Iraqi Kurds, army advance on IS

ARBIL, Iraq/MURSITPINAR, Turkey, Sept 30, (Agencies): Iraqi Kurdish forces captured a strategic border crossing and several villages from Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq on Tuesday, scoring gains as the militants were pounded by heavy USled …

‘No entry for expats not using Saudia’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 30: The Saudi authorities prevent entry for non-GCC pilgrims who arrived in Saudi Arabia on Kuwaiti airline companies – Kuwait Airways and Al-Jazeera, while Saudia, the Saudi Arabian national carrier continued carrying all pilgrims…

Afghan arrested for molesting two kids

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 30: An Afghan expatriate was arrested for molesting two Kuwaiti children in Andalous area. According to security sources, an Afghan expatriate touched two children aged 13 and 11 inappropriately while they were sitting in front of …

Steroid-fattened cows spark health fears

DHAKA, Sept 30, (AFP): Bangladesh sent medical teams on Tuesday to check millions of cows set for slaughter due to fears they have been pumped with banned steroids for fattening ahead of the Eid holiday. Some ten million cows and goats are expected …

Obama, Modi say they will set new US-India agenda

WASHINGTON, Sept 30, (AP): President Barack Obama and India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that “it is time to set a new agenda” between their countries, addressing concerns that the world’s two largest democracies have grown apart….