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Employers file 9,305 absconding reports against expats via e-service

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Director of Public Relations Department of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and PAM spokesperson Asil Al-Meziad says the number of absconding reports filed by employers via the e-service is 9,305, and the number of complaints lodged by employees is 4,004. She explained that such e-services are …

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Filipina sexually assaulted by an Egyptian at knife-point

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department are looking for an unidentified Egyptian for assaulting and raping a 33-yearold Filipina at knife-point inside her apartment, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily said the intruder entered the home of the Filipina armed with a knife assaulted and raped her …

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34,916 citations issued, 1,267 cars impounded

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Personnel from the General Traffic Department during security campaigns which lasted from Oct 14 to Oct 20 are said to have issued 34,916 citations and impounded 1,267 vehicles for committing serious traffic violations, nine cars ‘wanted’ by the authorities and six motorcycles, reports Al-Anba daily. During …

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Kuwait reiterates support for Riyadh – Firms said to apologise for forum boycott KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah on Wednesday reiterated Kuwait’s support of Saudi Arabia on the matter of the killing of Saudi national Jamal Khashoggi, welcoming decisions taken in relation to the …

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Kuwait designates 9 for links to Taleban, Iran Guards

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (KUNA): Kuwait designated nine terrorists for their link with Afghanistan’s Taleban and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, the Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday. The designation was taken hand-in-hand with Riyadh-based Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC), co-chaired by the US and Saudi Arabia, as well as in line with UN …

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‘Airport taxis license only for Kuwaitis’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Jamal Al-Sayegh has issued a circular concerning the allocation of licenses only to Kuwaiti citizens for driving taxis at Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to the circular, the applicant must be a Kuwaiti …

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MP pleads for reconsideration of MOH decision on transfer of 130 nurses

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: MP Askar Al-Enezi says he is surprised by the decision of Ministry of Health to transfer 130 male and female nurses from the Medical Emergency Department to Ahmadi Health Zone and Amiri Hospital as well as relieve 29 nurses of their work at Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital’s …

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Police officer kidnapped, molested, threatened

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Police have taken into custody four men (one of them armed with a cleaver) for kidnapping a young Interior Ministry police officer, taking him allegedly to a deserted area, molesting him and threatening to kill him, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a complaint filed by the …

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‘Khashoggi case painful, justice will prevail’

RIYADH, Oct 24, (Agencies): Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday said the case of the slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was “painful”, and “justice will prevail”. The crown prince said all culprits will be punished, and Saudi Arabia and Turkey will work together “to reach results.” Prince …

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Suspect bombs to Obama, Hillary, CNN – White House condemns attacks

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Oct 24, (Agencies): Authorities intercepted suspicious packages sent to former US president Barack Obama, former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Time Warner Center in New York, officials said on Wednesday. The packages sent to the two leading Democrats and a bomb delivered to one of the …

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