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America First or America Alone?

WASHINGTON: Since President Donald Trump took office in January, the US has abandoned or threatened to quit several international accords under his “America First” policy. Trump’s advisors insist the slogan…

Nigeria puts fortress towns at the heart of new Boko Haram strategy

BAMA: Nigeria’s government has a plan for the northeast, torn apart by eight years of conflict with Boko Haram: displaced people will be housed in fortified garrison towns, ringed by…

As Brexit deal takes shape, Juncker meets lawmakers

BRUSSELS: The European Commission added to mounting confidence in Brussels that it is set for a Brexit deal with London when it scheduled talks with EU lawmakers ahead of a…

N Koreans face Mongolia exit as UN sanctions bite

ULAANBAATAR: North Koreans have toiled and slept at construction sites in Mongolia, they have operated cashmere sewing machines, and their acupuncture skills are highly prized in one of the few…

Society demands action after former minister’s ‘fake degrees’ claim

MoH official investigated over profiteering suspicions KUWAIT: Kuwait Society for Education Quality (KSEQ) said that statements made by the former minister of education and higher education Dr Bader Al-Essa, in…

Mullet ban from beginning December till end Jun

KUWAIT: With the aim of protecting fish resources in national waters, the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Rescores (PAAAFR) announced a ban on fishing mullet in national waters…

Kuwait completes delivering summit invitations to GCC leaders

KUWAIT: The State of Kuwait has already completed the delivery of invitations from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders to attend…

GCC summit in Kuwait

Kuwait has sent out official invitations to all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries including Qatar and Oman for the 38th GCC summit that is scheduled for December 5 and 6…

Do Arabs believe in aliens?

“Is it Islamically prohibited to believe in aliens?” “Is it scientifically proven?” “Are aliens supposed to look like movie aliens?” All of these popular questions are answered with a clear-cut…

68 arrested in Nugra crackdown

KUWAIT: Security forces recently launched an inspection campaign in Nugra, which resulted in arresting 68 people including two wanted on criminal charges, six for debts, 11 absconders, five in violation…

2.6 kg of ‘pure heroin’ busted at airport

 KUWAIT: Kuwait International Airport authorities have aborted an attempt to smuggle an amount of heroin into the country, Director General of the General Administration of Customs Jamal Al-Jalawi said…

Sheikha Intisar, Nawal win Arab Woman Award 2017

Organized by Arab Women Organization in London LONDON: Kuwait’s Sheikha Intisar Salem Al Ali Al Sabah and veteran singer Nawal have won the Arab Woman Award 2017. During a ceremony…