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Monthly Archives: January 2017

President downplays the impact as fallout deepens WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump yesterday struggled to contain the political fallout from his ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations, as his own acting attorney general ordered the Justice Department not to defend...
ADDIS ABABA: “I am finally home”, King Mohammed VI said yesterday as the African Union readmitted Morocco after a 33-year absence, deferring the issue of Western Sahara for another day. Morocco’s return came a day after 39 of the...
Britain to embark on a historic divorce LONDON: Britain took a key step towards leaving the European Union yesterday as lawmakers begin debating whether to empower Prime Minister Theresa May to embark on the historic divorce. MPs will hold their...
Chief suspect Hafiz Saeed placed under house arrest LAHORE: Pakistan has placed the chief suspect behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks under house arrest as it cracks down on the group linked to the carnage. Firebrand cleric Hafiz Saeed, who heads...
JAKARTA: Desperate and despondent after losing an Indonesian local election, Abdul Junaidi was the perfect prey for a charismatic cult leader promising great wealth and political success. Lured in with assurances that he would see his money multiply, the...
Duterte suggests troops might play role MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suggested yesterday he may seek military support after withdrawing the national police from his war on drugs and handing the job to a much smaller anti-narcotics agency. More than...
MIAMI: Led by James Johnson's spectacular last-minute dunk, the Miami Heat won their eighth straight game, defeating the Brooklyn Nets 104-96 on Monday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. After a missed jumper by Rodney McGruder, Johnson soared, grabbed the rebound...
MANCHESTER: Jose Mourinho has confirmed Wayne Rooney will remain at Manchester United for the rest of the season despite reports linking him with a move to the Chinese Super League. The Chinese transfer window does not close until the...
KUWAIT: President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations, Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of HH the Amir 6th Shooting Grand Prix congratulated HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on the 11th anniversary of his ascension to...
17% cash dividend, 10% bonus shares, and 32.01 fils earnings per share KUWAIT: Chairman of Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Hamad Abdulmohsen Al-Marzouq said that KFH has, by the grace of Allah, realized a net profit of KD 165.2 million for...
Hope for quick recovery from rare skin condition DHAKA: A young Bangladeshi girl with bark-like warts growing on her face could be the first female ever afflicted by so-called "tree man syndrome," doctors studying the rare condition said yesterday. Ten-year-old...
'It is the time now for women to come and speak up' In Israel's Arab community, life is imitating art. A new award-winning film about Arab women battling their conservative society has touched off a real-life battle: The municipality of...

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