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Gulf nations crack down on cafes selling beverages in baby bottles

Cafes across several Gulf Arab states started selling coffee and other cold drinks in baby bottles this month, kicking off a action from officials. The fad began at Einstein Cafe, a slick dessert chain with branches across the region, from Dubai to Kuwait to Bahrain. Instead of ordinary paper cups, the cafe, inspired by pictures […]

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North Korea’s acting ambassador to Kuwait defects to the South

North Korea’s acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to South Korea, the latest high-profile escapes from the isolated nation. Ryu Hyun Woo had led North Korea’s embassy in Kuwait since former Ambassador So Chang Sik was expelled after a 2017 U.N. resolution sought to scale back the country’s overseas diplomatic missions. Ryu defected to South […]

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Newly wed divorce in three minutes of their marriage after groom called the bride ‘stupid’

A marriage in Kuwait lasted only three minutes and ended in divorce, maybe making the record of “the shortest marriage in history.” According to a Kuwaiti News outlet, a couple got a divorce just three minutes after being declared husband and wife. The reason behind their divorce was the ‘insult‘ the bride received from her […]

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Emir of Kuwait, 91-year-old Sheikh Sabah undergoes surgery after sudden hospitalisation

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, 91, the ruler of Kuwait underwent a successful surgery according to a report published on the state-run KUNA news agency on Sunday. The nation is yet to revealed why Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah had to seek an unannounced medical surgery on Saturday. Sheikh Sabah’s sudden surgery could inspire a […]

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Kuwait approves draft expat quota bill that may deport 800,000 Indians out of the country

Close to 800,000  Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait after the country’s National Assembly has approved a draft expat quota bill. The Gulf Business reported,  that the National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee approved the draft and said that the bill “is in line with the Kuwaiti constitution and laws” The bill says Indians, […]

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Bahrain and Kuwait report first coronavirus cases

Health ministries in Bahrain and Kuwait have both confirmed the first cases of coronavirus. A Bahraini national showed symptoms after arriving on a flight from Iran and was transferred to the Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo Medical Centre for immediate testing, treatment and isolation, the country’s Ministry of Health said in a statement. “The ministry calls upon […]

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US deploys 3,500 troops in the Middle East following Soleimani killing

The US is deploying thousands of additional troops to the Middle East as tensions with Iran mount following the airstrike that killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani. Donald Trump is sending 3,500 troops to the Middle East in retaliation to threats after the US President took responsibility for a shocking assassination. Defence and military officials have […]