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Medical Association calls for giving minister chance to meet demands

Proposal to use solar energy at state departments’ buildings KUWAIT: Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) said it supports the demands of nurses and their society, and rejected involving doctors in ‘attacks’…

Floral design: A booming, wide spreading business in Kuwait

Designers speak about challenges faced running their own businesses KUWAIT: Floral design is an exquisite art form with a precise discipline based on arranging flowers of various colors in a…

Air conditioning issues completed, work normal in schools: Minister

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Hamid Al-Azmi said yesterday that following the measures taken by the ministry during the past few days to deal with the…

Agreement signed to provide ACK students with training on renewable energy technology

Australian College of Kuwait, National Technology Enterprises Company sign agreement KUWAIT: The National Technology Enterprises Company (NTEC), owned by the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), signed a strategic cooperation agreement with…

Crown Prince congratulates Amir on 4th humanitarian title anniversary

Amir’s efforts to lead charity, humanitarian work made Kuwait proud: Minister KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday received a congratulatory letter from His Highness the…

Khamenei urges Iran’s military to ‘scare off’ enemy

DUBAI: Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iran’s armed forces yesterday to increase their power to “scare off” the enemy, as the country faces increased tension with the United States.…

Iran confirms deadly strikes in north Iraq

TEHRAN: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards confirmed yesterday they had launched deadly missile strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq the previous day. “The terrorists’ headquarters… was successfully struck by seven surface-to-surface…

Syrian and Russian forces pound Idlib

BEIRUT: Regime and Russian air raids pounded Syria’s last major rebel bastion of Idlib yesterday after an overnight lull, killing at least one child, a monitor said. It was the…

Trump axes $25 million in aid for Palestinians

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of American aid,…

‘I am not a cheat’, Serena accuses tennis of sexism

NEW YORK: Serena Williams insisted she was not cheating in the US Open final on Saturday before accusing the sport which has made her a global icon and multi-millionaire of…

Pakistan’s new president Alvi sworn in

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s new President Arif Alvi was sworn in at a ceremony in Islamabad yesterday, concluding the country’s peaceful transfer of power to its new government after a turbulent election…

Syria’s ravaged railways see new hope

Locomotives have chugged across Syria for over a century DAMASCUS: Abu Abdo eases himself into the driver’s seat, itching to try out freshly laid train tracks between two suburbs of…