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KISR releases million shrimp larva in Gulf waters off Subbiya

Part of plan to achieve self-sufficiency of fish and livestock KUWAIT: Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Hosam Al-Roumi stressed his full support of effort…

Real estate fraud cases referred to prosecution

KUWAIT:  The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) yesterday reaffirmed that it was following up with a number of real estate fraud cases referred to prosecution, adding that the public…

Fareeha: The kindhearted woman

May the Almighty rest Sheikh Fareeha Al-Sabah’s soul in peace in Heaven. Dear readers, I personally was in constant contact with this kindhearted and tolerant woman who was a kind…

Kuwait real estate improves in Q2, private housing up 2.4 percent

Kuwaitis fourth large real estate buyers in Turkey in August: report KUWAIT: The real estate sector in Kuwait appears to have improved in the second quarter of the year going…

KFSD inspects Shuwaikh warehouses

KUWAIT: Kuwait Fire Service Directorate’s (KFSD) prevention department issued three warnings to three warehouses in Industrial Shuwaikh for lack of safety measures against fires. The warehouses were given 72 hours…

Turkey cuts investment criteria for foreigners seeking citizenship

Turkey, US relations will strengthen with investment and trade: Erdogan ANKARA: Turkey yesterday made it easier for foreigners to become Turkish citizens by cutting the financial and investment criteria required…

India outlaws ‘triple talaq’

NEW DELHI: The Indian government yesterday issued an executive order making the Islamic practice of “instant divorce” a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison. The controversial…

Anger at Singapore ads offering Indonesian housemaids for sale

SINGAPORE: Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale were yesterday condemned as “unjust and demeaning”, in a rare flare-up of tensions between the neighbors over domestic helpers. Singapore…

Afghan Shiites brace for attacks

Ashura: why holy day brings fear for Shiites KABUL: A series of devastating suicide attacks on Afghanistan’s minority Shiite community has fuelled fears of more violence ahead of Ashura, one…

Surgeon, girlfriend charged with rape

LOS ANGELES: An orthopedic surgeon in California who once appeared on a dating reality show and his girlfriend have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, in a…

Car hits pedestrians outside UK mosque

LONDON: Police in London launched an investigation yesterday into a possible hate crime after a car hit a crowd outside a mosque, injuring three people. The collision, in Cricklewood in…

Canadian opioid deaths hits 8,000

OTTAWA: More than 1,000 Canadians died of an apparent opioid overdose in the first three months of this year, bringing the toll since the public health crisis erupted in 2016…