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Monthly Archives: September 2016

RIYADH: Woes deepened yesterday for employees of troubled conglomerate Saudi Oger which laid off more than 1,300 staff at a printing plant for the Holy Quran, a newspaper reported. The once-mighty firm led by Lebanon's billionaire former prime minister Saad...
WASHINGTON: The United States is ready to send around 600 troops to Iraq to train local forces for an upcoming offensive on the Islamic State group stronghold of Mosul, US officials told AFP on Wednesday. IS seized Mosul along with...
BEIRUT: Russian or Syrian warplanes knocked a major Aleppo hospital out of service yesterday, hospital workers said, and ground forces intensified an assault on the city's besieged rebel sector, in a battle that has become a potentially decisive turning...
NIEUWEGEIN, NETHERLANDS: Dutch-led criminal investigators said yesterday they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down in 2014 by a Buk missile that was moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia. Wilbert Paulissen, head of the Central Crime Investigation...
LONDON: The call to British military security forces came early in the morning, shortly after 1 a.m., and could not be ignored. The informant’s message was alarming: Assassins planned to kill the commander of British forces in Palestine the...
NEW DELHI: A key South Asian summit was in doubt yesterday after India and three other countries pulled out following a deadly attack on an army base that New Delhi blames on a Pakistan-based group. India has sought to isolate...
KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) offered 2 kg gold award to the gold medalist Ahmad Al-Mutairi in recognition of his triumph in capturing the gold medal in the wheel-chair competition for 100m at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, held in...
DHAKA: Afghanistan skipper Asghar Stanikzai top-scored 57 runs as his side shocked Bangladesh by claiming a two-wicket victory in the second one-day international to level the three-match series 1-1 in Dhaka yesterday. Bowlers set up the win for Afghanistan as...
WUHAN: Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova put aside thoughts of rankings to down newly crowned number one Angelique Kerber in an epic three sets at the Wuhan Open yesterday.The US and Australian Open champion, playing her first tournament since...
RIYADH/DUBAI: A decision to slash ministerial pay by a fifth reflects Saudi Arabia's resolve to nudge its citizens into tolerating a fall in living standards at a time of low oil prices. Along with reductions unveiled on Monday that...
KUWAIT: Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) announced yesterday the successful conclusion of its participation in the 8th Annual Euromoney Kuwait Conference as co-sponsor, which was held on 27 September 2016 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuwait. The theme of...
KUWAIT: Al-Ruwayeh and Partners (ASAR), Kuwait's leading and most prominent corporate law firm and one of the region's top tier firms, co-sponsored and participated at the yearly Euromoney conference that took place at Kuwait City on September 27. The...

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