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 2022-12-07 15:58 

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Cavaliers trounce Lakers as ailing Davis sidelined...

LOS ANGELES: Donovan Mitchell scored 43 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 116-102 NBA victory on Tuesday over a Los Angeles Lakers team that clearly missed the firepower of ailing Anthony Davis. Star center Davis had scored 99 points in the Lake...

 2022-12-07 15:57 

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Kuwait's shooting tournament starts...

By Abdellatif Sharaa KUWAIT: The Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah Shooting Tournament will kick off on Thursday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Shooters from the Club, National Guard, Bahrain and Kazakh federations are participat...

 2022-12-07 15:13 

Kuwait Times

Webb telescope promises new age of the stars...

The James Webb Space Telescope lit up 2022 with dazzling images of the early universe after the Big Bang, heralding a new era of astronomy and untold revelations about the cosmos in years to come. The most powerful observatory sent into space succeeds the...

 2022-12-07 13:35 

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Kuwaiti, French top brass discuss military coop...

Kuwait: Chief of the General Staff of Kuwait Army Lieutenant General Khaled Saleh Al-Sabah discussed with Rear Admiral Emmanuel Slaars, commander of the Indian Ocean maritime zone and commander of the French forces stationed in the UAE, the military ties ...

 2022-12-07 12:54 

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GCC FMs hold preparatory meeting in Riyadh...

Riyadh: The 154th preparatory for the GCC Foreign Ministers began on Wednesday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, ahead of the 43rd Gulf Summit. Foreign Minister Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah heads the Kuwaiti delegation to the preparatory meeting. During the me...

 2022-12-07 11:13 

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Crown Prince receives innovative surgeon...

His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Wednesday orthopedic surgeon Dr Muthana Sartawi. Dr Sartawi presented His Highness the Crown Prince with his patented "Kuwait Stitch" invention used...

 2022-12-07 09:33 

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'Call of Duty' to be released on Nintendo Switch: Microsoft...

Tokyo: The hugely popular "Call of Duty" game franchise will become available on Nintendo's Switch console if the acquisition of its developer goes ahead, a Microsoft executive said Wednesday. The US tech giant is in the process of buying the ...

 2022-12-07 07:38 

Kuwait Times

Pumping 'new black gold', Saudi DJs sense big opportunities...

Ravers sporting face paint and flashing LED sunglasses jump in time to the thudding beats of Dish Dash, a DJ act whose rise mirrors that of the Saudi music scene. The confetti-strewn dance hall in Riyadh is packed with young men and women, most in streetw...

 2022-12-06 20:57 

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Portugal hammer Switzerland 6-1 to reach World Cup quarters...

Doha: Goncalo Ramos scored a hat-trick after replacing Cristiano Ronaldo in the Portugal side as they demolished Switzerland 6-1 to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday. The Benfica forward scored his third goal midway through the second half, wi...

 2022-12-06 20:09 

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Morocco players celebrate with Palestinian flag after Spain upset...

Morocco's players unfurled a Palestinian flag during their on-pitch celebrations after the team's stunning World Cup upset victory against Spain on Tuesday. The Palestinian flag — which has been fluttering widely across Qatar during the fina...

 2022-12-06 19:48 

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Kuwait Times Wednesday, December 7, 2022...

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 2022-12-06 19:30 

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Warmer noses are better at fighting colds...

WASHINGHTON: Chilly weather and common respiratory infections often go hand in hand. Reasons for this include people gather inside more in winter, and viruses survive better in low-humidity indoor air. But there has been less certainty about whether lower...

 2022-12-06 19:29 

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Zelensky visits Donbas near Ukraine front...

KYIV: President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday visited the frontline region of Donetsk in east Ukraine, describing fighting in the area as "difficult" with Russian forces pushing to capture the industrial city of Bakhmut. The visit came as Russian ...

 2022-12-06 19:26 

Kuwait Times

Morocco the last African and Arab nation standing at WCup...

DOHA: Achraf Hakimi struck the decisive penalty to send Spain crashing out and Morocco into the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time, winning 3-0 in a shoot-out on Tuesday after a 0-0 draw. Spain coach Luis Enrique had claimed his players prepared ...

 2022-12-06 19:17 

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Kuwait can deal with rainwater deluge: Official...

KUWAIT: Kuwait's drainage system can cope with water accumulations resulting from the ongoing rainfall in the country, the public works ministry said on Tuesday. Ahmad Al-Saleh, the official spokesperson of the ministry of public works and the roads a...

 2022-12-06 19:13 

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Citizens, residents of GCC can enter Qatar without Hayya card...

KUWAIT: GCC citizens and residents will be allowed to enter Qatar without the need to register for the Hayya card, the Qatari interior ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry, in a statement carried by the Qatar News Agency (QNA), said Gulf citizens and re...

 2022-12-06 19:08 

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Al Jazeera takes slain journalist's case to the ICC...

THE HAGUE: TV network Al Jazeera submitted the case of slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to the International Criminal Court on Tuesday, saying she was killed by Zionist forces. The Qatar-based channel said it had "unearthed new evidence" on the ...

 2022-12-06 18:56 

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Kuwait banking institute trained 50,000 in 10 yrs...

KUWAIT: Kuwait Institute of Banking Studies (KIBS) has trained up to 50,000 people, mostly Kuwaiti citizens, over the past 10 years, the institute's director general Rana Al-Naibari said. Naibari, in an interview with KUNA, said the institute held 130...

 2022-12-06 18:44 

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PAM participates in ILO conference, holds workshop...

KUWAIT: Singaporean President Halimah Yacob opened the International Labor Organization's 17th Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting, which is attended by the Kuwaiti government represented by ministries, businessmen and workers. "The scheduled agenda...

 2022-12-06 18:12 

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New positions for KT staff members...

KUWAIT: Kuwait Times has appointed the following staff members to new positions: Islam Al-Sharaa IT Director Islam Mohammad Al-Sharaa has been working at Kuwait Times since 1983. After completing an MCSE course, he joined the editorial department in 1992,...

 2022-12-06 18:06 

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Morocco beat Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals...

Doha: Morocco beat Spain on penalties to reach the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history on Tuesday after the match finished 0-0. The African side won the shoot-out 3-0 after Spain failed to convert all three of their spot kicks. Th...

 2022-12-06 18:05 

Kuwait Times

Kuwaiti surgeon conducts first RARYGB surgery...

KUWAIT: Dr Mishari Al-Mehanna, a Kuwaiti plastic surgeon, conducted, in collaboration with a Taiwanese bariatric surgeon, a successful Robotic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RARYGB) surgery on Monday. This successful RARYGB, the first of its kind in the Gulf r...

 2022-12-06 17:56 

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Mirzaam Expo opens to fanfare as quality blends with elegance...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: Founder and Organizer of Mirzaam Expo Farah Al-Humaidhi confirmed that the third edition of Mirzaam 2022 is the largest and most comprehensive in Kuwait since its launch in 2019, adding the aim of this exhibition is to establish the...

 2022-12-06 17:37 

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Abdullah Al-Salem University prepares to receive students...

KUWAIT: Education Minister Hamad Al-Adwani affirmed the Council of Public Universities will continue to implement its objectives in providing the basic necessities of higher education at a steady and deliberate pace by supporting educational institutions ...

 2022-12-06 17:34 

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Ambassador stresses keenness on showcasing Kuwait products...

CAIRO: Kuwait Ambassador to Egypt Ghanem Al-Ghanem said Monday his country is eager to partake in international and regional exhibitions to share expertise and highlight the country's products. This came in a statement by Ghanem to KUNA on the sidelin...

 2022-12-06 17:32 

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Assistant FM lauds ties with Thailand...

KUWAIT: Kuwait Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs Ambassador Sami Al-Hamad commended ties with Thailand in the economic, commercial, investment, tourism and healthcare fields. In a statement made on the sidelines of a reception held by Thaila...

 2022-12-06 17:30 

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PHFS supports Medical Students Association with diabetes workshop...

KUWAIT: Based on the principle of community partnership between various bodies in the private and public sectors, and in order to improve the concepts of social, health and community development to achieve Kuwait's 2035 vision in the health field, the...

 2022-12-06 16:42 

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Spain's ex-king wins partial victory in UK...

LONDON: Three appeal judges in London on Tuesday ruled that the former mistress of Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos I could not sue him for harassment in the English courts for the period while he was on the throne. The judges said in a written judgment th...

 2022-12-06 16:41 

Kuwait Times

Indonesia parliament approves ban on sex outside marriage...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's parliament approved legislation on Tuesday that would outlaw sex outside marriage in a move critics said was a huge setback to rights in the world's most populous Muslim country. After it was endorsed by all nine parties in a ...

 2022-12-06 16:17 

Kuwait Times

US green industry subsidies spoil talks with EU on trade, technology...

COLLEGE PARK, US: US and European Union officials met for trade and technology talks Monday, but hanging in the balance were heightened tensions over American subsidies for its green industry that Europe considers anti-competitive. Officials touched on is...

 2022-12-06 16:14 

Kuwait Times

Biden celebrates giant semiconductor project...

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden flew Tuesday to Arizona to celebrate the mammoth expansion of a Taiwanese semiconductor plant, citing the project as proof that the United States is finally breaking dangerous dependency on foreign manufacturers for the vit...

 2022-12-06 15:57 

Kuwait Times

Celtics earn impressive victory as Pacers overpower Warriors...

LOS ANGELES: Jayson Tatum scored 17 of his 31 points in the third quarter on Monday as the Boston Celtics earned an impressive 116-110 NBA victory over the Raptors in Toronto. Trailing 62-56 at halftime, the Celtics out-scored the Raptors 35-18 in the thi...

 2022-12-06 14:55 

Kuwait Times

IWG holds its annual seasonal dinner...

To celebrate the spirit of the season and the coming New Year, the International Women's Group-Kuwait (IWG) held its annual seasonal dinner for members and honored guests, including Sheikha Suad Al-Sabah and ambassadors of Sierra Leone, Canada, United...

 2022-12-06 14:46 

Kuwait Times

Emmy-winning 'Cheers' star Kirstie Alley dies at 71...

Kirstie Alley, the two-time Emmy-winning actor who starred in the hit television sitcom "Cheers", died Monday after a battle with cancer, her family said. She was 71. "We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has ...

 2022-12-06 13:53 

Kuwait Times

Here's a closer look at HUAWEI Mate50 Pro...

KUWAIT: The release of every new HUAWEI Mate smartphone is a sensational event for tech enthusiasts. That's when the world gets to witness the new peak of smartphone capabilities and get a brand new perspective on smartphone design. Unsurprisingly, th...

 2022-12-06 12:59 

Kuwait Times

China's Xi to visit Saudi Arabia from Wednesday...

Riyadh: Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia this week, meeting the king and de facto ruler of the world's biggest oil exporter, Saudi state media reported on Tuesday. Xi, head of the world's number-two economy,...

 2022-12-06 10:19 

Kuwait Times

Zain showcases its latest smart home solutions...

Kuwait: Zain, Kuwait's leading digital service provider, announced its third consecutive platinum sponsorship of Mirzaam Expo, the biggest interior design event in Kuwait. This year's expo, held at Kuwait International Fair in Mishref, is the even...

 2022-12-06 10:19 

Kuwait Times

Zain showcases its latest smart home solutions...

Zain, Kuwait's leading digital service provider, announced its third consecutive platinum sponsorship of Mirzaam Expo, the biggest interior design event in Kuwait. This year's expo, held at Kuwait International Fair in Mishref, is the event's ...

 2022-12-06 10:03 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait Crown Prince receives invitation for Amir to attend GCC summit...

Kuwait: His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Tuesday an invitation addressed to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah from Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to partake in the 43rd...

 2022-12-06 09:36 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait PM heads to Qatar to attend World Cup game at counterpart's...

Kuwait: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation on Tuesday left for Qatar to attend a World Cup match at the invitation of Qatari Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled bin Khalifa A...

 2022-12-06 08:49 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait water drainage system can absorb rain water accumulations...

Kuwait: Kuwait's drainage system can cope with water accumulations resulting from the ongoing rain falls on the country, the Public Works Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. Ahmad Al-Saleh, the official spokesperson of the Ministry of Public Works and...

 2022-12-05 21:00 

Kuwait Times

Brazil crush South Korea to reach World Cup quarter-finals...

Doha: Brazil cruised into the World Cup quarter-finals on Monday, producing a brilliant first-half performance to see off South Korea 4-1 and set up a last-eight clash with Croatia. Vinicius Junior, Neymar, Richarlison and Lucas Paqueta all scored before ...

 2022-12-05 19:03 

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Kuwait Times Tuesday, December 6, 2022...

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 2022-12-05 19:00 

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UAE leader congratulates Qatar Amir on successful World Cup...

DOHA: The United Arab Emirates' president on Monday began his first visit to Qatar since the end of a nearly four-year regional blockade that put ties in the deep freeze. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan was greeted by Qatar's Amir Sheikh Tamim ...

 2022-12-05 18:58 

Kuwait Times

New rules for delivery companies; permits for new firms suspended...

KUWAIT: Interior Minister Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled Al-Sabah issued a decision to amend some rules regarding transportation and delivery activities on Monday. "The issuance of new licenses for motorized vehicles to companies and institutions that practic...

 2022-12-05 18:37 

Kuwait Times

Zero-COVID policy eases as Chinese cities relax testing...

BEIJING: Businesses reopened and testing requirements were relaxed in Beijing and other Chinese cities on Monday as the country tentatively eases out of a strict zero-COVID policy that sparked nationwide protests. Local authorities across China have begun...

 2022-12-05 18:33 

Kuwait Times

Australia starts building massive radio telescope...

SYDNEY: Australia on Monday started building a vast network of antennas in the Outback, its section of what planners say will eventually become one of the most powerful radio telescopes in the world. When complete, the antennas in Australia and a network ...

 2022-12-05 17:59 

Kuwait Times

Croatia beat Japan on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals...

DOHA: Croatia reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Monday with a dramatic 3-1 penalty shoot-out win over Japan after a tense last-16 clash ended 1-1. Mario Pasalic struck the winning penalty to send Croatia through after Ivan Perisic had pulled ...

 2022-12-05 17:28 

Kuwait Times

Kuwaiti-French Science Exhibition kicks off...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti-French Science Exhibition kicked off activities of its 16th edition under the theme of artificial intelligence, organized by MILSET Asia for middle school students, held under the auspices of French Ambassador Claire Le ...

 2022-12-05 17:18 

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Kuwait Times remembers Yousuf Al-Alyan on his death anniversary...

KUWAIT: Monday marked the 15th anniversary of the death of Yousuf Al-Alyan, founder of Kuwait Times, the first English daily in Kuwait and the Arabian Gulf. Alyan was one of the most influential people in Kuwait's journalism and one of the founders of...

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