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Gang rape acquittal fires up the feminist movement in Spain

MADRID: Spain’s feminist movement is pushing for changes to the law after a court acquitted five men of gang raping an 18-year-old woman at Pamplona’s bull-running festival. Protesters have filled…

ASEAN worried over US-China trade tensions US keeps China, puts Canada on IP priority watch list

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday a mounting trade spat between the United States and China was one of the most pressing worries for Southeast Asian nations…

Zain Strategic Partner of ‘Kuwait Beautiful and Green’ competition

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, participated in awarding the first place winners of the ‘Kuwait Beautiful and Green’ drawing competition organized by Kuwait Times for school students.…

Zain concludes Strategic Partnership of Arab Media Forum

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, concluded its Strategic Partnership of the 15th edition of the Arab Media Forum under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister…

Kuwait gives top priority to promoting health services

KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has emphasized the state’s great interest in promoting health services as a top priority. His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak…

Private hospitals not allowed to receive blood donations

KUWAIT: Private hospitals in Kuwait are not allowed to receive blood donations, and instead the Ministry of Health supplies them with their needs of blood, Health Minister Sheikh Dr Bassel…

Rohingya ordeal priority for Kuwait at UN: FM Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled

KUWAIT: Kuwait Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Friday ordeal of Rohingya Muslim minority was a priority for Kuwait, especially during its UN Security Council membership. Kuwait’s humanitarian…

Symposium recommends more care to historic writings in GCC states

KUWAIT: The 19th Scientific Symposium of the GCC History and Antiquities Society recommended giving more attention and care for documents and local historic writings in Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Chairman…

Nearly 4,000 liquor bottles busted in two containers at Shuwaikh Port

KUWAIT: Shuwaikh customs officers recently discovered two containers loaded with 3,948 liquor bottles hidden in a fertilizer shipment that arrived at Shuwaikh Port. Customs officers had doubts about the two…

Dust storm hits Kuwait

KUWAIT: Kuwait was hit by a heavy dust storm yesterday. The dust wave gripped Kuwait – causing visibility to drop drastically. The dust subsided gradually as temperatures dropped. The low…

Philippines expresses displeasure as row with Kuwait deepens

Manila demands explanation for envoy’s expulsion MANILA: A dispute between Kuwait and the Philippines over reports of abuse of Philippine workers took a turn for the worse yesterday with the…

Britain honors Kuwaiti ambassador for his role in promoting ties

LONDON: British Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Affairs Alistair Burt yesterday lauded the Kuwaiti Ambassador to United Kingdom and Northern Ireland Khaled Al-Duwaisan for his…