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Northern region projects to attract $400 bn investments

KUWAIT: Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said yesterday that mega projects in the northern region – the Silk City and Boubyan Island – are expected…

Kuwait seeks protection for Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS: Kuwait yesterday circulated a watered-down draft UN Security Council resolution on setting up an international ‘protection mission’ for the Palestinians in a bid to win European support in…

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May the flop be with you: Inquest begins after ‘Solo’ washout

With “Solo: A Star Wars Story” proving an intergalactic dud on its opening weekend, analysts have been pondering whether Lucasfilm’s enviable license to print money might just have expired. The…

Beirut’s dapper barber on a bike offers curbside cuts

BEIRUT: Dressed in an old straw hat and navy suspenders, Abo Tawila pedals around a southern district of Beirut. A rare sight in modern-day Lebanon, the young barber-on-a-bike is looking…

Kuwait looks forward to formation of new govt in Iraq: Al-Jarallah

KUWAIT: Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said Tuesday evening that Kuwait hopes that the brothers in Iraq will be able to form a new government as early as possible. “The…

No injuries in three reported fires

KUWAIT: A huge fire broke out yesterday at dawn in a poultry company’s fodder store located over an area of 1,500 sq m along Salmi highway, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate…

Israel denies Gaza truce but calm returns

GAZA CITY: Israel denied it has agreed to a ceasefire with Palestinian militants in Gaza as claimed by Hamas after the worst military flare-up since a 2014 war, but calm…

Prison day-release practice under scrutiny after killings in Belgium

LIEGE/BRUSSELS: Belgian authorities faced questions yesterday over why a prison inmate, suspected of links to radical Islamists in jail, was let out for a day, enabling him to carry out…

Police clear biggest migrant camp in Paris

PARIS: Security forces moved in on the biggest migrant camp in the French capital yesterday where some 1,700 people lived in makeshift tents alongside a canal. The migrants would be…

US claims 50 Afghan Taleban leaders killed in rocket strike

KABUL: More than 50 senior Taleban commanders were killed in an artillery strike on a meeting in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, a US military spokesman said yesterday, as fighting…

The man sent by Kim to US for high-level talks

WASHINGTON/SEOUL: When Kim Yong Chol lands in New York, he will become the most senior North Korean envoy to hold talks with American officials on US soil in 18 years.…