Middle East

Kuwait raises security levels at ports amid Mideast tensions

A Kuwaiti man reads a newspaper in a coffeehouse in Kuwait City on September 19, 2019. Saudi shares slumped at the start of trading on September 15, the first session after drone attacks on two major oil facilities knocked out more than half the OPEC kingpin's production. Other bourses in the Gulf also dropped. Dubai Financial Market was down 1.1 percent, Abu Dhabi and Qatar markets declined 0.4 percent each, while Kuwait shares sank 0.8 percent and Bahrain's bourse slid 0.9 percent. / AFP / Yas

 

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