Monday , September 24 2018


Suicide bombing at mosque biggest story of 2015 – ‘ISIS atrocities most remembered’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: From big discoveries in the field of science to destructive natural calamities and the horrors inflicted by terrorists, to historic diplomatic deals and corporate scandals, as the year draws to an end, in this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the biggest stories …

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Infectious-disease hit expats face deportation

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Three unidentified expatriates have been referred to the Deportation Center, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the men are suffering from infectious diseases and when the concerned authority discovered the sickness in the men, personnel from the Residence Affairs Department were alerted and the men were …

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Bill on animal rights gets nod; predators unallowed – Progress made in anti-graft fight: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: The Parliament on Wednesday approved a draft law presented by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on animal rights and two other bills on criminalizing the sale or possession of predators. The Public Utilities Committee explained in its report that the Animal Rights Draft Law requires animal …

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Government keen on fighting corruption: Minister Al-Sanea – ‘New law presented to authority’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16, (KUNA): The government under guidance of His Highness the Prime minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah is moving forward in the fight against corruption, said Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sanea on Wednesday. Speaking to journalists on sidelines of the …

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Panel to discuss withdrawal of KD 6 bln from reserve fund

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15: The Parliament on Tuesday approved the request of Financial and Economic Affairs Committee Chairman MP Faisal Al-Shaye to form a joint panel consisting of members from the Finance, Budget and Final Accounts, Interior and Defense, and Foreign Affairs committees, to discuss a draft law on authorizing …

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60,000 expats for fuel project

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15: Director of Government Projects at the Public Authority for Manpower Nasser Al- Shuail disclosed that the sector represented by the Needs Estimation Department and Government Projects Department held a coordinating meeting with the officials of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and 12 specialized companies for oil …

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Least amount of error in collateral damage – Drones can pin-point militants presence

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15: The Italian magazine L’Espresso has published accurate photographs of the Islamic State or the so-called DAESH in Iraq captured by Italian drones which took off from a military base in Kuwait which are providing supplies for US aircraft, reports Al-Rai daily. At the first glance, it …

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Some MPs express objection to govt’s plan to remove fuel subsidy

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15: Some lawmakers have expressed objection to the government plan to remove fuel subsidy by early next year, as they consider the decision a sign of government failure in resolving problems the citizens face, especially low income earners, reports Al-Anba daily. MP Abdul-Rahman Al-Jeran wondered about the …

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Citizenship of ‘preacher’ said to have been revoked

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah disclosed that the citizenship of Kuwaiti preacher Nabil Al-Awadhi has been revoked. He added MP Kamil Al-Awadhi had pleaded on his behalf to arrange for a meeting prior to the withdrawal of citizenship since …

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Kyrgyz head woos Kuwaitis for investments in country – KCCI upbeat over boost in trade ties

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (KUNA): Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev on Monday wrapped up a three day official visit to the country during which he held formal talks with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. He was seen off at the airport by His Highness the Amir, His …

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