Monday , February 19 2018

Arab Times

Greece arrests man with Iraqi passport stolen by IS – Plan to fight terror financing unveiled

BRUSSELS, Feb 2, (Agencies): The European Union unveiled new measures to curb the financing of extremist groups Tuesday amid calls for more action following last year’s attacks in Paris. The proposals aim to track extremists as they move money or assets and limit their ability to raise funds by targeting …

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Ten years after tweet for terror

RIYADH, Feb 2, (AFP): A Saudi who used Twitter to call for the release of prisoners convicted of “terrorism” and security offences has been jailed for 10 years, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. The Okaz daily said the accused, who was not named, opened several Twitter accounts. A special court …

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Cruz trumps Trump … Clinton claims victory

DES MOINES, United States, Feb 2, (Agencies): The US presidential race looked suddenly wide open Tuesday after frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton suffered chastening evenings in Iowa, the first step on the long road to the White House. It was a particularly humbling experience for Trump, who cut a …

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2 Bangladeshi expats face gallows for drug smuggling

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: Criminal court presided over by Judge Mohammad Al-Duaij sentenced two Bangladeshi expatriates to death for smuggling and peddling drugs. According to the case file, one of the convicts was seized by customs officers at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to leave the customs area without handing …

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Deportation centers overflow with expats

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2:  Despite the tremendous efforts exerted by Ministry of Interior in seizing violators of residency law and wanted individuals, delays in completion of deportation proceedings have resulted in accumulation of expatriates in the detention centers under inhumane conditions which has led to outbreaks of diseases, reports Al-Shahed daily. …

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MoI takes steps to curb public use of drones

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: Ministry of Interior has taken a series of immediate measures against the use of drones and other aircraft that can be used for spying because they represent a risk to the national security, reports Al-Rai daily quoting security sources. They revealed that the ministry sent official …

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Police probe death of Asian found in Mahboula

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: An Asian man was found dead in a vacant lot in Mahboula and the cause of death has yet to be established. Securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location after the Operations Unit at the Interior Ministry received a call from a passerby who saw the …

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‘Jihadi John’ responsible for his actions: brother – Foreign forces blamed for radicalisation

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: Mohammad Emwazi, a.k.a. Jihadi John who was killed by a drone strike last year had warned his brother not to follow in his footsteps before leaving for Syria, reports Al-Rai daily quoting the Independent Newspaper. Emwazi reportedly told his younger sibling Omar, 22, that his encounters …

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Al Habtoor updated on progress of Expo 2020

DUBAI, UAE, Feb 2: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor received Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy at his office on Al Wasl Road on Monday Feb 1. HE Al Hashimy updated the Al Habtoor Group Chairman on the progress of the EXPO 2020 and to hear his thoughts on how to make …

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