Wednesday , October 18 2017

Arab Times

Arab expat acquitted in kidnap of Kuwaiti spouse

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals overturned the verdict issued by a lower court which sentenced an Arab expatriate to five-year imprisonment followed by deportation over allegations of theft, attacking his Kuwaiti wife and attempting to kidnap her. The court instead acquitted him of all the allegations. …

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Russia plans no infantry ops in Syria; Moscow would consider Iraq strikes if asked

MOSCOW, Oct 6, (Agencies): Russia is not conducting operations in Syria involving its own ground troops and will not do so, Admiral Vladimir Komoyedov, the head of the lower house of parliament’s defence committee, said on Tuesday, according to the RIA Novosti news agency. Komoyedov, who on Monday had said …

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I.S. CLAIMS ATTACKS ON YEMENI GOVERNMENT, GULF TROOPS

ADEN, Yemen, Oct 6, (Agencies): Islamic State in Yemen on Tuesday claimed coordinated suicide bombings targeting the Yemeni government and the Arab military coalition in the southern city of Aden that killed 15 Arab and Yemeni troops. The bombings were Islamic State’s first known attacks on the Yemeni administration, which …

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Pastor escapes knife attack at his home – 4 quizzed on Japanese man murder

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 6, (Agencies): Police said they were questioning four people Monday in connection with the second killing of a foreigner in Bangladesh last week – a Japanese agricultural worker described by his neighbors as a friendly farmer who occasionally joined gatherings at their village mosque. Kunio Hoshi was …

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US slaps sanction on ‘four militants’ – Efforts to destroy IS

WASHINGTON, Oct 6, (Agencies): The United States said on Monday it had imposed sanctions on four people affiliated with Islamic State and another militant group, including two Russian nationals and a Briton. The US Treasury Department said three Islamic State supporters and a member of the so-called Caucasus Emirate were …

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Muslim youth stopped from joining IS

Bangalore, India, Oct 6: The chief cleric of Bangalore’s main mosque says he has advised the heads of hundreds of mosques in India’s technology hub to actively counter propaganda by extremist Islamic groups by reaching out to young people in colleges and on social media. The chief cleric of Bangalore’s …

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US deports fewest immigrants

The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press. Deportations of criminal immigrants have fallen to the lowest levels since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, despite his pledge to focus on …

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Iraqi Shiite militants welcome Russian action against IS; US accused of failing to act decisively

BAGHDAD, Oct 5, (Agencies): Iraq’s most powerful Iranian-backed Shiite militias said on Monday they would welcome Russian air strikes on Islamic State in the country and accused the United States of failing to act decisively against the ultra-hardline group. The comments are likely to fuel US concerns over Moscow’s growing …

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Beating parasites wins 3 Nobel awards; Medicine prize goes to Japanese, Chinese and Irish scientists

STOCKHOLM, Oct 5, (Agencies): Three scientists from the US, Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering drugs to fight malaria and other tropical diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year. The Nobel judges in Stockholm awarded the prestigious prize to William …

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