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Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait's ruler who tried healing Gulf rifts, dies

29 Sep 2020

Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait's ruler who tried healing Gulf rifts, dies

Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah died on Thursday, the royal court announced in a televised statement. He was 91 years old.

8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait

06 Jul 2020

8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait

As many as 8 lakh Indians may have to leave Kuwait as its National Assembly's legal and legislative committee has green-lit a draft expat bill.

Instagram caught hosting online 'slave markets': Details here

06 Nov 2019

Instagram caught hosting online 'slave markets': Details here

Instagram dominates as one of the most favored places for sharing precious moments with friends and family.

Saudi teen escapes family, trapped in Bangkok airport, seeks help

07 Jan 2019

Saudi teen escapes family, trapped in Bangkok airport, seeks help

An 18-year-old Saudi Arabia teen has sought help from people across the globe and human rights organizations to prevent her deportation to Kuwait, as she fears for her life.

Here are 5 Indians who were a part of WWE

22 Dec 2018

Here are 5 Indians who were a part of WWE

While most Indian WWE fans grew up watching WWE icons like Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker, and Stone Cold rock the WWE stage, and imagined themselves headlining WrestleMania, some have really gone ahead and fulfilled their dreams.

Indian-priest's work on galaxies changes astronomy as we know it

30 Jul 2018

Indian-priest's work on galaxies changes astronomy as we know it

For most, science vs faith is a choice. For Indian-origin Richard D'Souza, science was simply a way to get closer to the divine.

Hockey-player Sandeep Singh's biopic, 'Soorma' hits theaters across Pakistan, Kuwait

14 Jul 2018

Hockey-player Sandeep Singh's biopic, 'Soorma' hits theaters across Pakistan, Kuwait

"Soorma", Indian hockey player Sandeep Singh's biopic, has hit theatres across Pakistan and Kuwait.

God punished Mo Salah for breaking his Ramzan fast

01 Jun 2018

God punished Mo Salah for breaking his Ramzan fast

While several people, across the globe, have lashed out at Sergio Ramos and blamed the Real Madrid captain for injuring Mo Salah during the Champions League finale, an Islamic preacher claimed it was God who punished the Egyptian superstar.

Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport

07 May 2018

Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport

Whether it is Shah Rukh Khan, APJ Abdul Kalam, Sudha Murthy or Adnan Sami, racism against Indians apparently exists globally.

Employer arrested for Filipina maid's death in Kuwait freezer

24 Feb 2018

Employer arrested for Filipina maid's death in Kuwait freezer

After a manhunt spanning several weeks, police have arrested the employer of a 29-year-old Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait.

Qatar the richest country in the world per capita

18 Nov 2017

Qatar the richest country in the world per capita

Based on the per capita income of its people, Qatar has been named the world's richest country.

US calls on Arab countries to ease Qatar blockade

10 Jun 2017

US calls on Arab countries to ease Qatar blockade

The US has called on Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain to ease their blockade on Qatar.

Qatar's isolation marks the beginning of end to terrorism: Trump

07 Jun 2017

Qatar's isolation marks the beginning of end to terrorism: Trump

Weighing in on the ongoing Middle East diplomatic crisis, President Trump stated that his trip to Middle East was already paying off, referring to Arab countries hardening stance against funding extremism.

Real-life hero Mathews, the inspiration behind 'Airlift', passes away

21 May 2017

Real-life hero Mathews, the inspiration behind 'Airlift', passes away

Malayali businessman Mathunny Mathews, known for his role in the extraction of over 1 lakh stranded Indians during the Gulf War, passed away today at the age of 81.

Bengaluru FC in AFC Cup finals

20 Oct 2016

Bengaluru FC in AFC Cup finals

Bengaluru FC became the first Indian team to reach the finals of the AFC Cup after they beat defending champions Johor Darul Ta'zim.