Wednesday , October 18 2017

Kuwait

Busted IS cell had no plans to launch attacks in Kuwait – Militants use flaws in banking system to their advantage

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The recentlybusted DAESH cell had no plans to launch terrorist attacks in Kuwait or any other GCC country because the members of the cell were aware of the vigilance of the security authorities in the country, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an informed security source. He explained …

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Increasing refugee Nos alarming – Al-Otaibi; Mideast region in turmoil: Kuwait envoy to UK

NEW YORK, Nov 21, (KUNA): The increasing number of refugees worldwide, namely Syrians, is an “alarming” factor that requires serious attention from the world,” said Kuwait permanent envoy to the UN headquarters in New York Mansour Al-Otaibi here late Friday. Ambassador Al-Otaibi’s statement came during the UN General Assembly’s discussions …

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Scholar leads ‘seminar’ on tackling religious extremism

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), in collaboration with the US Embassy in Kuwait, organized a Skype seminar open to the public, whose aim was to raise awareness among students about the risks of extremist violence and how terrorists are using the internet and social …

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Event celebrates Kuwait as ‘Capital of Islamic Culture’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21, (KUNA): Minister of Information, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Chairman of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al- Humoud Al-Sabah has affirmed that the national relevant authorities are preparing for distinguished celebrations for the occasion, Kuwait Capital of …

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‘Give child rights law top priority’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21, (KUNA): National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Saturday the adoption of the law on children’s rights during the last legislative term was an initial step towards the consecration of interest in the weighty societal category of children. In a press statement marking the Universal Children’s …

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France praises Kuwaiti sting against IS cell – PROSECUTION PROBES VARIOUS NATIONALITIES FOR FINANCING DAESH

PARIS, Nov 20, (Agencies): France on Friday praised Kuwait for a sting operation carried out Thursday against a terrorist cell belonging to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), according to official reactions. Kuwaiti security forces busted and dismantled the ISIL cell, arresting a number of individuals of different …

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Waiting for right time to grill health minister: MP – ‘Awqaf best option for Al-Omair’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: MP Hamdan Al-Azmi affirmed that his intention to grill the Minister of Health Dr Ali Al- Obaidi is still valid, and he’s only waiting for an opportune time to present it. He refuted rumors that he had cancelled or suspended the proposal. Meanwhile, Head of the …

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Kuwait calls for ‘combating’ trafficking in persons: official

VIENNA, Nov 20, (KUNA): Kuwait called on exerting international efforts to combat trafficking in persons in all of its forms according to international treaties in order to protect the victims. This remark was made by Kuwaiti representative Nawaf Ahmad Al-Rejaib, on Thursday, during the 6th session of the Working Group …

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Kuwaiti inventors win several awards at int’l invention fair

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20, (KUNA): Five Kuwaiti inventions won awards at the 8th International Invention Fair of the Middle East (IIFME) which concluded on Thursday, said Chairman of the Scientific Club of Kuwait Ahmad Al- Manfouhi on Friday. Up to 36 works were presented, but only 20 of the inventions …

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Kuwaiti police bust ‘DAESH’ cell – SYRIANS, AUSTRALIAN, EGYPTIAN, KUWAITI HELD – Kuwait raises security level around oil facilities

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: In a new preemptive move against DAESH cells in Kuwait, the local security agencies arrested a terrorist network consisting of six individuals including their leader, identified as Osama Mohammad Sayed Khayat. In a press statement, the Interior Ministry disclosed Khayat is a Lebanese residing in Kuwait …

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