Arab Times

Court acquits police officer of lewd acts with ‘shemale’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Hussein Masoud upheld the verdict of the Court of First Instance that acquitted a Vice Corporal at the Ministry of Interior of committing immoral acts with a shemale during official duty inside a computer room at Maidan Hawalli police …

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Municipality shuts shop hosting gamblers – 17 fund for illegal adverts

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: Emergency Team from Ahmadi Municipality raided a shop in Fahaheel area where some people were gambling, and shut it down administratively, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Public Relations Department of the Municipality issued a statement and said the shop violated rules and regulations governing its operation; thus necessary …

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Erdogan, ‘Dikkatli Olmak’ for Brotherhood’s dreams

IMMEDIATELY after the Turkish government foiled a coup attempt last month, the ‘sheikhs’ of dreams from the Arab’s ‘Brotherhood’ started claiming that they saw Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a dream exuding an aura close to sainthood. They made the same claim about Mohammad Morsi when their group appointed …

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US hands Kuwait a list of 24 terrorists – 10 Iranians held for breaching border

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: US authorities have handed over a list of 24 Arab terrorists to their counterparts in Kuwait in line with the information exchange agreement between the two countries aimed at fortifying the security system and fight against banned groups, reports Al-Shahed daily. Kuwaiti security agencies have also …

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Raising petrol prices crucial for economic reform: expert

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14, (KUNA): Raising fuel prices in Kuwait is a vital measure to achieve economic reforms in the country’s budget for the upcoming years, in light of the recent drop in oil prices, according to a Kuwaiti economic expert. This step will help rationalize subsidies on fuel, limit …

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KFU in solidarity with ‘Let it Rot’ campaign – ‘Stability of prices a national duty’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: Chairman of Kuwait Fishermen Union (KFU) Thaher Al- Sowayyan has affirmed that the union is in solidarity with the campaign, ‘Let it Rot’, because stability of prices is a national duty; stressing the union is concerned with opinion of consumers and it is keen on serving …

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MoI intends to cancel 19 domestic labor offices licences

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: The Ministry of Interior is currently contemplating on the cancellation of 19 licenses issued to domestic labor offices whose owners were implicated in the alleged deception of Zimbabwean women who were promised jobs with better pay only to find out later that they were hired as …

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Files without workers for 1 yr after opening to be closed automatically

KUWAIT CITY, August 14: Evaluation and Follow up Supervisor at Jahra Labor Department Mohammad Al-Enezi disclosed that the sector has accomplished over 7,000 transactions since early July. Al-Enezi noted the transactions included renewal and cancellation of work permits, opening of new files, transfer of workers, and transfer and cancellation of …

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‘Over 1,000 files of companies probed to reform labor market’ – Indians top list of expats in private sector: Al-Subaih

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih disclosed that 1,023 files of employers have been referred to Public Prosecution since the beginning of the year — as part of measures to restructure the labor market, says Al-Anba daily. She explained the files contain gross violations …

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‘Kuwait, Pakistan share deep ties’

Pakistani Ambassador to Kuwait Ghulam Dastagir hailed the strong Kuwaiti-Pakistani ties in the fields of economy, politics, culture and military. Pakistan is offering training courses for Kuwaiti marine and air force as part of the prominent military cooperation between the two sides, Dastagir told KUNA on the sidelines of a …

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