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Monday , November 19 2018

Arab Times

CABINET SUSPENDS THURSDAY WORK AT MINISTRIES, SCHOOLS

Assembly nod to panel on rain deluge – MPs stress importance of infrastructure KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: The National Assembly on Wednesday gave the thumbs up to a proposal to set up a three-member committee to look into the aftershock of lingering rainy weather conditions in Kuwait. The parliamentary committee …

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Kuwait halts traffic at main seaports over bad weather – Air traffic at airport normal

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14, (KUNA): Kuwait Ports Authority (KPA) has suspended navigation at the three main ports of Shuwaikh, Doha and Shuaiba due to bad weather conditions and low visibility. Although cargo stevedoring operations were not affected by heavy rains, ship traffic has been halted at the main ports on …

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Crime rate falls – Lawmen lauded

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: The crime rate has declined remarkably in the last three months particularly crimes related to theft and quarrels, reports Al-Shahed daily. A security source said the reason is the distinguished role played by securitymen and the intensified patrolling activities in all governorates. He applauded the security …

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Son of religious figure in liquor smuggling ?

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: The son of a religious scholar has been charged with attempting to smuggle a huge shipment of liquor into the country, and he has named a senior official of Criminal Investigations Department as his accomplice, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to security sources, the results of the …

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Kuwaiti held for running fake Twitter accounts, posting offensive material

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: A Kuwaiti citizen has been arrested for running three fake accounts on Twitter and publishing offensive posts, reports Aljarida daily. According to sources, when the concerned security authorities received information about the offensive posts published from some accounts on Twitter, they sent a request to the …

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Three Kuwaitis dead in traffic accidents

Three Kuwaiti citizens lost their lives in traffic accidents yesterday. The first victim is a Kuwaiti citizen in his 40s who died in a traffic accident that occurred in Kabad area. Also, a 24-year old Kuwaiti citizen died when his vehicle crashed into some trees beside Jahra Road. A Kuwaiti …

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Kuwaiti accuses Asian domestic worker of phone theft

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: A Kuwaiti employee of Ministry of Education has lodged a complaint with a police station in Capital Governorate against his Asian domestic worker, accusing the latter of stealing his mobile phone from his house and disappearing, reports Al- Nahar daily. He explained that he discovered the …

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Officer accused of abusing authority acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which refrained from pronouncing penalty against a Kuwaiti woman who was accused of assaulting a police officer while he was on duty. The court also acquitted the officer who was accused of …

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US prepares for migrant caravan – Govt to toughen Tijuana border crossing

IXTLAN DEL RIO, Mexico, Nov 14, (AP): The US government said it was starting work Tuesday to “harden” the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico. Customs and Border Protection announced it was closing four lanes at …

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Sri Lankas newly appointed PM Rajapakse loses confidence vote

Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil. Deputies from Rajapakse’s party rejected the voice vote as illegal, saying it wasn’t scheduled and that the pro-China former strongman would …

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