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Stricter penalties for govt officials involved in violations

KUWAIT: Chairman of the parliamentary budgets and final statement committee Adnan Abdulsamad demanded stricter penalties for government officials involved in violations. “The current CSC disciplinary measures are not enough, though…

Attempt to smuggle in 6,488 bottles of liquor

KUWAIT: Shuwaikh customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle into Kuwait 6,488 bottles of liquor in a container of wood and marble. The shipment arrived from an Asian country. Elsewhere,…

Last concrete block installed in Subbiya spur of the Jaber Causeway project

Bridge will link the center of Kuwait with the north on the instructions of the Amir KUWAIT: Commerce and Industry Minister, acting Public Works Minister and State Minister for Municipal…

Kuwait waters home to ‘peaceful’ sharks

 KUWAIT: Kuwait’s regional waters, mainly Kuwait Bay is one of the largest incubators in the world for many types of fish and marine life forms, and especially attracting different…

Amir receives local, foreign officials; sends condolences to Pakistan prez

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday received at Seif Palace the Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. HH the Amir…

Riyadh reassures it will not abandon Jerusalem, refugees

Freed Palestinian teen vows to continue resistance – Bibi defends Jewish nation law RIYADH/JERUSALEM: Saudi Arabia has reassured Arab allies it will not endorse any Middle East peace plan that…

Filipino Muslims hope law to bring ‘dream of peace’

SULTAN KUDARAT, Philippines: Members or supporters of the Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group gathered in their tens of thousands yesterday to discuss a landmark law granting them autonomy, with one…

Turkey’s Erdogan warns US over sanctions threat

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the US in comments published yesterday that sanctions would not force Ankara to “step back” after Donald Trump threatened to punish Turkey if a…

Strong Indonesia quake kills 14

Local officials declare three-day state of emergency LOMBOK, Indonesia: A powerful earthquake which struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok yesterday killed at least 14 people, injured scores and damaged…

Lawmakers protest US deal allowing free plans for 3D guns

DD website invites to download program to make ghost guns WASHINGTON: Dozens of US legislators are demanding that the Trump administration explain a recent agreement to allow the free distribution…

Pakistan’s Sharif falls sick in jail, moving to hospital

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif, jailed earlier this month over graft charges, has fallen sick inside prison and is being moved to hospital, a minister said yesterday. Sharif and…

Muslim survivors of massacre shaken by citizenship test in India

NELLIE, India: Thirty-six years after losing his parents, sister and a four-year-old daughter in one of India’s worst sectarian massacres, Abdul Suban says he is still trying to prove he’s…