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 2022-11-23 18:22 

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Municipality shuts fitness centers, arrests workers...

KUWIAT: The Kuwait Municipality sent an emergency team for field inspections on several fitness and wellness centers in Jabriya and Salmiya areas in Hawalli governorate. The inspection resulted in the arrest of a number of workers who were taken into cust...

 2022-11-23 18:18 

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Scientific research...

By Dr Khalid Al-Saleh As soon as some people spot the words "scientific research", they stop reading the column. There is a lack of awareness among many citizens of our countries on the importance of scientific research and its relation to the imp...

 2022-11-23 18:14 

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GCC reference center for cancer research sought...

KUWAIT: Following the 5th joint Gulf conference on cancer in Sharjah under the patronage and attendance of Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammad Al-Qasimi, in which more than 50 international and Gulf speakers participated, as well as the Gulf Cente...

 2022-11-23 17:06 

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World Cup holders France overwhelm Australia 4-1...

DOHA: Olivier Giroud joined Thierry Henry as France's all-time leading goalscorer with a brace as the holders roared back to beat Australia 4-1 and get their defense of the World Cup off to a flying start Tuesday. Australia took a shock lead at Al Jan...

 2022-11-23 17:05 

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'Betrayed' Ronaldo faces uncertain future after swift Man Utd divorce...

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United reunion was trumpeted as the return of Old Trafford's prodigal son, but it ended Tuesday in a divorce precipitated by his stinging tirade against the club. Two days ahead of Portugal's opening game...

 2022-11-23 17:03 

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Tomooh Sport Club Chairwoman lauds Qatar's efforts...

By Abdullatif Sharaa KUWAIT: Chairwoman of Kuwait Tomooh Sport Club and UN expert on the disabled rights Rihab Buresli thanked Qatar for supporting and caring for the disabled through the World Cup Qatar 2022. Buresli said this during the opening of the h...

 2022-11-23 17:00 

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Zain the 'strategic' sponsor of GulfRun...

KUWAIT: Zain, Kuwait's leading digital service provider, joined in awarding the winners of GulfRun, the most popular motorsport event in the GCC. The event was held at Kuwait Motor Town, and Zain was the strategic sponsor for the fifth time. Zain'...

 2022-11-23 16:53 

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76ers humble Nets; Bridges, Booker lift Suns over Lakers...

WASHINGTON: Brooklyn's Ben Simmons endured a defeat Tuesday in his emotional NBA return to Philadelphia as a 76ers' squad lacking three top stars humbled the Nets 115-106. The pre-game focus was on ex-Sixer Simmons playing his first game in Philad...

 2022-11-23 16:37 

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Foreign university students sold 'dreams' in north Cyprus...

NICOSIA: Foreign students are big business in northern Cyprus, a tiny, breakaway statelet only recognized by Turkey, but some warn university recruiters are selling "dreams" in the internationally and economically isolated territory. One Nigerian ...

 2022-11-23 16:35 

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Moscow on red alert after Crimea hit by 'drone attack'...

KYIV: Ukraine's Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula was targeted by a drone attack, Kremlin-installed authorities said, adding that Moscow's forces there were "on alert". The strike came as Kyiv claimed another territorial victory and just d...

 2022-11-23 16:33 

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Iran protest crackdown 'kills over 70' in a week...

PARIS: Iranian security forces have killed 72 people, including 56 in Kurdish-populated areas, in the past week alone in their crackdown on the protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death, a rights group said. The protests, sparked in mid-September by the...

 2022-11-23 16:26 

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'Hardcore' Musk drives into a culture clash at Twitter...

SAN FRANCISCO: After snapping up Twitter, one of Silicon Valley's most iconic companies, Elon Musk swiftly introduced his no-holds-barred work ethic, setting up a bitter culture clash with thousands of workers who still believed in the platform's ...

 2022-11-23 16:20 

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Violent protests at largest iPhone factory in China...

BEIJING: Violent protests have broken out around Foxconn's vast iPhone factory in central China, as workers clashed with security personnel over pay and living conditions at the plant. In videos shared on Weibo and Twitter that AFP has verified, hundr...

 2022-11-23 15:23 

Kuwait Times

Weight loss conundrum: Many wonder why healthy food and lifestyle don't help...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: Being fit and practicing a healthy lifestyle has become a trend among people of all ages in the last couple of years, and despite this being a good thing, especially with the danger of obesity, people still struggle with some detail...

 2022-11-23 15:08 

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Korean Embassy holds culinary festival, introduces kimchi...

By Faten Omar KUWAIT: The Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Kuwait and the Middle East Chapter of the Peaceful Unification Advisory Commission (PUAC) held a Korean culinary event 'Kuwait Kimchi Class 2022' on Tuesday, titled "Discover the ki...

 2022-11-23 14:59 

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S&P awards Boubyan Bank the highest credit rating in Kuwait...

KUWAIT: Boubyan Bank took a new step towards further achievements as it approached the end of this year by receiving a new upgrade of its credit rating from Standard & Poor's Ratings, which upgraded the bank's long-term issuer credit rating to ...

 2022-11-23 14:48 

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Rebel dancer suddenly quits Paris Opera...

One of the best-known male dancers at the Paris Opera, who has won a big following outside ballet for working as a judge on the French equivalent of "Strictly Come Dancing", on Wednesday quit the company after months of tension. Francois Alu, 28, ...

 2022-11-23 14:25 

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Blanchett and Yeoh films top indie Spirit Award nominations...

Michelle Yeoh's "Everything Everywhere All At Once" and Cate Blanchett's "Tar" led the Spirit Awards nominations Tuesday, underlining their credentials as the indie films to watch this awards season. The Film Independent Spirit Awa...

 2022-11-23 13:41 

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EU parliament declares Russia 'state sponsor of terrorism'...

Strasbourg: The European Parliament on Wednesday recognised Russia as a "state sponsor of terrorism", accusing its forces of carrying out atrocities during its war on Ukraine. The move by the European legislators is a symbolic political step with ...

 2022-11-23 12:19 

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UK top court rejects Scottish independence vote plans...

London: Britain's highest court on Wednesday rejected a bid by the devolved Scottish government in Edinburgh to hold a new referendum on independence without London's consent. The unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court torpedoed the Scottish nation...

 2022-11-23 08:40 

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Iraqi PM arrives in Kuwait on official visit...

Kuwait: Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammad Shia' Al-Sudani and his accompanying delegation arrived in Kuwait on Wednesday on a single-day-long official visit. He was welcomed by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. An offic...

 2022-11-22 19:33 

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Kuwait Times Wednesday, November 23, 2022...

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 2022-11-22 19:25 

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Green Falcons set World Cup alight...

DOHA/RIYADH: Saudi Arabia pulled off one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history on Tuesday, roaring back to beat Lionel Messi's Argentina 2-1 and set the tournament in Qatar alight. Copa America champions Argentina came into the match on a 36-mat...

 2022-11-22 19:23 

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MPs hail Amir's 'historic' pardon...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: Lawmakers on Tuesday hailed the amnesty granted by HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to political prisoners, describing it as historic as large sections will benefit from the pardon. "This is a historic amnesty,...

 2022-11-22 19:21 

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MoH mulls hiking delivery charges...

KUWAIT: Three years after a decision by health ministry to increase delivery fees for expats registered in the health insurance system at government hospitals, medical sources revealed charges will be reconsidered and may increase in light of the pressure...

 2022-11-22 19:18 

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Iran enriching uranium to 60% at Fordo plant...

TEHRAN: Iran said Tuesday it had begun producing uranium enriched to 60 percent at its Fordo plant, an underground facility that reopened three years ago amid the breakdown of its nuclear deal with major powers. The move was part of Iran's response to...

 2022-11-22 19:04 

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Saudi Arabia pull off one of the greatest upsets in WCup history...

DOHA: Saudi Arabia pulled off one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history on Tuesday, roaring back to beat Lionel Messi's Argentina 2-1 and set the tournament in Qatar alight. Copa America champions Argentina came into the match on a 36-match unbe...

 2022-11-22 17:49 

Kuwait Times

NIC holds financial analysts conference for Q3 2022 results...

KUWAIT: The National Investments Company held a financial analysts conference for its Q3 2022 results on Thursday, November 17, 2022. The conference witnessed the positive participation of Girish Nair, NIC's Chief Financial Officer, Bashar Khan, Senio...

 2022-11-22 17:32 

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Bangladesh-Kuwait relations hailed on Armed Forces Day...

By Faten Omar KUWAIT: The Embassy of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in Kuwait held a reception on Monday on the occasion of the 51st Armed Forces Day of Bangladesh at Millennium Hotel. The reception was attended by members of the Bangladesh armed...

 2022-11-22 17:30 

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Kuwait underscores cooperation between UN, regional bodies...

NEW YORK: Kuwait underscored Tuesday the necessity of deepening cooperation between the United Nations and regional organizations to ensure promotion of international peace and security. Counselor at Kuwait's permanent UN mission Abdulaziz Al-Ajmi hig...

 2022-11-22 17:24 

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Amir sponsors Informatics Award ceremony...

KUWAIT: Under the patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and in the presence of HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, a ceremony was held at Bayan Palace on Tuesday to honor Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah In...

 2022-11-22 17:20 

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PM receives KDIPA officials...

KUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Barrak Al-Sheetan, received Tuesday Director General of Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority ...

 2022-11-22 16:48 

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An independent voice of Kuwait to many Americans...

KUWAIT: Reconnaissance Research's Deputy CEO Yousef Alghusain welcomed former US ambassador to Kuwait and Iraq Douglas A Silliman at the onset of the latter's five-day visit to Kuwait, where he is expected to meet with some Kuwaitis. Alghusain sai...

 2022-11-22 16:40 

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 2022-11-22 16:38 

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Indonesia quake toll jumps to 268...

CIANJUR, Indonesia: The death toll from an earthquake on Indonesia's main island of Java jumped to 268 on Tuesday, as rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble and relatives started to bury their loved ones. As body bags emerged from crumpled buil...

 2022-11-22 16:35 

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Russian, US pressure mounts on Turkey over Syria threat...

ISTANBUL, Turkey: International pressure mounted Tuesday on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to launch a threatened ground offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria. Ankara launched a series of air strikes in Operation Claw-Sword on Sunday-hit...

 2022-11-22 16:24 

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US defense secretary and China defense chief meet in Cambodia...

SIEM REAP, Cambodia: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe in Cambodia on Tuesday, with both sides describing the talks as productive without backing away from their core positions. The rival powers have clashed over a h...

 2022-11-22 16:16 

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Bale shines as Wales, US draw 1-1 at World Cup...

AL-RAYYAN: Gareth Bale scored a late penalty to snatch a 1-1 draw with the United States in Wales' first World Cup game in 64 years on Monday. Welsh skipper Bale lashed home an 82nd-minute spot kick to break American hearts moments after earning the p...

 2022-11-22 15:08 

Kuwait Times

IMF-led seminar discusses economic challenges, policy choices for MENA...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: The IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) in Kuwait in collaboration with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) organized a high-level seminar on 'Economic Challenges and Policy Choices for t...

 2022-11-22 15:05 

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Battling inflation 'priority' as global growth slows: OECD...

PARIS: World economic growth is slowing due to decades-high inflation, the OECD said Tuesday, calling for "essential" further monetary policy tightening and "more targeted" government support. Global GDP is set to grow 3.1 percent this yea...

 2022-11-22 15:02 

Kuwait Times

Italy's draft budget centers on energy aid and growth...

ROME: Italy's new far-right government unveiled its first budget on Tuesday, with most of the nearly 35 billion in spending for 2023 going on the energy crisis rather than flashy electoral promises. More than 21 billion ($21.5 billion) will go towards...

 2022-11-22 14:46 

Kuwait Times

A bluffer's guide to Proust 100 years after his death...

France's Marcel Proust, who died 100 years ago on Friday, is regarded as one of the greatest novelists of all time-but few can truthfully claim to have read his 2,400-page masterpiece "In Search of Lost Time". For those waiting for another loc...

 2022-11-22 14:32 

Kuwait Times

Spielberg to pick up lifetime honors at Berlin festival...

The Berlin film festival will award Steven Spielberg a lifetime achievement prize in February and show a retrospective of the Oscar-winning director's movies, organizers said on Tuesday. The 73rd annual Berlinale, Europe's first major cinema showc...

 2022-11-22 14:26 

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'As Time Goes By': Casablanca bar celebrates film classic, 80 years on...

Tourists are flocking to a bar in Morocco searching for the spirit of Humphrey Bogart's iconic, fictional nightclub, 80 years after the classic wartime film "Casablanca" hit the silver screen. The Moroccan port city entered the cultural imagin...

 2022-11-22 13:52 

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Parliament Speaker receives UAE military delegation...

Kuwait: National Assembly Speaker Ahmad Al-Saadoun received on Tuesday at his office Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs and Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development Ammar Al-Ajmi. The Minister accompanied a delegation of the UAE Na...

 2022-11-22 13:45 

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'Twitter becoming taboo': Celebs look for exit strategies...

It has become the common refrain of the moment on Twitter-something along the lines of: "In case this is the end, please find me at..." For some Twitter celebrities, particularly those working in politics and crypto-finance, the potential demise o...

 2022-11-22 10:24 

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Zain successfully concludes Dubai Roadshow startup accelerator tour...

Kuwait: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, successfully concluded its Dubai Roadshow startup accelerator tour, featuring ten Kuwait-based businesses as part of the company's seventh Zain Great Idea tech startup accelerator program. ...

 2022-11-22 09:20 

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Kuwaiti Oil Minister denies discussions about OPEC+ intention to boost output...

Kuwait: Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil Dr. Bader Al-Mulla on Tuesday denied what was reported about discussions related to the intention of the OPEC+ to increase oil production at its next meeting. In a statement to Kuwait News Agency (...

 2022-11-21 19:56 

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Kuwait Times Tuesday, November 22, 2022...

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 2022-11-21 19:26 

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Amir grants amnesty to political prisoners...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: An Amiri decree was issued on Monday granting a special amnesty to an unspecified number of mainly Kuwaiti political prisoners who had been convicted to years of jail terms for violating freedom of speech laws. Deputy Premier and Minist...

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