Wednesday , October 18 2017

Arab Times

Kuwaiti shooters power to ‘victory’ in Asian tourney

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9, (KUNA): Kuwait clinched first place on Wednesday in the team competition of the seventh Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kazakhstan. Abdulrahman Al-Faihan and Sara Al-Hawal led their team to the win, as South Korea and India trailed in second and third place, respectively, Duaij Al-Otaibi, the …

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Sethi ‘elected’ chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board – New PCB boss eyes int’l tours

ISLAMABAD, Aug 9, (AP): Newly-elected chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi says one of the challenges for him is to bring back international cricket to Pakistan. “You know how much work we are doing in this regard and soon the results will be in front of you,” Sethi …

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Pattinson in role of his life in ‘Good’ – Actor goes undercover in NYC for ‘Good Time’

The fraternal directing duo of Josh and Benny Safdie make urban odysseys that flow with the quicksilver currents of New York City. You can feel the gum-stained pavement under your feet. You can smell the Q train. The Safdies were already an electric new energy in cinema — streetwise and …

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Country music legend Campbell dead – ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ singer said goodbye to life, career thru music

NASHVILLE, Tenn, Aug 9, (AP): Glen Campbell, the affable superstar singer of “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his family said. He was 81. Campbell’s family said the singer died Tuesday morning in Nashville and publicist Sandy Brokaw confirmed the news. …

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Mezzan Holding reports H1 2017 financial results – Co posts KD 50.3mn in Q2 revenue, KD 2.0mn net profit

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: Mezzan Holding KSC, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of food, beverage, FMCG and pharmaceutical products in the Gulf, today announced the company’s financial results for Q2 2017. The company reported KD50.3 million in Q2 revenue, and a Q2 net profit of KD2.0 million. The …

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Kuwait bourse retreats further; volume shrinks – Jazeera Airways jump 17 fils; Zain slips

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: Kuwait stocks sagged further on Wednesday extending its losses to second straight session. The bourse fell 6.89 pts in volatile trade to 6,823.03 points even as the broader market trend remained mixed. The banks and other heavyweight were largely subdued. The KSX 15 gauge edged 0.94 …

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Oil producers committed to output deal: OPEC – Saudi, Iraq discuss stabilizing market

ABU DHABI, Aug 9, (Agencies): Global oil producers said Tuesday they remained committed to cutting output and stemming the collapse in oil prices, OPEC said. A technical panel including members of the Saudi-led cartel and other oil producers made the statement after a two-day session in Abu Dhabi. OPEC states …

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Mogherini selfie

THE beautiful Italian woman, Federica Mogherini, who currently occupies the position High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, visited the Islamic Republic of Iran to attend the inauguration of Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani. Everybody watched Mogherini wearing a very modest dress while seated on the …

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Kipyegon adds world title to Oly gold – McLeod strikes

LONDON, Aug 8, (Agencies): Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon added the world title to her Olympic gold when she won a superb women’s 1,500 metres final in a white-hot London Stadium atmosphere on Monday, judging her charge to perfection and holding off the field. Kipyegon, silver medallist two years ago, took up …

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