Saturday , March 17 2018

Arab Times

Saudi pressed on workers’ delayed wages – Manila sending fact-finding mission

RIYADH/MANILA, March 7, (RTRS): Foreign governments are pressing authorities and executives in Saudi Arabia to ensure that local construction firms make delayed salary payments to thousands of workers, a sign of pressure on the kingdom’s economy due to low oil prices. Since late last year, the Saudi government has responded …

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US kills over 150 Shebab fighters

W A S H I N G T O N , March 7, (AFP): A US air strike on a Shebab training camp in Somalia over the weekend killed more than 150 fi ghters who were planning a “large-scale” attack, the Pentagon said Monday. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said …

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IS eyes spectacular attack – UK terror chief warns

LONDON, March 7, (AFP): Britain’s most senior counterterrorism police officer warned on Monday of the risk of further “spectacular” attacks by the Islamic State group as it trains its sights on “Western lifestyle” targets. London Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said British police had carried out a record number …

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Officers duo caught in weapons trade

KUWAIT CITY, March 7:Acting on information and armed with search and arrest warrants issued by the Public Prosecution, personnel from the Weapons Collection Unit affiliated to the Ministry of Interior have arrested two men – one of them employed by the Ministry of Defence and another working for the Interior …

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Two Syrians arrested as bid to smuggle drugs foiled by police

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: Customs officers at the Shuwaikh Port in coordination with the General Department for Drugs Control have foiled an attempt by two Syrians to smuggle large quantities of narcotics into the country, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, the Customs Department had prior information that a …

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Be good … court frees citizen in joining ‘Al Nusra Front’ case

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: The Personal Status Court has instructed a Kuwaiti doctor working in the Ministry of Health to pay KD 5,000 – the value of a car for transporting his daughter and other expenses estimated at more than KD 6,000. According to the case filed by a Kuwaiti …

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Cabinet lauds Amiri Diwan for a successful fireworks celebration – Event sparked joyous emotions across Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, March 7, (KUNA): The Cabinet held its weekly session Monday, presided over by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. At the onset of the session, the Cabinet viewed a letter sent to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, by Egyptian President …

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Plan to install smart meters

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: Ministry of Electricity and Water Undersecretary Eng Mohammad Bushahri has unveiled a plan to float a tender for the installation of smart meters in an undisclosed governorate within the next two or three months, reports Al- Rai daily. In a press statement, Bushahri confirmed the ministry …

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