Thursday, January 24, 2019

Monthly Archives: August 2016

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday decided to raise petrol prices by more than 80 percent from September 1 as part of economic reforms aimed at countering falling oil revenues. A statement after the weekly Cabinet meeting said the price of...
RIO DE JANEIRO: Legendary Kuwaiti shooter Fehaid Al-Deehani has refused to carry the Olympic neutral team flag at the Rio Games opening ceremony, where the Gulf state's athletes cannot march behind their own emblem. Kuwait is suspended by the...
KUWAIT: On eve of the 26th anniversary of the flagrant Iraqi invasion, the Cabinet urged Kuwaiti citizens to close ranks and maintain their national unity "so that Kuwait may be safeguarded under leadership of Their Highnesses the Amir and...
KUWAIT: Saad Al-Abdullah city will be the first smart and environment-friendly city in Kuwait in line with international standards, and spread over 59 square kilometers to accommodate 400,000 people. Minister of State for Housing Affairs Yasser Abul and Koran...
KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah inaugurated Sunday the 18th edition of the children and youngsters cultural festival. This annual event is meant to foster cultural knowledge and hone cultural...
KUWAIT: Today marks the 26th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, which took place on August 2, 1990. The Iraqi Army attempted to erase the existence and identity of Kuwait and its people. The Kuwaiti people, home and...
KUWAIT: Four firemen were injured fighting a fire in a boat repair workshop in Hawally. The fire was in a two-storey building, and Hawally, Salmiya and technical rescue centers responded. The fire was fought and put out, leaving four...
TORONTO: Novak Djokovic paused after accepting the Rogers Cup trophy for the fourth time, scanned the stands Sunday at York University's Aviva Centre and asked everyone in the crowd to hug the person beside them. A small chuckle circulated the...
KABUL: A Taleban truck bomb blasted a hotel for foreigners in Kabul yesterday, triggering a seven-hour gun and grenade assault that highlighted growing insecurity in a city still reeling from its deadliest attack for 15 years. The guests and staff...
TIANJIN: China released a prominent human rights lawyer on bail amid protests yesterday outside a northern city court, where supporters of other jailed lawyers and activists condemned the secrecy surrounding the government's yearlong campaign against legal activism. The release of...
PITTSBURGH: Hillary Clinton took a bus tour across the US "rust belt" region this weekend in a quest to win over white, working class voters who tend to support populist Republican Donald Trump. With her husband ex-president Bill Clinton in...
WASHINGTON: The United States launched multiple airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya on Monday, opening a new, more persistent front against the group at the request of the United Nations-backed government, Libyan and US officials said. Fayez Serraj, the...

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