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Scrappy Swedes edge Swiss to reach q-finals

ST PETERSBURG: A deflected shot from Emil Forsberg gave Sweden a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a scrappy round of 16 match yesterday, sending the Swedes through to the World…

Belgium snatch 3-2 win over Japan to set up Brazil clash

ROSTOV-ON-DON: Belgium threw caution to the wind to reach the World Cup quarter-finals as substitute Nacer Chadli scored in the dying seconds against Japan to snatch a 3-2 comeback win…

Brazil cruise into quarter-finals

Stylish Neymar and Firmino on target SAMARA: Brazil cruised into the quarter-finals of the World Cup yesterday as goals from Neymar and substitute Roberto Firmino gave them a 2-0 victory…

Panel debates creating more jobs for Kuwaitis

Islamist MP Al-Tabtabai fumes over Cairo Airport’s incident KUWAIT: A National Assembly panel responsible for speeding up creating more jobs for Kuwaitis by replacing expatriates said yesterday it has decided…

1,629 expatriates in public sector terminated in 2018

Education ministry first with 114,868 employees, including 83,743 teachers KUWAIT: The number of expatriate workers terminated in state departments in the first half of 2018 reached 1,629, according to official…

Health Ministry to take charge of Jaber Hospital

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet has asked the Ministry of Health (MoH) to assume responsibility of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital’s building from the Ministry of Public Works so as to…

Firemen tackle Shuaiba warehouse blaze

KUWAIT: Firefighters tackled a blaze that erupted in a warehouse containing foam, paint and cleaning material in west Shuaiba yesterday. No injuries were reported in the blaze which required efforts…

Working in the unforgiving summer

In Kuwait we are blessed to have good weather for several months even though the Kuwaiti summer can be unforgiving with temperatures reaching over 50 C degrees, and therefore the…

Kuwait’s Foreign Minister lauds camaraderie with Britain

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled meets British counterpart, committee chairman LONDON: Kuwait’s Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has spoken highly of his country’s ties with Britain,…

Work together to write new chapter in relations

At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will pay a state visit to China in early July. During the visit,…

Amir patronizes, attends opening of Jahra Medical City

Jahra Medical City completed in record time – official  KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized and attended the opening of Jahra Medical City yesterday.…

Over 270,000 displaced by South Syria violence

Strategic area protected by ceasefire DARAA, Syria: More than a quarter of a million people have fled a Russian-backed government onslaught on southern Syria, the United Nations said yesterday, in…