Friday , January 19 2018

Arab Times

Those in bid to impede any national work to be considered as ‘betrayers’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Electricity and Water Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah openly declared that those who attempt to impede any national work will be considered as betrayers, irrespective of the varied viewpoints concerning the concept of national work, reports Al- …

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MOTIVE SOUGHT IN U.S. SHOOTING DEATHS OF 14 – Desert town stunned after mass shooting

SAN BERNARDINO, California, Dec 3, (Agencies): One moment, Syed Rizwan Farook was sitting at a table with colleagues at a holiday gathering for county health employees. Then suddenly he disappeared, leaving his coat on his chair. The next time his co-workers saw him, he was dressed in battle gear and …

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Divorced Saudi women to get ID cards – No date set for change

RIYADH, Dec 3, (AFP): Female divorcees and widows in Saudi Arabia are set to get their own ID cards allowing them to act independently from men, local media reported on Thursday. The changes will allow women to register a child for school, access records and authorise medical procedures once their …

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‘We’ll avenge man beheaded in IS video’

The president of Russia’s Chechnya region, Ramzan Kadyrov, said on Thursday that whoever was responsible for the beheading of a Russian man from Chechnya, purportedly shown on an Islamic State video, will be killed. “Yes, he was Russian-Chechen, he was beheaded .. there are proven facts,” Kadyrov told journalists. “Whoever …

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Qatar says labour abuse claims ‘simply untrue’ – Amnesty criticises FIFA for not doing enough

DOHA, Dec 3, (AFP): Qatar on Wednesday dismissed claims it has done almost nothing to tackle migrant labour abuse since being awarded the 2022 World Cup exactly five years ago as “simply untrue”. In a vigorous defence of its treatment of foreign labourers, Doha said an Amnesty International report arguing …

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‘Runaway’ Ethiopian maids take to prostitution; Kuwaiti terrorist arriving from Syria via Turkey whisked away for interrogation

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: A gang of Ethiopians were arrested for inciting domestic workers to escape from their sponsors and earn money by indulging in immoral activities, reports Al- Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when officers from General Department for Residency Affairs received information about an Ethiopian woman running …

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26 teachers caught offering tuition; Student ‘tortured’ for poor performance

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: A female teacher of a public intermediate school in Mishref took an unprecedented action in the education sector by torturing a student for performing badly in an examination. According to a source, the teacher has been summoned for investigation. He said the school confirmed the incident …

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Indian nurse, two Bangladeshi men caught for KD 500 illegal abortion activities; Fake detergents seized

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Police have taken into custody three people – an Indian nurse and two Bangladeshi brothers – for aborting fetuses inside an apartment in Hawally, reports Al- Shahed daily. According to security sources, the suspects had turned the apartment into a clinic to carry out their illegal …

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Youth arrested for sexually harassing Kuwaiti girl – Filipino couple caught selling drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: A 24-year old youth was arrested for using his mobile phone to harass a Kuwaiti girl by sending her a series of messages and indecent pictures in the mornings and evenings. According to security sources, the 1996-born girl reported at Hawally Police Station that an unknown …

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