Home » 2018 » September (Page 4)

Amir congratulates King Salman on Saudi Arabia’s 88th National Day

Kuwaiti ambassador praises accomplishments of Saudi Arabia KUWAIT/RIYADH: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable yesterday to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to congratulate…

Parliament Speaker back home after concluding official visit to Azerbaijan

Ghanem met Azeri president, attended 100th anniversary celebration KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem returned home yesterday following a three-day official visit to Azerbaijan. Ghanem was received by Information Minister…

Iran vows ‘crushing response’ after 29 killed at army parade

Arab group, IS claim responsibility – Khamenei blames Tehran’s pro-US rivals TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed a “crushing” response after assailants sprayed a crowd with gunfire, shooting dead at…

Modi faces calls for resignation over Rafale deal

NEW DELHI/PARIS: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Francois Hollande was…

Tanzania ferry disaster toll passes 200

Tanzanians mourn as president orders arrests NAIROBI: The death toll from a crowded ferry capsizing in Lake Victoria rose sharply to 207 yesterday, a Tanzanian minister said, as rescue workers…

Yemenis faces starvation, aid agencies warn

UNITED NATIONS: International aid agencies are losing the fight against famine in Yemen, where 3.5 million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already facing starvation, the…

Vatican, China sign landmark accord on appointing bishops

Historic deal will give pope final say in naming bishops VILNIUS: The Vatican yesterday signed a landmark agreement giving it a long-desired say in the appointment of bishops in China,…

Britain’s PM faces new resistance in Northern Ireland

DUBLIN: British Prime Minister Theresa May’s renewed pledge to deliver Brexit without dividing the UK was met with contradictory ultimatums Friday from Northern Ireland’s unionist and nationalist parties. May returned…

Pakistan’s Khan decries ‘arrogant’ India for cancelling rare meeting

India accuses Pakistan’s PM of harboring an ‘evil agenda’ ISLAMABAD: India’s decision to cancel rare talks with Islamabad was disappointing and “arrogant”, Imran Khan said yesterday, one day after New…

Liverpool, Man City stroll

Manchester United held on Fergie return LONDON: Liverpool maintained their finest start to any season, earning a sixth straight Premier League win 3-0 over Southampton as Manchester City returned to…

Cricket-loving India, Pakistan couples bowled over in UAE

DUBAI: While India and Pakistan’s fierce cricket rivalry has been on display at the Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates, some families in the country have divided loyalties. The…

Zain strategic partner of National Jet Ski team

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its strategic partnership of the Kuwait National Jet Ski team for the eighth consecutive year. The company’s support to the team…