Arab Times

Sport gears up to hoist Kuwaiti flag

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28, (KUNA): Sheikh Fahad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah, Chairman of an interim committee tasked with running Kuwait National Olympic Committee (NOC), said Saturday the committee sought primarily to see Kuwaiti flags hoisted in international competitions. Committee members will exert efforts to improve sport in Kuwait at local, regional …

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Worked for 9 yrs can I get release?

I am working in a private company since 2007. Now I am trying to get a release … is it possible or not? Please send me details on how to approach my company? Name withheld Answer: Well, you have already put in 9 years service so you should have no …

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Filipinos back Duterte despite drug killings – ‘Drugs destroying the country’

MANILA, Philippines, Aug 27, (AP): On the day he was sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte went to a Manila slum and exhorted residents who knew any drug addicts to “go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too painful.” Two months later, …

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Bangladesh Police kill cafe attack ‘mastermind’ – Militants cornered in hideout

DHAKA, Aug 27, (Agencies): Bangladesh security forces killed three Islamist militants on Saturday, including a Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen accused of masterminding an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, police said. The militants were cornered in a hideout on the outskirts of the …

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Barrel bombs kill at least 15 civilians in Aleppo: monitor

BEIRUT, Aug 27, (AFP): At least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria’s Aleppo city on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The Britain-based group said regime aircraft had dropped two explosivepacked barrel bombs several minutes apart on the …

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5 Filipina absconding maids arrested while shopping

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Five Filipina domestic workers, who were reported as absconding, were arrested while they were shopping in a commercial complex in Khaitan area, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a security source, the fi ve absconding friends were referred to the concerned authorities in preparation for their deportation. …

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No explosives found in vehicle parked in restricted area near Riqqa mosque

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: A vehicle that was parked in a restricted location near a mosque in Riqqa area raised suspicions. However, no explosives were found inside the vehicle and the Kuwaiti owner of the vehicle has been summoned to sign a written pledge to not commit such a violation …

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2 unlicensed guns, ammunition seized

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The General Department for Weapons Investigation in the Interior Ministry carried out a campaign in Subiya and the adjacent areas early morning Friday, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The campaign resulted in the arrest of five persons found to have violated the law and a citizen accused of …

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Public Prosecution quizzes ‘DAESH hacker’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Public Prosecution has started interrogating the ‘DAESH hacker’ who has been accused of being a member of the Islamic State terrorist organization. The prosecution decided to detain the suspect until completion of the investigation. When the accused appeared in front of the prosecutor, he admitted …

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