Monthly Archives: January 2018

Crown Prince congratulates Amir on New Year KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday exchanged cables of congratulations with heads of Arab and friendly countries on the advent of 2018, wishing stability, peace and prosperity...
KHARTOUM: Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir on Sunday expressed anew gratitude for Kuwait's diplomatic role for lifting US sanctions on his nation. The curbs were lifted after the world acknowledged that Sudan "constituted a prime base for fighting terrorism,"...
KUWAIT: The EQUATE Group, a global producer of petrochemicals, earned regional recognition by receiving the Investment Grade Bond/Sukuk Deal of the Year Award at the 2017 GFC Media Middle East Awards in Dubai. The award was for EQUATE's debut...
 KUWAIT: While many people in Kuwait choose to have their coffee and leisure beverages at high-end cafes and malls, there are some who prefer the comfort of a traditional cafe, which still stands tall despite the passage of time....
KUWAIT: Two sisters beat a Filipina hair dresser inside a beauty salon where she works. The victim was accused of spoiling one of the offender's hair dye, according to the victim's statement at Abu Halaifa police station. Police will...
 KUWAIT: Power cables thieves who were arrested earlier while attempting to steal from Ardhiya W station, led officers to nine other locations where thefts were committed. Relations and security information department at the Interior Ministry said the stations that...
Trump says 'time for change'  - Israeli minister encourages protests TEHRAN: Ten people were killed overnight in the worst violence yet seen in Iran's protests, local media reported yesterday, as President Hassan Rouhani played down the unrest and vowed those...
DUBAI/MUSCAT: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates introduced value-added tax from yesterday, a first for the Gulf which has long prided itself on its tax-free, cradle-to-grave welfare system. Saudi Arabia compounded the New Year blow for motorists with...
JEDDAH: Saudi Minister of Transport Nabil bin Mohammad Al-Amoudi on Sunday took the Haramain Express Train on its first full trip from Madinah to Makkah. It was the first journey along the 450 km route to check the readiness...
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump suggested yesterday he would cut off foreign aid to Pakistan, accusing Islamabad of harboring violent extremists and lying about it. "The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid...
NEW DELHI: An Indian court has ordered the exhumation of the remains of a baby born to a teenage rape survivor so that a paternity test can be conducted, police said yesterday. The ruling came after the teenage mother...
Kim says North Korea will mass-produce nukes - N Korea leader offers an olive branch to South SEOUL: Kim Jong Un yesterday warned the United States that he has a "nuclear button" on his desk ready for use if North...

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