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15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub

At least two people opened fire inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday morning, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others. Police said there is no indication the shooting at the Cameo club was terrorism related. Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate said the motive is still unclear, however. …

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Egyptian court jails 56 over migrant boat shipwreck

An Egyptian court sentenced 56 people to prison terms of up to 14 years on Sunday over the capsizing of a boat that killed over 200 people, one of the deadliest disasters in the dangerous Mediterranean crossings of migrants to Europe. The boat capsized off the Egyptian coast on Sept …

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GRANDE DAME OF KUWAITI CULTURE – Dr Suad Al-Sabah

THE POETESS WHO TRANSCENDED THE BARRIERS OF TRIBE – Princess of Modern Arabic Poetry There are not many women in Kuwait who have written poetry. Among them, the poetess Dr Suad Al- Sabah stands first. Her poems are praised not only in her own country, the State of Kuwait or …

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HH Amir Cup Show Jumping Championship concludes

Al-Qaoud the hero as Al Anaz, Al-Fuzeai, Al Awadhi rule team category KUWAIT CITY, March 26: His Highness the Amir Cup Show Jumping Championship concluded on Saturday with Noura Al-Qaoud winning the championship title on the final day of the three-day event which took place at the Hunting and Equestrian …

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OPEC, non-OPEC to look at extending crude oil ‘output’ cut by six months

Kuwait oil minister says market may return to balance in Q3 KUWAIT CITY, March 26, (RTRS): A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whether a global pact to limit supplies should be extended by six months, it said in a statement on …

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National Guard clinch title

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The Football Team of National Guard emerged champions of the 2016- 2017 Ministries and Government Institutions Football Championship after defeating the team of Public Authority for Industry’s team with a score of 4/2 in the fi nal match, which was held at the “Friendship and Peace …

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London attacker taught English in Saudi Arabia

LONDON, March 25, (Agencies): The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage. More details about attacker Khalid …

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Some win and some ‘lose’ with Obamacare still around

WASHINGTON, March 25, (AP): The old and the poor made out great when House Republicans failed Friday to dismantle Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The rich and the almost rich didn’t do so well. The measure would have repealed major parts of Obama’s health law, capping future funding for Medicaid …

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Hamas TV channel builds Jerusalem set in Gaza

NonStop acquires Nordic, Baltic rights to ‘City of Ghosts’ KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip, March 25, (Agencies): Quiet on the set! Surrounded by militant training sites on uprooted Jewish settlement lands, the first movie set in the Gaza Strip is growing, depicting the history-rich, volatile alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City. The …

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NBK is first GCC bank to open branch in China

Kuwait’s bank carries on international expansion policy, aiming to strengthen its position: Al Sager Bank of Kuwait opened its new branch in People’s Republic of China, holding a ceremony at Shangri-La Hotel in Shanghai attended by the Kuwaiti Ambassador Samih Jawhar Hayat and the bank’s top executives, led by Isam …

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