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Court sentences expat to ‘death’ for possessing, peddling in drugs

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Abdullah Al- Othman sentenced an expatriate to death over charges of possession and peddling of drugs. The court ascertained that the investigations were accurate and aligned with the confession of the convict. General Department for Criminal Investigations had arrested …

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Seyassah / Arab Times stands by scoop on ‘scabies’ – Health Ministry denies

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: For the past two-three days, all senior officials of Ministry of Health have been on alert. They have been denying the spread of scabies in Kuwait and the registration of 270 cases of scabies in Adan and Jahra hospitals, reports Al-Seyassah daily. However, Head of Skin …

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Labor pact set – Philippines to sign this month

MANILA, April 11, (Agencies): The government of the Philippines is planning to sign this month a bilateral agreement that will give additional protection for the Filipino migrant workers in Kuwait, according to news.mb.com.pn. According to the Philippines Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III the proposed labor agreement has already been finalized …

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51,000 illegals legalized their stay since the start of amnesty

2.8 mln expatriates working in Kuwait, Indians top KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Fifty-one thousand, or 33 per cent of the expatriates who were living illegally in the country are said to have legalized their documents from day one of the amnesty (Jan 22, 2018) until (April 9, 2018) quoting knowledgeable …

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Kuwait company plans to bring Vietnamese domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Al-Durra Domestic Workers Recruitment Company will soon open the door for citizens and expatriates to hire domestic workers from Vietnam, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources confirmed the concerned company officials reached an agreement with Vietnam to open new markets in order to reduce the cost …

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Court sentences man to ‘death’ for killing his wife with hammer

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: The Criminal Court sentenced a man to death for killing his wife with a hammer in Taima’a. Attorney Jarrah Al-Anzi, lawyer for the victim’s relatives, disclosed there was a dispute between the victim and her husband. He said the husband prepared a hammer with the intention …

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Father-son Syrian duo held over bogus Kuwaiti citizenship

MANAMA, April 11: Kuwaiti authorities have referred two Syrians, a man and his son, to the public prosecution for obtaining the Kuwaiti citizenship fraudulently, reports gulfnews.com According to the case documents, the father was hired to work in Kuwait in 1985; however, in 1991, and following the liberation war, he …

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Algerian military plane crashes killing 257 – Amir offers condolences

ALGIERS, Algeria, April 11, (Agencies): An Algerian military plane carrying soldiers, their families and some refugees crashed soon after takeoff Wednesday into a field in northern Algeria, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the North African nation’s worst-ever aviation disaster. Algeria’s Defense Ministry said those killed included 247 …

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US, Russia lock-and-load after Trump tweets missile heads-up

WASHINGTON, United States, April 11, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned that “missiles will be coming” in response to an alleged chemical atrocity in Syria, as Russia scrambled to defl ect blame from its ally Bashar al-Assad. With renewed US military action seemingly imminent — and as Trump …

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Scabies spreads in Kuwait … 200 cases in Adan, 70 in Jahra

KUWAIT CITY, April 10: Almost 270 cases of scabies disease have been recorded lately in the country. Among them, 200 cases were recorded in Adan Hospital and the remaining 70 were recorded in Jahra Hospital. The recorded cases are within Ahmadi and Jahra governorates, while it is widespread in Khafji …

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