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The dispossession of the Rohingya

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh: It takes a few moments to sift through the years of chaos and dislocation before Rohingya refugee Robi Alam settles on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, Aug…

Leaders of two Koreas hold surprise meeting

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un yesterday to ensure the upcoming high-stakes summit between Kim and US President Donald…

Cyclone Mekunu

Cyclone Mekunu made landfall on the Arabian Peninsula with extremely severe cyclonic winds. The cyclone continues to weaken, but leaves lessons for all of us in crisis management. In the…

Defense Minister in Saudi to inspect Kuwait’s troops

KUWAIT: First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah travelled to Saudi Arabia yesterday to inspect the Kuwaiti troops in operation “Restoration of Hope.” Sheikh Nasser…

2 killed as Cyclone Mekunu hits Oman; 3 Asians missing

SALALAH: Cyclone Mekunu was downgraded further to a deep depression yesterday, a day after lashing the southern coast of Oman and killing at least two people, authorities said. Civil defense…

Saudis, Russia signal oil production boost

NEW YORK/ST PETERSBURG: Global oil prices fell Friday after top producer Saudi Arabia signaled a likely boost in supply as soon as the third quarter, and world stock markets were…

27th May

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

NBK named ‘Best Bank in Kuwait 2018’ by Global Finance

KUWAIT: National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has been named the Best Bank in Kuwait 2018 by the international financial publication Global Finance. NBK was chosen the Best Bank in Kuwait…

First Deputy Premier chairs govt follow up committee’s meeting

KUWAIT: The ministerial committee of preparing and following up the government’s programs met yesterday under the chairmanship of the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah…

The challenge of 30 day-challenges

During Ramadan, the greatest 30-day challenge is that of fasting and prayer. For fasters, this month is both rewarding and difficult as they must still carry on with their daily…

Can we ‘meat’ in the middle?

The other day I read an interesting online article about veganism. The author was a vegan for several years and renounced the lifestyle to go back to eating meat. The…

Animal welfare

The conditions in which livestock are shipped to the Middle East sparked a debate in the Australian parliament after an exposé by Australian current affairs program ’60 Minutes’. Images of…