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Monthly Archives: November 2017

 KUWAIT: Hawally police busted an underground liquor brewery in Salwa and arrested a Nepalese national that ran the place. A total of 403 bottles of homebrewed liquor and 97 filled drums were found inside the place. The suspect was...
DOHA: Qatar will be self-sufficient in milk by next July, thanks to boycott-busting cows flown in to boost supplies after neighboring Gulf states severed links with Doha, a firm said yesterday. Nearly six months after the eruption of a...
DUBAI: Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, a former National Guard head once seen as a contender to the throne, has been freed after more than three weeks in detention, according to Twitter messages by royal family members yesterday....
CAIRO: Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected "terrorist elements" during a raid on a hideout for militants in Ismailiya province providing support for militants in the northern Sinai, the interior ministry said yesterday. Police were pursuing leaders of "terrorist...
Pontiff meets Suu Kyi, army chief during visit - Suu Kyi stripped of the 'honorific' freedom of Oxford NAYPYITAW: Pope Francis held talks with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday, the second day of a visit fraught with tension...
HYDERABAD, India: Ivanka Trump urged India yesterday to close its yawning gender gap in the job market, telling a business summit in her biggest foreign mission yet that this would bring huge economic benefits. US President Donald Trump's eldest...
JAKARTA: Seven Indonesians were hospitalized after rinsing their hands in acid, police said yesterday as they hunted for the self-styled sorcerer who promised the men it would make them invincible. The bizarre ritual last week left the men, residents...
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia yesterday executed six Yemeni men convicted of murder and robbery and a Saudi man for smuggling drugs, the interior ministry said. The Yemenis were convicted of forming a gang that killed two men and a woman...
KARACHI: Pakistani police have exhumed the bodies of a couple believed to have been murdered and hastily buried by their families after they eloped, in the country's latest "honor killing" case. Authorities in the port city of Karachi have...
ISLAMABAD: An obscure Islamist group in Pakistan has brought down a federal minister and dealt the government a stinging blow with the help of a blasphemy law that authorities have long used as a tool of repression against minorities...
Burkina grenade attack greets Macron's Africa tour OUAGADOUGOU: Three civilians were wounded in Burkina Faso on Monday after a grenade was thrown at French troops shortly before President Emmanuel Macron touched down for the start of his first Africa tour....
DHAKA: Three alleged Islamist extremists were killed yesterday in a raid by Bangladesh police as security was stepped up before Pope Francis’s landmark visit to the Muslim-majority nation, officials said. Police said the trio died in suspected suicide blasts...

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