Monday , October 23 2017

Arab Times

Obama to keep military in Afghanistan beyond 2016 – Nigeria welcomes US troops for Cameroon over Boko Haram

WASHINGTON, Oct 15, (Agencies): President Barack Obama will keep 5,500 US troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials, casting aside his promise to end the war on his watch and instead ensuring he hands the conflict off to his successor. Obama had originally …

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Bangladeshi man, Nepali woman in liquor trade

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The Farwaniya police have arrested a Bangladeshi and a Nepali woman for trading in locally manufactured booze. According to security sources, police received information about the bootlegging activities of the two people and that they were selling booze to select clients in Rabiya. Police put the …

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Tenant wins case – 3-mth grace period, KD 3,000

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The Court of First Instance presided over by Judge Fahd Al- Ajmi ordered the owner of a building to pay KD 3,000 to the tenant of an apartment in his property, and grant him a three-month grace period to evacuate the apartment. The court also ordered …

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Murder probe continues – Victims laid to rest

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The Egyptian judiciary and the security authorities continued interrogations with the main accused AbdulTawab in the murder of the Kuwaiti woman and the Saudi mother with his wife Hana’a and her three brothers, reports Al-Rai daily. The authorities are exerting tremendous efforts to seek more information …

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Indian deportee’s ‘wasta’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Acting on a tip-off personnel from the Residence Affairs Department have arrested an Indian, identified as Shaikh Pasha, for entering the country on a forged travel document, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added the suspect was deported twice from the country and the latest was four …

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Kuwaiti firm sues for compensation in projects carried out in Libya

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: A court in Southeast France is looking into a case filed by the Kharafi Group of Kuwait to seize or sell the Airbus A340 owned by Gaddafi which is currently sitting on the outskirts of the airport in Southern France, reports Al- Seyassah daily. The lawsuit …

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‘35-40 out of 1,000 women suffer from breast cancer’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Dr Najla Al-Sayed from Sabah Hospital says breast cancer is among the most fatal diseases in Kuwait and is widespread among the women in Kuwait, reports Al-Seyassah daily. On the sidelines of a lecture she delivered at the Conference Center in Al-Sayer Holding Group, she said …

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No reports of harassment, discrimination from Kuwait – AGGRESSION AGAINST NON-MUSLIMS FOCUS OF US RELIGION REPORT

WASHINGTON, Oct 15, (Agencies): The International Religious Freedom Report released by the US Department of State Wednesday showed that much of the aggression against religious minorities around the world stems from groups that identify themselves as Muslim, whether they are attacking a different Islamic sect, or people of a different …

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Bid to arrest expats who follow up affairs of firms they do not work for

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The commercial companies section in the Ministry of Trade’s department of sole proprietorships sought assistance from the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor to arrest expatriates who follow up the transactions of companies they do not work for, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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Domestic workers bureaus ‘targets’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Following the campaigns to boycott certain commodities and fish due to unjustified price hikes, Twitter users have now launched another campaign to boycott domestic workers bureaus due to the unjustified high cost of bringing a domestic worker into the country. Twitter user Ghazi Al- Shabeeb condemned …

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