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Amir praises parliament’s achievements, cooperation at end of legislative session

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable to National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem on Wednesday after the end of the parliament’s second legislative session,…

Kuwait Airways among cheapest airlines worldwide, study says

KUWAIT: A French study specialized in aviation recently published a list of airlines with the lowest cost in the world, which included Kuwait Airways amongst the top fifty cheapest airlines.…

Bad weather halts sea navigation: KPA

KUWAIT: Sea navigation to and from Kuwait’s three major ports has been halted due to bad weather conditions caused by dust storms and heavy winds, Kuwait Port Authority (KPA) announced…

New roads to serve Sabah Al-Ahmad, Wafra residents

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport yesterday issued a statement in which it refuted online reports claiming that a project to build some roads and bridges along…

UN: Qatar must stop supporting terror

THE HAGUE: Abu Dhabi called Doha yesterday to stop “supporting terrorist groups and individuals” and strongly denied human rights abuses against Qatari citizens before the UN’s top court. The bitter…

Prince William visits Jerusalem mosque

JERUSALEM: Prince William visited Jerusalem’s super-sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound yesterday as he wrapped up a landmark Middle East tour during which he has tiptoed through the region’s diplomatic minefield. His…

Hundreds of Syrian refugees in Lebanon return to Syria

ARSAL: Nearly 400 refugees began leaving the Lebanese border town of Arsal to cross into Syria yesterday, a rare case of returns which Lebanon’s government wants to encourage. The convoy…

Italy threatens to throw EU migration summit into chaos

BRUSSELS: Italy’s hardline new premier threatened yesterday to block a joint EU statement on migration at a summit that embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned could decide the bloc’s fate.…

Trump gets historic chance to shift Supreme Court to right

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday secured a historic chance to shift the US Supreme Court decisively to the right as Justice Anthony Kennedy, the tie-breaking vote between the bench’s…

Five dead as plane plunges into Mumbai building site

MUMBAI: A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated part of India’s financial capital Mumbai yesterday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said.…

Nigerian villagers bury their dead after attacks, then flee

BARAKIN LADI: In the fields of Nghar, 79 people lie under a vast mound of earth-victims of a wider massacre that killed more than 200 in villages across Plateau state,…

Underwater rescue halted for children trapped in a Thai cave

MAE SAI: The underwater search for 12 children and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand was halted as water levels rose amid relentless rainfall yesterday. But…