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Riyadh urges 1m bpd cut; Saudi, UAE giants team up for gas push

ABU DHABI: Saudi Arabia’s energy minister called yesterday for a global output cut of one million barrels per day to re-balance the market, as Riyadh unveiled plans to cut production…

Violence flares after botched Israeli Gaza op turns deadly

GAZA CITY: Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip killed three Palestinians yesterday after a barrage of rocket fire towards its territory from the enclave, as renewed violence threatened to…

Bahraini court sentences four Shiites to death

DUBAI: Bahrain’s top criminal court yesterday sentenced four Shiite Muslims to death for a 2017 bombing that killed a policeman in the Sunni-ruled kingdom, a judicial official and the public…

150 killed in battle for Yemen’s Hodeida

International pressure mounts for a ceasefire HODEIDA: At least 150 people have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida, medics and military sources said yesterday, as international…

Pneumonia to kill nearly 11 million children by 2030

PARIS: Pneumonia will kill nearly 11 million children under five by 2030, experts warned yesterday on a global day aimed at raising awareness of the biggest infectious killer of infants…

Suicide bomber blow himself up in Kabul; At least six killed

Latest in a wave of violence across war-torn Afghanistan KABUL: Six people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Kabul yesterday, close to where scores of Afghans…

UK’s PM stares into Brexit abyss as domestic opposition mounts

Pro-Europeans line up to trash May’s Brexit plans LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy came under attack from all sides yesterday, increasing the risk that her plan for leaving…

Air India pilot loses license after failing breath test

NEW DELHI: A veteran pilot had his flying license revoked yesterday after failing a breath test moments before captaining an Air India plane to London, India’s aviation regulator said. Arvind…

Netherlands resumes visa service in Pakistan after brief suspension

Twitter warns rights activists over government criticism ISLAMABAD: The Netherlands resumed visa and passport services in Pakistan yesterday following a brief suspension, denying that its embassy had closed over security…

India’s inflation rate drops, giving RBI a breathing space

NEW DELHI: India’s retail inflation rate dropped sharply in October, giving the central bank leeway to allow easier lending policies, but plunging farm prices sent a stark warning to Prime…

Al-Nahedh: Financing development projects in line with Kuwait Vision

KFH Group CEO participates in 2018 IIF MENA Financial Summit in Abu Dhabi KUWAIT: Group Chief Executive Officer at Kuwait Finance House (KFH), Mazin Saad Al-Nahedh emphasized the role of…

Zain partners with Bildarb app for reservations and self-pickups

Up to 35% of exclusive discounts for Zain customers KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Bildarb, a leading mobile…