Monthly Archives: June 2018

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable to National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem on Wednesday after the end of the parliament's second legislative session, in its fifteenth term. His Highness the Amir praised...
KUWAIT: A French study specialized in aviation recently published a list of airlines with the lowest cost in the world, which included Kuwait Airways amongst the top fifty cheapest airlines. According to Rio2Go website, the research compared 200 major...
KUWAIT: Sea navigation to and from Kuwait's three major ports has been halted due to bad weather conditions caused by dust storms and heavy winds, Kuwait Port Authority (KPA) announced yesterday. Marine operation traffic to and from Al-Shuwaikh, Al-Shuaiba,...
KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport yesterday issued a statement in which it refuted online reports claiming that a project to build some roads and bridges along the road between Abdullah Port and Wafra had started...
THE HAGUE: Abu Dhabi called Doha yesterday to stop "supporting terrorist groups and individuals" and strongly denied human rights abuses against Qatari citizens before the UN's top court. The bitter Gulf crisis pitting Doha against its neighbors including the...
JERUSALEM: Prince William visited Jerusalem's super-sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound yesterday as he wrapped up a landmark Middle East tour during which he has tiptoed through the region's diplomatic minefield. His visit to Islam's third holiest site was followed by...
ARSAL: Nearly 400 refugees began leaving the Lebanese border town of Arsal to cross into Syria yesterday, a rare case of returns which Lebanon's government wants to encourage. The convoy made up a very small fraction of the one...
BRUSSELS: Italy's hardline new premier threatened yesterday to block a joint EU statement on migration at a summit that embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned could decide the bloc's fate. Rome has recently refused to let several migrant rescue...
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday secured a historic chance to shift the US Supreme Court decisively to the right as Justice Anthony Kennedy, the tie-breaking vote between the bench's liberal and conservative judges, announced he is to retire....
MUMBAI: A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated part of India's financial capital Mumbai yesterday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said. Images broadcast on Indian news channels showed flames and...
BARAKIN LADI: In the fields of Nghar, 79 people lie under a vast mound of earth-victims of a wider massacre that killed more than 200 in villages across Plateau state, central Nigeria. Thorny branches covering the freshly turned earth...
MAE SAI: The underwater search for 12 children and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand was halted as water levels rose amid relentless rainfall yesterday. But search teams, including three British diving experts and US...

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