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Monthly Archives: September 2017

KUWAIT: The cooperative sector in Kuwait uniquely characterizes the economic and social aspects of the state and is a key factor in shaping the economic structure of the country, especially in terms of retail sales and consumer goods, despite...
World Heart Day falls Friday KUWAIT: Today, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is responsible for claiming 17.5 million lives a year, and by 2030 this is expected to rise to 23 million. Globally, 1 in 10 people aged 30-70 die prematurely from...
KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent yesterday a cable of congratulations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU) win in Germany's parliamentary election. His Highness the Amir wished the...
Congratulations to all Saudi women and salute to King Salman of Saudi Arabia who took a courageous and historic decision to support the long standing demand of Saudi women to drive cars in their own country. The decision matches with...
KUWAIT: The issue revealed in the local press that a number of MPs were receiving a "second exceptional" salary by the government has taken parliamentary circles by a storm with lawmakers strongly defending themselves. Secretary general of the national assembly...
KUWAIT: OSN cable TV network, the leading network in the Middle East, hailed Kuwait security authorities' efforts which resulted in arresting three people for hacking. Kuwait's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) had recently announced arresting three Indian hackers who had...

Freedom of silence

Arab nations have innovations that the world does not know about. The Arab reformist Al-Kawakibi, author of the book 'Nature of Tyranny and Downfall of Enslavement,' who was born in Aleppo in 1855, spent his life as a reformist...
KUWAIT: Farwaniya police arrested 21 Syrian beggars in Rai. The detainees were sent to the proper authorities for further action in preparation for their deportation out of the country. Police patrols noticed several beggars disturbing people and shop owners...
DUBAI: An Etihad Airways pilot passed away onboard a flight from Abu Dhabi to the Dutch capital Amsterdam, the airline said yesterday. "The pilot was incapacitated shortly after takeoff and a safety call was made before the aircraft was...
DUBAI: World Cup 2022 host Qatar must urgently introduce laws to protect the lives of up to 800,000 migrant construction laborers working in scorching temperatures, Human Rights Watch said yesterday. The New York-based organization also called on the Gulf...
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's decision to end a driving ban for women is likely to save families billions of dollars, boost industries from car sales to insurance, and reassure investors that the kingdom's push to diversify its economy beyond oil...
DUBAI: Tobacco and energy drink prices are set to double in the United Arab Emirates, which is imposing steep excise taxes to help ease a budget shortfall caused by low oil prices. Khaled Al-Bustani, Director General of the newly...

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