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 2021-09-25 19:30 

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26th September...

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 2021-09-25 18:32 

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Kuwait's statement at UNGA session covered main regional, int'l issues: Foreign Minister...

KUWAIT: Representative of His Highness the Amir, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah arrived in Kuwait yesterday after leading the Kuwaiti delegation in the 76th session of UN General Assembly. His Highness Sheikh Saba...

 2021-09-25 18:29 

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New vehicle transfer rules against money laundering, fraud...

By Nawara Fattahova KUWAIT: No transfer of a vehicle's ownership can now be done without financial evidence of payment (an authorized check, a receipt of payment, bank transfer, or contract of sale through a dealership). Many people were confused afte...

 2021-09-25 18:25 

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Nearly 200K foreign workers left Kuwait's labor market in one year...

KUWAIT: Kuwait's labor market lost 199,000 non-Kuwaiti workers during 12 months from March 2020 to March 2021, according to a local report. The employees were engaged in over 15 different activities. A labor market report indicated the real estate sec...

 2021-09-25 18:23 

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Foreign Minister takes part in GCC-Russia ministerial meeting...

NEW YORK: Kuwait's Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr Ahmad Naser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah participated in the ministerial meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states and Russia which was held in New York ...

 2021-09-25 18:19 

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NATO lauds 'great cooperation' with Kuwait...

BRUSSELS: A top NATO official has praised the growing partnership between the 30-member Alliance and Kuwait and expressed his appreciation to Kuwait for hosting the NATO-ICI Regional Centre. "I want to highlight the great cooperation between Kuwait an...

 2021-09-25 18:16 

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ABK, Al-Mogahwi offer free school supplies to students...

KUWAIT: Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) held a special event in collaboration with Al-Mogahwi in Sharq, offering ABK customers a customized school supply box to welcome students back to school, after a long absence due to the pandemic. Yasmeen Al-Salem from ...

 2021-09-25 18:12 

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ICSK Junior hosts ceremony for new student council...

KUWAIT: September 19, 2021, was a momentous day for ICSK Junior as it witnessed a beautiful ceremony for the newly elected student council who were bestowed with responsibility signifying the trust and faith that the school assigns in the newly invested s...

 2021-09-25 18:05 

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PM: Kuwait has given $327m to COVID vaccine initiatives...

NEW YORK: Kuwait has provided assistance worth $327.4 million to initiatives worldwide aiming to ensure an equal distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, particularly to impoverished nations, HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's representat...

 2021-09-25 17:59 

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Iraq slams Kurd forum pushing Zionist ties...

ARBIL: More than 300 Iraqis, including tribal leaders, called for a normalization of ties with the Zionist entity at a conference in autonomous Kurdistan organized by a US think-tank, drawing a chorus of condemnation yesterday from Baghdad. The first init...

 2021-09-25 17:58 

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Huawei exec lands in China after US deal...

SHENZEN: Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou returned to China yesterday shortly after two Canadians released from prison in China also arrived in Calgary, ending a bitter diplomatic row that has poisoned ties for three years. Meng and the two Canadians former ...

 2021-09-25 16:55 

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Man City end Chelsea hex...

LONDON: Manchester City ended their Chelsea hoodoo yesterday, beating the European champions 1-0 while Bruno Fernandes missed a last-gasp penalty in Manchester United's shock 1-0 defeat by Aston Villa. Gabriel Jesus' second-half strike proved deci...

 2021-09-25 16:53 

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Maldini scores airytale first goal for Milan...

LA SPEZIA: AC Milan went top of Serie A yesterday with a 2-1 win at Spezia in which Daniel Maldini followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps by scoring his first goal for the club on his full Serie A debut. Stefano Pioli's side are ...

 2021-09-25 16:44 

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Ancient footprints re-write humanity's history in Americas...

Footprints dating back 23,000 years have been discovered in the United States, suggesting humans settled North America long before the end of the last Ice Age, research published Thursday showed. The findings push back the date at which the continent was ...

 2021-09-25 16:42 

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Mexico's indigenous weavers seek international recognition...

Indigenous weavers in Mexico's southern highlands are striving for rightful recognition from an international fashion industry that they say plunders their creations and tradition. The struggle has taken on added symbolism as Mexico this month celebra...

 2021-09-25 16:41 

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Far-out fleet from Mad Max up for sale in Australia...

If you need a ride fast enough to outpace the apocalypse, a rare auction in Australia is selling a menacing fleet of vehicles from "Mad Max: Fury Road" for any aspiring desert warrior. Whether you're a would-be marauder or just want to raise e...

 2021-09-25 16:03 

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Klopp wants 'solution' as World Cup quarantine row returns...

LONDON: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Friday demanded "some kind of solution" to prevent another club-v-country row over COVID quarantine rules for World Cup qualifiers. Eight Brazilian Premier League players — including Liverpool goalke...

 2021-09-25 16:00 

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'Greatest' Serena, the pioneer of 'tennis intimidation', turns 40...

BIOT: Serena Williams turns 40 today with her long-time coach hailing her as the "greatest of all time" and a pioneer of tennis "intimidation4;. The American superstar is frustratingly marooned on 23 Grand Slam titles, one short of the all-...

 2021-09-25 15:58 

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China's central bank rules all crypto transactions are illegal...

BEIJING: China's central bank on Friday said all financial transactions involving cryptocurrencies are illegal, sounding the death knell for the digital trade in China after a crackdown on the volatile currencies. The global values of cryptocurrencies...

 2021-09-25 15:56 

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UK to issue visas to ease lorry driver shortage...

LONDON: The UK government is poised to temporarily ease visa rules to attract more foreign lorry drivers, reports said yesterday, as it grapples with a growing shortage that has now hit fuel supplies. The lack of tanker drivers has led to huge queues at p...

 2021-09-25 15:53 

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US new home sales surprisingly strong in August...

WASHINGTON: Sales of new homes rose faster than analysts expected last month in the United States, according to government data released Friday, though prices remained high and supply was still tight. The Commerce Department reported sales rose 1.5 percen...

 2021-09-23 18:51 

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Photo of the Day...

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 2021-09-23 18:40 

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Staying under the radar...

By Ben Garcia For almost two weeks now, security authorities have been cracking down on illegal residents in all governorates of Kuwait, blocking streets and setting up checkpoints to ensure all violators are caught and deported. The crackdowns are the la...

 2021-09-23 18:34 

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Sign language: Connecting people and cultures...

Sign language is a full-fledged means of communication for deaf people, depending on facial and body gestures that enable them to interact. The UN General Assembly set Sept 23 as the International Day for Sign Languages to highlight their importance, and ...

 2021-09-23 18:28 

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Kuwaiti army chief, Australian commander discuss military issues...

KUWAIT: Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwaiti Armed Forces Lieutenant General Sheikh Khaled Saleh Al-Sabah discussed with the Commander of the Australian Joint Task Force Brigadier General David Paddison important matters and topics of common interest...

 2021-09-23 18:24 

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EU adds Kuwait to its safe travel list...

BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) yesterday announced that it had added Kuwait to the list of epidemiologically safe non-EU countries, for which the EU countries should reopen the borders for non-essential travel. The EU Council of Ministers in a press re...

 2021-09-23 18:22 

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Man shoots himself...

KUWAIT: An Indian resident, 31, was rushed to hospital in stable condition after shooting himself with his sponsor's shotgun. The man, who worked as a driver, had an argument with his wife, who is in India. He then took his sponsor's gun and shot ...

 2021-09-23 18:10 

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The legacy continues...

By Abd Al-Rahman Al-Alyan Editor-in-Chief Sixty years is a long time for any business, but for the newspaper business, especially in today's climate, it is a lifetime. A remarkable lifetime. When my father, Yousuf Saleh Al-Alyan, started Kuwait Times ...

 2021-09-23 18:05 

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Touring Kuwait's iconic towers...

Kuwait Towers stands as the undisputed national symbol and one of the most recognizable landmarks in Kuwait, an embodiment of the nation's dramatic economic and urban development after the discovery of oil. Today, the Towers have become an integral el...

 2021-09-23 18:00 

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MP targets PAM with questions on rules, property ownership...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: MP Saleh Al-Mutairi yesterday targeted the Public Manpower Authority and its chairman with a series of questions about regulations and properties owned by its senior employees. In his questions addressed to Commerce and Industry Ministe...

 2021-09-23 17:34 

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A momentous journey...

By Abdellatif Sharaa Today marks the 60th anniversary of our beloved Kuwait Times. This is the place where I have spent many hours and days; a place that gave me the opportunity to learn how states are run; a place that gave me the opportunity to meet, sp...

 2021-09-23 17:01 

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Armin Laschet: Comeback king after Merkel's crown...

BERLIN: Armin Laschet, the candidate from Angela Merkel's party to succeed her as chancellor, may have had a dismal election campaign marred by gaffes, but he also has a knack for snatching victory from the jaws of defeat, which could still see him tr...

 2021-09-23 16:58 

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Shaman dies of COVID after touting 'blessed' water cure...

COLOMBO: A high-profile shaman who tried to end Sri Lanka's COVID-19 outbreak with "blessed" water has died of the virus, his family said yesterday. Eliyantha White, 48, who treated sports stars and top politicians including the country's ...

 2021-09-23 16:06 

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Afghanistan women taekwondo fighters feel defeated by Taleban...

HERAT: Zarghunna Noori has always been a fighter, but the 22-year-old taekwondo champion who dreamt of representing Afghanistan at the Olympics says she has finally met her match. "In sports when we lose we are left feeling terrible," she told AFP...

 2021-09-23 16:04 

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Hamilton hopes to end frustrating pursuit of 100th win in Russia...

SOCHI, Russia: Lewis Hamilton will be seeking to exploit every advantage he can find this weekend as he bids for an unprecedented and thus far elusive 100th Formula One win to regain the lead in the world championship at the Russian Grand Prix. Since grab...

 2021-09-23 16:02 

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'Postman' Poulter aims to deliver again for Europe...

KOHLER: England's Ian Poulter, dubbed "The Postman" for his consistent ability to deliver for Europe, says there's no secret to his Ryder Cup success. "I hate losing," the English veteran said when asked why the biennial match play...

 2021-09-23 15:48 

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Disco and live audiences in Milan as Italy fashion seeks 'rebirth'...

There was disco fever on the Milan catwalks Wednesday as Fendi kicked off the first fashion week for almost 18 months with predominantly live audiences. Coronavirus restrictions meant a reduced guest list, but photographers still gathered outside to get a...

 2021-09-23 15:44 

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Frida Kahlo self-portrait set to smash records at auction...

A Frida Kahlo self-portrait featuring her husband Diego Rivera is tipped to sell for more than $30 million at auction in New York, Sotheby's said Wednesday. "Diego y yo" (Diego and I), painted in 1949, "is poised to shatter" Kahlo'...

 2021-09-23 15:42 

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Women's skateboarding soars in Brazil after Tokyo Olympics...

When she saw 13-year-old Brazilian Rayssa Leal win silver in the first-ever street skateboarding competition at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Giovanna Alves Farias only had one wish: to start flying around a skate park herself. "I nearly cried. Seeing...

 2021-09-23 15:39 

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Delivery robots take the strain out of shopping in UK town...

MILTON KEYNES: It's famous for its roundabouts and statues of concrete cows. But the English town of Milton Keynes now has another claim to fame a trundling army of shopping delivery robots. The six-wheeled automated vehicles, launched three years ago...

 2021-09-23 15:36 

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Evergrande's founder calls for construction, sales to resume...

BEIJING: The head of teetering Chinese developer Evergrande has urged staff to resume construction and sales to deliver properties, state media reported yesterday, as the firm battles to avoid a collapse that could send shockwaves through the world's ...

 2021-09-23 14:40 

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Britney Spears asks to end father's guardianship in order to marry...

Britney Spears has asked a judge to end her father's guardianship at a hearing next week so that she can get married with a prenuptial agreement, a petition filed by her lawyer said Wednesday. The US pop singer, who has described the controversial 13-...

 2021-09-23 14:38 

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Billie Eilish, BTS, Elton John in concert for climate action, vaccines...

Some of the biggest names in pop, from Billie Eilish to BTS and Elton John, will lend their star power to Global Citizen Live on Saturday for a round-the-world event to raise awareness on climate change, vaccine equality and famine. Concerts staged in New...

 2021-09-23 14:35 

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Johnny Depp says 'no one is safe' from cancel culture...

Nobody is safe from the "instant rush to judgement" handed out by today's cancel culture, Hollywood star Johnny Depp said Wednesday at a Spanish film festival where he was accepting a lifetime achievement award. Depp, who last year lost a libe...

 2021-09-23 14:33 

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'Historic night' as Somalia screens first film in 30 years...

Somalia hosted its first screening of a movie in three decades under heavy security on Wednesday, as the conflict-ravaged country hopes for a cultural renewal. Built by Chinese engineers as a gift from Mao Zedong in 1967, the National Theatre of Somalia h...

 2021-09-22 19:40 

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Kuwait Times celebrates 60 years since its founding...

On September 24, 1961, Kuwait Times published its first issue, ushering in a modern era of Kuwait journalism and establishing the first English-language daily in the Arabian Gulf. Kuwait Times was founded by Yousuf Saleh Al-Alyan, who was also president a...

 2021-09-22 19:34 

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A witness to Kuwait's history in the making...

By Jamie Etheridge I came to Kuwait in 2004 to serve as the managing editor of Kuwait Times. At that time, there was great optimism here due to the ouster of the Saddam regime in Iraq. Everywhere I went, people predicted that Kuwait would soon flourish li...

 2021-09-22 19:26 

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23rd September...

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 2021-09-22 19:21 

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Senior Kuwait Times staff look back...

Islam Al-Sharaa I joined Kuwait Times in June 1983 and started working in the computer department to operate the image setter. There were five other colleagues with me of various nationalities. I worked in this department till 1985, then shifted for a few...

 2021-09-22 18:51 

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Kuwait Amir congratulates Saudi Arabia on National Day...

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of congratulations yesterday to the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on his country's National Day. In the cable, His Highness praised the kingdom's blessed ...

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