Saturday , October 21 2017

Arab Times

Airport biometric system traps 232 in nine months

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: General Department for Airport Security arrested a total of 232 individuals in the last nine months from January to September 2015, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The officers arrested 56 individuals after the latter were detected through the fingerprint system, cancelled their residence permits and referred them to …

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Baghli whereabouts remain mystery

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: The whereabouts of Kuwaiti businessman Mohammad Al-Baghli who went missing in Romania remains a mystery, reports Al-Rai daily. However, the Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has asked for answers from the security authorities in his country after the file of the ‘Obedient Son’ was handed over …

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Kuwaiti survives suicide bid

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: An unidentified Kuwaiti who attempted to end his life by jumping from the third floor apartment of his fiancÈe in Salwa, has been admitted to the intensive care unit of the Mubarak Al- Kabir Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting security sources said the man …

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Eye on e-criminals – Kuwaiti surrenders son to police – Court acquits Kuwaiti juvenile

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Anyone who exploits the social networking websites to commit crimes will be hunted down sooner than later, even if it takes months, says an official of investigation department of the E-Crimes Department, reports Al-Qabas daily. The official said the department is like any other investigation department, …

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US working hard to avoid total destruction of Syria, says Kerry; Saudi urges Iran to stop ‘meddling’ in neighbourhood

MADRID, Oct 19, (Agencies): The United States is working to avoid the “total destruction” of Syria, and plans a meeting in the coming days with Russian, Saudi and Turkish leaders to seek an end to the conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday. “I will be coming back in …

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‘Rights’ decries Kuwait bias against expats in healthcare

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (AFP): A Kuwaiti rights group on Monday accused authorities in the Gulf state of discrimination against foreigners by barring them from certain healthcare services at public hospitals. The independent Kuwait Society for Human Rights said expatriates in the country have been barred from kidney dialysis treatment …

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Arab expat perishes in 7th Ring Road accident

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: An Arab expatriate died and two others sustained injuries in a traffic accident that occurred on Seventh Ring Road. According to security sources, the corpse was referred to the Forensics Department and the injured victims were taken to Farwaniya Hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, a military officer …

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Women’s gang running call center

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19:Three Asian women and an Asian man were arrested for running an illegal international telephone exchange in Jleeb Shuyouk area. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Jleeb Al-Shuyouk area when they stopped an Asian expatriate to check his identification documents. After revealing that he was …

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Rent increase

I have been staying in an old apartment in Salmiya for the last 20 years. Every 5 years, I have been renewing my contract with an increase of KD 20 in the rent. The last increase was from KD 120 to 140. I am due for renewal early next year …

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