Thursday , December 14 2017

Arab Times

Putin deploys missile system to Syria – JET DOWNED IN 17 SECONDS INCURSION … PILOT SHOT IN PARACHUTE

MOSCOW, Nov 25, (Agencies): President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered state-of-the art air defense missile systems to be deployed at a Russian air base in Syria following the downing of one of its warplanes by Turkey, a move that raised the threat of a military confrontation between the NATO member …

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Qatar mulls ‘introducing’ family-only days at mall – ‘Bachelor ban’

DOHA, Nov 25, (AFP): Qatar’s only directly elected body is to discuss introducing family-only days at major shopping malls in a move dubbed a “bachelor ban” that is likely to restrict access for foreign labourers. What sounds like an innocuous idea is proving highly contentious and threatens once more to …

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Ukrainian growing ‘pot’ in flat held

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: A Ukrainian expatriate was arrested for growing marijuana in his apartment, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when the Criminal Investigations Department received information about the suspect’s drug activity, a team was formed for investigations. After confirming the information and taking necessary legal measures, the …

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French jets destroy Islamic State command centre in Iraq – official; ‘US leads 23 air strikes against DAESH’

WASHINGTON, Nov 25, (Agencies): French warplanes destroyed an Islamic State command centre at Tal Afar, some 45 kilometres west of Mosul in Iraq, a French official said on Tuesday. “We hit an Islamic State command centre at Tal Afar,” the official said during President Francois Hollande’s visit to meet his …

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Crushed to death – Tractor mishap

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: An Asian expatriate died when he was run over by a tractor while he was repairing it near Seventh Ring Road. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen, firefighters and paramedics rushed to the location. …

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Girls woo boys; Workers arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Patrolmen arrested two Kuwaiti girls for playing loud music to attract youths to commit immoral acts while they were driving a Jeep in Ardiya area. A security source said the girls were spotted in a Jeep playing love songs at full volume and behaving in a …

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Three Kuwaiti citizens wanted by law arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: A Kuwaiti citizen, who is wanted by law for the enforcement of a three-year imprisonment sentence issued against him, was arrested by Capital securitymen in Abdullah Al-Salem area in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Capital securitymen also arrested another Kuwaiti citizen in Abdullah Al-Salem area, …

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Death sentence in vegetable market ‘murder’ case upheld

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which issued death sentence against one of the suspects in the vegetable market heist case that occurred several months ago. The second suspect was sentenced to ten-year imprisonment while the third and …

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No to atrocities committed in religion’s name – ‘Terrorists follow religion of hate’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the possible fallouts of the recent Paris attacks and the Russian airliner crash in Egypt, most voters felt that there is no place for killings in the name of religion. Throughout history, there have been …

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