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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kuwait's skeet shooter Abdullah Al-Rashidi finally fulfils dream of watching his country's flag at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kuwait's skeet shooter Abdullah Al-Rashidi finally fulfils dream of watching his country's flag at Games

The 58-year-old seven-time Olympian wrapped the black, red, green and white cloth around his face, kissed the corner and raised his arms before waving to the crowd.

S Jaishankar's trip to Kuwait crucial, but New Delhi must not take its eye off renewed Saudi-Pakistan ties
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S Jaishankar's trip to Kuwait crucial, but New Delhi must not take its eye off renewed Saudi-Pakistan ties

But through the bonhomie, India would do well to keep one eye firmly on another partner in West Asia with whom it has enjoyed cordial ties largely based on its energy requirements: Saudi Arabia

In Kuwait, women denounce harassment as Instagram page sparks country's #MeToo movement
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In Kuwait, women denounce harassment as Instagram page sparks country's #MeToo movement

In recent weeks, a growing number of women have broken taboos to speak out about the scourge of harassment and violence that plagues the Gulf nation’s streets, highways and malls, in an echo of the global #MeToo movement.

Bahrain approves use of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine; Kuwait gives nod for emergency use of Pfizer vaccine
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Bahrain approves use of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine; Kuwait gives nod for emergency use of Pfizer vaccine

Bahrain said over 7,700 signed up to take part in a trial of the Sinopharm vaccine in the Kingdom, but offered few details on the results of the study

UAE temporarily suspends issuance of visit visas to Pakistan, 11 other countries until further notice
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UAE temporarily suspends issuance of visit visas to Pakistan, 11 other countries until further notice

Pakistan's Foreign Office on Wednesday confirmed the news saying that the decision by the UAE authorities is 'believed to be related to the second wave of COVID-19'

Sri Lanka indicts Greek skipper of fire-stricken tanker for causing oil spill, not reporting environmental damage
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Sri Lanka indicts Greek skipper of fire-stricken tanker for causing oil spill, not reporting environmental damage

Steiros Ilas Kardany, who is currently in Sri Lanka, was charged under the two counts that carry a maximum penalty of 20 million rupees ($108,000)

Kuwait swears in Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as new emir; 83-yr-old statesman to tackle pandemic-hit economy
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Kuwait swears in Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as new emir; 83-yr-old statesman to tackle pandemic-hit economy

The new leader is popular within the ruling Al-Sabah family and is reported to have been a consensus choice for the ruler even though he has largely maintained a low profile

Centre releases COVID-19 funds to 22 states, UTs as tally nears 20 lakh; Kuwait approves repatriation flights to India
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Centre releases COVID-19 funds to 22 states, UTs as tally nears 20 lakh; Kuwait approves repatriation flights to India

Thursday was the eighth consecutive day when daily COVID-19 cases increased by more than 50,000, and fourth consecutive day India reported more cases than the US, the worst hit country in the world.

In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused
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In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused

In Arab states, fear of contagion has upset relations between many domestic workers and their employers.

Expat quota bill set to impact 8 lakh Indians in Kuwait; foreign workers in Gulf bear brunt of coronavirus pandemic
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Expat quota bill set to impact 8 lakh Indians in Kuwait; foreign workers in Gulf bear brunt of coronavirus pandemic

According to the draft expat quota bill, Indians, currently the largest expat community in Kuwait with a population of 1.45 million, should not exceed 15 percent of the population

Oil prices rise after Saudi Arabia pledge to deepen production cuts in June; Brent crude up 1.3%
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Oil prices rise after Saudi Arabia pledge to deepen production cuts in June; Brent crude up 1.3%

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, boosted by an unexpected commitment from Saudi Arabia to deepen production cuts in June to help drain a supply glut built up during the coronavirus crisis

'Scorn, ridicule will not go unnoticed': UAE royal warns after BJP MP Tejasvi Surya's tweet about Arab women
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'Scorn, ridicule will not go unnoticed': UAE royal warns after BJP MP Tejasvi Surya's tweet about Arab women

In response to the backlash being faced by BJP MP Tejasvi Surya, who had deleted a five-year-old tweet after social media users in the Gulf countries criticised him for his remarks on Arab women, Sharjah royal family member Princess Hend Al Qassimi said that the “scorn and ridicule will not go unnoticed”

Coronavirus Outbreak: IOC declares force majeure on oil purchases from Saudi, UAE, Iraq, Kuwait
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IOC declares force majeure on oil purchases from Saudi, UAE, Iraq, Kuwait

India's top oil firm IOC has declared force majeure on crude purchases from four of its biggest suppliers - Saudi Arabia, Iraq, UAE and Kuwait - as refinery run rates have been cut down in view of plummeting fuel demand following a nationwide lockdown

Amid coronavirus outbreak, OPEC officials avoid hugs, greet each other with their feet
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Amid coronavirus outbreak, OPEC officials avoid hugs, greet each other with their feet

As the world battles a coronavirus outbreak, OPEC officials have been given strict instructions: no handshakes, don’t hug and wash your hands frequently

Coronavirus outbreak in Iran: Kashmiri students, short of funds and struggling to get home, get cold shoulder from Indian authorities
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Coronavirus outbreak in Iran: Kashmiri students, short of funds and struggling to get home, get cold shoulder from Indian authorities

Every day, Kashmiri students in Iran awake to worried calls from family and friends back home who have heard news of an outbreak.

As women in Arab Gulf fight for their rights, rulers need support from conservative citizens, religious leaders
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As women in Arab Gulf fight for their rights, rulers need support from conservative citizens, religious leaders

As political and religious leaders in the Gulf push their national agendas, women must find their own ways to balance newfound freedoms with existing social and religious pressures.

Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi who downplayed coronavirus fears tests positive for illness himself; Tehran sees rise in new case
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Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi who downplayed coronavirus fears tests positive for illness himself; Tehran sees rise in new case

The head of an Iranian government task force on the coronavirus who had urged the public not to overreact about its spread has tested positive for the illness himself, authorities said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran lawmaker claims 50 dead in city of Qom; officials deny claim, say 12 deaths so far
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Coronavirus outbreak: Iran lawmaker claims 50 dead in city of Qom; officials deny claim, say 12 deaths so far

Neighboring countries have reported infections from travelers from Iran in recent days, prompting several to shut their borders to Iranian citizens

US replaces Kuwait as India's sixth biggest oil supplier; exports 5.4 mn tonnes of crude in April-September 2019
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US replaces Kuwait as India's sixth biggest oil supplier; exports 5.4 mn tonnes of crude in April-September 2019

The United States has surpassed Kuwait to become India's sixth-largest oil supplier as it supplied 70 percent more crude to the world's third-largest energy consumer during April-September