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Arab Times

Al Qusur: ‘Tells’ of tolerance – CHRISTIANITY IN THE GULF AT THE DAWN OF ISLAM

In the centre of Failaka located within the Kuwait Bay lies al-Qusur, a Christian monastery that could be of high importance to understanding  Christianity and monasticism at the beginning of the Islamic period,  disclosed  Dr Julie Bonnéric,  the co-director of the French-Kuwaiti Archaeological Mission during her lecture presentation on “Christianity …

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Salman … promise fulfilled

THE clean-up campaign of Saudi Arabia against corrupt individuals, which was launched through direct order from King Salman bin Abdulaziz and under the direct supervision of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman — chief of the Higher Council of the National Anti-corruption Commission, is not the end. Instead, it is just …

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Kuwait Kart Champ’ship concludes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Kuwaiti Kart Championship organized by Kuwait Motor and Motorbike Sports Club at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Track ended on Friday amidst fanfare and fierce competition. Mohammad Sa’adllah won the first place in the youth category in second place was Mohammad Mustapha and Mahmoud Majdawalli in third. …

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Munro ton fires Black Caps to series-levelling win – New Zealand beat India by 40 runs in 2nd T20

RAJKOT, India, Nov 4, (AFP): Opener Colin Munro hit a blistering century to help New Zealand down India by 40 runs in the second T20 international and level the series at 1-1 on Saturday. Munro smashed an unbeaten 58-ball 109 to propel the Kiwis to 196-2 and in reply, the …

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Kuwait men ice hockey team into Bangkok int’l tourney final game

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4, (KUNA): Kuwait Men Ice Hockey team qualified for the final game of the Bangkok Land of Smiles 2017 tournament, after beating Bangkok Flying Farangs 3-2 on Friday. Ahmad Al-Omran, Treasurer of Kuwait’s Winter Games Club, told KUNA in a phone call from Thailand that the players …

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Zain celebrates the launch of iPhone X at the Avenues – Huge crowds participate in raffle draws with hundreds of valuable prizes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, held a special event at the Avenues mall in celebration of the official launch of the all-new iPhone X. The event was held on Nov 3 for ten consecutive hours, from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and witnessed overwhelming …

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Russia stretches its oil diplomacy – Kremlin influence admired

By utilizing its giant oil companies to gain access to oil and gas in the producing countries, either through joint ventures, or direct cash and loans, the influence of Russia is respected and admired. It began last year when OPEC cut crude production by strictly adhering to the terms of …

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Kuwait’s PIC signs contract with US Jacobs Engineering – Deal for polypropylene plant in Canada

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Nov 4, (RTRS): Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Co (PIC) has signed a contract with US firm Jacobs Engineering to carry out engineering and design work for a planned polypropylene plant it co-owns in Canada, Kuwait’s state news agency reported on Saturday. Kuwait and its neighbours including Saudi Arabia …

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Gerwig comes of age with ‘Lady Bird’ – Mulligan to play Steinem in Rees’ ‘Uncivil War’

NEW YORK, Nov 4, (Agencies): Greta Gerwig has been an actress in 25 films, a co-writer on five and co-director of one. She’s assembled wardrobes, done makeup and — thanks to her 5 foot-9-inch height — held the boom mic. She has, in a sense, been building up for a …

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‘11/8/16’ offers insight into US presidency – ‘Obamaland’ a political sci-fi satire

Whether you view our current POTUS as “making America great again” or as a potentially mortal wound to democracy itself, few would disagree that his surprise election over Hillary Clinton was one of those turning points that will linger long in the history books. Just in time for the one-year …

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