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Arab Times

Stoke heap more misery on United – LVG on brink

STOKE-ON-TRENT, United Kingdom, Dec 26, (AFP): Louis van Gaal’s position as Manchester United manager is in serious jeopardy after his side’s wretched form continued with a 2-0 defeat at Stoke City on Saturday. Pre-match media reports suggested Van Gaal was one defeat away from the sack and the 64-year-old Dutchman …

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Chelsea held by Watford in Hiddink debut – Costa scores twice

LONDON, Dec 26, (AFP): Diego Costa scored twice as Chelsea were held to a 2-2 draw by Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in Guus Hiddink’s first game in charge as temporary manager. Costa put his side ahead and his second goal mid-way through the second half rescued a point …

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Reds sink Leicester – Benteke makes the difference

LIVERPOOL, Dec 26, (AFP): Christian Benteke’s second-half strike made all the difference as Liverpool beat Premier League leaders Leicester City in a 1-0 victory at Anfield on Saturday. This was Leicester’s second visit to Merseyside inside a week after last Saturday’s 3-2 victory over Everton but they went home empty-handed …

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Al Muzaini opens 65th branch in Shuwaikh

Kuwait’s leaders in money exchange and remittances for over 70 years have opened their newest branch in Shuwaikh at the Zeena Complex. The branch is open to serve customer’s all week from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm from Saturday to Thursday and 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Fridays. With …

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Non-oil growth pegged at 4-5% in 2016 & 2017 – Government’s capital spending plans to remain on track

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Economic activity is expected to improve in 2016 and 2017, boosted by an increase in public investment and steady growth in consumption. This is happening despite the large decline in oil prices seen since the middle of 2014, and which has put some pressure on the …

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AUB named among 50 most Secure international banks – Lender ranked 2nd locally, 5th regionally

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Ahli United Bank has embodied its leading role in the Islamic banking field both locally and regionally obtaining the second position locally and fifth in the GCC in 2015 on the “Global Finance” list of the most secure 50 international banks. This evaluation is based on …

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Time for economic reform in Kuwait as oil prices collapse – Cut subsidies and hike fuel and electricity

TODAY, the selling price of Kuwait’s crude oil is $28 a barrel. This is 17 percent less than $45 – the price stated in our budget for this fiscal year. It means loss of  $42.5 million per day, $1.2 billion per month or $14 billion per annum which is equivalent …

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ISIL defeat is not impossible

FOR several months, we have been hearing and reading opinions that total victory over ISIL is impossible. Majority of these opinions insinuated acceptance of the ‘reality’ – the birth of a new State in Iraq and Syria. This notion came after the issuance of several US stances. US President Barack Obama …

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KFH organizes ‘Hesabi’ tournament for 16 teams of Hesabi clients

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) organized the annual “Hesabi” football tournament for Hesabi account clients aged 15-21 years old in an attempt to strengthen ties with this important segment of clients. The tournament witnessed huge participation that encompassed 112 footballers within 16 teams. Alduaij football team crowned first place in the …

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Janikowski leads Raiders to victory over Chargers – Woodson walks out a winner in final home game of his career

OAKLAND, Dec 25, (RTRS): Sebastian Janikowski made a 31-yard field goal with 8:04 left in overtime, and the Oakland Raiders held on for a 23-20 victory against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night at the O.co Coliseum. The Raiders (7-8) triumphed in what could have been their final game …

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