Saturday , January 21 2017

Arab Times

ME expects big changes with Trump – Trump to assume power

CAIRO, Jan 19, (Agencies): Donald Trump’s allbut- dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could hit like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions and beleaguered governments, with some players eyeing the prospect of once unimaginable new alliances. Syria is the foremost test of …

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Iran high-rise building collapse kills thirty firefighters

TEHRAN, Iran, Jan 19, (AP): A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran’s capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues and bystanders weeping in the streets. The disaster at the 15-story Plasco building, inadvertently shown live on state television, …

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Municipality razes 18 cafes

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 19: The Emergency Team at the Kuwait Municipality branch in Hawally Governorate conducted an intensive campaign against unlicensed cafes, resulting in the demolition of 18 cafés found to have put up illegal structures, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Director of the branch Falah Al-Shimmari disclosed the campaign was aimed …

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Four Syrians assault Kuwaiti citizen

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 19: Four Syrians engaged a Kuwaiti citizen in a fight in front of a commercial complex in Salmiya area. They suffered injuries in different parts of their bodies. A team of securitymen and paramedics went to the scene when the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry received …

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Jail upheld for Kuwaiti royals

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 19, (AFP): Kuwait’s court of appeals on Thursday upheld a five-year jail term for five men including three members of the Al-Sabah ruling family for insulting top judges online. The court also confirmed a one-year jail term against a sixth man and upheld the acquittal of six …

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