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KUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Dr Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah chairs a meeting of the ministerial economic affairs committee on Feb 21, 2024. . —  KUNA
PM chairs financial panel; Deputy PM submits disclosure
KUWAIT: HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Dr Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah chaired on Wednesday a meeting of the ministerial economic affairs committee with the attendance of several ministers and senior officials of the ministry of finance, Public Institution for Social Security, Civil Service Commission and Public Authority of Manpower.Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Acting Minister of Interior Sheikh Fahad Al-Yousef...
THE HAGUE: Ambassador of South Africa to the Netherlands Vusimuzi Madonsela speaks during a hearing at the International Court of Justice on Feb 20, 2024. - AFP
Pretoria: Zionist apartheid worse than in S Africa
THE HAGUE: The Zionist entity is applying an even more extreme version of apartheid in the Palestinian territories than experienced in South Africa before 1994, Pretoria told the world’s top court on Tuesday. “We as South Africans sense, see, hear and feel to our core the inhumane discriminatory policies and practices of the (Zionist) regime as an even more extreme form of the apartheid that was institutionalized against black people in my...
NEW YORK: US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield casts a veto vote during a UN Security Council meeting on the Zionist war at UN Headquarters on Feb 20, 2024. - AFP
US vetoes Gaza truce vote amid Zionist carnage
GAZA: The United States vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on Tuesday calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, with the Zionist entity continuing to bombard the territory as concern grew about the growing humanitarian crisis. Global powers trying to navigate a way out of the spiraling crisis have come up short, with so-far fruitless push by mediators to reach a truce, and two rival ceasefire proposals put forward at the UN.On Tuesday...
KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister and Acting Interior Minister Sheikh Fahad Al-Yousef Al-Sabah holds a meeting at the defense ministry on Feb 17, 2024.  – KUNA
Law applied equally to all
KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister and Acting Interior Minister Sheikh Fahad Al-Yousef Al-Sabah ordered military and security officials to implement HH the Amir Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s directives about applying the law equally to all. Sheikh Fahad’s remarks were made during a meeting with the senior commanders and officials of the ministries of defense and interior at the defense ministry on Friday, according...
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Symphony in the skies
Whales, sharks, stingrays, octopi, crabs and an assortment of fish sway in the wide blue expanse...but wait a minute — they are joined by dragons, horses, falcons and even Tweety! This is not a scene from the deep oceans, but giant kites bobbing in the skies of Kuwait above Bneidar, where the Al-Farsi Kite Team has been holding a weekly display for years during the cooler months.On a recent crisp winter afternoon, Kuwait Times caught up with...
BEIRUT: Former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri greets supporters after he prayed at the grave of his father, slain prime minister Rafik Hariri, on Feb 14, 2024. - AFP
Thousands mark 2005 killing of ex-PM Hariri
BEIRUT: Thousands of people gathered in the Lebanese capital Wednesday to commemorate the 2005 assassination of former prime minister Rafik Hariri and urge his son Saad to make a political comeback. Waving the pale-blue flags of Saad Hariri’s political party the Future Movement, the crowd clapped and cheered as he paid his respects at his father’s tomb in central Beirut.“We want Saad Hariri to return to Lebanon, so that security and...
KUWAIT: HH the Amir, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and senior officials attend the graduation of the 23rd batch of cadet officers at Ali Al-Sabah Military Academy on Feb 14, 2024. – KUNA photos
Amir fetes graduating cadets
KUWAIT: HH the Amir, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, sponsored and attended on Monday the graduation of the 23rd batch of cadet officers at Ali Al-Sabah Military Academy. HH the Amir, upon arrival at the venue of the celebration, was greeted by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Acting Minister of Interior Sheikh Fahad Yousef Saud Al-Sabah, Defense Ministry Undersecretary Sheikh Dr...
GAZA: A Palestinian youth cries over the body of his mother killed in Zionist bombardment at the Kuwait Hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Feb 12, 2024. - AFP
MASSACRE IN RAFAH
GAZA: Fears of a looming ground incursion grew Monday among more than a million Palestinians trapped in war-ravaged Gaza’s crowded far south. With a dramatic overnight raid in Rafah city, Zionist special forces claimed to have freed two captives in a rare rescue mission. Fernando Simon Marman, 60, and Luis Har, 70, were allegedly freed amid an intense firefight and heavy airstrikes, then airlifted to a hospital where they were declared in good...
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UAE defends ties with Zionists, urges two-state solution
DUBAI: A top Emirati diplomat on Monday defended her country’s decision to maintain ties with the Zionist entity despite its mounting concern over the war in Gaza. The United Arab Emirates and the Zionist entity established diplomatic ties in 2020 as part of the US-brokered Abraham Accords, making it one of the few Arab countries to recognize the Zionist entity.Despite maintaining its ties with the Zionist entity since the Zionist-Hamas war...
GAZA: A man poses for a picture with his newborn baby on the rubble of a building destroyed in Zionist bombing in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Feb 11, 2024. — AFP
Hamas warns against Rafah raid
DUBAI: Four Emirati soldiers and a Bahraini officer were killed following an attack in Somalia, where they were training the Somali national army, the United Arab Emirates announced. The soldiers were “exposed to a terrorist act” while “performing their work duties in training and qualifying the Somali Armed Forces”, the UAE’s defense ministry said in a statement on Saturday, adding that three Emirati soldiers and a Bahraini officer...
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Amir receives Bhutanese King
KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives at Seif Palace King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his delegation during their official visit to the country on Feb 11, 2024. – KUNA
GAZA: An injured man with a bandaged head looks on while standing next to the rubble and debris of a destroyed building in the aftermath of Zionist bombardment on Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Feb 7, 2024. – AFP
World in ‘age of chaos’ amid Gaza genocide
UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the world is entering “an age of chaos” with a deeply divided Security Council unable to address critical issues such as the Zionist-Hamas war. With the war in Gaza entering its fifth month on Wednesday, Guterres warned that if the Zionist armed forces press on into the southern city of Rafah, it will “exponentially increase what is already a humanitarian nightmare...