Sunday , December 17 2017

Arab Times

‘Shock’ of Arab boycott passed – QSE normal: CEO

DOHA, Nov 21, (RTRS): The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) has passed the shock of the boycott imposed on Doha by other Arab states and is now operating normally, the exchange’s chief executive Rashid Ali al-Mansoori said on Tuesday. Over 100 new foreign funds have begun investing in Qatar since the …

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Kuwait equities extend losses in choppy trade – NBK drops 15 fils; Ooredoo gains

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21 : Kuwait stocks headed south on Tuesday, extending its losses to third straight session. The main index dipped 25.75 pts in choppy trade to 6,231.97 points weighed by banking shares even as continuing regional tensions dampened the sentiment. The KSX 15 benchmark slid 13.45 pts to …

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Window for ME peace … Let’s grab it

THE human race has been gifted with an amazing capacity for problem-solving. With God’s will there is nothing we cannot achieve. Scientists have cured illnesses that used to be death sentences. We take for granted that we can turn wind and sun into electricity, sea into drinking water and hold …

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Bangladesh to deport 5 Indians for betting

DHAKA, Nov 20, (AFP): Bangladesh police said Monday they would deport five Indians caught betting at a weekend cricket match as authorities crack down on illegal bookmaking in the lucrative domestic league. The men were detained Saturday at Dhaka’s Sher-e- Bangla National Stadium during the one-day Bangladesh Premier League match, …

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Brady, Patriots dominate Raiders – Saints, Eagles win

MEXICO CITY, Nov 20, (AP): Tom Brady felt right at home in his first appearance in Mexico by throwing for 339 yards and three touchdowns, to the delight of an adoring crowd, in the New England Patriots’ 33-8 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Brady completed his first 12 …

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Kohli and Kumar shine for India in drawn Test – Bad light stops play with Sri Lanka on 75-7

KOLKATA, Nov 20, (AFP): Virat Kohli hit his 50th international century and paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up four wickets to give Sri Lanka a scare before the rain-hit opening Test ended in a draw on Monday’s final day. Chasing 231 for victory, the visitors were 75-7 when bad light stopped …

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Airbus faces hurdles in Emirates deal – Key relationships tested in A380 Emirates talks

DUBAI, Nov 20, (RTRS): A preliminary deal to sell 36 A380s to Emirates blew up in an Airbus hospitality chalet moments before the Gulf carrier was expected to shower $30 billion on the planemaker and its US rival Boeing at the start of last week’s Dubai Airshow. Two top Emirates …

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Kuwait closes slightly lower; volume retreats – NBK slips 3 fils; Mabanee Co gains

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Kuwait stocks pulled slightly lower on Monday extending last session’s losses. The bourse fell 4.67 pts in volatile trade to 6,257.72 points dragged by heavyweights even as the broader trend remained narrowly mixed. The KSX 15 gauge slipped 4.39 pts to 918.26 points while weighted index …

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Kuwait’s trade surplus with Japan soars – Mideast shortfall jumps to 77 pct

TOKYO, Nov 20, (KUNA): Kuwait’s trade surplus with Japan expanded by 64.4 percent from a year earlier to JPY 32.1 billion ($287 million) in October, up for the 10th month, thanks to robust exports, the Japanese Finance Ministry said Monday. Kuwaiti overall exports to Japan jumped 25.1 percent year-on-year to …

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FOOD THAT FILLS YOU – JUNA’S WITH A HUG FROM INSIDE

Veganism is both the practice of strictly abstaining from the use of all animal products, particularly in diet, and an associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals. The vegan movement is flourishing in Kuwait. This five part series takes a look at the creative Kuwaitis who have adopted …

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