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Seven teams controlled junkyard fire

KUWAIT: Seven teams succeeded in controlling a fire that broke out in Al-Naeem junkyard next to Al-Salmi road on Tuesday, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) announced. In a press release…

Kuwaitis, Iraqis still ‘burying the hatchet’ 28 years after the invasion

KUWAIT: The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, which occurred 28 years ago on August 2, 1990, has reshaped relations amongst countries in the region, causing material and moral damages still felt…

Brand IMC launches campaign to commemorate martyrs’ sacrifices

700 martyrs paid ultimate price for Kuwait’s prosperity: Obaid KUWAIT: Brand IMC launched an advertising campaign on the anniversary of the August 2 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait themed “Shuhada Al-Kuwait……

Amir receives Acting Premier; FM meets award-winning director, UNICEF representative

Deputy FM bids farewell to outgoing Canadian envoy KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign…

Women defiant as Danish ban on niqab takes effect

COPENHAGEN: Hundreds of Danes rallied in Copenhagen yesterday in protest at a new ban on the wearing of face veils in public, accusing the government of infringing on women’s right…

Saudis try once ‘lowly’ jobs as economy bites

RIYADH: Dishing out burgers and fries slathered with melted cheese, “One Way Burger” is like any other trendy food truck in Riyadh. But it offers something rare – the cook…

UAE offers ‘visa amnesty’

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates, a major hub for migrant laborers, yesterday began an amnesty for workers who entered the country without a visa or overstayed their work permit. The…

India warns against sharing Aadhaar

MUMBAI: The body running India’s biometrics-based national identity card system has warned people against sharing their unique card number publicly after the country’s telecom regulator tweeted his in a challenge…

Iran slams US ‘threats and PR stunts’

‘Try respect: for Iranians & for (international) commitments’ TEHRAN: Iran waved away US President Donald Trump’s claims that talks with the country’s leaders were imminent, saying “threats, sanctions and PR…

Thieves snatch royal jewels in daylight heist

STOCKHOLM: Robbers who nabbed two 17th century royal crowns and an orb from a Swedish cathedral remained at large yesterday, a day after fleeing their daring midday heist by motorboat.…

Man shot dead in Zimbabwe as post-election clashes erupt

EU: Un-level playing field and lack of trust in the process HARARE: Protests in Zimbabwe’s historic elections turned bloody on Wednesday as a man was shot dead during demonstrations over…

San Juan: The Venezuelan city where nothing works anymore

‘There have been times where we’ve had no electricity for 24 hours’ SAN JUAN DE LOS MORROS: Power blackouts are daily fare, running water comes only once a month, cash…