The empire that Kuwaiti retail pioneer Abdulaziz Mohammed Al-Shaya built

LONDON: Abdulaziz Mohammed Al-Shaya, widely regarded as a titan of Kuwait’s economic and commercial renaissance, has died at the age of 94, local media reported on Saturday. He leaves behind a legacy that underpins the emirate’s reputation as the Gulf’s retail industry pioneer. Many of those paying tributes to Al-Shaya have described him as a […]

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UK’s vaccine approval raises world’s hopes for COVID-19 fight

LONDON: The news that Britain has approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer/BioNTech has raised expectations that other countries could also begin immunizations in the near future and slowly bring the curtain down on a pandemic that disrupted the global social and economic order like no other event in living memory. Trials have shown that […]

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