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Monthly Archives: May 2017

KUWAIT: An Asian man was arrested for wearing a niqab and begging outside the woman's section of a Salmiya mosque. Case papers indicate that a female citizen suspected the beggar sitting outside the mosque and called the police. The...

Fake cop caught

KUWAIT: A search is on for a suspect who impersonated a police detective and stopped a female citizen in a co-op's parking lot, where he started harassing her. But the moment she reached for her phone and called the...
MARAWI: Philippine troops have killed 89 Islamist militants during more than a week of urban battles but a final showdown is expected to be fierce as the gunmen protect their leaders and hold hostages, authorities said yesterday. Attack helicopters...
Taleban 'strongly condemn' the attack   KABUL: At least 90 people were killed and hundreds wounded yesterday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital just days into the...
Trump cryptic tweet 'covfefe' trends on Twitter WASHINGTON: Not for the first time, a Donald Trump tweet has lit up the internet. But this time, users the world over have been left scratching their heads over "covfefe": a bizarre word...
SYDNEY: Faceless fish and other weird and wonderful creatures, many of them new species, have been hauled up from the deep waters off Australia during a scientific voyage studying parts of the ocean never explored before. The month-long journey...
RIYADH: A gunman killed two staff at a private school in the Saudi Arabian capital yesterday, a security source said.  "A teacher took a gun and then he went to the school room and he killed the assistant school...
CALABAR, Nigeria: They travel thousands of kilometers across west Africa to get to the southeast Nigerian city of Calabar where small boats are supposed to take them to a better life. But these migrants aren't about to cross the...
MOSCOW: Russians warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group's positions in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said yesterday. The announcement came as Syrian government troops pushed ahead in their offensive against...
JERUSALEM: The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War erupted early on Monday, June 5, 1967, a morning that saw heavy Israeli bombing of Egyptian air bases near Cairo and in the Suez desert. Within a few hours almost all Egyptian aircraft had...
JERUSALEM: The Arab-Israeli war of June 1967, or Six-Day War, radically changed the map of the Middle East. Between June 5 and 10, Israel defeated Egypt, Jordan and Syria and occupied Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the Gaza Strip, the West...
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka pledged yesterday to tighten construction laws as the toll from heavy rains rose to 203, saying many landslide victims would have survived had their homes not been built on slopes. The government will also prosecute anyone...

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