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 2022-11-29 17:14 

Kuwait Times

Netherlands beat Qatar 2-0 to reach World Cup last 16...

AL KHOR: Cody Gakpo scored again as the Netherlands booked their place in the World Cup last 16 as group winners with a straightforward 2-0 victory over hosts Qatar on Tuesday. The Netherlands, needing just a point to be sure of progressing, put one foot ...

 2022-11-29 17:11 

Kuwait Times

Senegal beat Ecuador 2-1 to reach World Cup knockouts...

DOHA: Kalidou Koulibaly sent Senegal into the World Cup knockouts for just the second time in their history with the winner in Tuesday's dramatic 2-1 win over Ecuador. The Netherlands' dominant victory over Qatar meant only a win would see Senegal...

 2022-11-29 16:49 

Kuwait Times

Heavy policing after China demonstrations...

SHANGHAI, China: Security services were out in force across China's major cities Tuesday, which for the time being appeared to have quelled nationwide protests calling for political freedoms and an end to COVID lockdowns. The country's leadership ...

 2022-11-29 16:47 

Kuwait Times

Six years after bombings, Belgium readies for biggest criminal trial...

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Belgium's worst peacetime massacre left 32 dead and hundreds marked for life. Now, six and a half years later, Brussels will host its biggest ever criminal trial. Jury selection begins on Wednesday ahead of hearings into the charges...

 2022-11-29 15:52 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait support for Palestinian cause hailed...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: Palestinian Ambassador to Kuwait Rami Tahboub said during the "Kuwait and the Palestinian Cause" event organized by the Center for Gulf Studies and the Arabian Peninsula at Kuwait University on Tuesday that "this celebra...

 2022-11-29 14:56 

Kuwait Times

Bigger and better: Mirzaam Expo 2022 returns with third edition...

By Faten Omar KUWAIT: Mirzaam, the largest decor and interior design expo in Kuwait will return for its third edition at Kuwait International Fairgrounds from Dec 6 to 10. The five-day expo will feature booths from multiple decor and interior design store...

 2022-11-29 14:14 

Kuwait Times

Putin seeks to use 'winter as weapon of war': NATO chief...

Bucharest: Russian President Vladimir Putin wants "to use winter as a weapon of war" in his campaign in Ukraine, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday in Bucharest ahead of a meeting of the alliance's foreign ministers. "We have to be p...

 2022-11-29 12:23 

Kuwait Times

Less than half of UK population is Christian...

LONDON: For the first time, less than half of the population in England and Wales identifies as Christian, according to census data released Tuesday. The 10-yearly census carried out in 2021 showed rapid growth for the Muslim population, but "no relig...

 2022-11-29 10:10 

Kuwait Times

Zain showcases its career opportunities to attract national talents...

Kuwait: Zain, Kuwait's leading digital service provider, announced its platinum sponsorship of the fifth Career and Studies Opportunities Expo (CSO5) organized by the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) under the patronage of H...

 2022-11-29 06:40 

Kuwait Times

Cabinet thanks Qatar for invitation for Kuwaiti student to World Cup...

The Cabinet expressed, on behalf of the Kuwaiti government and people, profound appreciation of the kind invitation from Qatari Amir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani for students of Balat Al-Shuhadaa School to attend a World Cup game. The weekly Cabinet meeting, ...

 2022-11-28 21:04 

Kuwait Times

Portugal beat Uruguay to reach World Cup last 16...

Doha: Portugal booked their place in the World Cup last 16 on Monday as a Bruno Fernandes second-half double secured a 2-0 win over Uruguay. The deadlock was broken in the 54th minute when Fernandes' cross was missed by Cristiano Ronaldo and flew stra...

 2022-11-28 19:07 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait Times Tuesday, November 29, 2022...

Daily E- Paper Kuwait Times Click above icon to download full news paper The post Kuwait Times Tuesday, November 29, 2022 appeared first on Kuwait Times ....

 2022-11-28 18:27 

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Cabinet approves four-year program with key reforms...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: The Cabinet on Monday approved its four-year program of action that pledges massive economic, political and social reforms and a plan to cut the number of expats in the country. Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Barrak Al-Sheetan sa...

 2022-11-28 18:25 

Kuwait Times

Saudi unveils plan for new Riyadh airport...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced plans for a new airport in Riyadh intended to spur rapid growth in the capital while advancing the kingdom's ambitious aviation goals. The airport, set to accommodate 120 million travelers by 2030 and 185 milli...

 2022-11-28 18:24 

Kuwait Times

Palestinian flags fly at World Cup...

DOHA: Palestinian flags are flying everywhere in Qatar but Zionist fans are staying low-key as the Zionist-Palestinian conflict makes its presence felt at the first World Cup on Arab soil. Despite moves by some Arab countries, not including Qatar, to norm...

 2022-11-28 18:22 

Kuwait Times

Hawaii volcano erupts for first time in decades...

LOS ANGELES: Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world, has erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years, US authorities said, spewing lava and ash Monday as emergency crews went on alert. Flows of lava remained mostly contained wit...

 2022-11-28 18:07 

Kuwait Times

Listen to the patient...

By Dr Khalid Al-Saleh The patient has the right to find someone to listen to him, as the human being is not a deaf machine, or his spare parts can be replaced to restart working again. The human being is a mix of three elements body, soul and nafs. The so...

 2022-11-28 18:02 

Kuwait Times

Kuwaiti army, KNG conduct Pearl of the West 2022 drills...

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti army and Kuwait National Guard (KNG) co-launched on Monday the "Pearl of the West 2022" drills, which will last until December 7 in cooperation with the French forces. The exercise aims to unify the joint command system and coo...

 2022-11-28 17:59 

Kuwait Times

Brazil beat Switzerland 1-0 to reach World Cup last 16...

Doha: Brazil reached the knockout stages of the World Cup on Monday after beating Switzerland 1-0. Casemiro made sure Group G leaders Brazil qualified for the last 16 with a game to spare by netting the only goal of the match in the 83rd minute at Stadium...

 2022-11-28 17:50 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait FM receives heads of diplomatic missions...

KUWAIT: Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his wife Sheikha Rima Al-Sabah received Sunday heads of diplomatic missions and international organizations based in Kuwait. During the reception held at the ministry on occ...

 2022-11-28 17:46 

Kuwait Times

MOH, MOE in health awareness campaign...

KUWAIT: The Patients Helping Fund Association continued its activities within its national health awareness project in schools (My School Rises with My Health) for the fifth year in a row in cooperation with several departments of the Health Ministry and ...

 2022-11-28 17:33 

Kuwait Times

Operating company shares may see upward mobility...

KUWAIT: Operating company shares are anticipated to see upward mobility in December, buoyed by individual and corporate purchases targeting higher price levels by the end of the year, according to economists. The operating stocks of leading companies list...

 2022-11-28 17:31 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait fans throng malls, cafes for WCup matches...

KUWAIT: Diwanyas, malls and cafes in Kuwait have been drawing large numbers of sports fans to watch World Cup games since the 2022 Qatar championship kicked off on November 20, amid even higher attraction in the final rounds of the event. With football fa...

 2022-11-28 17:09 

Kuwait Times

KRCS delivers winter aid to 650 families...

KUWAIT: A total of 650 families in need in Kuwait have received winter aid including heating devices, blankets and domestic supplies, Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced on Monday. KRCS is keen on supporting families in need as the winter supply ...

 2022-11-28 16:37 

Kuwait Times

China COVID lockdowns shut delivery workers out of homes...

BEIJING: Overworked, underpaid and thoroughly fed up, Wang's troubles deepened even further when authorities abruptly locked down the delivery driver's Beijing apartment block earlier this month. Officials in the Chinese capital have doubled down ...

 2022-11-28 16:35 

Kuwait Times

Equities and oil prices slide as China hit by protests...

LONDON: Stocks and oil prices slid Monday on concerns about protests across China calling for political freedoms and an end to the government's hardline zero-COVID policy, fueling uncertainty in the world's number-two economy. "Unrest in major...

 2022-11-28 16:16 

Kuwait Times

Protests in China speak to deep political frustrations...

BEIJING: Protests spreading in China have been catalyzed by fury at the government's hardline zero-COVID policies but have also exposed deep-rooted frustration against the country's wider political system. People took to the streets across China o...

 2022-11-28 16:13 

Kuwait Times

Nigerian ex-governor tries 'outsider' upset with presidential bid...

IBADAN: Horns blaring from the crowd, Nigerian candidate Peter Obi makes his pitch, repeating a mantra that he offers youth a chance for change in February's election. For 35-year-old footwear seller Joseph Nwankwo it was what he wants to hear. "I...

 2022-11-28 15:57 

Kuwait Times

Celebrated Greek cheesemakers brought low by soaring inflation...

NAXOS, Greece: On his bougainvillea-covered farm on the Greek island of Naxos, Yannis Karganis milks his sheep, wondering anxiously how he will cope with soaring costs and keep his cheesemaking business afloat. After the war in Ukraine sparked an inflatio...

 2022-11-28 15:19 

Kuwait Times

Kuwaiti ultimate frisbee team 'Pampered Cats' soaring high...

By Faten Omar KUWAIT: Kuwaiti athletes are developing and executing new skills. Kuwait Times spoke with Lujain Al-Mulla, captain of 'Pampered Cats', a Kuwaiti ultimate frisbee team, to learn more about the sport. Kuwait Times: Tell us more about y...

 2022-11-28 15:18 

Kuwait Times

Ghana beat South Korea 3-2 to keep World Cup hopes alive...

Doha: Mohammed Kudus scored twice as Ghana edged South Korea 3-2 in a dramatic World Cup match on Monday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the last 16. Ghana, who would have been eliminated by a defeat, led through first-half goals from Mohammed Salis...

 2022-11-28 15:15 

Kuwait Times

Dance classes give hope to Portuguese prisoners...

Inside a high-security Portuguese prison, six inmates are moving gracefully around in a series of improvised dance moves, clutching props and following the rhythm of the music. Outside, the high walls of Linho prison in the western suburbs of Lisbon are l...

 2022-11-28 15:00 

Kuwait Times

Wordplay, blank signs, music: How China is protesting zero-COVID...

Holding up blank pieces of paper, co-opting the national anthem, complicated wordplays: protesters in China are devising a myriad of creative ways to voice dissent against the government and its zero-COVID policy. Here's how many Chinese have attempte...

 2022-11-28 14:41 

Kuwait Times

'Wakanda' still reigns on weak Thanksgiving weekend in N America...

"Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" again ruled the North American box office this weekend, while two new high-budget releases had "weak" openings, analysts said. Disney and Marvel's "Wakanda" took in an estimated $45.9 million fo...

 2022-11-28 12:17 

Kuwait Times

Cameroon rally for 3-3 draw with Serbia at World Cup...

Doha: Cameroon fought back from two goals down to earn a 3-3 draw against Serbia at the World Cup on Monday, keeping both teams in contention for a place in the last 16. Jean-Charles Castelletto scored first for Cameroon but Serbia led 3-1 after goals fro...

 2022-11-28 11:44 

Kuwait Times

Zain hosted social and sports programs for NUKS USA students...

Kuwait: Zain, Kuwait's leading digital service provider, hosted an array of social, entertainment, and sports programs for Kuwaiti students in the United States as part of its presence as a strategic partner of the 38th annual conference of the Nation...

 2022-11-28 10:37 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait cabinet approves gov't policy program...

Kuwait: Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Barak Al-Shetan said on Monday the cabinet has approved the government's 2022-2026 policy program. The cabinet has also asked Minister of Finance and Minister of State for...

 2022-11-28 09:58 

Kuwait Times

Comoros ex-president Sambi jailed for life for 'high treason'...

Moroni: A court in the Comoros on Monday handed down a life sentence for high treason to ex-president Ahmed Abdallah Sambi, who was convicted of selling passports to stateless people living in the Gulf. Sambi, 64, was sentenced by the State Security Court...

 2022-11-28 07:25 

Kuwait Times

MoH reassures public: Kuwait is 'safe' after incoming cholera case recorded...

The Health Ministry reassures the public that Kuwait is "safe" after a case of cholera from a neighbouring country was spotted, spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said on Monday, pointing to water safety and safe sanitation as factors that prevent th...

 2022-11-27 21:02 

Kuwait Times

Germany snatch draw with Spain at World Cup...

Al Khor: Germany snatched a 1-1 draw with Spain in a crunch World Cup Group E game on Sunday when Niclas Fuellkrug lashed home an 83rd-minute equaliser. Alvaro Morata's deft touch from Jordi Alba's cross had put Spain ahead just after the hour mar...

 2022-11-27 19:07 

Kuwait Times

Kuwait Times Monday, November 28, 2022...

Daily E- Paper Kuwait Times Click above icon to download full news paper The post Kuwait Times Monday, November 28, 2022 appeared first on Kuwait Times ....

 2022-11-27 18:45 

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Croatia win to knock Canada out of World Cup...

Doha: Croatia romped to a 4-1 win over Canada in Doha on Sunday to knock the North Americans out of the World Cup. Alphonso Davies had given Canada a shock lead after just 68 seconds but a brace from Andrej Kramaric helped Croatia bounce back and go top o...

 2022-11-27 18:32 

Kuwait Times

Lawmakers insist they will reject all forms of taxation...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: MPs said on Sunday they will strongly oppose any government plans to impose any form of taxation and raising charges for public services, adding they will take action against such plans. Meanwhile, the Cabinet is due to approve its four...

 2022-11-27 18:28 

Kuwait Times

25.5% of Kuwait population have type 2 diabetes...

KUWAIT: Diabetes rates in Kuwait have reached 25.5 percent among adults, according to a recent report of the International Diabetes Federation, the Head of the Kuwaiti Diabetes Association (KDA) Dr Waleed Al-Dhahi warned on Sunday. In a press statement on...

 2022-11-27 18:24 

Kuwait Times

Qatar's migrant workers enjoying World Cup games...

DOHA: Shafeeq Saqafi proudly wore an Argentina shirt when he sat with 15,000 other migrant workers in a hidden corner of Doha to watch Lionel Messi's side salvage their World Cup. Messi's goal in the 2-0 win over Mexico late Saturday brought the b...

 2022-11-27 18:22 

Kuwait Times

Morocco triumph, jeopardize Belgium's World Cup hopes...

DOHA: Morocco jeopardized Belgium's World Cup hopes as Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal's late goals secured a surprise 2-0 triumph in Doha on Sunday. Belgium, third in Russia four years ago, could have qualified for the last 16 with victor...

 2022-11-27 17:58 

Kuwait Times

United Nations in Kuwait launches Young Ambassadors initiative...

KUWAIT: To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, United Nations in Kuwait launched on Sunday the Young Ambassadors initiative under the auspices of Minister of Forei...

 2022-11-27 17:45 

Kuwait Times

Municipality plan covers 3 areas for 6m people by 2040...

KUWAIT: The head of the structural plan committee of the Municipal Council Sharifa Al-Shalfan said on Sunday the fourth structural plan consists of three urban areas covering a total of around 6 million people by 2040. "The urban area will include the...

 2022-11-27 17:43 

Kuwait Times

MoH contracts more expat medical staff...

KUWAIT: Sources at the health ministry revealed to Kuwait Times that a batch of doctors has been contracted to work in new medical centers and hospitals that have recently opened or are to open soon. "The number of these doctors exceeds 200 Jordanians...

 2022-11-27 17:41 

Kuwait Times

11 abandoned cars, boat impounded in Mubarak Al-Kabeer...

KUWAIT: The Mubarak Al-Kabeer Municipality branch organized field campaigns in all areas of the governorate from Nov 22 to Nov 25. Eleven abandoned cars and a boat were impounded and sent to a holding area. Head of the general hygiene and roadworks depart...

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