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Sunday - 25th June, 2017
Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudi foils Makkah plot
A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Makkah as police disrupted a plot to targe...
Thursday - 22nd June, 2017
Saudi king ousts nephew, names son Crown Prince
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman yesterday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed Bin Salman as ...
Wednesday - 21st June, 2017
Stranded Indian migrant recounts ordeal in Gulf
CHENNAI: Gnanaprakasham Rajamarian was short on cash. Two years into his job at a construction site ...
Tuesday - 20th June, 2017
Driver plows a van into crowd of Muslims, 1 dies
British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed yesterday to fight terrorism in all its forms after a white...
Monday - 19th June, 2017
Amir addresses the nation, prays for peace, stability
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said he hopes for healing the rift amon...
Sunday - 18th June, 2017
Trump rolls back ‘terrible, misguided’ Obama policies
MIAMI: President Donald Trump has ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a ...
Thursday - 15th June, 2017
12 dead, 74 injured as deadly fire engulfs London tower
LONDON: A deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-storey apartment tower in London yesterday, killi...
Wednesday - 14th June, 2017
Heavy rain, landslides kill at least 92 in Bangladesh
Heavy monsoon rains and landslides have killed at least 92 people in southeast Bangladesh, burying m...
Tuesday - 13th June, 2017
US Appeals Court blocks controversial travel ban
LOS ANGELES: A US Appeals Court yesterday left in place a block on President Donald Trump’s travel...
Monday - 12th June, 2017
Jihadist gets life sentence for attacking US soldiers
The Criminal Court yesterday handed a life term against an Egyptian truck driver who is a member of ...
Sunday - 11th June, 2017
TRUMP BERATES QATAR AS GULF STAND-OFF ESCALATES
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has accused Qatar’s leadership of bankrolling extremists and...
Thursday - 8th June, 2017
Gunmen, suicide bombers storm Iran’s parliament
TEHRAN: Gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Iran’s parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary l...
Wednesday - 7th June, 2017
Kuwait mediates Gulf crisis; land, sea, air routes cut off
DUBAI: Kuwait yesterday began mediating between Qatar and the Arab nations that cut ties to the ener...
Tuesday - 6th June, 2017
Kuwait government sets KD 75 as minimum wage
Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh yesterda...
Monday - 5th June, 2017
7 killed in ‘evil’ London terror attack; 12 held Amir sends condolences; Kuwaiti citizens safe
British Prime Minister Theresa May blamed “evil” Islamist ideology yesterday for an attack by kn...
Sunday - 4th June, 2017
WORLD FORGES AHEAD WITH CLIMATE DEAL WITHOUT US
BRUSSELS: The world forged ahead yesterday with the Paris climate deal after President Donald Trump ...
Thursday - 1st June, 2017
A massive truck bomb kills 90 in Afghanistan
At least 90 people were killed and hundreds wounded yesterday when a massive truck bomb ripped throu...
Wednesday - 31st May, 2017
Smoking and tobacco kill 7 million per year
Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organ...
Tuesday - 30th May, 2017
By B Izzak The National Assembly committee for bedoons or stateless people yesterday approv...
Monday - 29th May, 2017
Shorook Maghrib Isha...
Sunday - 28th May, 2017
Kuwait outlook changes from ‘negative to stable’
KUWAIT: Moody’s Investors’ Service yesterday changed the rating outlook on Kuwait from ‘negati...
Thursday - 25th May, 2017
Qatar probes ‘shameful’ hacking as rifts reopen
DOHA: Qatar launched an investigation and went into damage control mode yesterday after accusing hac...
Wednesday - 24th May, 2017
Police name suspect after 22 killed in Manchester attack
MANCHESTER: Police yesterday named a young man - reportedly British-born of Libyan descent as the su...
Tuesday - 23rd May, 2017
MPs welcome decision to return some citizenships
By B Izzak Several opposition lawmakers yesterday welcomed the government’s decision to r...
Monday - 22nd May, 2017
Amir says Arab-Islamic-US summit boosts cooperation
The Arab-Islamic-US summit stresses the need of further American and Islamic cooperation in the face...
Saturday - 20th May, 2017
As Trump visits, Saudi, US blacklist ‘terrorist’
WASHINGTON: As US President Donald Trump prepared to head to Saudi Arabia yesterday, Washin...
Thursday - 18th May, 2017
Trump to promote business, reassure allies on Saudi trip
When US President Donald Trump meets Saudi leaders in Riyadh on Saturday, he can expect a warmer wel...
Wednesday - 17th May, 2017
Trump to give speech on Islam during Saudi visit
US President Donald Trump will urge unity between the world’s major faiths on an ambitious first f...
Tuesday - 16th May, 2017
HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah yesterday said security is a key cha...
Monday - 15th May, 2017
200,000 victims hit by global cyber attack Businesses brace for new week as ransomware threat lingers
The unprecedented global cyber attack has hit more than 200,000 victims in scores of countries, Euro...
Sunday - 14th May, 2017
Palestinians G7aza hold polls in West Bank, not in Global cyberattack hits hospitals and companies
A global cyber attack described as unprecedented in scale forced a major European automaker to halt ...
Saturday - 13th May, 2017
Trump warns sacked FBI chief over media leaks
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump warned his sacked FBI director not to talk to the press yesterday,...
Thursday - 11th May, 2017
Marathon premier grillings end with no motions filed
KUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah yesterday faced two grillings by oppo...
Wednesday - 10th May, 2017
Govt will only debate ‘constitutional’ grilling
The National Assembly will debate the grilling of HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak AlSa...
Tuesday - 9th May, 2017
Turkey aims to boost GCC ties amid free trade talks
KUWAIT: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday said he aimed to boost economic and militar...
Sunday - 7th May, 2017
Saudi Arabia, US in talks on billions in arms sales
WASHINGTON: Washington is working to push through contracts for tens of billions of dollars in arms ...
Saturday - 6th May, 2017
Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, meet Gulf, Muslim leaders
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Thursday his first foreign trip as president will feature...
Thursday - 4th May, 2017
Constitutional Court declares votes ‘legal’, replaces one MP
The Constitutional Court yesterday rejected all petitions challenging last year’s parliamentary po...
Wednesday - 3rd May, 2017
Zain Group income increases 3 percent, hits KD 38 million
Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, a...
Tuesday - 2nd May, 2017
Our precious sea
Our sea is polluted. Thousands of fish are dying on the shore. The air also is polluted. Sandstorms ...
Monday - 1st May, 2017
Kuwaiti businessman shot dead in Istanbul
A Kuwaiti businessman was shot dead in Istanbul late Saturday together with his Iranian business par...
Sunday - 30th April, 2017
Tons of dead fish litter Kuwait’s beaches, bay
The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) has detected considerable ...
Thursday - 27th April, 2017
MP Muwaizri files to grill Abul over housing woes
Opposition lawmaker Shuaib Al-Muwaizri yesterday filed to grill State Minister for Housing Yasser Ab...
Tuesday - 25th April, 2017
Barrak urges reconciliation, reforms to ‘rescue’ Kuwait
Prominent opposition leader Musallam AlBarrak called yesterday for national reconciliation to rescue...
Monday - 24th April, 2017
What superb timing! The government has decided to implement the increase in electricity and water ta...
Saturday - 22nd April, 2017
Kuwait most prominent opposition figure freed
Prominent Kuwaiti opposition leader Mussallam AlBarrak was released from prison yesterday after serv...
Thursday - 20th April, 2017
US weighs more military aid for Saudis over Yemen war
The United States is considering ways to boost military support for the Saudi-led fight against Iran...
Wednesday - 19th April, 2017
MPs ready plan to tackle demographic imbalance
KUWAIT: Well-informed sources said a parliamentary plan is ready for discussion at the National Asse...
Tuesday - 18th April, 2017
Court sets May 8 for expat driving ban case hearing
KUWAIT: The administrative court yesterday set May 8 to start hearing a case demanding a total ban o...
Sunday - 16th April, 2017
North Korea stages giant show of military strength
PYONGYANG: North Korea’s weapons of war rolled through Pyongyang streets yesterday and it promised...
Saturday - 15th April, 2017
Leak shows NSA penetrated Mideast banking networks
A new set of documents purportedly lifted from the US National Security Agency suggests that America...
Thursday - 13th April, 2017
Zain Saudi Arabia records first-ever quarterly profit
Zain Saudi Arabia reported its first ever quarterly net profit for the three months ending March 31,...
Wednesday - 12th April, 2017
Assembly rejects crucial citizenship law revision
The National Assembly yesterday rejected an opposition-sponsored amendment stipulating to allow the ...
Monday - 10th April, 2017
Palm Sunday IS bombings at Egypt churches kill 44
TANTA, Egypt: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as wo...
Sunday - 9th April, 2017
US to keep up pressure on Syria after missile strikes
The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of mis...
Thursday - 6th April, 2017
Kuwait strongly denounces Khan Sheikhoun massacre
BRUSSELS: Kuwait yesterday condemned in strong terms a suspected deadly chemical attack in Khan Shei...
Tuesday - 4th April, 2017
Russia subway blast kills 10; second bomb defused
SAINT PETERSBURG: Russia opened a probe into a suspected “act of terror” yesterday after 10 peop...
Monday - 3rd April, 2017
UN urges Gulf to do more to help Syrian refugees
A senior United Nations refugee official yesterday called on Gulf Arab states to give more to help S...
Saturday - 1st April, 2017
Woman held for filming maid’s fall from window
Police have detained a woman for filming her Ethiopian maid falling from the seventh floor in an app...
Thursday - 30th March, 2017
Arab Spring led region to deterioration, suffering
HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said that the “Arab Spring” was an...
Wednesday - 29th March, 2017
Amazon expands global reach Tech giant buys Souq.com after $800m counteroffer
Saudi Arabia is to set up a $3 billion joint investment fund for Jordan, among 15 cooperation agreem...
Monday - 27th March, 2017
Oil producers look into rollover of output cuts
KUWAIT: A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whe...
Sunday - 26th March, 2017
Govt to name, shame slack officials as streets deluged
KUWAIT: The minister of public works announced yesterday that a panel would be formed to examine why...
Thursday - 23rd March, 2017
The Kuwaiti Food Bank announced in a press conference its program of charitable activities for 2017....
Tuesday - 21st March, 2017
Man ‘armed with knife’ disrupts Catholic mass
KUWAIT: A citizen, carrying a concealed knife, disrupted mass at the Catholic Church in Kuwait City ...
Monday - 20th March, 2017
Livestock traders warned for artificial price inflation
Government officials issued a stern warning against an alleged plot to manipulate the prices of shee...
Saturday - 18th March, 2017
Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, Saudi Arabia said yesterday, despite...
Thursday - 16th March, 2017
SUCCESSFUL BOND SALE REVEALS KUWAIT’S ECONOMIC STRENGTH
KUWAIT: Kuwait scored big with international investors this week with an estimated four-time oversub...
Wednesday - 15th March, 2017
Prison suicide under probe, 3 senior officers suspended
KUWAIT: Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah AlSabah yesteday told the National Assembly that t...
Tuesday - 14th March, 2017
Rouhani sends letter to Amir in diplomatic stride
KUWAIT/TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani sent a letter yesterday to HH the Amir of Kuwait Sh...
Sunday - 12th March, 2017
Concern over ‘bachelors’ living in residential areas
KUWAIT: Chairman of the structural planning committee at the Municipal Council Ali Al-Moussa warned ...
Saturday - 11th March, 2017
S Korean court throws president out of office
South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office yesterday over a gr...
Thursday - 9th March, 2017
Kuwait has highest cost of living in Arab World
It is more expensive to live in Kuwait than in France, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United Arab E...
Wednesday - 8th March, 2017
Debate over nationality law delayed; Amir urges caution
The government and its supporters yesterday defeated a request by opposition MPs to urgently debate ...
Monday - 6th March, 2017
Expat health fee increases ready to be implemented
Well-informed sources said that the proposed fee increases for health services provided to expats ar...
Sunday - 5th March, 2017
Bahrain busts Iran-linked group involved in attacks
Bahrain said yesterday that it had arrested 25 suspects accused of involvement in unrest in the king...
Thursday - 2nd March, 2017
Cabinet tasks finance3 ministry to set budget ceiling Ghanem hopeful of political stability, diffusion in tension
National Assembly speaker Marzouq AlGhanem said yesterday he was optimistic that certain positive mo...
Tuesday - 28th February, 2017
Hayef submits draft law to curb security restrictions
KUWAIT: Islamist opposition MP Mohammad Hayef and a number of lawmakers yesterday submitted a draft ...
Monday - 27th February, 2017
Amir congratulates Kuwaitis, expats on national occasions
HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday congratulated the citizens and residen...
Thursday - 23rd February, 2017
Both parents should be living in Kuwait to renew child visa
The interior ministry’s residency affairs directorate plans to make it mandatory for both parents ...
Tuesday - 21st February, 2017
Lawmaker proposes granting citizenship to non-Muslims
MP Khaled Al-Shatti yesterday submitted a draft law calling to scrap a provision in the 1959 nationa...
Monday - 20th February, 2017
Panel passes bill to scrap petrol, utility price hikes
KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s financial and economic affairs committee yesterday approved a draf...
Saturday - 18th February, 2017
Two Emirati soldiers die in war-ravaged Yemen
An Emirati soldier was killed while on duty with a Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yem...
Thursday - 16th February, 2017
Rouhani visits Kuwait, Oman to improve ties Iranian president supports Amir’s call for dialogue
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Kuwait yesterday as part of a lightning two-nation Gulf tou...
Tuesday - 14th February, 2017
Govt mulling cancelation of kafala system
Even as a number of lawmakers called for the formation of a special temporary committee to study the...
Monday - 13th February, 2017
Interior Ministry assures no crowds on border with Iraq
KUWAIT: There is no abnormal gathering on the Kuwaiti-Iraqi border and trade movement is going on no...
Saturday - 11th February, 2017
Trump phones Amir, invites exchanged
HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received a phone call from US President Donald T...
Thursday - 9th February, 2017
Kuwait welcomes Iran’s readiness for dialogue
Kuwait has welcomed Iran’s willingness for dialogue with its Gulf Arab neighbors, saying any talks...
Tuesday - 7th February, 2017
Info minister ‘resigns’ after grilling over sports ban
Information and Youth Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah yesterday submitted his resignation t...
Monday - 6th February, 2017
Trump immigration ban in limbo Visa holders rush to board flights amid reprieve
A US appeals court has rejected a government request to reinstate President Donald Trump’s controv...
Saturday - 4th February, 2017
Man shot after machete attack at Paris Louvre
PARIS: A French soldier shot and wounded a man armed with machetes and carrying two bags on his back...
Thursday - 2nd February, 2017
Chinese Kuwait3 naval fleet arrives in Emirati foreign minister defends Trump visa ban
US President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations is not antiIsl...
Tuesday - 31st January, 2017
Govt launches ambitious ‘New Kuwait’ 2035 strategy
KUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah yesterday affirmed a resolve to...
Monday - 30th January, 2017
Trump unrepentant on travel ban
The United States braced yesterday for more furious protests against Donald Trump’s ban on travele...
Saturday - 28th January, 2017
Trump makes debut as statesman, hosts May
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump made his debut as a statesman yesterday, welcoming British Pri...
Thursday - 26th January, 2017
Royal, tent arsonist, maids among 7 inmates executed
Kuwaiti authorities hanged seven prisoners in a mass execution yesterday, including a ruling family ...
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