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10 Muslim World Cup facts you should know

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SHAFAQNA - My Salaam | by Tharik Hussain : Russia 2018 is a record-breaking World Cup for the Muslim world, with seven Muslim-majority nations taking part this year, the most since the start of the games in 1930. To celebrate this, here are…

Syrian and Yemeni refugees deport from Kuwait

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SHAFAQNA - Kuwait had informed that it will arrest and deport all Syrian and Yemeni expatriates who had broken the law. According to MIDDLE EAST MONITOR,On Saturday, the Kuwaiti daily newspaper Al-Rai quoted an unnamed source in the Interior…

A power struggle between Persian Gulf states

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Shafaqnq- A power struggle has grown more intense among the Persian Gulf States. A case in point is the current conflict between Saudi Arabia (and the UAE) and Qatar.  "The European Union (EU) supports Kuwait efforts to mediate between…

Jordan protests and the danger of Alternative Homeland strategy

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SHAFAQNA - Thousands of Jordanians protested against price hikes and an income tax reform bill last week but according to a Kuwaiti scholar this crisis may be a strategy from USA and Israel to perform the idea of Alternative Homeland for…

Haaretz: Qatar Crisis Weakened the U.S. in the Middle East

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SHAFAQNA - Haaretz : At a time when the United States hopes to exert maximum pressure on Iran, a regional bloc created by Persian Gulf Arab countries to counter Tehran looks increasingly more divided ahead of the anniversary of the diplomatic…

Kuwait ranks 10th globally on most popular travel destinations for Muslims

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SHAFAQNA - Kuwait ranks last in the Gulf and 10th globally on the most popular travel destinations for Muslim in 2018, according to Global Muslim Travel Index 2018 issued by Mastercard-Crescentrating company. Kuwait recorded 60.5 points…

Saudi led-bloc extends Qatar demands deadline by 48 hours

SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia says, “It has decided along with its allies to extend a deadline for Qatar to accept a list of its demands by 48 hours.” According to the Saudi Arabia’s official news agency SPA early on Monday, Saudi Arabia,…

Bahrain backs Iran-Arab dialog mediated by Kuwait

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain says talks between Iran and Persian Gulf Arab countries mediated by Kuwait are to continue, hoping they would bring about positive results.  Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifah made…

Oldest human fingerprint found in Kuwait

SHAFAQNA - A joint team of excavators have discovered a 7,300-year-old human finger print in Al-Sabiyya area, northern Kuwait, Kuna reported on Saturday. Arts and Letters (NCCAL) announced on Friday that the fingerprint was found on a…

Kuwaitis MPs stand for rights of Shia Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Nine lawmakers refrained from attending the national assembly on Wednesday and Thursday after it was alleged Shiites in Kuwait were but agents of Iran, and should be viewed with suspicious. The idea that a faith essentially implies…

Kuwait to Provide Saudi Arabia with Ground Troops for War on Yemen

SHAFAQNA - Kuwait has decided to send ground forces to take part in the Saudi-US war on Yemen, a local newspaper reported Tuesday. Al-Qabas daily cited an informed source saying Kuwait's cabinet has approved sending the troops to Saudi Arabia,…