Wednesday , February 21 2018

Arab Times

Morocco arrests 10 suspected IS militants

SALE, Morocco, Feb 20, (RTRS): Moroccan authorities said on Friday they had arrested 10 suspected militants linked to the Islamic State, including a French citizen, and seized weapons and bombmaking materials in raids on their hideouts. The cell is the latest in a series of radical groups Morocco says it …

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Tribesmen battle IS inside Fallujah for 2nd day – Jihadists vastly outnumbered

BAGHDAD, Feb 20, (AFP): Iraqi tribesmen battled Islamic State group militants inside their Fallujah stronghold for a second day Saturday, a significant challenge to longstanding jihadist control that may be undermined by a lack of supplies. Fallujah is one of two Iraqi cities still controlled by IS, and residents — …

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Mali jihadists, army commit abuses: HRW

BAMAKO, Feb 20, (AFP): Malian jihadists and security forces alike have committed appalling abuses against civilians in the last year, rights groups said Friday, as Islamist groups make new inroads into the west African country. Reports by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) document …

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I’ll do anything to kill time, says refugee

BERLIN, Feb 20, (AFP): In the Berlin gym that now serves as his home, Afghan student Yaza sweeps the floor over and over again, just to keep himself from “going crazy with boredom”. The 24-year-old, who spent months on the road after fleeing the Taliban, told AFP: “I’ll do anything …

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Group attacks patrol officers, cars with stones in bid to free juvenile

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: A group of unidentified individuals attacked several patrol officers on Abdali Road at 32 kilometer mark and threw stones at them and their patrol vehicles, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a security source, patrol officers stopped a juvenile who violated the traffic rules by driving a …

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Duo held in raid on illegal liquor factory

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: A team from Farwaniya Security Directorate, headed by Director Brigadier Saleh Al-Enzi, raided a local alcohol factory in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh operated by two Asians. Acting on a tip-off, Al-Enzi formed the team which put the suspects under surveillance and raided the apartment after obtaining a warrant …

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Court lifts travel ban on woman in KD100,000 debt case – Female citizen, lover fined KD 500 each

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The Court of Appeals nullified the verdict of the Court of First Instance, which banned a Kuwaiti woman from traveling due to failure to pay KD 100,000 debt and ordered her to settle the debt. The higher court lifted the travel ban when the woman’s lawyer, …

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Man attempts to strangle ex-wife to death

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: Police are on the lookout for a man who attempted to strangle his former wife to death, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a security source, a Kuwaiti woman lodged a complaint at Sabah Al-Salem Police Station against her former husband, explaining that he attempted to strangle …

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Al-Khamis leads the field in 3rd Constituency by-election – Voting took place peacefully

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: At the time of going to the press, Candidate Ali Abdullah Al-Khamis was leading in the byelection of the Third Constituency with 6,715 votes, as reported by Kuwait Television. He was followed by Abdullah Ahmad Al-Kandari with 4,288 votes and Osama Yusuf Al-Tahous in third place …

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5,826 individuals placed on terrorist list – Smoking ban in malls to take effect this week

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The State Security Department, with the cooperation of intelligence agencies of Gulf, Arab and friendly countries, managed to identify and place 5,826 individuals on the terrorist list, reports Al-Shahed daily. The departments of State Security of brotherly and friendly countries exerted tremendous efforts and coordinated in …

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