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Rouhani: Conflict with Iran would be ‘Mother Of All Wars’

TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States not to “play with the lion’s tail” yesterday, saying that conflict with Iran would be the “mother of all wars”. Addressing…

Israel evacuates hundreds of White Helmets to Jordan

JERUSALEM/AMMAN: Hundreds of Syrian “White Helmet” rescue workers and their families fled advancing government forces and slipped over the border into Jordan overnight with the help of Israeli soldiers and…

AUB reports a net profit of $357.4 million for H1 2018

KUWAIT: Ahli United Bank B.S.C. (AUB) reported a net profit attributable to its equity shareholders of $357.4 million for the six months ended 30 June 2018. The net profit reflected…

KFH considering strategic option with AUB

KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Chairman Hamad Abdulmohsen Al- Marzouq said the Bank is currently deliberating with Ahli United Bank – Bahrain (AUB) the possibility of creating one of the…

11 dead at attack on Kabul airport

Suicide bomber targets supporters of VP Dostum returning from exile KABUL: A suicide bomber killed at least 11 people and wounded 14 at the entrance to Kabul international airport yesterday,…

As Seattle gentrifies, blacks no longer feeling welcome

The only panther to be seen serves as mascot SEATTLE: Not so long ago, few whites wanted to live in Seattle’s diverse Central District, so it housed the people who…

Dozens injured in clashes at Nepal healthcare protest

KATHMANDU: Dozens of protesters in Nepal have been injured in clashes with police at a demonstration in support of a hunger-striking doctor seeking better healthcare in the impoverished Himalayan country.…

India withdraws controversial tax on sanitary pads

NEW DELHI: India has withdrawn a controversial tax on sanitary pads following a vocal campaign led by activists and Bollywood stars to boost female education and empowerment. Saturday’s announcement is…

Pakistan candidate gets life term in drug case

ISLAMABAD: A candidate for the party of Pakistan’s ousted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been jailed for life by an anti-narcotics court, just days before a general election. Hanif…

Mudon Ahlia warns of imbalances in distribution of commercial services

KUWAIT: Mudon Ahlia Real Estate Company recently warned of what it described as imbalances in distribution of commercial services and shopping and commercial malls in various governorates, as indicated by…

Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies

WASHINGTON: Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company’s contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated policies,…

Ozil defends controversial picture with Erdogan

BERLIN: Footballer Mesut Ozil said yesterday he had no regrets about his controversial photograph with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that sparked questions about his loyalty to Germany’s national squad…

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