Monday , October 23 2017

Arab Times

Hunt for survivors as Afghan, Pakistan quake toll tops 350

ISLAMABAD, Oct 27, (Agencies): Rescuers were Tuesday picking their way through rugged terrain and pockets of Taliban insurgency in the search for survivors after a massive quake hit Pakistan and Afghanistan, killing more than 350 people. The toll was expected to rise as search teams reach remote areas that were …

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Iran has over 1,000 troops in Iraq, over 2,000 in Syria: US

WASHINGTON, Oct 27, (Agencies): Washington believes there are fewer than 2,000 Iranian troops in Syria helping the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and more than 1,000 in Iraq supporting the Baghdad government, the top US military officer said on Tuesday. Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint …

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Maid molested by Kuwaiti Sponsors Juvenile son

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: An unidentified housemaid working for a Kuwaiti family in Sabah Al-Nasser has filed a complaint with the area police station, accusing the juvenile son of the sponsor of harassing and molesting her, reports Al-Kuwaitiah daily. In her complaint the maid said on several occasions she complained …

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Driving without licence

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27, Jahra Traffic Department conducted a surprise crackdown at Yusuf Al-Azbi High School for Boys in Al- Qaser area and arrested 28 minors, issued 591 traffic citations, and impounded 31 vehicles. The campaign was based on instructions from the Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdullah …

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Old man found dead in home

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: Foul odor emanating from an apartment where a 61-year old Jordanian man was residing in Hawally area revealed that the man had died almost three days prior to the discovery. Officers at the Operations Room responded to a distress call made by caretaker of the building …

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Fire in flat – Filipino perishes

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: A Filipino man died in a fire that broke out in a flat in Farwaniya area. According to sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the flat on fire, firefighters rushed to the location and discovered that the fire had engulfed …

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AMIR VOWS NO EFFORT SPARED TO PROTECT HOMELAND – Reforms urged as income drops 60% – Minister of Social Affairs and Labour survives grilling

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: His Highness the Amir called Tuesday on officials state to seek alternative revenue sources and reduce public expenditure after state income dropped 60 percent due to a sharp slide in crude prices. Addressing Prliament at the beginning of its new term, Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Sabah …

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Kuwait Olympic body suspended

WASHINGTON, Oct 27, (AP): For the second time in five years, Kuwait is being suspended by the IOC for political interference, leaving its athletes in limbo for next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al- Sabah, the Kuwaiti who heads the global association of national Olympic committees …

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Kuwait backs UN’s efforts to promote world peace: Jarallah

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27, (KUNA): Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah reaffirmed Kuwait’s commitment to UN efforts to shoulder its responsibility under the UN Charter for promoting peace, security, human rights and development around the globe. “The State of Kuwait, as a UN member, takes pride in the achievements made by …

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