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MP slams minister for offering 14 tenders simultaneously

KUWAIT: MP Al-Humaidi Al-Subaie criticized a decision made by Minister of Public Works Abdul-Rahman Al-Mutawa to offer 14 different road maintenance contract tenders simultaneously, noting that this action raises suspicions.…

Operations resume at Kuwait ports after dust storm subsides

KUWAIT: Regular operations at the Kuwaiti ports have resumed after weather conditions improved across the country, Kuwait Ports Authority (KPA) said yesterday. Director of Operations at Shuwaikh Port Captain Bader…

World Bank commends Kuwait’s business atmosphere reforms

Kuwait improves position in Ease of Doing Business Index KUWAIT: The State of Kuwait has done well in improving its business atmosphere, taking vital steps that made it one of…

Premier receives chief of illegal residents agency

Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak leads his 7th Cabinet KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met yesterday with Saleh Al-Fadhalah, head of the central agency dealing with…

Cross dressers arrested

KUWAIT: Three Kuwaiti men face legal action after patrolmen caught them dressed up in women’s clothes and carrying purses full of makeup in Abu Fateera. Fight Two women, Kuwaiti and…

Cables thief arrested at Jamal Abdul Nasser Road

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry’s Relations and Security Information Department said general security officers arrested an Arab man for stealing copper cables from Jamal Abdul Nasser Road. A police patrol noticed…

Uzbek planned NY attack for weeks; Trump vows to end green card lottery

NEW YORK: The Uzbek immigrant who killed eight people in New York’s worst attack since Sept 11, 2001 planned the assault for weeks and left behind handwritten notes in Arabic…

Saudi-led coalition strike kills 29 at a market in Yemen

SANAA: A Saudi-led coalition air strike killed 29 people at a crowded marketplace in the heartland of the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in northern Yemen yesterday, Houthi health authorities said. The…

Hamas cedes the border crossings to Palestinian Authority control

Islamist group still dominant armed force in enclave GAZA: The Islamist group Hamas began ceding control of the Gaza Strip’s border crossings with Israel and Egypt to US-backed Palestinian President…

15 million teenage girls forced into sex

LONDON: At least 15 million teenage girls worldwide have been forced into sex – often by partners, relatives or friends – yet only one in 100 sought help, the United…

Century-old Balfour declaration hardens Israeli-Palestinian rift

Israelis celebrate it, Palestinians despise it   JERUSALEM: Israelis celebrate it. Palestinians despise it. The Balfour Declaration, Britain’s promise to Zionists to create a Jewish home in what is now…

Blast kills 13 at wedding in India

NEW DELHI: At least 13 people including a pregnant woman were killed when an electricity transformer exploded outside a wedding ceremony in western India, police said yesterday. Dozens of guests…