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90 illegals, absconders held in Farwaniya police swoop

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: Ahmadi securitymen arrested two Asian expatriates in Abu Halifa in possession of 33 bottles of liquor. The officers were on a round of Ahmadi governorate when they spotted a Japanese-made vehicle and ordered the driver and his companion to pull up for checking. It was then …

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Gay men stay together after foreign marriage?

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: In an unprecedented event, two gay men have taken a flat in Salmiya area to live together as a couple after getting married in Amsterdam, says Al-Seyassah. Video of the couple has gone viral as users of social media condemn the act. Owner of the video …

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6 cars seized, 48 citations issued

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: Ahmadi securitymen launched a campaign targeting reckless drivers in various parts of Ahmadi Governorate, resulting in the impounding of six vehicles and issuance of 48 traffic citations. This came after Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safah formed a team that conducted the surprise campaign. A security …

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Kuwait cultural office in US ‘warns’ students about fraud calls, messages

Be circumspect in dealing with people who claim cultural office ties WASHINGTON, May 17, (KUNA): Kuwait’s cultural office in Washington DC called Wednesday on Kuwaiti students to be cautious when receiving false telephone calls, e-mails, or internet messages from fraudsters who claim to provide services for a fee. “We call …

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Kuwait committed to support the rule of law, says diplomat

‘Vital to boost regional, int’l cooperation to combat terrorism’ VIENNA, May 17, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ambassador to Austria and Permanent Representative at International Organizations in Vienna Sadiq Marafi said on Wednesday that the Kuwaiti participation in 27th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is based on commitment …

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Police report must to repair car – Egyptian mechanic arrested for repairing damaged cars

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: The Jahra police have arrested an Egyptian car mechanic for repairing damaged cars of reckless motorists and the cars which get damaged during illegal road races, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the suspect has a garage inside the Jahra Industrial Area and he specializes in …

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Municipality eyes crackdown – Machinery inspected

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: Director of Public Hygiene and Road Works at the Hawalli Branch of Kuwait Municipality Engineer Saad Al-Jalawi said the Department of Hygiene Control conducted a field inspection to explore the hygienic conditions of machines and equipment used by the municipality’s contracting companies, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The …

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Actress fined in cop insult – Stolen car found in farm

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: The Misdemeanors Court has ordered actress Hanadi Al-Kandari to pay KD 500 in fine for insulting a police lance corporal, reports Al-Rai daily. This came after the actress posted a video clip of the security man on duty on her Instagram account without his knowledge and …

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Kuwaiti’s body found; Asian in suicide bid

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: The remains of a Kuwaiti believed to be in his 60s have been referred to the Forensics to identify the cause of death, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said the partly decomposed body of the victim was found inside an apartment in Salmiya. Police after …

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Beware of callers offering cash rewards

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: The Secretary- General of Kuwait Banking Association Dr Hamad Al-Hassawi has called on all banks clients to be cautious when responding to telephone calls, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-Hassawi explained there are many fraudsters out there who ask for account and secret pin …

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