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Arab Times

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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Suicide bomber kills 6 on Iraq-Saudi border – Iraqi fighters protest Turkish troop presence

BAGHDAD, Dec 12, (AFP): A suicide bomber struck an Iraqi position on the border with Saudi Arabia, killing six guards, officials said Saturday, an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. The bomber detonated an explosives-rigged truck at a border post in Iraq’s vast Anbar province on Friday and also …

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5 people held in possession of hunting guns, 500 pellets; Customs arrests Iraqis with sorcery tools, fake bills

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Jahra police launched an extensive campaign in Abdali farms and surrounding area after several complaints the security directorate received about people using hunting guns, reports Al-Shahed daily. The officers arrested five people in possession of five hunting guns, including two air guns, 200 cartridges, and 500 …

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Bedouns held for trading in liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Securitymen from Mubarak Al-Kabeer Investigation Directorate arrested two Bedouns for trading in imported liquor, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Acting on instructions of Brigadier Mohammed Al-Sharhan – Director of the directorate, a security team was formed to arrest the suspects. An undercover agent was then instructed to purchase …

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Imam referred to Public Prosecution for collecting money

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs referred an Imam to the Public Prosecution for breaching the charter of the Mosque by collecting money from worshippers under the pretext of sending donation to poor people and charity societies in Syria, reports Al-Qabas daily Woman among 8 …

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Citizen ordered to pay ‘divorced’ daughter KD 30,000 to buy house

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: The Personal Status Court, chaired by Judge Badar Al- Sawwagh, ordered a citizen to pay KD 30,000 to buy a house for her divorced daughter and KD 500 per month for her expenditures. Case files indicate that Attorney Hamoud Al-Rad’aan, who represented the daughter in court, …

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Parliament to discuss classification of groups as terrorist – Bill upholds state structure

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Parliamentary sources disclosed that the Parliament has reached a consensus on the proposed law to criminalize terrorist groups in the coming weeks, reports Al-Shahed daily. The source added the legislative committee next week will discuss the proposed classification of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hezbollah, Islamic State in …

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