Monday , December 18 2017

Arab Times

US moms launch hunt as Mideast dads go missing

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: A group of American women have begun to track down university students from Kuwait for illegally impregnating their daughters and giving birth to children, reports Al-Rai daily. These Americans are doing this through a specialized website to help mothers trace the fathers of their babies before …

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‘Muslims only must address cultural problems, extremism’ – West ‘divided’ on terrorism

It is obvious that some of the secular Western intelligentsia continue to fluctuate in their opinions regarding terrorism. In fact, part of the secular Western mind continually appears to maintain a politically correct intellectual approach toward the violence of terrorism: for example, some Western intellectuals seem to insist on separating …

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MoH suffers big losses in medical errors: study

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20, (Agencies): A mobile dental clinic has been launched to serve residents of Al-Rawdha area, a senior Ministry of Health (MoH) official announced on Saturday. In a press statement, Director of Capital Health Zone Dr. Afrah Al-Sarraf said that the mobile clinic, which caters to the elderly, …

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Panel okays KD 6 bln budget to develop Kuwait armament – Cancel licences of ‘suspicious’ cafes: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: The parliamentary Finance and Budget Joint Committee appro-ved Sunday the request of the government for a budget of KD 6 billion to develop Kuwait’s armament. Sources explained the committee endorsed the suggestion to take KD 3 billion from the General Reserve Fund and the other KD …

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Al-Habtoor discusses anti-Muslim sentiment

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 20: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor met with Michael Wolfe, award-winning producer and co-founder of United Production Foundation (UPF), a non-profit organization founded in 1999 to produce documentary films aimed at increasing understanding among people of different faith and cultures, especially among Muslims …

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Transfer from Govt. project

I joined my current company in April 2010 on a project visa. I hold a university degree and have now completed more than 5 years with this firm. My question is can I get a transfer? Does the new law apply equally to those who have completed more than 5 …

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UN backs Syria peace plan – OPPOSITION REACTS COOLLY TO INITIATIVE

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 19, (Agencies): The UN Security Council’s unanimous support of a peace process for Syria that is set to begin next month with government-opposition talks and a ceasefire represents its strongest gesture yet in support of a solution to the civil war. The council’s adoption of a resolution …

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Pakistan Taleban reject IS leader’s ‘caliph’ claim – US embassy warns of possible terror attac

ISLAMABAD, Dec 19, (Agencies): The US Embassy in Islamabad said it has received information on possible terrorist attacks in the Pakistani capital in late December, warning Americans to avoid busy public places during the Christmas and New Year holiday period. “Possible targets include places of worship and shopping centers,” the …

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Iraq probes coalition strike that killed 10 Iraqi soldiers – Iraq’s defence min predicts Ramadi victory by year-end

BAGHDAD, Dec 19, (AFP): Iraq has opened an investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of 10 Iraqi soldiers in a coalition air strike west of Baghdad, the defence minister said Saturday. “We lost 10 of our soldiers,” Khaled al-Obeidi said in Baghdad, adding that “an investigation into …

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