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Shimmari, tried by Aussie court for allegedly supporting IS, a ‘bedoun’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Mohammad Mutlaq Hantoush Keyad Al-Shimmari who is being tried by an Australian court for allegedly openly professing his supporting for the Islamic State or the so-called DAESH is a bedoun, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources the suspect was born in July 1989. After completing …

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Thief of Kuwaiti’s car in Egypt demands ransom

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The Kuwait Embassy in Cairo did not respond to the request of a Kuwaiti citizen Meshal Al-Mutairi who asked for help to find his vehicle which was stolen in Nasser City by an unknown individual who threatened to hurt him and destroy his vehicle if he …

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‘E-passport system, DNA law implementation to start Nov’ – Law not aimed to reveal family secrets: Al-Jarrah

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Assistant Undersecretary for Passport and Residency Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah affirmed that the implementation of the e-passport system and the DNA law will start in November 2016, following the arrival of the second batch of 65,000 e-readers and the first …

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Legal action against those dealing with ‘Chemical’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: The General Department for Public Relations and Media Security of Ministry of Interior revealed in a press statement that Ministry of Health issued two ministerial decisions 232/2016 and 233/2016 for declaring the drug ‘Chemical’ and its derivatives as intoxicants with effect from September 4, 2016 from …

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Significant use of ‘steroids’ among Kuwaiti males: study

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: A recently published local study examining the use of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid (AAS) amongst gym users in Kuwait found there to be significant use of AAS amongst Kuwaiti male gym-goers. The study, which was published in the International Journal of Men’s Health, was carried out by a …

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Minister said declined any step to hike prices of KFM products

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Informed sources disclosed that the State Audit Bureau has asked Kuwait Flour Mills (KFM) to raise the prices of its products to international standards, reports Al-Rai daily. However, the Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yusuf Al-Ali is said to have declined any step to amend …

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Grilling … ‘bring it on’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: In response to the announcement of MP Faisal Al-Kandari about his plan to submit an interpellation motion against Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh over the increase of petrol prices, the minister welcomed the idea affirming that he is more than prepared …

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DAESH CLAIMS MINNESOTA MALL STABBINGS OF 8 – New York on edge as blast injures 29

NEW YORK, Sept 18, (Agencies): New Yorkers who have endured the Sept 11 attacks and the devastating superstorm of 2012 were generally unperturbed by a Saturday night blast in Manhattan that injured 29 people. “For people who live in New York City, there is always the sense that something terrible …

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29% French Muslims ‘reject’ secular laws

PARIS, Sept 18, (RTRS): Just under 30 percent of France’s 3 to 4 million Muslims reject the country’s secular laws, according to an Ifop poll published by the French weekly Journal du Dimanche. When asked if they considered the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia to be more important …

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Kashmir attack kills 17 soldiers – India blames Pakistan

SRINAGAR, India, Sept 18, (Agencies): India directly accused Pakistan of being behind Sunday’s separatist attack on an army base near their disputed frontier that killed 17 soldiers, in one of the most deadly attacks in Kashmir in a quarter-century- old insurgency. Four “fidayeen” — or commandostyle gunmen willing to fight …

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