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Five al Qaeda-linked fighters killed in Yemen strike -U.S.

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Five members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula were killed in a U.S. military strike last week in Yemen, U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Wednesday. The strike was conducted in Yemen’s Marib Governorate on Oct. 21, the statement said. It did …

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Schoolchildren among 35 dead in Syria raids

Beirut, Oct 26, 2016 (AFP) -Air strikes on Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province hit a school and the surrounding area on Wednesday, killing at least 35 civilians including many children, a monitor and activists said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said “warplanes — either Russia or Syrian — carried out …

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Murder seen as body of man found rotting in flat

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: The decomposing body of an Asian, believed to have died three months ago, was found in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh rousing suspicion of foul play. It has been reported that the caretaker (‘haris’) of the building went to the apartment of the victim who did not pay the …

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No to Egyptian money

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: Seven money exchange companies have refused to transfer Egyptian pounds and asked their clients to choose other currencies, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed these companies encouraged their clients to transfer other currencies, saying they will benefit from this by getting the highest value of …

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Filipina jailed, Citizen acquitted in affair

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: The Criminal Court acquitted a citizen of having an affair with a Filipina and then sentenced the woman to six months in jail with hard labor for engaging in consensual intercourse. Case files indicate a lieutenant from the Morals Department received information from the Maternity Hospital …

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‘Deport 5 Somalis’ for bullying and terrorizing visitors to the Khaitan Park

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: Director- General of the Farwaniya Security Directorate Brigadier Saleh Matar Anzi has written to the Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Major-General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah to deport five Somalis for bullying and terrorizing visitors to the Khaitan Park, reports Al-Anba daily. …

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Man reports wife’s dual citizenship

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: Detectives from the Citizenship Affairs General Department opened an investigation on a female citizen whose husband claimed she holds dual citizenship. According to security sources, the husband submitted documents to the department to prove that his wife has dual citizenship, saying she is also a citizen …

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PULL EXPAT RESIDENCE AT 55, URGES MP HOPEFUL – Interior welcomes opposition to poll

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: Thirty-six parliamentary election candidates, including one woman, registered on Wednesday increasing the total number of candidates to 357. Following are the candidates who registered on the eighth day of the registration period per constituency: ■ First Constituency (four candidates) — Ibrahim Yousif Al-Kandari, Hussein Ali Al-Bahrani, …

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Salary cap huge setback for family reunions – Blessing in disguise, say some

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: Many experts in Kuwait have been perturbed with the news that the minimum salary requirement for a family visa has been raised to KD 450. The majority of respondents in this week’s online poll on this issue, felt that familial life of those earning below the …

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Kuwait drops in business ease

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26, (Agencies): Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) stressed the need to harness the current serious reform efforts by embarking on further coordination to improve doing business in the country which is a major pillar to achieve its aspired developmental goals for diversifying sources of income and …

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