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Kuwait commemorates Iraq’s 1990 invasion

Iraqi VP Maliki arrives in Kuwait — KUWAIT: The government of Kuwait yesterday commemorated the August 2, 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, during which hundreds of people were martyred and…

Kuwait keen on combating human trafficking: Jarallah

Deputy FM affirms support to UN efforts in Yemen KUWAIT: Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah yesterday stressed Kuwait’s support for the international community in its efforts to combat human trafficking.…

Amir offers his condolences over India’s floods, Indonesia quake

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent yesterday a cable to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, offering his condolences to the victims who fell in the…

Iraqis fight to save cattle from drought

AL-ATTASSIYA, Iraq: Iraqi farmer Sayyed Sattar knows he’ll soon have to let some of his buffalo go as he surveys the herd bathing in a dwindling pond close to the…

Palestinian teen says no regrets after release

NABI SALEH: Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi said yesterday she was deeply changed by her eight-month sentence in an Israeli jail for slapping two soldiers, but does not regret any of…

India strips 4 million of citizenship

NEW DELHI: More than four million people left off a draft list of citizens in northeast India yesterday have effectively been made stateless, campaigners said, likening them to the Rohingya…

Hikers start descent of Indonesia volcano after quake

More than 500 tourists, guides trapped on the mountain MATARAM, Indonesia: Groups of hikers began to pick their way down the slopes of a Lombok volcano Monday after a deadly…

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in North India

NEW DELHI: Dirty water with fish squirming around flooded a hospital in northeast India after monsoon rain and at least 80 people died within days in one state in weather-related…

Zimbabwe votes in 1st post-Mugabe election

HARARE: Zimbabweans cast their ballots yesterday in the country’s first election since authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe was ousted last year, with concerns over fraud and the likelihood of a disputed…

Druze women and children kidnapped by IS in Sweida

Jihadists demand release of detained IS-linked people BEIRUT: The Islamic State group kidnapped dozens of Druze women and children when it attacked their village last week in Syria’s Sweida, residents…

Pakistan opposition party calls for investigation of election rigging

Foreign observers voice concerns over political climate in Pakistan LAHORE: Pakistan’s main opposition party called on Sunday for a judicial investigation into what it said was rigging at an election…

Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan: A mother of three from a remote area of northwestern Afghanistan remembers the day the head of a local Islamic State group came to her village, demanding money…