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Arab Times

Extension of Syrians’ visit visas suspended

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid issued a directive to stop the extension of all visit visas granted to Syrians, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a security source. According to the source, the directive is also applicable to all visa exten sions approved prior …

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‘Forbid women from cafes, shishas’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1: Member of the Municipal Council Mane’a Al-Ajmi disclosed that he will submit a proposal to forbid women from entering cafés and shisha smoking places, reports Al-Rai daily. Preacher Hai Al-Hai said in a fatwa that a woman who smokes shisha is considered legally disobedient and it …

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India to ‘evacuate’ workers from Saudi who have lost jobs and unable to pay for flight

NEW DELHI, Aug 1, (AP): India’s government said Monday it plans to evacuate thousands of Indian workers who have lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia and cannot afford to pay for a flight home. The workers were mostly employed by Saudi construction companies and were laid off amid a slowdown …

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Pakistan arrests 12 Lahore to Dubai PIA flight staff

Pakistan has arrested at least 12 staff of its national carrier following the discovery of 6 kg (13.23 lb) of heroin in the toilet of an aircraft bound for Dubai, an airline spokesman said on Monday. The latest instance of misbehaviour by the staff of cash-strapped Pakistan International Airlines was …

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Bangladesh cafe Attackers’ bodies still in morgue – Students protest rise in Islamic extremism

DHAKA, Aug 1, (Agencies): The bodies of five Islamists behind a deadly attack on a Bangladesh cafe have still not been claimed a month later, police said Monday, as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against extremism. Relatives of the men have spoken of their shock and …

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Syrian child actor killed in Aleppo – ‘Aleppan’s’ Abtini had become a local celebrity

BEIRUT, Aug 1, (AP): The sit-com is a little like “I Love Lucy,” starring a comic housewife who gets into shenanigans and bickers with her husband. Except children play all the roles. And it all takes place in one of the historic stone houses in the old city of Aleppo, …

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Jazeera Airways registers KD 6 mln net profits in H1

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1, (KUNA): Jazeera Airways on Monday announced its second quarter financial results, reporting Q2 operating revenues of KD 24.7 million and a net profit of KD 2.0 million, bringing the company’s year-to-date net profit to KD 6.0 million. (KD1 = $3.3) “We are pleased to report another …

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Rahul gives India ‘big’ lead over WI – Tourists enjoy 162 runs advantage with 5 wkts in hand

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug 1, (AFP): Lokesh Rahul’s Test-best 158 anchored India’s formidable reply to the West Indies first innings total of 196 as the hosts reached 358 for five at stumps on the second day of the second Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Sunday. Leading 1-0 in the …

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Arsenal end US tour with win

LOS ANGELES, Aug 1, (Agencies): Alex OxladeChamberlain scored a second half goal on a brilliant solo effort as English giants Arsenal earned their second win of their US tour by defeating Chivas Guadalajara 3-1. Oxlade-Chamberlain scored just five minutes into the second half, using a back heel flick to loose …

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Validity of Residence for Family – Currently on 3 months temporary residence

My wife and two kids have valid family residency till May 2017 and now they are in their home country on vacations. They will return to Kuwait in September. Now I’m on a 3-month temporary residence and it is going to expire on July 20, 2016. My company is going …

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