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Due to the adverse weather conditions, Kuwait Times will not be publishing its print edition, Friday Times on Friday 16 November 2018. We will continue updating all our digital platforms…

Those affected by heavy rain will be compensated: Premier

    Some flights resume • Ports remain closed • 148 in shelters • KRCS ready to help KUWAIT: Those affected by heavy rain will be compensated, HH the Prime…

Kuwait gets year of rain in one night

‘Airport operations suspended, flooded roads closed across Kuwait’ Kuwait Airport suspended operations until further notice after Kuwait received nearly a year’s worth of rainfall in the last 24 hours.  Flights coming to…

Dear Readers – Many roads around Kuwait have been closed due to flooding

  Dear Readers – Many roads around Kuwait have been closed due to flooding. Please stay home except in emergencies and be very cautious when going out. Stay safe everyone!…

Iraq recovers property worth millions after illegal sale

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi government said yesterday it had retaken ownership of a piece of property in Baghdad worth millions of dollars after it was unlawfully sold to a government official’s…

Hamas hails ‘victory’ after Israel defense minister quits

JERUSALEM: Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation yesterday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over a Gaza ceasefire deal, throwing the government into turmoil. Hamas…

NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years

WASHINGTON: Deadly radiation from the cosmos, potential vision loss, and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must overcome before any future astronaut can set foot on Mars,…

Sri Lanka parliament sacks Rajapakse

Sri Lanka showdown looms as new PM loses confidence vote COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s parliament yesterday voted out the bitterly disputed government of former strongman Mahinda Rajapakse, removing one controversial figure…

Oil market will face surplus in 2019: IEA

EU plan to enable non-dollar Iran trade, oil sales unraveling LONDON: Global oil supply will outpace demand throughout 2019, as a relentless rise in output swamps growth in consumption that…

Mangaf bridge closed as precaution

KUWAIT: Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Hossam Al-Roumi said on Wednesday that Manqaf tunnel is currently operating but will be closed in a precautionary…

Scattered showers and thunderstorms mid-day in Kuwait

  KUWAIT:  Despite a government-declared public holiday and forecasts warning of torrential rains, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s Meteorological Department reported  Wednesday midday only light to moderate rains and…

Hamas announces truce with Israel; Kuwait requests UNSC meeting

GAZA CITY: Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel yesterday after a severe escalation of violence threatened to descend into full-blown war. The groups,…