Sunday , October 22 2017


Domestic violence on rise as killers claim ‘mental illness’ – Kuwaiti Sponsor beaten; maid delivers ‘haram’ baby

KUWAIT CITY, July 20: An Asian woman was referred to Maternity Hospital after she delivered an illegitimate baby inside her sponsor’s house in Naeem area. When questioned, she confessed that the father of her baby is an Asian expatriate. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of …

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MoI ‘fined’ for following woman in cheque case – Professor acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, July 20: The Court of Appeals ordered Ministry of Interior to pay compensation worth KD 3,000 to a Kuwaiti woman who had accused some employees of the ministry of tracking her and providing her location to a citizen against whom she had filed a case. The plaintiff counsel …

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Critically hurt man dumped at hospital – Woman spat upon, insulted

KUWAIT CITY, July 20: An unknown individual was found bleeding profusely outside the door of the Emergency Room of Jahra Hospital. According to security sources, the investigator of Jahra Hospital notified securitymen about discovering him in an unconscious state with injuries and traces of assault on his whole body. The …

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One hurt in Farwaniya fire

Fire engulfed a flat in Farwaniya area, resulting in a tenant suffering from smoke inhalation. According to a press release issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), when the Control Room of KFSD received information about a flat on fire, firefighters rushed to the location to discover the flat is …

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Interior appeals for information on missing convicts

KUWAIT CITY, July 19, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday that anyone withholding information on the whereabouts of convicts involved in a “terror” cell known as, “Al-Abdali,” should contact authorities immediately, or face legal repercussions. A statement provided by the ministry urged anyone with information on the criminals …

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Multiple raids net scores in drug, liquor trafficking – Teen stabs mother to death

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: A number of people were arrested for drug-related offenses in a recent operation led by acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah. An Interior Ministry press statement indicated an Arab expatriate was nabbed in Farwaniya governorate in possession of 26 sachets of …

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1,207 inmates granted pardon

Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday that it would implement an Amiri decree granting amnesty to 1,207 people imprisoned for various offences. The pardon includes the immediate release of 261 inmates, while 757 others will have their sentences reduced, read a statement by the ministry. Kuwait’s Minister of Justice …

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‘Law 33/2016 a perfect deterrent to violators of Municipality laws’ – 30 rulings enforceable with immediate effect

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The issuance of Law No. 33/2016, which took away Kuwait Municipality’s authority to act upon illegal construction without the need to refer the matter to the court, has resulted in issuance of 30 rulings enforceable with immediate effect, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the Director-General of …

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Teen suicides over video game raises concern

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Following the death of some teenagers who committed suicide after opting to play the ‘blue whale challenge’ on the Internet, major ISPs (internet service providers) say they can block the ‘blue whale challenge’, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting informed sources. The last to commit suicide was a …

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