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Three dead as Jerusalem sees bloodiest day in rising unrest

JERUSALEM, Oct 13, (AFP): Jerusalem suffered its bloodiest day yet Tuesday in a wave of unrest, with at least three people killed and many wounded in shooting and carand- knife attacks on Israelis. One of the attacks, which saw an assailant open fire on a bus, marked the first assault …

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Prince Alwaleed receives French PM – Political, economic, cultural matters discussed

RIYADH, Oct 13: HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) received at his office in Riyadh, today Tuesday Oct 13, HE Manuel Valls, French Prime Minister who was accompanied by StÈphane Romatet, Diplomatic Advisor, Ibrahima Diawadoh N’Jim, Advisor to the Prime Minister and …

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Wolf Totem dropped as China’s Oscar submission – Alibaba Pictures gets ‘Real’ with Korean movie investment

BEIJING, Oct 12, (Agencies): Beijing authorities have dropped Sino-French co-production Wolf Totem as China’s foreign language Oscar submission at the last minute in favour of a romantic comedy, reports said, apparently over concerns it was insufficiently Chinese. Wolf Totem, directed by acclaimed French auteur Jean-Jacques Annaud, is in Mandarin and …

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Kuwait face Lebanon in World Cup, Asia Cup qualifiers – Qatar coach cautious as team seek 5th win

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (Agencies): Kuwait national football team will face its Lebanese counterpart at Kuwait Sporting Club stadium on Tuesday, in the sixth round of the double qualifiers for the World Cup 2018 in Russia and the Asian Cup 2019 in the UAE. Kuwait, currently in the second place …

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Jazeera Airways ‘shareholders’ OK voluntary reduction of capital – Cash payouts in 2015 to total KD 52.7 million

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: In an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders, Jazeera Airways shareholders approved a board recommendation to reduce the company’s capital from KD 42 million to KD 20 million through a share buyback program to readjust the company’s capital to match the size of current operations after exiting …

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Japan FM says nuclear deal will speed Iran cooperation

Japan’s foreign minister said on a visit to Tehran Monday he hoped Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers would be swiftly implemented because his country wants to benefit from it. Fumio Kishida, who was accompanied by Japanese business executives, said a cooperation council was to be set up with Iran’s …

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Egyptian admits killing mother, girl – Mystery deepens as son rejects death of close relatives

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: The ‘murder’ of the Saudi woman and her Kuwaiti daughter remains a mystery as new details which have emerged to tell in detail the tale of the two women whose bodies were reportedly fished out from a deep well from a desert in Upper Egypt. The …

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‘Conduct rituals inside, violation of laws, rules won’t be allowed’ – MoI gears up for safe-guarding Muharram, Ashoura sanctity

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: A meeting of top security officials was held in the presence of Deputy Premier, the Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khalid Al-Sabah to discuss the traffic plan, security procedures, and other preparations to safeguard Hosainiyas and their surrounding areas on the advent of Muharram and …

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Ministers, top officials urged to submit financial disclosures – Cabinet hails PM’s submission of ‘report’ to anti-graft body

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): The Cabinet has called on ministers and senior officials of state bodies to submit their financial disclosure reports to the Anti-Corruption Authority as soon as possible. The call was made by the Cabinet during its customary weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace on Monday under …

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Passion for travel … hobby turns into ‘lucrative’ trade

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): Kuwaitis are fond of travelling and visiting different world countries, both for recreation, and to get acquainted with peoples’ culture. The rising trend requires travel agencies that can organize such journeys, provide favorable offers and discover attracting destinations. Recently, a host of initiatives were launched …

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