in Asia

KUWAIT: Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah expressed concerns yesterday over the growing and worrying developments in the Asian region. In a press statement to Al-Jareeda newspaper, Al-Jarallah expressed deep concerns…

Restaurant inspection campaigns

KUWAIT: Head of the capital municipality A and B inspection teams, Abdullah Jabber said his teams had conducted inspection campaigns throughout the Eid vacation on various restaurants and stores. He…

Biker gang apprehended

KUWAIT: A gang of six was arrested recently for multiple robberies said security sources noting that the suspects were arrested with the possession of seven bikes they used to rob…

Young female citizen attempts suicide

KUWAIT: A young female citizen was rushed to hospital for treatment after she ingested some of her mother’s PB medications in an attempt to commit suicide. The girl’s mother and…

GCC-born women strive to find work

Foreign and ‘futureless’ MAKKAH: Hafsa had hoped to land a much-needed job distributing meals for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday. One question stood in her way: “Are you, your husband,…

New Qatar port aims to break the boycott

DOHA: Qatar said yesterday that a new $7.4 billion port would help to break a three-month-old boycott of the gas-rich emirate. The Hamad Port, which began operating in December, is…

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

JERUSALEM: Israeli police yesterday evicted a Palestinian family from the east Jerusalem home in which they lived for over half a century, making way for Israelis deemed the legal occupants.…

After string of defeats, IS faces retreat to the desert

Syrian govt rapidly recovers ground lost to jihadists BAGHDAD: Facing a string of defeats in Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group is being forced to retreat to the desert…

Europe court backs employee fired over private messages

ECHR ruling to become law in 47 countries STRASBOURG: Europe’s top rights court yesterday restricted the ability of employers to snoop on the private messages of their employees, in a…

Slow justice as drug war rages in Philippines

MANILA: Accused murderer Manuel Cerna has languished in a Philippine jail for 15 years without a verdict, one of countless inmates enduring interminable trials that are expected to get longer…