Friday , October 19 2018


Mosque bomb scare – Culprit sought

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: The Farwaniya police were put on a state of alert after some worshippers saw a briefcase with a wireless system near a mosque in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh just before Friday prayers. After the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received the call, police and bomb disposal …

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Bangladeshi insults cop for not passing his car; Asian liquor peddler nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: A Bangladesh messenger who works for a senior official in the Ministry of Interior has been summoned for interrogation for insulting an inspector at the Car Testing Technical Department in the Farwaniya Governorate because he refused to pass his car, reports Al-Shahed daily. The suspect was …

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Re-check led to discovery of liquor bottles – Customs officer under probe

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: The suspect, who was involved in smuggling whisky hidden inside truck tires in six containers, reportedly arrived in Kuwait from an unidentified GCC country three days ago, reports Al-Rai daily. Sources told the daily customs officers in coordination with personnel from Directorate-General for Drugs and Alcohol …

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Endangered bird species seized; four arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: As part of efforts exerted by security agencies to combat all kinds of crimes, police officers manning the northern roads affiliated to the Rescue Police Department, arrested four people for the possession of 29 endangered birds known as ‘Houbara Bustard’. In a press statement, the Interior …

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Ban on clip stays – ‘Blasphemous’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The Administrative Court has nullified a decision taken by the Ministry of Communications to refuse blocking a YouTube link that contains a movie considered offensive to personality of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Faihan Al-Khalid had sued the undersecretary of the ministry to ensure he cancels the decision …

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Mosque blast verdict set for Dec 13

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (KUNA): The Court of Appeals, presided over by Justice Hani Al-Hamdan has adjourned the case related to the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque blast until Dec 13 to deliver its verdict. In Thursday’s session, the court allowed the suspects’ lawyers to deliver their defense. On November fifth, the …

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Drunk Kuwaiti youth dances on police car before arrest

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: A drunken young Kuwaiti man, in his 20s, jumped on top of a police patrol vehicle and danced to a song he was singing after he physically attacked a compatriot who was riding a motorbike along the Arabian Gulf Road. Passersby had recorded his actions before …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti man accused of driving in drugs influence

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Ali Al- Dura’e overturned the verdict issued by a lower court which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to five-year imprisonment with hard labor. The court instead refrained from pronouncing penalty against the defendant who was accused of driving under …

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Six Egyptian expats held for offending Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Six Egyptian expats have been arrested for posting offending remarks about Kuwait, including Kuwaiti institutions and people, via their personal accounts on social network media, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Wednesday. Security forces arrested Ahmad Al-Sayed Farah, Ahmad Jaber Abdulsalam, Mohammad Faraj Salim, Tariq Abdulhameed …

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Seven Egyptians and Yemenis referred for deportation

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Seven Egyptians and Yemenis have been referred for deportation based on accusations of breaching public security and jeopardizing interests of citizens and expatriates after they were caught in a public brawl in front of a mosque in Ardiya Industrial Area after Jumaa prayer last Friday, says …

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