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Arab Times

Filipina Maid presumed dead found recuperating in hospital ICU

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: A Filipina household service worker (HSW) who fell off the fourth floor of a building in Jabriya and reportedly had died earlier on Facebook turned out to have survived from the fall and is now recovering in the ICU at the Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital. Melirose …

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New twist in murder of two women by Egyptian – Suspect changes testimony

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: As the main accused in the ‘murder’ of the Saudi woman and her Kuwaiti daughter reenacted in detail the crime he committed in the Al-Khareejin village No. 4 in the Samalot Center, in Minya, Upper Egypt in front of the Egyptian Public Prosecutor, the motive has …

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Two bikers mug Kuwaiti woman – Bag snatched

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Two men on a motorcycle cornered and hit a Kuwaiti lady in Sharq area and stole her handbag containing mobile phone, an unspecified sum, bank cards, and civil ID, says Al- Seyassah. Security sources said the Operations Room of Interior Ministry was notified about the incident …

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Iran FM rejects accusations on Abdali Cell as suspicious

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Jawad Zarif says the accusations launched against his country Iran over the “Abdali Cell” case are suspicious because they were issued immediately after the nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group was signed. He affirmed that the security of …

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Decision to stop kidney dialysis for expats inhumane – ‘Residents pay medical insurance’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers reacted to the Ministry of Health’s decision to stop kidney dialysis for expatriates with the majority of respondents condemning the action as inhumane. According to recent news reports, the Ministry of Health has stopped providing kidney dialysis treatment …

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‘Unified Gulf tourist visa for expats next year’

The GCC Deputy Secretary-General for Cultural and Media Affairs Khalid Al-Ghassani said the GCC states are in the process issuing a unified Gulf tourist visa, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, this is expected to happen in the mid of next year. This will allow foreigners to visit the six …

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Amir’s initiative to replace all AC units in schools wins praise

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Several MPs praised the initiative taken by His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to replace the air-conditioners in all public schools. They considered this gesture of His Highness the Amir as an addition to his record of humanitarian work throughout the …

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Proposed e-media law defective, say social activists, media personalities

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Several social activists and media personalities affirm that the proposed media law is defective, urging the sponsors to seek opinion of e-publishers before enactment, reports Al-Qabas daily. Speaking at a recent seminar entitled “E-Media Law” organized by Kuwait Society of Engineers, Director of Security Leadership Institute …

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Hajj toll 1,621

DUBAI, UAE, Oct 14, (AP): The toll in the deadliest tragedy to ever strike the annual Hajj pilgrimage rose Wednesday to at least 1,621 people killed, a new tally showed, as hundreds still reportedly remain missing. The Associated Press count is more than double Saudi Arabia’s official tally of 769 …

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Iran deploys troops to Syria – Deployment under cover of Russian air campaign

BEIRUT, Oct 14, (Agencies): Iran has sent hundreds of troops into northern and central Syria in the first such open deployment in the country’s civil war, joining fighters from its Lebanese ally Hezbollah in an offensive against rebels and taking advantage of cover from Russia’s air campaign, a regional official …

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