Monday , December 11 2017

Arab Times

Mali hunts for suspects after deadly hotel siege – American, 6 Russians among dead

Bamako, Nov 21, (Agencies): Mali was hunting Saturday for suspects over the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead, mostly foreigners, as the president warned that no-one in the world could hide from terrorism. The government has declared a state of emergency after the bloody nine-hour …

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Nearly impossible to find jihadists among migrants

LESBOS, Greece, Nov 21, (AFP): As the hunt for jihadists widens after last week’s Paris attacks, authorities in Greece warn it was virtually impossible to pick out dangerous extremists among arriving migrants, without prior intelligence. “If they are not already registered in the database, it’s nearly impossible,” says Dimitris Amountzias, …

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Leaders against anti-IS coalition with Moscow

PALANGA, Lithuania, Nov 21, (AFP): The three Baltic states on Friday said they would not join any Western coalition fighting the Islamic State jihadist group if it included their Soviet-era master Russia because of its role in the Ukraine conflict. French President Francois Hollande had called this week for a …

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Asian held for providing international calls

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: Security operatives arrested an Asian expatriate in Farwaniya for operating illegal international calls, and confiscated gadgets used in the trade. He was referred to concerned authorities. Meanwhile, securitymen from Sulaibiya police station arrested an Asian expatriate in possession of 60 bottles of local liquor which he …

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‘Appeals’ quashes life in prison against Kuwaiti man in rape case – Court overturns 15-year jail verdict in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Abdul- Rahman Al-Darmi overturned the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced a Kuwaiti man to life in prison over allegations of raping his girlfriend. The court acquitted the defendant regardless of confessing to the crime. Defense …

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‘Reckless’ drivers attack police; Bangladeshi robbed of KD 500

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: Four youths were arrested for driving recklessly, racing, endangering lives and attacking police officers at Sulaibiya. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, Public Relations and Security Media Department explained that Jahra securitymen received complaints from a number of residents of Sulaibiya area about …

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Securitymen arrest 4 people for drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Farwaniya area in possession of drugs. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they stopped a vehicle and asked the driver for his civil ID. However, he jumped out of his vehicle and ran. Securitymen chased …

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Several persons held for their role in over KD 15,000 financial cases

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: Capital securitymen arrested a GCC expatriate who was wanted by law for a financial case worth KD 523, a Kuwaiti citizen wanted for a debt case worth KD 13,000 and a Bedoun man who owes KD 530 to a company. They made these arrests during security …

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Busted IS cell had no plans to launch attacks in Kuwait – Militants use flaws in banking system to their advantage

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The recentlybusted DAESH cell had no plans to launch terrorist attacks in Kuwait or any other GCC country because the members of the cell were aware of the vigilance of the security authorities in the country, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an informed security source. He explained …

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Increasing refugee Nos alarming – Al-Otaibi; Mideast region in turmoil: Kuwait envoy to UK

NEW YORK, Nov 21, (KUNA): The increasing number of refugees worldwide, namely Syrians, is an “alarming” factor that requires serious attention from the world,” said Kuwait permanent envoy to the UN headquarters in New York Mansour Al-Otaibi here late Friday. Ambassador Al-Otaibi’s statement came during the UN General Assembly’s discussions …

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