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Zain participates in ‘Social Responsibility of Private Sector in Supporting Human Rights’ seminar

As part of its Strategic Partnership with the UN High Commissioner KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, participated in a seminar entitled ‘Social Responsibility of the Private Sector…

Qatari leader receives Amir’s letter

DOHA: Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani received a letter from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday, dealing with bilateral ties and issues of…

Fitch Rating affirms Kuwait at “AA” with stable look

KUWAIT: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kuwait’s sovereign credit for 2018 at “AA” with a stable outlook, the agency said Wednesday. Kuwait’s key credit strengths are its exceptionally strong fiscal and…

Court upholds terror suspect’s death sentence

KUWAIT: The appeals court upheld the death sentence against a citizen in a state security case, as he is accused of running over policemen during national day celebrations. The suspect…

Talents for startup – Startups in Kuwait

Establishing a business can be a very challenging experience, yet rewarding in many ways. Support is very much needed in the initial stages – from technology experts to marketing assistance.…

Hundreds arrested in crackdowns around Kuwait

Ishbeliya service center’s shooting suspect detained KUWAIT: Security authorities carried out several campaigns that included 118 checkpoints in all governorates over two consecutive days (Apr 30 and May 1), resulting…

Liverpool reach Champions League final

Brave Roma win semi-final second leg 4-2 ROME: Liverpool reached the Champions League final after riding their luck to contain a fired-up AS Roma in a 4-2 defeat at the…

Chhota Rajan sentenced to life in prison

MUMBAI: An Indian court yesterday sentenced notorious gangster Chhota Rajan and eight others to life in prison for murdering a journalist in a drive-by shooting in Mumbai seven years ago.…

Angry Indian villagers kill 13 stray dogs

Indian villagers take revenge; 3 kids killed by dogs NEW DELHI: Angry Indian villagers killed 13 stray dogs after three children were mauled to death by the animals on the…

Lebanese city, election feel the effect of Saudi ‘cold shoulder’

Hariri’s birthplace hit by Saudi Oger collapse   SIDON: The last time Lebanon held a parliamentary election, Youssef Sanjar enjoyed a paid flight home from Saudi Arabia to vote for…

‘Day of disobedience’ Armenians protest

YEREVAN: Armenian protesters blocked roads in and around the capital yesterday, responding to a call from opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan for a campaign of civil disobedience to force the ruling…

Iraq’s Maliki poses as a Shiite champion in race for top job

Ex PM faces incumbent Abadi, Shiite militia leader Amiri   BAGHDAD: Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki fulfilled his life-long goal of wresting power from the country’s minority Sunnis after…