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Arab Times

Heroin found with wanted man – Egyptians carrying drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: A 1989-born Kuwaiti citizen, who is wanted by law for a financial case of KD 90,000, was arrested in Firdous area in possession of a substance suspected to be heroin, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Firdous area based on instructions …

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Kuwait MP urges Arabs to ‘modify’ investment laws to lure businesses

Iraq PM hails Kuwaiti decision to host donor conference CAIRO, Dec 27, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti lawmaker on Tuesday urged Arab states to modify investment laws to lure businesses and called for action to prevent terrorists from attaining financial resources. Khaled Al-Otaibi, a member of the National Assembly and the Arab …

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Kuwait takes on UAE in final match of Group A

Kuwait looking for 1st win in 23rd Gulf Cup KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27, (KUNA): Kuwait and the UAE football teams will meet at Jaber International Stadium Thursday at the end of Group A competitions of the 23rd Gulf Cup. The match is important for both teams, as the emirates seeks …

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Iran parliament nod for Jerusalem-Palestine bill

TEHRAN, Dec 27, (Agencies): Iranian lawmakers, with 198 votes in favor and one abstained, approved Wednesday the outlines of a bill to support Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the Law tasks the Presiding Board of the Parliament to “deepen and broaden …

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Leaders must use care on social media: Obama

Former president Barack Obama told Prince Harry in an interview broadcast Wednesday that people in leadership roles must be careful in their use of social media and warned against spending too much time immersed in the internet at the expense of the world outside. Obama did not, however, directly mention …

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Bahrain revive Cup hopes – Iraq hold off Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Bahrain revived their hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup after they defeated Yemen by 1-0 on Tuesday, December 26 in the second round of the Group 2 matches in Kuwait. Bahrain owe their win to Jamal Rashid who scored the …

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Arabs losing ‘nos’ from Khartoum to Sochi

IS IT coincidence that the bearer of the rhetoric, “No to al-Assad in Syria’s future,” is the brother of the Syrian foreign affairs minister during the defeat in June 1967? Is it coincidence that the bearer of three ‘nos’ at the 1967 Arab League Summit in Khartoum is the one …

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Zain Racing wins 1st place at Bahrain Drag Racing Champ’ship

A total of 13 cars from all over the GCC participated, with only 8 cars qualifying KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Zain Racing, Zain Bahrain’s in-house team for racing events, clinched first place in the 4.5 Index Category of the Bahrain Drag Racing Championship. The race, which was held at Bahrain …

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‘Shell Company to supply Kuwait with LNG for 15 years starting ’20’

PAI to probe, review salaries of its senior officials KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Deputy Director of International Marketing Department at Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC) Sheikh Khalid Al-Sabah disclosed that KNPC has signed an agreement with Shell Company for supplying Kuwait with liquefied natural gas (LNG) for 15 years starting …

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