Tuesday , December 12 2017

Arab Times

‘Felony child abuse’ in family hijab anger

 COLUMBIA, Missouri, Nov 30, (AP): A University of Missouri graduate teaching assistant is accused of grabbing a teenage family member by the hair and pulling her out of school because she wasn’t wearing a traditional headscarf worn by some Muslim women. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports 53-year-old Youssif Omar was …

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Trucker arrested for dumping chemical waste

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: The environment police affiliated to the public security sector at the Ministry of Interior have arrested an unidentified driver of a tanker for emptying industrial chemical waste near the fence of the Kuwait International Airport off the Seventh Ring Road, says a press release issued by …

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Call to join DAESH/ISIL

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: A Kuwaiti has informed the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry that an unidentified person is urging his daughter to join DAESH, reports Al-Anba daily. He added, the suspect called from outside the country. The Kuwaiti has given police the number of the caller and State …

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Swedish woman robbed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: A 36-year-old Swedish woman has filed a complaint with the Bayan Police Station accusing an unidentified person of breaking into her 2015 model car and stealing her handbag containing a cell phone, civil ID, driving license, ATM cards and KD 150 cash, reports Al-Anba daily. Personnel …

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‘Kuwait, UK obliged to extradite persons wanted in court cases’

By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: Minister of Justice, and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yacoub Al- Sane’ affirmed that the extradition agreement between Kuwait and Britain includes a clause as per which both sides are obliged to extradite individuals who are wanted for …

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Drivers protest, seek sick leave, pay hike – Many schools, PAAET affected

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: Several school administrations were forced to cancel some activities and planned trips to the Science Club and the Kuwaiti Museum, due to the strike staged by bus drivers of a company contracted to work with the Ministry of Education, reports Al-Rai daily. The drivers refused to …

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Kuwait firm on combating climate change

PARIS, Nov 30, (Agencies): Environment Public Authority (EPA) Director General Sheikh Abdullah Ahmad Al-Humoud Al-Sabah reaffirmed Monday that Kuwait is amongst the frontrunners in its attempts to reinforce international efforts to stem the effects of climate change. In comments to KUNA on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations (UN) …

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Dual citizenship, DAESH names to Interior

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: The Interior Ministry has a new list of names of persons holding dual citizenship and people who belong to the terrorist organizations, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the lists will be submitted to the Council of Ministers with a request to approve the withdrawal of …

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‘Shut shisha cafes’

KUWAIT, Nov 30: Enforcement of the new Environment Protection Law entails elimination of cafés or restaurants serving shisha, which is considered one of the sources of environmental pollution, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Municipal Council Member and Environmental Committee Chairperson Man’ea Al-Ajmi. Al-Ajmi explained the law does not allow restaurants to …

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MoH launches awareness campaign on ‘seasonal flu’ – New mechanism cuts prices of medicines by 20 to 70 pc

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30, (Agencies): The Health Ministry’s Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi announced Sunday the launch of an awareness campaign in all schools in the country, public and private, on seasonal flu prevention and knowledge of its dangers. The campaign targets male and female students of all educational grades in …

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