Tuesday , February 20 2018

Arab Times

Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film – Engaging story, riveting action in ‘12 Strong’

In the days and months following the Sept 11 attacks, a small US Special Forces unit led an offensive against the Taleban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan. They worked in harsh conditions alongside a local warlord and his men, an uneasy alliance at best, and, even with all the technology and …

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Kuwait top Seventh Shooting GPrix – Oman settle for second spot as Tunisia take third place

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: The Seventh HH the Amir of Kuwait Shooting Grand Prix concluded Thursday at Mayadeen Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex with the participation of 350 shooters from 39 Arab and foreign countries. Kuwait’s shooting team bagged a total of 10 medals — seven gold, two silver …

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Kohli crowned ICC Cricketer of the Year – Smith claims Test Cricketer award

MUMBAI, Jan 18, (RTRS): India captain Virat Kohli had something to cheer on Thursday when he was named ICC World Cricketer of the Year, a day after suffering his first Test series defeat as skipper in South Africa. The 29-year-old was rewarded for his prolific run in the qualification period …

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Kuwaiti skiers to participate in UAE Jet Ski Championship

ABU DHABI, Jan 18, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Jet Ski team will participate tomorrow in the first round of the UAE Jet Ski Tournament in Abu Dhabi. In a statement to KUNA, team member Rashid Al-Dawwas said that he hoped the team would achieve leading positions and raise Kuwait’s flag at this …

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Kuwait opens first-ever airshow

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17, (KUNA): Under the auspices of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait on Wednesday welcomed spectators from the Gulf region and beyond to its inaugural aviation spectacle. Addressing the opening ceremony of the “Kuwait Aviation Show 2018,” the chairman of the General Directorate …

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Kuwaitis dominate Shooting Grand Prix – Gold for Al-Nemshan, Al-Shamma’ and Al-Rashid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: The number of gold medals for Kuwait National Shooting Team increased to six after Hamad Al-Nemshan, Eman Al-Shamma’ and Abdullah Al-Turaqi Al-Rashid won in their respective categories in the Seventh HH the Amir of Kuwait Shooting Grand Prix at Mayadeen Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. …

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Khamenei repeats Khomeini’s crime

THE supreme leader of Iran Ali Khamenei downplaying the reality of the dire situation in his country; from its destruction, to frustrate and accuse neighboring countries of being mercenaries, is considered a clear attempt to divert the attention of his starving nation away from the daily uprisings that send chills …

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Letter from a loving expatriate

ATTACKING and blaming expatriates indiscreetly and indiscriminately by regarding them as the secret behind our degradation and the vicious disorder in every sector of our society is wrong “according to his conviction.” We, as Kuwaitis, are the main partners in the degradation, disorder and corruption; whereas it is difficult — …

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Lebanon reverses ban on Spielberg film ‘The Post’ – Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

BEIRUT, Jan 17, (Agencies):: Lebanon’s interior ministry will allow the release of Steven Spielberg’s latest film, “The Post”, overturning a ban by the General Security authority, a senior official said Wednesday. The security body had on Monday announced it was banning the Hollywood thriller to comply with an Arab League …

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‘Death Cure’, emotional action film – Salazar proves herself to be an action hero

The past few years have been a rather dystopian era for dystopian YA film adaptations. After “The Hunger Games” became a genuine phenomenon, studios went on a spending spree, scouring increasingly indistinguishable tales of chosen ones and oppressive government regimes for potential franchises, with decidedly mixed results. Ever since Jennifer …

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