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Monthly Archives: May 2016

KUWAIT: The court of cassation yesterday upheld a death sentence against the main convict who drove a Saudi suicide bomber to the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque where he blew himself up, killing 26 people and wounding scores. The court also...
KUWAIT: UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond described the UN-brokered Yemeni peace talks, which are being held in Kuwait, as "making progress", with cautious optimism prevailing over the discussions. This remark was made by the visiting minister at a press...
KUWAIT: Kuwait's Public Works Minister Ali Al-Omair yesterday signed a KD 1.3-billion ($4.4-billion) contract with Turkish firm Limak Construction for a new airport terminal that will more than triple passenger capacity. The new terminal, due to be completed in...
KUWAIT: The criminal court yesterday sentenced five men, including three members of the Al-Sabah ruling family, to five years in jail each for allegedly insulting HH the Amir and accusing judges of bribery on Twitter and WhatsApp. The court...
KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Philip Hammond and the accompanying delegation. The audience was attended by His Highness the Crown Prince...
KUWAIT: Acting Director General of the Manpower Public Authority Ahmad Al-Mousa officially announced a decision to ban employers from forcing their employees to work in open areas from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm during the period from June 1...
KUWAIT: Limak Construction was officially awarded the tender for the construction of the new terminal at Kuwait International Airport (KIA) in a signing ceremony held today. The ceremony was attended by Kuwait's Minister of Public Works Dr Ali Al-Omair,...
KUWAIT: In celebration of the 118th Philippine Independence Day, a diplomatic reception was held on Sunday at the Jumeirah Messila Beach Hotel, attended by Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs Ambassador Ali Al-Saeed. Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato...
KUWAIT: Following up the case concerning the arrest of a number of people infected with communicable diseases and involved in homosexual activities, residency detectives arrested three suspects while attempting to escape from the country through the airport. Investigations proved...
BAGHDAD: Iraqi forces thrust into Fallujah yesterday, ushering a new urban phase in the week-old operation to retake the jihadist bastion that also raised concerns over the fate of trapped civilians. The drive to recapture the first city to...
DAKAR: A special court in Senegal sentenced former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre to life in jail yesterday for war crimes and crimes against humanity, an unprecedented conviction seen as a warning to repressive rulers worldwide. The verdict brings a...
AMRIYAT AL-FALLUJAH, Iraq: Eight hands stretch towards the aluminium plate - it's the first meal of rice this Iraqi family who just escaped jihadist rule in the Fallujah area has had in two years. The tent has just been...

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