Thursday , March 22 2018

Arab Times

Yemen war kills many children, 320,000 malnourished: UNICEF

GENEVA, March 29, (Agencies): Hundreds of thousands of children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition, millions lack access to health care or clean water, and some have been drafted as soldiers in the year-old war, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Tuesday. A UNICEF report said all sides had “exponentially …

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Terrorism ruled out in ‘EgyptAir’ drama – Hijacker ‘unstable’

LARNACA, Cyprus, March 29, (AP): An Egyptian man wearing a fake explosives belt who hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and forced it to land in Cyprus on Tuesday has surrendered and was taken into custody after he released all passengers and crew unharmed. The hijacker was described by officials as …

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Hungarian accused of rape by Filipina housemaid

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: A Filipino housemaid has filed a complaint with the Salmiya Police Station accusing a Hungarian of sexually molesting her, reports Al-Anba daily. The complainant said the suspect hired her from a domestic labor office to work for his family. However, she said, she was shocked when …

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3 people molest Kuwaiti woman in mall

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: A GCC national and two Bedoun men were arrested for molesting a Kuwaiti woman inside a mall in Salmiya area and attacking her husband. According to security sources, when securitymen received information from a citizen that he was attacked by three individuals when he defended his …

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CID arrest youth for ‘swindling’ 80 people to the tune of KD 4 mn

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department have arrested a 21-year-old Kuwaiti for swindling people, reports Al-Jarida daily. According to security sources the youth convinced people that he will invest their money on their behalf and promised high monthly returns. The arrest came after one of the …

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Suspect in drug case freed to look after quadriplegic mother

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Adel Al-Huwaidi nullified the verdict of First Instance Court that sentenced a Kuwaiti man to five years in prison with hard labor. The court acquitted the suspect of possessing narcotics for consumption and sale purposes. The case file indicated …

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Securitymen in hot chase arrest 2 drug traders

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: A Gulf national and a Bedoun were apprehended in a hot chase on the Fourth Ring Road after the police fired shots in the air and warned them to surrender. The two suspects were seen driving in the opposite direction of the road in their vain …

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Nod to law on firm for domestic hires – Mechanism set to limit expats

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The Parliament, in its regular session Tuesday, approved the proposal to amend law number 69/2015 on the establishment of a closed joint stock company for the recruitment of domestic workers in the first and second readings. Article One of the bill stipulates changing the first paragraph …

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Municipality working to end services of expat workers

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The Kuwait Municipality has started taking legal procedures to terminate the services of 100 expatriate employees by the beginning of April and then replace them with citizens in line with the Kuwaitization policy, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting sources. Sources confirmed the decision is in compliance with …

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