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Moderate temperatures affected by high-pressure atmosphere: Meteorologist

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s weather is currently stable due to the impact of high air altitude with northwesterly winds which will lead to dust on some open areas, said Abdul Aziz Al-Qarawi,…

It’s not the US. It’s us.

America has been a scapegoat for eons. Whenever anything happens, we blame it on Americans: The government, the food industry, the pharmaceutical industry and the arms industry. Everything originates in…

Children and smartphone addiction

If you are a parent of a teenager, then you better read this story. It seems that the attachment of children and teenagers to their smartphones has become an addiction,…

Fabrics vendors markets in old Kuwait

KUWAIT: ‘Al-Bazzaz’ is the name of fabrics vendors in old Kuwait, as Kuwaitis also call fabrics as ‘Baz’. Bazzaz is an Arabic-oriented word found in authentic Arabic language dictionaries, known…

Co-Exist Kuwait: Building bridges between Kuwait’s communities

In January 2017, local writer and poet Nejoud Al-Yagout founded Co-Exist Kuwait. Coexistence is an idea which is mainstream among many of the world’s most developed nations. However, Yagout noticed…

Failaka: A precious pearl

 The Kuwaiti island of Failaka is depicted by those who have lived on it as a precious pearl in the middle of the Gulf. The greenery of the island…

Envoys bid to end standoff in Aden

Struggle to keep together the disparate alliance ADEN: Saudi and Emirati envoys shuttled between Yemeni government forces and besieging southern separatists in second city Aden on Thursday in a bid…

For Saudi freed tycoons, cheers and business challenges

RIYADH: Cheering supporters greeted Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal when he arrived at his skyscraper offices in Riyadh after his release from detention in an anti-corruption crackdown. But…

The last surviving Paris attacks suspect faces trial in Belgium

Has stayed silent under interrogation since his arrest BRUSSELS: The main terror suspect behind the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, goes on trial in Belgium under tight security next week…

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan held in Paris over rape claims

‘He choked me so hard that I thought I was going to die’ PARIS: Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan remained in custody in Paris yesterday after spending a night behind…

100 years of women’s suffrage: How one group changed British history

A major step that put the country ahead – “The intolerable torture of women” LONDON: British women won the right to vote 100 years ago after an intense struggle marked…

FBI challenges White House over Russia case memo

WASHINGTON: The FBI warned Wednesday it has “grave concerns” over the accuracy of a secret Congressional memo that could depict the agency as deeply politicized, as President Donald Trump’s top…