Wednesday , December 13 2017

Arab Times

Brothers found with fake citizenship after 22 years – Crime never pays

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Two bedoun who got the Kuwaiti citizenship more than two decades ago on the basis of forgery committed by their father have been reprimanded by the concerned authorities, reports Al-Anba daily. The forgery was discovered after instructions were issued by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister …

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Subsidy cuts on petrol to hurt citizens, expats – Smart ID holders to benefit

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Subsequent to announcement by the Ministry of Finance few days ago, which confirmed that government will first lift subsidy from petrol and gradually include other commodities, government sources have said the system of preserving subsidy on petrol will be applied through civil ID to guarantee the …

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‘Death’ upheld in mosque bombing – Muhareb gets 15 years

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13, (AFP): Kuwait’s appeals court Sunday upheld the death penalty for the main organiser of the bombing of a Shiite mosque claimed by the Islamic State group that killed 26 people. The court however reduced the death sentence handed out to the alleged leader of IS in …

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Dust accompanied by rain, cold weather

KUWAIT CITY: Acting Director of the Meteorological Department Sami Al-Othman said the country will experience light southwesterly winds accompanied by low but dense weather in the upper atmosphere beginning Monday morning. He told KUNA the weather phenomenon will lead to active moderate southwesterly winds at speed ranging from 20 to …

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Anti-corruption agency seeks closer cooperation with IACA

VIENNA, Dec 13, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al- Sane’ met with Dean and Executive Secretary of the International Anti- Corruption Academy (IACA) Martin Kreutner on Saturday. The meeting, hosted by Kuwait Embassy, gathered also Chairman of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (KACA) Justice …

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Kuwaitis and NATO share deep ties: Sheikh Thamer – Land-grabbers warned

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13, (KUNA): Kuwait National Security Apparatus Chief Sheikh Thamer Al-Ali Al-Sabah stressed on the importance of the strong ties between Kuwait and the NATO Defense College since 2010. The official’s remarks were made during a dinner banquet he held in the honor of the college’s Vision of …

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World adopts climate deal – India, China, Saudi happy with climate pact

PARIS, Dec 12, (Agencies): A global climate conference on Saturday adopted an international accord aimed at transforming the world’s fossil fuel-driven economy within decades and slowing the pace of global warming. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius banged down his gavel to rapturous applause, signalling the deal was agreed by nearly …

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Car bomb near hospital in Syria’s Homs kills 16 – Vehicle carrying 330 pounds of explosives

DAMASCUS, Dec 12, (AFP): A powerful car bomb exploded near a hospital in the central Syrian city of Homs Saturday, killing 16 people and wounding dozens, the provincial governor and a monitoring group said. Talal Barazi said the blast near the Al-Ahli hospital, in the Al-Zahraa neighbourhood where most residents …

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Trump a disgrace: Alwaleed

DUBAI, Dec 12, (RTRS): Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has called Donald Trump a disgrace to the United States following his call for a ban on Muslims entering the country, and demanded the Republican front-runner withdraw from the US presidential race. Trump triggered an international uproar when he made …

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