Monthly Archives: July 2015

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Interior arrested four Kuwaitis for their involvement in a ‘terrorist’ network connected to Islamic State yesterday. A fifth citizen, also a member of the group, was recently killed in Iraq. The arrests come a little over...
KUWAIT: Kuwait oil price climbed to $50.27 per barrel on Wednesday from $49.90 pb the day before, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said yesterday. In international markets, the Brent crudes’ forwards rose 10 cents, 0.51 percent, reaching $53.38 pb. Forwards...
KUWAIT: A citizen was arrested for prostitution and according to sources was charging KD 150 per hour to her clients. She told police that she was 30,000 KD in debt and thus was offering her services over an internet...
KUWAIT: Farwaniya police authorities closed two locally run liquor factories in Riqee and Andalus. A security source said the two factories were considered to be the main source of liquor for Jleeb. According to informed sources several Asians were...

KAC scandal faked?

I tried not to write a word about this matter until the investigation is over, but it seems everyone in Kuwait has an opinion on the scandal. I will not repeat the full details of the story that appeared...

A beastly act

In a world where overzealous law enforcement officers murder people based on the color of their skin and vengeful states send people to the gallows based on their beliefs, it was the heartless killing of a lion by an...
They visit sick Filipino patients in hospitals in Kuwait and provide them with necessary help, including monetary assistance. They talk to families and comfort them. Meet Kuwait Filipino Mothers Organization (KFMO), a volunteer group whose members are mostly from...
You can tell a lot about a country from the condition of its streets. How well maintained they are, how wide and well painted and signed. There are a lot of distinctive features noticeable on Kuwait’s streets. The wide, tree...
ANKARA: The main aim of Turkey’s recent military operations in northern Syria and Iraq is to prevent Kurdish territorial unity and not to combat Islamic State, the leader of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition HDP said yesterday. In an interview with...
MUMBAI: India executed convicted bomb plotter Yakub Memon yesterday for conspiring in the nation’s deadliest attack, a series of blasts that killed hundreds in Mumbai more than two decades ago. Memon was hanged at Nagpur jail in the western...
KABUL: The Taleban yesterday distanced itself from peace talks that had been expected this week with the Afghan government, while making no comment on Kabul’s reported death of their leader Mullah Omar. Afghanistan on Wednesday said Omar died two...
During last summer’s Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach them from the coastal strip. He thought yet again of the dichotomy of his life...

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