Wednesday , December 13 2017

Arab Times

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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MPs discuss setting of priorities

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: The chairpersons of parliamentary committees discussed Monday the mechanism to determine priorities for the current legislative term, says Priorities Committee Chairman MP Yusuf Al-Zalzalah. National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim called for a meeting between the chairpersons of parliamentary committees to talk about the priorities but …

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Kuwaiti flag on Everest

Another Kuwaiti mountaineer succeeded in climbing Mount Everest and raised Kuwait flag and pictures of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Fuad Qabazard told KUNA upon arrival home on Monday that purpose of his two-week …

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Worldwide rallies demand action – Fossil fuel divestment drive gathers momentum

Sydney, Nov 29, (AFP): Tens of thousands marched across Australia Sunday on a third day of worldwide rallies as pressure mounts on global leaders to strike a pact on cutting greenhouse gases at crucial talks in still-shaken Paris. Some 150 leaders including US President Barack Obama, China’s Xi Jinping, India’s …

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Russian airstrikes kill 18 civilians: Syria opposition – ‘Turkey increases arms shipments to rebels’

BEIRUT, Nov 29, (Agencies): Airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed at least 18 civilians and wounded dozens more on Sunday in a northern Syrian town held by insurgents, Syrian opposition media reported. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the airstrikes struck the town …

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3 IS-tied militants killed in Dagestan

MOSCOW, Nov 29, (AP): Russia’s counter-terrorism agency says security forces in Dagestan have killed three militants who had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group, including one who had returned from Syria this year. Police say nearly a third of the estimated 3,000 Russians who have gone to fight alongside …

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