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Monthly Archives: December 2016

NEW DELHI: Indians endured more turmoil yesterday as they rushed to spend old notes at petrol stations before a midnight deadline as the opposition denounced the scrapping of high denomination bills as a catastrophe. Indians had been given until...
MOSCOW: Held at diplomatic arm's-length for years, Russian President Vladimir Putin is pivoting back to centre stage as his admirers and international allies rise to power, a move that analysts say the Kremlin will be quick to exploit. Most...
LOS ANGELES: One year after a newlywed couple stormed an office party in San Bernardino, California, killing 14 people and injuring 22 others, the country is still grappling with how best to thwart such lone wolf attacks. The evolving...
BANJUL: Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has conceded defeat to the opposition, the chairman of the electoral commission said yesterday, bringing a dramatic end to his 22 years in power. "It's really unique that someone who has been ruling this...
KUWAIT: Rain drenched various areas across Kuwait yesterday with heavy downpours throughout the day. Patches of flooding appeared in Shuwaikh, Farwaniya, Jleeb and other areas in the south. Scattered showers and cloudy skies are expected to continue through the weekend,...
Radical Salafists and their supporters won 5 seats KUWAIT: Kuwait's Islamist-dominated opposition made a strong showing in the Gulf state's parliamentary elections, but analysts say the loose coalition must forge strong unity to become an effective political force. Saturday's polls...
KUWAIT: The Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) has won the prize of the best Arab research institution (Best Arab Award) for 2016, KISR said yesterday. KISR’s Director General Samira Al-Sayed received the award from the UAE’s Plenipotentiary in...
When Kuwaiti citizens fall victim to abuse, they can find many ears to hear their plight at the police station, and if not, at least they can find friends and family to help. But when an expat woman is...
KUWAIT: Kuwait's appeals court has upheld a 10-year jail sentence against an online activist on charges of insulting the emir and harming national interests, a newspaper reported yesterday. Waleed Fares was convicted of spreading false news on Twitter about...
KUWAIT: Relations and Security Information Department said in a statement that during a review by the new board of directors of social Guarantee Fund, cases of forgery and embezzlement were discovered. There were also manipulations of payment receipts by...
KUWAIT: A 35-year-old Egyptian has been accused of sorcery. The suspect charges KD 350 to bring couples closer or to separate them. Later, he raised the price to KD 1000. Criminal detectives learned about the activities and sent a...
The Independent, on the 25th of November 2016, published an article entitled "Israel is burning: inflammatory social media posts celebrate wildfires raging in Jewish state - The imam of Kuwait's Grand Mosque tweeted: 'All the best to the fire'." The...

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