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Afghan women officers train at Indian military academy

From shooting an AK-47 to dealing with computer-simulated sieges, 20 Afghan women officers are being put through their paces at a military training academy in India. They are the first Afghan women to attend the academy in the south Indian city of Chennai, which has been training men from the …

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Major challenges ahead, says Amir – New Cabinet members take oath

UNITY PILLAR, SHIELD, FENCE PROTECTING HOME FRONT KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12, (KUNA): The key challenge for the new Cabinet to overcome, as identified by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is protecting Kuwait against the perils of sectarian strife, and maintaining national unity, His Highness the Prime …

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Kuwait eager to clamp down on human trafficking: envoy

Ambassador Al-Sabeeh addresses seminar KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12, (KUNA): Kuwait maintains close rapport with international organizations involved in the fight against human trafficking, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Tuesday. Kuwait’s assistant foreign minister of development affairs Ambassador Nasser Al-Sabeeh was addressing a seminar over the country’s efforts to keep human …

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Q8 installs charging point for electric cars in Belgium

Managing director of Kuwait Petroleum Int’l attends inauguration BRUSSELS, Dec 12, (KUNA): Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8) installed a charging point for electric vehicles in the Belgian seaside resort of Ostend, 113 kms from Brussels, on Monday. According to a press release issued by the Q8 office in Belgium Tuesday, this …

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Terror charges against Times Square ‘bomber’ – Fix lax immigration: Trump

NEW YORK, Dec 12, (Agencies): US prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against a Bangladeshi man, accusing him of using a weapon of mass destruction in Monday’s bombing of a Manhattan commuter hub. Akayed Ullah, 27, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in Manhattan federal court with providing material …

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Russia busts IS bomber cell – Possible return of jihadists ahead of World Cup

MOSCOW, Dec 12, (Agencies): Russia’s top domestic security agency says it has detained three suspected members of a sleeper cell of the Islamic State group who have been preparing suicide bombings in Moscow. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, said Tuesday that the suspects were plotting a series of suicide …

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Nine new as Amir confirms Cabinet – Amir’s son named Defense Minister

SPEAKER URGES GOVERNMENT BE GIVEN CHANCE TO WORK KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Sief Palace His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. During the reception, His Highness the Premier presented the new formation of the State …

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Ministry rubbishes rumors on granting of ‘amnesty’ to illegals

‘Doors open for those who want to amend their status’ KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11: Director General of the General Department for Residence Affairs, Major-General Talal Ma’arafi, has rubbished rumors which say the Interior Ministry will open the door for violators of residence law to amend their legal status without paying …

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‘Kuwait is lawful country, rules equal for everybody’ – ‘Provocative’ clip condemned

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11: A video clip surfaced on social media recently about an Egyptian expatriate who threatened Kuwait and its people based on a fight he had with a Kuwaiti man, reports Al-Shahed daily. The Egyptian man was seen in the video clip inciting his compatriots to invade Kuwait, …

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3 Kuwaiti MPs urge action over US Jerusalem decision

Al-Ghanim meets Kuwait-Korea friendship panel head CAIRO, Dec 11, (KUNA): Three Kuwaiti MPs have called on parliaments around the world to respond immediately and appropriately to a US decision recognizing the holy city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Addressing an extraordinary session of the Arab Parliament on Monday, …

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