Monday , December 18 2017

Arab Times

‘Hezb Al-Shaytan’: time for retribution

IT HAS become clear that decisiveness is imminent, while the sword of retribution is close to the neck of Hezbollah and its Iran backer. This is the reason why both of them should not trivialize the messages being sent by Arab and western countries. The current situation is different from …

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‘Night is the best time’

“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” — French statesman and military leader Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Before I proceed, I would like to explain the title of this article which seems strange and it is strange indeed. The story behind the title is that a few days ago, in one …

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Decisive nights in Riyadh … Affable nights in Vienna

THE Royal Decree issued during the weekend in Riyadh concerning the establishment of an anti-corruption authority with fangs and claws is headed by the Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman. It is all about public interest, abuse of public money without fear of religion or conscience, morality or patriotism, taking …

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Erdogan hails opera house project – ‘A symbol of Istanbul’

ISTANBUL, Nov 7, (Agencies): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday launched a controversial project to build a new opera house in Istanbul, lashing out at critics of the plan and saying the building would be a symbol for the city. The 2,500-seat opera house, due to open in early …

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Who will win, & who won’t – CMAs predictions

NASHVILLE, Tenn, Nov 7, (AP): The 2017 Country Music Association Awards take place Wednesday, and we at The Associated Press are placing bets on who will have a great night, and who won’t. Miranda Lambert is the top contender with five nominations, while Little Big Town and Keith Urban earned …

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Ballerini might be country’s next star – Ozzy for ‘final’ tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn, Nov 7, (Agencies): Country singer Kelsea Ballerini got the text of a lifetime recently. “The other day I got a text from a mutual friend that said, ‘Are you in Nashville? Reba wants to grab a drink,’” Ballerini recalled. That was, of course, the one and only Reba …

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Amir’s ‘message’ the decisive word

THE message of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to members of Parliament has put everyone in front of their historical obligation which cannot accommodate any selfish opinion or struggle to achieve temporary objectives at the expense of the supreme welfare of the nation. This especially applies …

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KFH wins ‘Best Consumer Digital Bank in Kuwait 2017’ award – Product innovation awards for KFH and KFH-Turkey from Global Finance

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) won “Best Consumer Digital Bank in Kuwait 2017” Award from Global Finance Magazine in the Middle East Category. Also, KFH and KFH-Turkey won Product Innovation (Al Nuwair Deposit), and Product Innovation (New Generation Credit Card) awards respectively in the category of The …

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NAPESCO posts KD 7.9mn net profit for first 9 months

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): National Petroleum Services Company (NAPESCO) announced on Tuesday that its net profit was totaling KD 7.9 million (around $25.8 million) during the first nine months of 2017, compared to KD 5.7 million during the same period in 2016, an increase of 39.7 percent. NAPESCO announced …

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Kuwait index continues to slide; volume swells – Americana sinks 120 fils; Ooredoo gains

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Kuwait stocks continued to slide on Tuesday extending the week’s slump. The bourse tumbled 176.06 pts to 6,143.01 points tracking region’s downswing triggered by Saudi crackdown. The blue chips led by banks continued to bleed as panic gripped the trading floor. The KSX 15 slid 43.14 …

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