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3 Egyptians face deportation; Gang robbing campers at gunpoint arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1 : Three Egyptian expatriates, who were among a group of Egyptians that had gathered at Green Island prior to heading to the Egyptian embassy and voting in the Egyptian parliamentary elections recently, will be deported for provoking chaos in a public place, says Al- Seyassah. According …

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Iraqi duo held for smuggling guns

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Two Iraqis have been arrested by the Border Security Force – part of six-member gang – that was attempting to smuggle weapons into the country through the security fence, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The suspects were spotted by the thermal …

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‘Degree holders cheated in home countries to work as maids here’ – Expats protection center offers victims support

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Director of Expatriates Protection Center at the Public Authority for Manpower Falah Al- Mutairi says cases the center receives are mostly B.A and M.A degree holders who have been cheated by labor offices in their home countries and compelled to work as housemaids, reports Al-Jarida daily. …

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BMW M2 Coupe: Simply a high-performance sports machine – Car powered by new six-cylinder in-line with M TwinPower Turbo technology

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: The new BMW M2 Coupe sets a fresh benchmark for dynamic potency and agility in the compact high-performance sports car segment. With its high-performance six-cylinder in-line engine, rear-wheel-drive agility, lightweight aluminium M Sport suspension and extrovert styling, the new BMW M2 Coupe has all the ingredients …

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Arsenal see off Swansea to remain hot on City’s heels

SWANSEA, United Kingdom, Oct 31, (AFP): Arsenal remain hot on the heels of Premier League leaders Manchester City thanks to a 3-0 victory over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. A first half goal from Olivier Giroud and second half efforts from Laurent Koscielny and Joel Campbell kept the …

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17 children die as 3 boats sink

ATHENS, Oct 30, (AFP): At least 17 children drowned when three boats sank en route from Turkey to Greece, officials said Friday, the latest tragedy to strike migrants braving wintry seas to seek asylum in Europe. Nine adults also lost their lives when the boats went down, with the drownings …

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Bullock entertains as ruthless campaign operative – ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ has absolutely perfect timing

They say timing is everything — or at least a whole lot. And on several fronts, the George Clooney-produced “Our Brand is Crisis,” starring Sandra Bullock as a damaged, ruthless political consultant, has absolutely perfect timing. First, it’s election season: Enough said! And second, with all the recent discussion about …

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Impact book playoffs spot – Didi on target

MONTREAL, Oct 30, (AFP): Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba kept up his incredible scoring record as Montreal Impact cruised past Toronto FC 3-0 to advance in the MLS Cup playoffs on Thursday. The Ivory Coast international bagged his 12th goal in 12 games since signing for Montreal in July after …

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JAL six month profit soars

TOKYO, Oct 30, (AFP): Japan Airlines said Friday its six-month net profit soared nearly 29 percent, after rival All Nippon Airways also posted upbeat results as the carriers benefit from a surge in tourism and a steep slide in fuel costs. Visitor arrivals in Japan have surged as a weak …

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Kuwait considers petrol price increase of up to 90%: report

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: The Kuwaiti government has formed a special committee to study the possibility of increasing petrol prices by 70 percent to 90 percent, according to a report by Arab News. The price increase will come as a consequence of a gradual reduction of government subsidies on petrol …

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