Thursday , November 23 2017

Arab Times

Contagious virus was spreading in a private school

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Health (MoH) Sunday denied rumors in social media network that a contagious virus was spreading in a private school. The MoH quickly rushed to the school after it heard of the rumor and took some students to Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital for tests, but the pupils, …

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MoI, UN ink deal to resettle expats from strife-hit nations

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Assistant Undersecretary for Correctional Facilities and Sentences Enforcement in the Ministry of Interior Major General Khaled Al-Dayeen disclosed that the ministry has signed an agreement with the UN High Commissio-ner for Refugees (UNHCR), reports Al-Rai daily. The agreement is related to the resettlement of expatriates who …

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‘Need to change Arab mind to be more tolerant, inclusive’ – ‘Secularism boosts tolerance’

IT is almost a truism that you cannot force some people to accept the dictates of democracy or allow it to flourish in their society. There are certainly individuals who might be verbal about their demands for more democratic freedoms, yet behave undemocratically in their daily life. Certainly, dictatorship and …

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4 women suicide bombers kill one, injure 10 in Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Oct 24, (Agencies): Four women suicide bombers blew themselves up in northeastern Nigeria Saturday, killing one other person and wounding 10, when civilian guards prevented them from entering the city of Maiduguri, said an official. The women blew themselves up when they were stopped for a body search …

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US defence chief speaks of more raids similar to Iraq op – IS purportedly releases video of raid aftermath

WASHINGTON, Oct 24, (Agencies): US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday he expected more raids targeting the Islamic State group similar to the mission that freed dozens of captives but left an American commando dead in Iraq. Carter’s comments came as President Barack Obama tapped veteran Iraq expert Brett McGurk …

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One dead in IS-claimed attack – Blast on Shiite shrine hits Ashura mourners

DHAKA, Oct 24, (Agencies): The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing of the main Shiite shrine in the Bangladeshi capital Saturday that killed one person and wounded nearly 80, as thousands gathered for the annual Ashura procession. The rare attack on Bangladesh’s tiny Shiite Muslim community comes just …

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‘Indonesian maid not paid for 10 yrs’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The Indonesian Embassy in Kuwait affirmed its concern for the protection of all its compatriots living in the country, stressing that all necessary procedures will be taken for the Indonesian residents in the country to access their legal rights, reports Al- Seyassah daily. In a press …

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96 undocumented Pinoys fly home under the AVRP – Ambassador oversees repatriation at airport

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: A total of 96 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Kuwait were repatriated on Friday night to the Philippines on board Gulf Air as part of the ongoing mass repatriation of overstaying Filipinos under the Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program (AVRP) by the Kuwait government in cooperation …

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Wanted Release – But company has history of not giving release

I am a university graduate and have been working as an accountant in a private company in Kuwait since April, 2010. Now I am thinking of taking a release due to dissatisfaction with my current salary. But the problem is that I am afraid … if I approach my employer …

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