Wednesday , February 21 2018

Arab Times

Air strikes kill at least 34 militants – Clashes leave 5 Pakistani troops dead

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 28, (Agencies): The Pakistani military’s latest ground and aerial onslaught in the troubled northwest killed at least 34 Islamist militants Saturday while fi ve of its troops also died during clashes, security officials said. The attacks come days after Pakistan’s powerful military chief General Raheel Sharif ordered …

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Fears of home-grown jihadist violence mount – Imam welcomes growing place of religion

NIAMEY, Feb 28, (AFP): Increasingly targeted by jihadist fighters roaming its remote northern desert, and Nigeria’s feared Boko Haram insurgents on its southern flank, Niger fears the emergence of its own brand of homegrown Islamist trouble. In recent years foreign-funded aid groups and social media have brought ideas peddled by …

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Two Asian expats killed in Jahra Road 2-car collision

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: Two Asians died in a traffic accident on Jahra Motorway opposite Doha area. The remains were deposited to Forensics. The Operations Room of the Interior Ministry was notified about a two-vehicle collision at the aforementioned location and dispatched a rescue team to the scene without delay …

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16 yr old boy gang-raped; 6 Bangladeshis caught for entering on forged passports

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: A 16-year-old GCC boy sustained injuries in different parts of his body when five persons beat and sexually assaulted him inside a camping site in Salmi. Initial investigations revealed one of the suspects — the boy’s friend — invited him to the camping site where they …

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41 boys caught driving without licence

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: Traffic officers arrested 41 juveniles for driving without driving license during the Liberation and Independence Days. They also issued 3,467 citations, impounded 128 vehicles, referred 4 people to detention, and dealt with 265 traffic accidents, says Al-Seyassah. The initiative is part of incessant traffic campaigns launched …

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Jail overruled

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Nasr Al-Heid nullified the verdict of First Instance Court that sentenced a Kuwaiti man to six years in prison over alleged falsification of official documents. The court refrained from pronouncing a penalty against the suspect. The prosecution officer indicated …

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Company file closed

I need some assistance as I have a valid residence but my sponsor, under whose residence I am, has a case of number 31 against his company. I have already found a new job while my new sponsor wants me to transfer to his company but I am not able …

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Government proposes new gasoline prices – Deficit eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: The government has proposed the following gasoline prices: 90 fils for Premier, 119 fils for Super and 127 fils for Ultra, says MP Mohammad Tana. Tana made the announcement after the parliamentary Finance and Economic Affairs Committee meeting presided over by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali …

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‘European nations must put a cap on incoming refugees’ – ‘Cultural, economic problems feared’

According to a recent report by The Washington Post “Greece on Thursday recalled its ambassador to Austria for consultations, escalating a diplomatic war in Europe over how to handle a record influx of migrants from the war-torn Middle East and beyond” (Feb 25 2016). The escalating problem of the influx …

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