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Fake gold jewelry worth KD 50,000 found at Rai store

KUWAIT: Ministry of commerce and industry inspectors discovered 3.940 kg of counterfeit gold products valued at KD 50,000 ($165,000) at a jewelry store in Al- Rai. The case was later…

Phase 1 of Mina Al-Ahmadi sulfur project operated

KUWAIT: The first phase of Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery Sulfur Handling Facilities Project (SHFP) – revamp and new – has been operated, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said yesterday. The…

Kuwait says regional conflicts prevent SDGs’ implementation

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh said Monday conflicts in the region prevented implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially in countries witnessing armed…

Two MOH undersecretaries referred to retirement

KUWAIT: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) approved referring two assistant undersecretaries at the Ministry of Health, namely Mahmoud Abdul Hadi and Omar Al-Sayyed to retirement effective October 23, 2017. TEC…

No earthquake – Rumors denied

KUWAIT: Head of the Green Line environmental group Khaled Al-Hajri has strongly denied rumors about a devastating earthquake predicted to hit Kuwait and other countries in the region soon, which…

Court abstains passing verdict against ISIS female citizen

KUWAIT: The criminal court yesterday abstained from passing a verdict against a female citizen accused of joining the Islamic State (IS) in Sinai. The defendant, who faces charges of joining…

Jailed in UAE over Tramadol, Indian workers seek mercy

Tanzanian domestic workers raped and abused in Gulf JAGTIAL, India: When Lakshmi Motam sent 20 tramadol tablets from her south Indian village to her laborer husband in Dubai, she didn’t…

Qatar leader hails Amir’s efforts, says ‘1,000 times better off’ without allies

DOHA: Months into a dispute that has seen Doha cut off from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Qatar’s emir said yesterday his country was “a thousand times better off” without…

Kuwait supports Lebanon sovereignty; Patriarch meets Saudi king, Hariri

BEIRUT/RIYADH: Kuwait’s ambassador to Lebanon told President Michel Aoun his country supports his efforts to overcome the “delicate situation” and stands by Lebanese sovereignty, Aoun said in a tweet yesterday.…

Gulf Cup deadline passes with no response

DOHA: A deadline given by Gulf Cup organisers asking Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to play in next month’s tournament, hosted by Qatar, has passed without response.…

Italy suffer WCup ‘apocalypse’

Buffon quits, four-time champs miss out finals in 60 years MILAN: A tearful Gianluigi Buffon quit international football as four-time champions Italy sensationally missed out on their first World Cup…

New islands could solve Bangladesh’s land crisis

DHAKA: Dozens of new islands have emerged from the waters around Bangladesh over the last decade, providing a possible solution to the existential threat that rising sea levels pose to…