Kuwait

May 22, 2024

158 Illegal Structures Cleared in Khaitan, Jleeb and Firdous

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The Public Relations Department of the Kuwait Municipality has announced the removal of 158 encroachments on state property. These encroachments included awnings and barriers located in Khaitan, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, and Al-Firdous. The department stated that supervisory bodies in all municipality branches across the governorates will intensify inspection tours to address encroachments …
May 22, 2024

Spain, Ireland and Norway will recognize a Palestinian state on May 28

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks in the Spanish Parliament in Madrid, on May 22, 2024. European Union countries Spain and Irelan as well as Norway announced on May 22, their recognition of a Palestinian state. (AP) TEL AVIV, Israel, May 22, (AP): Spain, Ireland, and Norway said Wednesday that they would recognize a Palestinian …
May 22, 2024

10 bodies found scattered around Mexico’s resort of Acapulco

Violence rocks Acapulco: Ten bodies found amid organized crime tensions. MEXICO CITY, May 22: Acapulco, once a symbol of luxury and leisure, now grapples with the grim realities of violence linked to organized crime, as authorities confirmed the discovery of ten bodies strewn across the resort city on Tuesday. Local public security officials reported that …
May 22, 2024

Kuwait contract and tender corruption is under investigation

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Kuwait’s recent advancements in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index have sparked both optimism and concern. Despite climbing 14 places internationally to rank 63rd, according to the 2023 report, the nation finds itself grappling with assertions from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The organization has pointed out that corruption has entrenched …
May 22, 2024

Iran’s supreme leader presides over funeral for president and others killed in helicopter crash

Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, (center) with a black turban, leads a prayer over the flag-draped coffins of the late President Ebrahim Raisi and his companions, at the Tehran University campus, during a funeral ceremony for them in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 22. (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 22, (AP): Iran’s …
May 22, 2024

UK MP Mackinlay shares brave battle with sepsis and amputations

Craig Mackinlay LONDON, May 22: Craig Mackinlay, the Conservative MP for South Thanet, has bravely revealed his harrowing ordeal battling sepsis, a life-threatening condition that led to the amputation of both his hands and feet last year. Mackinlay, 57, disclosed the details of his traumatic experience, which began in September last year when he was …
May 22, 2024

Study: Fish oil supplements may raise heart disease, stroke risk

Regular fish oil supplement use associated with increased risk of first-time heart disease and stroke, study reports. LONDON, May 22: In a large-scale, long-term study published in BMJ Medicine, researchers have found that regular use of fish oil supplements may impact cardiovascular health depending on individual circumstances. Fish oil, renowned for its omega-3 fatty acids, …
May 22, 2024

KPC secures new China oil contract: 300,000 barrels daily, $625 million savings

Nawaf Al-Saud and Khaled Al-Sabah during negotiations with the Chinese side. KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has successfully renewed its contract to export 300,000 barrels per day to China, with a significant update reducing the payment period from 60 to 30 days. This contract with Unipec, Sinopec’s commercial arm, includes savings of …
May 22, 2024

Criminal Court sentences former candidate Musaed Al-Qarifah to four years

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Today, the Criminal Court sentenced Musaed Al-Qarifah, a former candidate from the fourth electoral constituency, to four years of imprisonment with hard labor. He was convicted of the crime of insulting the Amir. The verdict reflects the court’s decision to penalize actions deemed harmful to the authority of the country.
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