Wednesday , December 13 2017

Arab Times

Nepali stabs to death Indian after regular abuse, beating – Gang running maids office busted

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: The Criminal Court has sentenced a Nepali to 5 years imprisonment to be followed by deportation for killing an Indian roommate, reports Al-Anba daily. Case papers indicate this happened when the Indian kept abusing the accused although he controlled his temper. The victim then began beating …

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2 teenage boys and 3 girls caught for immoral activities in Salmiya; Teacher arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Hawally securitymen apprehended two teenage boys and three girls for engaging in immoral activities inside an apartment in Salmiya. A security team rushed to the scene after the Investigation Department received information on the immoral and suspicious activities of the teenagers. The team referred the youths to …

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Foul play suspected as Asian’s body found after 10 months

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: The remains of an unidentified person have been referred to Forensics to identify the cause of death, reports Al-Anba daily. According to initial report the man, believed to be an Asian, died about 10 months ago. The corpse was seen by a Kuwaiti in Abdali and …

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Citizen gets 10-year jail for joining ‘Al-Nusra Front’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: The Criminal Court has sentenced a Kuwaiti man to 10 years with hard labor over the allegation of joining al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist group “Al-Nusra Front” to fight in Syria. The Public Prosecution charged the suspect for traveling outside the country to join an opposition group in …

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Asian held with 2 kg marijuana

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport recently foiled an attempt by an unidentified Asian to smuggle 2 kilos of marijuana into the country, reports Al- Rai daily. The contraband and the suspect have been referred to the authorities. Diplomat accused: A Jordanian has filed a …

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Egypt academy rejects 88 Kuwaiti students – ‘Physically unfit’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Egypt discharged 88 Kuwaiti student officers out of a total 123 students referred by Kuwait’s Ministry of Defense to study in the Egyptian Military Academy, reports Al-Rai daily. Knowledgeable sources disclosed that all 123 students were subjected to a series of tests to check on their …

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KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday received the visiting Microsoft founder and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chairman, William Henry Gates, with the attendance of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on the occasion of …

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Kuwait, Gulf warm to subsidy cuts – MP URGES MEASURES TO CURB IMPACT OF OIL PRICE DROP

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Kuwait’s government is showing a willingness to push forward fiscal reforms including subsidy cuts needed to support its currency in an era of low oil prices, a senior IMF official said. Gulf states, including Kuwait, traditionally relied on petrodollar revenues to fuel public sector spending and …

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Legislator pushes on expat towns, facilities

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Member of the Parliamentary Finance and Economic Affairs Committee Hamoud Al-Hamdan affirmed the essence of establishing workers cities to accommodate over 200,000 people. He added the cities should be built in the outskirts while making provision for all services such as security, health facilities and commercial …

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