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Divers remove 3 tons of waste from Ouha Island

KUWAIT: Kuwait Dive Team removed three tons of hazardous waste from Ouha Island. Most of the removed waste included large fishing nets, plastic scraps, wooden pieces, and a number of…

Imported kinds dominate truffle market in Kuwait

Prices range from KD 10 to KD 15 – Rain scarcity leads to lack of local, regional truffles  KUWAIT: The truffle season is in full swing, and the truffle…

Kuwait continues offering aid to several countries

Treatment offered to 910 Syrians refugees – KRCS began two-week campaign in Eastern Ghouta  KUWAIT: Living up to its UN-bestowed status as an International Humanitarian Center, Kuwait scaled up…

Attempt to smuggle 981 cigarette cartons into Saudi Arabia foiled

 KUWAIT: Nuwaiseeb customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle 981 cigarette cartons into Saudi Arabia. A customs department source said tips were received that several vehicles were planning to…

Drunk naked man arrested in Khaitan

KUWAIT: Farwaniya police responded to a call about an Asian man walking naked in Khaitan. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol and sent to Khaitan police…

Bahrain busts ‘Iran-linked cell’, arrests 116 members

Large quantities of arms and explosives seized, attacks thwarted DUBAI: Bahrain said yesterday that it had arrested 116 people accused of belonging to a “terror” cell allegedly linked to Iran’s…

Regime forces advance in Syria’s battered Ghouta

DOUMA, Syria: Government forces intensified fighting yesterday inside Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, as tens of thousands of civilians in the besieged rebel enclave east of Damascus awaited urgently needed aid. On…

At the UN, diplomatic dance decides the fate of nations

So for the war in Syria, Kuwait and Sweden taken the lead UNITED NATIONS: The issues that come before the UN Security Council are the gravest to face any decision-making…

100 killed in Philippine

MANILA: More than 100 drug suspects have been killed since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the police to rejoin his “war on drugs”, an official said yesterday. Duterte was elected…

Militants attack Burkina Faso military HQ, French embassy

Investigators probe deadly twin attacks OUAGADOUGOU: Authorities in Burkina Faso were yesterday hunting for clues about the masterminds behind Friday’s deadly twin attacks on the French embassy and the country’s…

Pregnant woman fined walking wrong way

PARIS: A pregnant passenger on the Paris metro has been hit with a 60-euro fine for walking the wrong way, sparking outrage on social media. The woman, who wanted to…

Hundreds fear arrest for sharing names with jihadists

MOSUL: Since jihadists were pushed out of Mosul, Mohammed has not left his home. Although he never joined the Islamic State (IS) group, he shares a name with one of…