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2010-01-08 16:26:00

ASWAN, Egypt, Jan.

2008-10-03 00:00:00

A Creative resident has helped select a name for a new pounds3.5- million care home, opened yesterday.

2008-07-03 03:00:23

Nearly five years ago, President Bush made that statement while meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II in the rural setting of Camp David.

2006-03-28 15:20:00

Caspar Weinberger, who oversaw a massive U.S. military buildup as Ronald Reagan's defense secretary, died on Tuesday at age 88.

2006-01-29 08:18:24

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah was sworn in as Kuwait's new emir on Sunday, after parliament unanimously confirmed him as ruler of the Gulf oil producer.

2006-01-29 04:51:35

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's new emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah took the oath of office before parliament on Sunday, allowing him to assume his powers as ruler of the U.S. ally and Gulf oil producer.

2006-01-29 03:56:14

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's parliament on Sunday unanimously confirmed Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah as emir of the Gulf state, replacing the ailing ruler who had been voted out, the speaker of the house said.

2006-01-24 09:05:27

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's parliament voted the Arab Gulf country's ailing ruler out of office on Tuesday and the cabinet was due to meet later in the day to name his successor, officials said.

2006-01-23 18:09:13

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's ailing emir will abdicate on Tuesday just over a week after assuming power, ruling family sources said on Monday, following an unprecedented public dispute over succession in the Gulf oil-producing state.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.