Arab Times

Holiday Inn, Boubyan Bank demolish rivals in Al-Roudhan tourney

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The Holiday Inn Team and Boubyan Bank Team proved superiority during their first matches in the ongoing Abdullah Meshari Al-Roudhan Ramadan Futsal Tournament by beating their opponents hardheartedly, while My Fatourah Team and Late Abdullah Al-Medlij Team ended in a draw. In the first game, skillful …

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Dashti outclass Safar team 7-0

 KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The 22nd Martyrs Ramadan Futsal Tournament organized by Jabriya Cooperative Society kicked off in style with a big opening ceremony under the patronage of Sheikh Fahad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and in the presence of Board Chairman Abdulhadi Ghadanfari, Chairman of the organizing committee Ahmad Al-Majdi, board …

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KFA elects Sheikh Ahmad as president

Kuwait Football Association’s General Assembly members elected Sunday Sheikh Ahmad Yusuf Al- Sabah to chair KFA, in an extraordinary session attended by representatives from FIFA and Asian Football Confederation (AFC). The General Assembly members also elected Ahmad Oqla as vice-president. Saad Enad, one of the members, told reporters the rest …

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UAE announces ownership, visa reforms – Move to lure foreign investors

ABU DHABI, May 21, (AFP): The United Arab Emirates has announced plans to allow 100 percent ownership and visa incentives to foreigners, in a bid to attract investors to boost its slowing national economy. The decision, taken by the UAE cabinet Sunday night, aims to lure “international investments and exceptional …

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‘Gotti’ a candid tell-all on most notorious gangster

Cannes recognises Travolta’s juicy role LOS ANGELES, May 21, (RTRS): Shame on Cannes. In what appears to be a deal with the devil, or one made with a gun to the back of his head, Cannes director Thierry Fremaux inexplicably agreed to give “Gotti” — the — a spot at …

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Kuwaiti investor in ‘date’ with Iraq

SOUTHERN BADIA, Iraq, May 21, (RTRS): On a former battlefield of the 1991 Gulf War, deep in Iraq’s southern desert, a Kuwaiti investor is looking to grow 100,000 date palms and build a nature reserve complete with ostriches and deer. Few Kuwaiti firms have returned to do business in Iraq …

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NOC issue from KES – Unable to transfer visa

I am Saheer, currently working in Kuwait as an instrumentation engineer. I resigned from my company and joined a new company on 10/12/2017. Almost 5 months are over; because of the NOC issue I could not transfer my residency to a new company. My old company is going to cancel …

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Expat Ban On Under-30 University Graduates Hires Starts In July

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The Public Authority for Manpower said the decision to stop the recruitment of qualified expatriates — those who hold high qualifications including university graduates and are below 30 years old — is good and will be implemented in early July. The sources pointed out the decision …

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Muhammad Saeed Al-Sahhaf the Persian

IN THE 1980s, Saddam Hussein threatened to wipe out Israel within hours employing a dualuse chemical. Before that, he bragged about his regime’s ability to defeat the most formidable force in the region. He engaged in war with Iran that lasted for eight years without achieving his objective — to …

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A challenge or exam?

One of the best memories that I always remember from my second homeland is about having Ramadan there. In December 1997 during Ramadan in Canada the time from dawn to sunset was very short while after breakfast (Iftar) it was long-lasting night time. Of course, this is not that easy …

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