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Arab Times

IS likely downed Russian airliner

LONDON, Nov 5, (Agencies): British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday it was increasingly likely that a bomb brought down a Russian airliner over Egypt with the loss of 224 lives, setting him at odds with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Britain, Ireland, Germany and the Netherlands have suspended flights …

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Russia sends missile system to Syria

MOSCOW, Nov 5, (AFP): Russia has sent anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria to back up its air campaign, the commander of the air force Viktor Bondarev said in an interview published Thursday. “We sent there not just fighter planes, strike aircraft and helicopters but also anti-aircraft rocket systems,” Bondarev told …

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US warns Nepal at risk of humanitarian crisis

KATHMANDU, Nov 5, (AFP): The United States warned Thursday of a looming “humanitarian crisis” in quake-hit Nepal which is facing crippling shortages of vital supplies as protesters block a key checkpoint bordering India. Scores of trucks have been stranded at a crossing in the southern town of Birgunj for nearly …

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Guns, 325,000 bullets found in farm

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Following the arrest of two Iraqis for attempting to smuggle 60 hunting guns into the country through Jarshiyan Border Center few days ago, another individual has been arrested along with two others for smuggling large number of weapons and ammunition into the country. According to security …

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Lankan maid stabbed to death for casting spell, says citizen

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: A 27-year old Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for stabbing a Sri Lankan housemaid to death in Umm Al-Haiman area. Two of his brothers were also arrested for helping the suspect commit the murder. According to security sources, the suspect stabbed her several times until she died, …

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‘My brother not involved in running over Egyptian’ – Kuwaiti blames friend

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Abdulrahman Al- Dousari who has been accused of killing an Egyptian by hitting the victim with his car in Hawally, is innocent, says Nouh Rajih Al-Dousari — brother of the accused — in a recent interview with Al- Anba daily. During the interview along with another …

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Romanian women involved in prostitution nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Personnel from the Vice Squad affiliated to the General Department for Criminal Investigation have arrested eight Romanians for indulging in flesh trade, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the arrest came after the director of the Vice Squad Lieutenant Colonel Haitham Al- Othman received a tip-off …

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‘Respect expatriates for contributions to development’ – Residents doing more for less: citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Citizens, expatriates and owners of real estate properties and other businesses have expressed concern over some statements issued recently claiming that the expatriates are interfering in weddings and other ceremonies. They said many Kuwaitis have affirmed that only a few expatriates attend gatherings even during Ramadan. …

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Roots of student violence linked to home & school – ‘Deal with iron hand to quell misbehaviour’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (KUNA): Student violence is a universal phenomenon found in most societies and Kuwait is no exception and facing it is not only the responsibility of the school exclusively but that of the home as well, said Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al- Eissa. …

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A friend helped Indian approach VIP plane – Security breach probe ends

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: The commission of inquiry set up by the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid to investigate the issue of ‘security breach’ concerning the infiltration of Indian newcomer Madhu Sudhan into the aircraft of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior at the …

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