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Youth eager to put Kuwait on space exploration map

KUWAIT: Space definitely deserves the moniker the “final frontier” for the unnumbered of mysteries that still baffles the human mind. Scientists from all over the world have been working tirelessly…

Alghanim Industries employees donate to Kerala Relief Fund

KUWAIT: Employees of Alghanim Industries, one of the largest privately owned companies in the region, concluded a donation campaign to support victims of the recent Kerala floods. The collected funds…

Speaker Al-Ghanem confirms depth of Kuwait-Saudi ties

Welcomes the upcoming visit of the Saudi Crown Prince KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem affirmed on Sunday the depth and solidarity of the Kuwait-Saudi relations, as he congratulated King…

Massive car fire in Egaila due to faulty wiring

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry’s Relations and Security Information Department commented on a video clip on social media about a fire in several cars outside an Egaila mall. It said a…

Iran mourns dead from parade attack as Guards vow revenge

AHVAZ, Iran: Tens of thousands of mourners attended a funeral yesterday in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz for soldiers and civilians killed in an attack on a military parade.…

Russia to give Syria S-300 air defense after plane shot down

Putin tells Netanyahu he rejects Israeli version of events – US warns of ‘significant escalation’ MOSCOW: Russia announced yesterday it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria in…

US Supreme Court nominee under fire

Kavanaugh faces new sexual misconduct claim WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was hit by a second accusation of sexual misconduct Sunday, leaving Republicans scrambling to save…

Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

BEIJING: China must come clean about the fate of an estimated one million minority Muslims swept up in a “massive crackdown” in its far western region of Xinjiang, Amnesty International…

Young girls ‘primary victims’ of violence

PARIS: Girls are the primary victims of humanitarian crises, suffering abuse from forced marriage to denial of schooling and are “14 times more likely to die than boys in a…

500,000 children face immediate ‘danger’ in Libya; fighting rages

115 dead, 383 injured as rival factions battle TRIPOLI: Half a million children are in “immediate danger” in Libya’s capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF…

India vows to stand firm on warplanes deal

NEW DELHI: India has vowed to stand firm on a multi-billion dollar deal to buy warplanes from France’s Dassault Aviation, as the opposition Congress party called yesterday for an inquiry…

US tariffs on $200bn worth of China goods kick in

China says Washington is trying to force it to submit on trade BEIJING: The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods yesterday as the world’s biggest…