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Arab Times

EQUATE continues global growth through its subsidiary MEGlobal

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, continued its global growth through its wholly owned subsidiary MEGlobal with the groundbreaking of a new world-scale ethylene glycol (EG) manufacturing facility in Freeport, Texas, USA. With this plant, EQUATE is the first Kuwaiti petrochemical company …

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Bomb leaves vacuum among lawyers – ‘We have lost the whole leadership’

QUETTA, Pakistan, Aug 10, (AFP): In Pakistan’s most dangerous province, lawyers are a crucial force for justice. So when a bomb decimated Balochistan’s legal class this week, it left a vacuum that some say will never be filled. The mineral-rich province is plagued by roiling insurgencies, hit by regular militant …

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300 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghanistan operation, says US

NEW DELHI, Aug 10, (Agencies): Afghan forces, backed by the United States, have killed an estimated 300 Islamic State fighters in an operation mounted two weeks ago, the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan said on Wednesday, calling it a severe blow to the group. General John Nicholson said …

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12 newborns dead in hospital blaze

BAGHDAD, Aug 10, (Agencies): A fire ripped through a maternity ward at a Baghdad hospital overnight, killing 12 newborn babies, government officials said Wednesday, a deadly blaze that was likely caused by faulty electrical wiring. By morning, grief-stricken fathers searched for their missing newborns in vain while angry relatives gathered …

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Al Habtoor holds talks with Indonesian ambassador to UAE

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group held one-on-one talks with His Excellency Husin Bagis, Indonesian Ambassador at the Al Habtoor Group head office on Wednesday, Aug 10. It was the first meeting between the Al Habtoor Group Chairman and the Ambassador. The Indonesian delegation included Agus …

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Bravo His Highness

HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak was decisive and straightforward during the Government-Parliament meeting, particularly in his description of the financial crisis remedy. At the same time, he set the economic wagon rolling on the correct path. The parliamentary attempts to pressure the government into backing down on its …

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Grant admits acting makes him little sad; Actor still suffers from crippling attacks of stage fright

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10, (Agencies): Interviewing Hugh Grant — the poster boy for a campaign against press intrusion and a notoriously prickly subject when the mood takes him — can be an intimidating experience. When the actor sits down at a hotel in Beverly Hills to promote his latest movie, …

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Al-Deihani wins men’s double trap gold; Ledecky, 20-yr-old Korean shine; Kuwait’s Alshatti knocked out

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 10, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Fehaid al-Deihani, competing at the Rio Games as an independent athlete, won men’s double trap gold on Wednesday. Marco Innocenti of Italy took silver with British shooter Steven Scott claiming the bronze. Al-Deihani, bronze medallist in Sydney and London, was forced to take …

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Sodhi stars as New Zealand sweep Zimbabwe series 2-0 ; Kiwis beat hosts by 254 runs

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Aug 10, (AFP): Ish Sodhi finished with seven wickets in the match as New Zealand wrapped up a 254-run victory over Zimbabwe in the second Test on Wednesday to sweep the series 2-0. Although Zimbabwe showed some fight early on day five when nightwatchman Donald Tiripano and first-innings …

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