Monthly Archives: February 2018

Lawmaker to demand special debate on freedoms KUWAIT: Lawmakers and activists yesterday expressed outrage and strongly lashed out at government agencies after a stateless man set himself on fire apparently over being poverty-stricken, although the interior ministry alleged he has...
KUWAIT: Hundreds of Qatari camels stranded in Saudi Arabia are being trucked to Shuwaikh Port daily to be shipped to Qatar. "Most camel owners in the smaller Gulf countries send their camels to graze in Saudi Arabia. After the...
Embassy officials concerned by no-shows at the airport KUWAIT: Despite an offer of free tickets to all undocumented Filipinos, many have opted to stay and there have been some no-shows at Kuwait International Airport too. "I want to go back...
KUWAIT: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has started preparations to hand over termination letters to hundreds of expatriate teachers and employees this month, ministry insiders said. The employees to be released include supervisors and heads of departments whose service...
KUWAIT: Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) has delivered food parcels to besieged Syrians in East Ghouta, KRCS Secretary General Maha Al-Barjas said yesterday. The ongoing Kuwaiti relief operation, carried out in coordination with the Turkish Relief Association, will be...
Cabinet holds post national days' session KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah briefed his fellow ministers about results of his recent visit to the United States of America, where he attended the United Nations...
KUWAIT: The imported food department at the public authority for food and nutrition destroyed 854 kg of foul food items imported via Shuwaikh Port. An examination for a coconut and mixed fruits' shipment revealed mold, and inspectors decided that...
KUWAIT: A man shot and killed his brother before being arrested in Omariya yesterday. Police responded to a call about a shooting incident in which a citizen shot his brother in the head and escaped. The victim was pronounced...
DOHA: Qatari artist Abdulsalam Al-Qadi has created a portrait of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah using quartz and Swarovski gems. The shining portrait displayed at Sheraton Hotel in Doha has drawn hundreds of onlookers at...
BEIRUT: Sidling down the mean streets of Syria with his rifle, he picks off his enemies relentlessly: Ahmed is the hero of the videogame Lebanon's Hezbollah movement launched yesterday. The Shiite armed group held a ceremony and news conference...
CAIRO: Two trains collided yesterday in northern Egypt killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens of others, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of deadly rail accidents in the country. Twelve people died and 39...
'ISIS family' daubed on some homes   LONDON: Hundreds of Iraqi families forced to flee last year's fighting in Mosul are being prevented from returning home by their communities because they had a relative who joined Islamic State, an aid worker...

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