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 2022-11-21 16:18 

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Thai economy sees growth boosted by tourism revival...

BANGKOK: Thailand's economy enjoyed healthy expansion in the third quarter, officials said Monday, with the return of international tourists helping to offset persistently high inflation. Southeast Asia's second-largest economy was battered by the...

 2022-11-21 15:21 

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Elton John bids farewell to America with 'emotional' Los Angeles concert...

Clad in a sequined bathrobe, Elton John signed off the final US concert of his farewell tour Sunday with a typically flamboyant show in Los Angeles, the city that helped launch him to global fame half a century ago. John took to the stage of the Dodger St...

 2022-11-21 15:18 

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Iran arrests two top actors who removed headcarves...

Iran has arrested two prominent actors who expressed solidarity with the protest movement and removed their headscarves in public in an apparent act of defiance against the regime, state media reported Sunday. Hengameh Ghaziani and Katayoun Riahi were bot...

 2022-11-21 15:06 

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Abused and assaulted Kuwaiti women forced to drop cases...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: Violence against women by men in Kuwait has become noticeable after the advent of social media, as witnesses record incidents to use as evidence to support abused women at police stations. But many battered women give up their right...

 2022-11-21 15:02 

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Horseman and hero: Who is Argentina's 21st century gaucho?...

Riders in berets, espadrilles and traditional neck scarves stand out against a dust cloud enveloping a melee of hundreds of horses as they expertly herd the animals. The riders are gauchos, deft horsemen who occupy a special place in the Argentine psyche,...

 2022-11-21 14:34 

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Kuwait DM lauds British Red Arrows parade...

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Defense Ministry's Assistant Undersecretary Sheikha Dr Shamayel Al-Sabah on Monday lauded the British Royal Air Force parade in Kuwait, with the Red Arrows flying over Arabian Gulf Street. Speaking to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) and Kuwa...

 2022-11-21 14:28 

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Kuwait National Guards must remain well equipped: deputy chief...

Kuwait: The National Guards second in command on Monday underscored necessity to maintain good equipment of the squad and keep the personnel abreast of latest innovations that serve their missions. It is rather imperative that the National Guards get the ...

 2022-11-21 14:26 

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Kuwait camping season begins amid price hikes...

By Faten Omar The camping season has begun, and many people took the opportunity to escape to vast desertscapes and open-air spaces away from the bustle of the city and closed commercial complexes. Kuwait Municipality had announced that the camping season...

 2022-11-21 13:49 

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Iran team do not sing national anthem before first World Cup game...

DOHA: Iran's players did not sing their national anthem before their first game of the World Cup against England on Monday, in apparent support for anti-government protesters in their homeland. Ahead of the game in Qatar, captain Alireza Jahanbakhsh s...

 2022-11-21 10:18 

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Zain awarded the 'Best Diversity & Inclusion Strategy' at Informa's Future Workplace Awards 2022...

Dubai: Zain, a leading mobile telecom innovator in seven markets across the Middle East and Africa, has been recognized as having the 'Best Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Strategy" in the Middle East at the Future Workplace Awards 2022, held in Dubai...

 2022-11-21 10:11 

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Kuwait Amir invited to attend Gulf-Chinese, Arab-Chinese summits in Riyadh...

Kuwait: His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Monday an invitation addressed to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah by King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to...

 2022-11-21 08:49 

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Kuwait DM commends British Red Arrows parade...

Kuwait: Kuwaiti Defense Ministry's Assistant Undersecretary Sheikha Dr. Shamayel Al-Sabah on Monday lauded the British Royal Air Force parade in Kuwait, with the Red Arrows flying over Arabian Gulf Street. Speaking to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) and Kuw...

 2022-11-20 20:10 

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Kuwait Times Monday, November 21, 2022...

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 2022-11-20 18:47 

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All eyes are on Trump's revived Twitter account...

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has seemingly rejected returning to Twitter, but as he embarks on a new presidential campaign, will he be able to resist? All eyes were on his account Sunday for any activity, after it was reinstated by the platform's new owne...

 2022-11-20 18:43 

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World Cup kicks off in Qatar...

DOHA: The World Cup kicked off in Qatar on Sunday as the month-long football showpiece finally got under way after a 12-year build-up. Qatar's Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani was present in the impressive Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, 50 km outside...

 2022-11-20 18:41 

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COP27 strikes historic deal to fund damages...

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: A fraught UN summit wrapped up Sunday with a landmark deal on funding to help vulnerable countries cope with devastating climate impacts but also anger over a failure to be more ambitious on cutting emissions. The two-week talks in Egypt&...

 2022-11-20 18:11 

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Fatat Club beat Tadhamon Club...

By Abdellatif Sharaa KUWAIT: Fatat Club Women Futsal team on Saturday defeated Tadhamon Club 5-1 in the second round of the URC Futsal League. Fatat now have 6 points from two matches while Tadhamon remained with 3 points in third place. In the second mat...

 2022-11-20 18:09 

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Tedesco guides Australia to Rugby World Cup title...

MANCHESTER: Skipper James Tedesco scored two tries to help guide a clinical Australia side to their third consecutive Rugby League World Cup title with a comprehensive 30-10 victory over Samoa at Old Trafford on Saturday. Final debutants Samoa, boasting a...

 2022-11-20 18:01 

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Iran kicks off WCup overshadowed by protests and deadly crackdown...

DOHA: Iran's opening World Cup match against England on Monday is likely to be overshadowed by a deadly crackdown on women-led protests back home. The football-obsessed nation of 80 million people is normally united by football but is reeling after tw...

 2022-11-20 17:58 

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Jazz hold off Trail Blazers in the battle of West's best...

LOS ANGELES: Jordan Clarkson scored 15 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter as the Utah Jazz thwarted Portland's furious comeback bid to beat the Trail Blazers 118-113 in a duel of the NBA's top Western Conference teams on Saturday. The surprisi...

 2022-11-20 17:56 

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Winners awarded at Camel race event...

KUWAIT: The camel race ceremony 'Inheritors of Abdullah Mubarak Al-Sabah' completed their competition which was organized by Kuwait Club for Camel Race. The event was attended by a large number of competitors and audience who are passionate about ...

 2022-11-20 17:47 

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Education ministry to open several foreign schools...

KUWAIT: The education ministry has approved opening branches of foreign schools but refused to open branches of Arab universities in Kuwait that did not meet special requirements. "Foreign private schools have asked the ministry of education to approv...

 2022-11-20 17:45 

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Adapting to climate change in the world's hottest sea...

To support action on marine and coastal aspects of climate change in Kuwait and across the Gulf region, the Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment (ROPME) have published three reports providing advice on adaptation actions to b...

 2022-11-20 17:35 

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Bombay HC refuses to direct trio to vacate Kuwait royalty's property...

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has refused to direct Mumbai-based businessmen to vacate premises owned by the royal family of Kuwait, noting that prima facie, their tenancy agreements were not "forged or fabricated". Justice BP Colabawalla was hear...

 2022-11-20 17:25 

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Kuwait considers children's rights a priority: Al-Baghli...

By Faten Omar KUWAIT: The ministry of social affairs held a celebration on World Children's Day titled "New Kuwait for Our Children". Minister of Social Affairs and Women and Children's Affairs Mai Al-Baghli affirmed that World Children...

 2022-11-20 17:19 

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Blood bank in constant need for donations to save lives...

KUWAIT: The head of blood transfer services at the health ministry Dr Reem Al-Radhwan said on Sunday the blood bank is always in need of volunteers for blood donations in order to save lives. She was speaking during a campaign for blood donations titled &...

 2022-11-20 17:06 

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Kuwait's charities reflect its global humanitarian role...

KUWAIT: The contributions and donations of Kuwait's charities and societies clearly reflect its humanitarian role and efforts across the world, based on coordination between the Ministry of Social Affairs and Community Development and local charities ...

 2022-11-20 17:02 

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Illicit excavations ruin Kuwait's archaeological sites: Professor...

By Zainab Behbehani KUWAIT: Photos on social media showed several archaeological sites were subject to tampering and sabotage due to illicit excavations by unlicensed individuals. Amid a lack of laws related to protecting antiquities and over-excavation i...

 2022-11-20 16:55 

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 2022-11-20 16:43 

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Beijing reports first COVID-19 death since May...

BEIJING: China reported the death of an 87-year-old man in Beijing on Sunday as its first fatality from COVID-19 in six months, with cases rising despite a stringent zero-COVID policy. The last major economy still welded to a no-tolerance policy on the vi...

 2022-11-20 16:40 

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Activists fear Iran crackdown in a Kurdish-populated town...

PARIS: Activists on Sunday expressed alarm that Iran was implementing a major crackdown in a Kurdish-populated town that has seen intense anti-regime protests in the last few days. Reinforcements of the security forces were sent to the city of Mahabad in ...

 2022-11-20 16:27 

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Frustrated foodies gobble up South Korean grocery unicorn...

SEOUL: When Sophie Kim moved home to South Korea after 15 years in the United States, she couldn't find anywhere to buy kale for her green juice. So she found a farmer, then built an app to help others seek out top-quality produce. The next-day grocer...

 2022-11-20 16:22 

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Ivory Coast and Ghana throw down gauntlet on cocoa price...

DJEKANOU, Ivory Coast: The world's chocolate industry could be in for a turbulent ride as the two biggest cocoa producers set down demands for manufacturers to pay higher prices for their growers. The quarrel focuses on the Living Income Differential ...

 2022-11-20 14:46 

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Museum of London packs up for 250 million move...

King Charles I's execution vest and 20,000 human remains are among the objects that need to be packed up as the Museum of London makes a daunting 250 million ($260 million) move. The museum tells the story of one of the world's great cities throug...

 2022-11-20 14:42 

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Mexico's 'Black Panther' star fights racism at home...

In Hollywood, he's the rising star of the sequel to "Black Panther," the first major Black superhero movie. In his homeland Mexico, Tenoch Huerta is leading a fight against racism on the screen. The 41-year-old aims to use his growing fame to ...

 2022-11-20 14:37 

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Iranian director dedicates Marrakech film festival win to 'women of Iran'...

Iranian director Emad Aleebrahim Dehkordi won the Etoile d'Or top award at the Marrakech International Film Festival late Saturday for his debut feature "A Tale of Shemroon" and dedicated his prize to "all the women of Iran". The film ...

 2022-11-20 12:21 

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Kuwait Amir's Representative arrives in Qatar for World Cup kickoff...

Doha: Representing His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation arrived in Qatar on Sunday to attend the 2022 World Cup kickoff. His H...

 2022-11-20 11:19 

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Zain's first-ever megastore opens at Bibi Tower in Salmiya...

Kuwait: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the opening of its first-ever megastore at Bibi Tower in Salmiya, the company's latest and biggest branch yet. A special ceremony was held to celebrate the opening of the new mega...

 2022-11-20 10:32 

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Kuwait Parliament Speaker receives Qatar's Amb....

Kuwait: The Speaker of the National Assembly Ahmad Al-Saadoun received on Sunday the Ambassador of Qatar to Kuwait Ali Bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud. The post Kuwait Parliament Speaker receives Qatar's Amb. appeared first on Kuwait Times ....

 2022-11-20 09:16 

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Turkey launches air raids against Kurdish militants in Syria, Iraq...

Istanbul: Turkey announced early Sunday it had carried out air strikes against outlawed Kurdish militant bases across northern Syria and Iraq which it said were being used to launch "terrorist" attacks on its soil. The offensive codenamed Operatio...

 2022-11-20 06:35 

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Trump Twitter account reappears after Musk poll...

Donald Trump's Twitter account was reinstated Saturday after the platform's new owner Elon Musk ran a poll in which a narrow majority of voters supported the move, days after the former US president announced another White House bid. Trump was ban...

 2022-11-19 18:46 

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Kuwait Times Sunday, November 20, 2022...

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 2022-11-19 18:06 

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FIFA chief blasts 'hypocrisy' on eve of Qatar World Cup...

DOHA: Two weeks after FIFA urged the 32 teams at the World Cup to "focus on the football", Gianni Infantino veered off-script on Saturday. Nothing was off limits as the most powerful man in football vented his frustration in a 1hr 1min tirade that...

 2022-11-19 18:03 

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Climate fund breakthrough offers 'hope'...

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: COP27 host Egypt scrambled to salvage UN climate talks Saturday with the European Union signaling a breakthrough over the contentious issue of "loss and damage" funding for climate vulnerable nations. Nearly 200 countries' rep...

 2022-11-19 18:01 

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Twitter fate in doubt as staff defy ultimatum...

SAN FRANCISCO: The future of Twitter seemed to hang in the balance Friday after its offices were locked down and key employees announced their departures in defiance of an ultimatum from new owner Elon Musk. Fears grew that a fresh exodus would threaten t...

 2022-11-19 17:36 

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Embassy keen to take care of Kuwaiti patients in Spain...

BARCELONA: Kuwait's Ambassador to Spain Khalifa Al-Khorafi has emphasized the Kuwaiti Embassy is paying a great deal of attention to all Kuwaitis receiving treatment and offering all facilitations to them and their companions. Khorafi made the stateme...

 2022-11-19 17:26 

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Kuwait: Arbitrary use of veto compromises UNSC credibility...

NEW YORK: Kuwait has brought to the spotlight reforming the United Nations Security Council affirming that "arbitrary usage of the veto right" has compromised the UNSC credibility in some cases over the past years. "The usage of the veto led i...

 2022-11-19 17:24 

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Kuwait 'spares no effort' in supporting protection of civilians...

GENEVA: Kuwait's membership of a declaration to enhance the protection of civilians from the humanitarian consequences of explosives in populated areas is the latest addition to its efforts in support of global peace and security, a diplomat said on F...

 2022-11-19 17:15 

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KFF controls fire at Jahra reserve...

KUWAIT: Firefighters from Jahra, Istiqlal and Sulaibikhat stations controlled a fire in Jahra Nature Reserve late Thursday. The squads were able to surround the fire and halt its spread. No injuries were reported. In other news, head of the public relatio...

 2022-11-19 17:10 

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Iran forces kill 3 more protesters...

PARIS: Iranian security forces killed at least three protesters Saturday in the latest violence against demonstrations sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a rights group said. The country's clerical leadership under Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is facing i...

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