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Arab Woman Awards Kuwait 2018 nominations open

KUWAIT: The Arab Woman Awards, presented by Harper’s Bazaar Al-Arabiya, announced nominations are open for its 2018 edition. Now in its 6th year in Kuwait the awards have twenty categories…

Rohingya minority crisis proves to be worst in modern history: Kuwait

Military option in Idlib would have catastrophic consequences: Otaibi NEW YORK: The crisis of the Rohingya minority proved to be of the worst in modern history, Kuwait said late Tuesday.…

Crown Prince praises teacher’s ‘great’ educational role

Sheikh Nawaf stresses need of adopting latest methods of effective education KUWAIT: His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah praised the great role of…

The strange, shocking theft of an antique oud

KUWAIT: Theft can happen at any time and even in broad daylight, right in front of you. This week a Salwa resident experienced the most shocking theft when a man…

Steel factory fire put out after four hours

20 people involved in fight near co-op branch KUWAIT: Fire broke out in a steel factory in industrial Mina Abdullah, prompting Mina Abdullah, Um Al-Haiman, Mubarak Al-Kabeer hazardous material and…

Demonetization ‘a flop’; rupee hits fresh lows

MUMBAI: Indians returned almost the entire amount of currency withdrawn in the government’s note ban of Nov 2016, raising fresh questions over the purpose of a shock move that triggered…

Saudi women grow ventures at US incubator

WASHINGTON: Reem Dad, a 22-year-old from Saudi Arabia, is developing a platform for pilgrims and tourists to experience a virtual reality tour of Madinah, one of Islam’s holiest sites. Heba…

Khamenei ready to abandon nuke deal if needed

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader warned yesterday the country could abandon its nuclear deal with world powers if it no longer served its interests, even as economic and political pressure mounted…

Germany’s city takes down golden Erdogan statue after outcry

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: The German city of Wiesbaden removed yesterday a temporary statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set up in a town square by artists, after it sparked…

Israel renews threat to attack Iran’s military targets in Syria

Russia hopes West won’t ‘obstruct anti-terror operation’ in Syria JERUSALEM: Israel yesterday renewed its threat to attack Iranian military targets in Syria, after the two Muslim allies signed an accord…

Rebels kill four police officers in Indian Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Suspected rebels shot dead four police officers while security forces killed two militants in Indian Kashmir yesterday as tensions rose before a major Supreme Court hearing on the troubled…

Germany’s police under fire after far-right mob violence

Police in eastern Germany accused of stoking tensions BERLIN: Police in eastern Germany were accused yesterday of stoking tensions by leaking to far-right groups the arrest warrant over a fatal…