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Saturday , November 17 2018

Arab Times

Kuwait re-operates and re-schedules flights

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — As air traffic at Kuwait International Airport is now back to normal, Kuwait’s national carrier, Kuwait Airways, and Jazeera Airways, have decided to re-operate and re-schedule flights. Kuwait Airways said in a press release that it would re-operate all scheduled flights, excluding Europe-destined trips which …

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Torrential rains swamp Kuwait roads

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Latest torrential rainfall has formed large and expanded water ponds on Kuwait’s main roads. Those most affected with the incessant rain were Al-Ahmadi, Al-Fahaheel roads, Al-Mangaf tunnel and the seventh ring road. Competent authorities are working round the clock to drain the swamped roads, reopen …

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Saudi Arabia: Khashoggi was murdered with drug overdose and body was dismembered

RIYADH, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Saudi Arabia officially announced on Thursday that the Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi had been murdered with an overdose of drug injection at the Saudi consulate building in Istanbul, Turkey. Official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said in its English-language broadcast, quoting a spokesman of the public …

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Those affected by heavy rain will be compensated

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Those affected by heavy rain will be compensated, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah affirmed on Thursday. His Highness’s remark came during a meeting held, along with senior government officials, at the operations’ room of the Ministry of Interior in Sabhan …

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Weather remains unstable throughout day – DGCA

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — The weather remains unstable during the day, with moderate to active SE wind with speeds ranging from 20-50 kmph, said Meteorological Department of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday. On its website, the DGCA noted there is also a chance of scattered …

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Traffic back on after suspension at Kuwait airport – DGCA

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Air traffic at Kuwait International Airport fully resumed after being temporarily suspended because of the current unstable weather conditions hitting the country, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said Thursday. Prior to the resumption, flights were redirected to Saudi Arabia’s Ad Dammam and Riyadh airports, …

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Necessity knows no law

THE latest massive drug bust in Kuwait, during which Customs officials seized more than 1.3 million narcotic pills, is deeply alarming and unsettling. It is a source of fear and panic for our young ones because this drug haul was packed in a manner resembling ‘sweets’ or ‘medicinal pills’. Some …

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Rainy cumulus clouds moving northward

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Head of the maritime forecasts section of the Meteorological Department said the satellite maps show that cumulus clouds continue moving from south to north Kuwait in the early hours of Thursday. The incessant rains rains expected to continue until this midday and then weather will …

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Kuwait International Airport temporarily suspends air traffic

KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) — Air traffic at Kuwait International Airport is still temporarily suspended because of the current unstable weather conditions hitting the country, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said Thursday. Flights coming to Kuwait’s airport have been redirected to some GCC airports due to the impacts of …

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GCC undersecretaries agree for unified trade law

KUWAIT CITY: GCC undersecretaries have agreed on a unified trade law, said Khaled Al-Fadhel, Kuwait’s commerce and industry ministry undersecretary said Wednesday. The 898-article law would be divided into four sub-laws and then forwarded to GCC trade ministers’ council for ratification, Al-Fadhel told KUNA on the sidelines of the 47th …

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