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Tuesday , December 11 2018


Egyptian molests female compatriot

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: An Egyptian expatriate molested a female compatriot working with him in a commercial complex in Salmiya area, reports Al-Rai daily. The woman had lodged a complaint at Salmiya Police Station, informing securitymen that she was shocked when the man approached her and said, “I have been …

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Lady doctor’s right to receive KD 500 monthly ‘housing allowance’ upheld

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: In a unique judgment, the Administrative Court of Appeals dismissed a lower court’s verdict and upheld the right of a Kuwaiti lady doctor to receive KD 500 monthly housing allowance for the ‘married’ category retroactively from 4/2/2010, and the sum in arrears is valued at KD …

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Focus on safety, security, precautionary measures tied to camping

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: General Department for Civil Defense, in coordination with Public Relations and Security Media Department, held an awareness campaign concerning procedures for safety, security, first aid and precautionary measures to be followed for dealing with dangers associated with camping. According to a press release issued by Ministry …

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MP calls for amendments to penal code and criminal law – Many terrorists receive acquittals due to procedural flaws

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: MP Faisal Al-Kandari has called for immediate amendments to the penal code and criminal law, taking into account the current developments in the regional situation and emergence of extremist terrorist groups which are not classified in the law. In a press statement, the lawmaker indicated that …

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Five Kuwaitis acquitted of fighting for, funding ISIL

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: The Criminal Court has acquitted five citizens of participating in the fight and funding the banned group – ISIL. Four of the accused have allegedly fought against the Iraqi Army in Biyaji area and various parts of Syria. Earlier, the Public Prosecution charged four of the …

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Kuwaiti, Bangladeshi duo held in visa trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: The Jahra police have taken into custody a 20-year-old Kuwaiti and two Bangladeshis for trafficking in visas and selling each visa for KD 1,000, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, as soon as the Deputy Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department in the Jahra Governorate received …

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Asian held with 103 liquor bottles

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: An Asian expatriate was arrested in Mahboula area in possession of 103 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Mahboula area when they noticed an individual opening the trunk of his vehicle. As soon as the latter noticed the security …

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Less number of people killed in car accidents – 618 deaths reported in Dec, 2015

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: The Public Relations Department at Kuwait Municipality revealed the number of deaths recorded in December 2015 reached 618, besides 113 others who were repatriated to their countries, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting the latest statistics issued by the Funeral Affairs Department in the Municipality. The statistics showed …

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Chaos as licence, ‘Iqama’ link move provokes public unease – ‘Time wasted, absence from work’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The decision issued by the Ministry of Interior to link the validity of the driving license with the duration of residence permit has negatively affected the traffic departments in most governorates, particularly the Farwaniya Governorate due to the number of persons who filed to renew their …

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1,272 arrested in vegetable market raid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Security agencies in the Ministry of Interior continued the security campaigns in various parts of the country, the latest of which was the recent intensive campaign at the vegetable market in Sulaibiya area. This resulted in the arrest of 1,272 people who violated the Residency Law, …

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