Home » 2017 (Page 762)

Liquor containers smuggled out from Shuwaikh Port found

KUWAIT: Concerned police authorities in cooperation with customs department detectives located the two containers that were smuggled out of Shuwaikh Port on Dec 14. Investigations indicated the containers were in…

IS claims New Year massacre, attacker on the run

Kuwaiti killed, 5 hurt in Istanbul attack KUWAIT/ISTANBUL: A Kuwaiti national was killed and five others wounded in the Istanbul nightclub terror attack that took place on New Year’s night,…

Hasidic woman judge: ‘It’s the American dream’

NEW YORK: In some ways, Rachel Freier has a background that might be expected in a new civil court judge. She is a real estate lawyer who volunteers in family…

Army presses fight near Damascus despite truce

BEIRUT: Syria’s army advanced yesterday as it battles to capture a rebel region that is key to the capital’s water supply, launching strikes and artillery fire threatening a fragile nationwide…

Shabaab bombers attack Somali checkpoint, hotel

MOGADISHU: Suicide bombers attacked the main peacekeeping base in Somalia’s capital yesterday, killing at least three Somali security officers, police said. Islamist Shabaab militants, who want to topple the Western-backed…

Bloody Chicago year ends with 762 murders

CHICAGO: One of the most violent years in Chicago history ended with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the city and more than New York…

Hollande vows to tackle foreign fighters

French president visits Iraq – Baghdad suicide car blast kills 32 ARBIL, Iraq: Western support for military action against the Islamic State group is key to preventing attacks at home,…

Afghan refugees coming to California struggle with PTSD

‘ I feel like I’m drowning here’ SACRAMENTO, California: California’s capital has emerged as a leading destination for Afghan refugees who were awarded special visas because of their service to…

Playboy son of E.Guinea leader on trial in France

PARIS: The playboy son of Equatorial Guinea’s leader, notorious for his extravagant taste in cars, homes and Michael Jackson memorabilia, goes on trial yesterday in Paris charged with plundering his…

Security operation kills 12 IS militants in E Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: At least 12 militants of the so-called Islamic State (IS) were killed in clearing operation and drone strikes in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, said Ministry of Defense (MoD) yesterday.…

Indian court bans politicians from using caste to win votes

NEW DELHI: India’s top court yesterday prohibited politicians from using religion and caste to garner votes, a verdict that could force political parties to change their strategy in upcoming elections.…

Myanmar detains police over Rohingya abuse video

Stories of abuse by security forces raise global alarm YANGON: Myanmar yesterday said it has detained several police over a ‘selfie-style’ video that appears to show officers beating Rohingya civilians,…