Friday , October 20 2017

Arab Times

US defence chief speaks of more raids similar to Iraq op – IS purportedly releases video of raid aftermath

WASHINGTON, Oct 24, (Agencies): US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday he expected more raids targeting the Islamic State group similar to the mission that freed dozens of captives but left an American commando dead in Iraq. Carter’s comments came as President Barack Obama tapped veteran Iraq expert Brett McGurk …

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One dead in IS-claimed attack – Blast on Shiite shrine hits Ashura mourners

DHAKA, Oct 24, (Agencies): The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing of the main Shiite shrine in the Bangladeshi capital Saturday that killed one person and wounded nearly 80, as thousands gathered for the annual Ashura procession. The rare attack on Bangladesh’s tiny Shiite Muslim community comes just …

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‘Indonesian maid not paid for 10 yrs’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The Indonesian Embassy in Kuwait affirmed its concern for the protection of all its compatriots living in the country, stressing that all necessary procedures will be taken for the Indonesian residents in the country to access their legal rights, reports Al- Seyassah daily. In a press …

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96 undocumented Pinoys fly home under the AVRP – Ambassador oversees repatriation at airport

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: A total of 96 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Kuwait were repatriated on Friday night to the Philippines on board Gulf Air as part of the ongoing mass repatriation of overstaying Filipinos under the Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program (AVRP) by the Kuwait government in cooperation …

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Wanted Release – But company has history of not giving release

I am a university graduate and have been working as an accountant in a private company in Kuwait since April, 2010. Now I am thinking of taking a release due to dissatisfaction with my current salary. But the problem is that I am afraid … if I approach my employer …

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‘MoI won’t allow undermining security of Mosques, Husseiniyat’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Friday reaffirmed he would not allow the security of mosques, Husseiniyat and their visitors to be undermined. Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled made the remarks during a field visit to see first-hand implementation of the security plan aimed …

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Two murders committed daily in Kuwait: statistics – Crime rate up

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: One murder is being committed in Kuwait every 12 hours, which means two individuals are being murdered in the country on a daily basis. According to statistics issued by the Public Prosecution, the crime rate, particularly the murder rate, has increased in the State of Kuwait …

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Foundation honors HH the Amir, Kuwaiti people for charity roles

OXFORD, Britain, Oct 24, (KUNA): Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation honored on Saturday His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah by publishing a commemorative book documenting His Highness the Amir’s and the Kuwaiti people’s charitable and humanitarian work. Al-Babtain said, on the sidelines of the …

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SMEs fund to start receiving entrepreneurs’ requests today – Fund needs support of public and private sectors

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (KUNA): The national fund for the development of small and medium enterprises will start receiving applications of entrepreneurs as of Sunday after it had concluded its first forum last week. The entrepreneurs will submit their applications on the fund’s website and get answers on any inquiry …

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Sri Lankan maid commits suicide – Pakistani forges Civil IDs

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: A 27-year old Sri Lankan housemaid committed suicide by hanging herself inside her room at her sponsor’s house in Doha area, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, the sponsor of the housemaid was shocked to see her hanging from the ceiling of her room with …

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