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Arab Times

Iranian man who killed dog sentenced to 74 lashes – Accused seen hurling animal against car

TEHRAN, April 7, (AFP): An Iranian man has been sentenced to 74 lashes for killing a dog, the judiciary-linked Mizan news agency reported Wednesday, after an online video showed him hurling the animal repeatedly against his car. The man was arrested earlier this year in the northwestern province of Ardebil …

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EU threatens to sanction tax havens like Panama – French regulator demands extra information from banks

BERLIN, April 7, (Agencies): The European Union has threatened to sanction countries like Panama if they continue to refuse to cooperate fully to fight money laundering and tax evasion, after a leak of data showed the tiny country remains a key destination for people who want to hide money. A …

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Securitymen nab two Asians with 240 bottles of locally-made liquor – Two citizens arrested for drugs

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Two Asian expatriates were arrested in Ahmadi area in possession of 240 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling the area when they noticed two men standing behind a vehicle with a number of cartons of mineral water bottles. When …

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25 hunting rifles seized in raid

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Officers from General Department for Weapons Collection launched a campaign in Failaka Island during which they arrested 14 Kuwaiti citizens in possession of a total of 25 hunting rifles known locally as ‘Shozen’. According to security sources, Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs Major General Abdulhameed …

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Owner of firm arrested for selling work permits for KD 650-KD 850

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: An unknown motorist ran over a traffic officer while he was on official duty at an intersection linking the Arabian Gulf Road and Al-Aqsa Road near Shaab seaside area on Thursday, April 7. This incident is a replica of the traffic incident that took place during …

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Boat seized for fishing illegally

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Environmental police officers, who are monitoring the sea environment in cooperation with the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), seized a tour boat as the crew members were found to be fishing illegally at Kuwait Bay using fishing nets. The officers issued a …

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KPC to place expat secretaries under contractual system July 1 – Justice renews contracts of above 70 Arab consultants

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) will soon terminate the expatriate secretaries and put them under the contractual system, which means they will work according to the corporation’s actual need for their services, reports Al- Kuwaitiyah daily quoting sources. Sources explained this step is within the framework of …

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No new ‘electricity’ charges for citizens homes before 2018: Lari

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Former MP Ahmad Lari affirms that the new charges of electricity will not be applied in the private houses of Kuwaiti citizens before the year 2018. He said the Parliament’s Finance Committee will compare and discuss the prices suggested by the committee and the government, and …

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MP wades into pricing of agricultural products

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: MP Faisal Al-Shaye has proposed formation of a committee in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to decide on the prices of local agricultural products. In his proposal, Al-Shaye pointed out that farms in Kuwait play an important role in maintaining food security as they supply …

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Former Kuwaiti financial attaché arrested in US on charges of money laundering and illegal revenue

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: The US authorities have arrested a former Kuwaiti financial attaché working at the Kuwait Health Office in Washington on charges of money laundering and illegal revenues, reports Al-Rai daily. The woman was picked up while attempting to leave the US territory in an attempt to evade …

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