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Arab Times

Areas for barbecue specified

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: Acting Kuwait Municipality Director General Ahmad Al-Manfoohi has unveiled the Municipality’s plan to specify areas along the coastline and public gardens, which are environmentally and systematically ready for barbecue activities, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Manfoohi disclosed the Municipality has formed a joint committee consisting of members from …

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MoE studies proposal to up number of ‘religious institutes’ for students

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: The Ministry of Education is currently studying the proposal of Askar Al-Enezi to increase the number of religious institutes for students in all academic stages, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the project includes the construction of new religious institutes in the six governorates and …

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KDIPA looking forward to extensive investment forum

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16, (Agencies): The Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) is hard at work to complete the organizational requirements and measures for its first investment promotion forum, KDIPA said in a statement on Saturday. KDIPA is keen that the pivots of the Kuwait Investment Forum, slated for March …

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Indemnity case won but company shut down

I had filed a case against my employer which happens to be a private limited company for non-payment of indemnity, which was due to me when I resigned. By Allah’s grace and thanks to my lawyer’s efforts, I got the judgement in my favor wherein the company had to pay …

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Losses spark more IS attacks

WASHINGTON, Jan 15, (Agencies): Islamic State jihadists will likely increase the tempo of attacks around the world as they come under increased pressure in Iraq and Syria, a top US general warned Thursday. General Lloyd Austin, who currently heads the military’s Central Command (CENTCOM) overseeing Middle East operations, made the …

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Chibok girls’ parents meet Nigerian president – Over 700 missing after army clashes: shiite group

ABUJA, Jan 15, (AFP): Hundreds of parents and sympathisers of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists in northeast Nigeria on Thursday met President Muhammadu Buhari to renew calls for their release. The 300 or so marchers, many of them crying, trekked through Abuja carrying signs with the …

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German police watching more than 400 militants

BERLIN, Jan 15, (Agencies): The number of Islamist militant fi ghters returning to Germany from Syria and Iraq is on the rise and more than 400 people are being watched, the head of German police said on Friday. Holger Muench, president of the BKA federal police, told ARD television that …

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Probe sought in Saudi death of American judged suicide

CONCORD, NH, Jan 15, (AP): A year after an American contractor was found dead in Saudi Arabia, his family doesn’t buy a police account indicating he killed himself, and they fear the case has been closed. Christopher Cramer, of Milford, was found dead Jan 15, 2015, beneath the third-fl oor …

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Starving Syrian teen died in front of our eyes: UN agency – Deliberate starvation of civilians a war crime: Ban

BEIRUT, Jan 15, (Agencies): The UN children’s agency said Friday that it witnessed the death of a teenager who died of starvation “in front of our eyes,” as well as several cases of severe malnutrition among children trapped in a besieged Syrian town near Damascus. Hanaa Singer, UNICEF’s representative in …

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