Tuesday , January 23 2018

Arab Times

Gates to participate in dialog session with youth of Kuwait – World’s richest man arrives today at Amir’s invitation

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6, (KUNA): Bill Gates visits Kuwait Monday to participate in a youth dialogue session and a meeting of Abdulrahman Al-Sumait board of trustees, and will be honored with Informatics Medal for his decades-long information revolution contributions. Gates, visiting the country at the invitation of His Highness the …

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Panel nods plans to modify state support services law – Homes for Kuwaiti women okayed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: The parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee approved Sunday the proposals to modify laws on State support for services like electricity, water and fuel provided to government institutions and their employees. The panel also endorsed the proposed amendments to the law on National Fund to Support …

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Arab ministers ask Kuwait to ‘set’ up anti-violence, pro-youth panels

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6, (KUNA): Arab youth and sports ministers have asked Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al- Sabah to set up two committees; one decrying violence and extremism, and the other supporting youth. Speaking to reporters following the …

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Govt must do more to end ‘runaway’ domestics abuse

According to the Arab Times “Farwaniya police rescued three Filipina housemaids who were detained by an Asian woman for four days inside an apartment in Farwaniya, reports Al-Rai daily.” When the police arrived at the location, “they noticed one of the women attempting to jump out of the window and …

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Obama insists US ‘will not be terrorized’, IS hails attackers

SAN BERNARDINO, United States, Dec 5, (Agencies): US President Barack Obama insisted Saturday that America “will not be terrorized” as the Islamic State group praised the perpetrators of the California mass shooting as “soldiers” of its caliphate. The president’s pledge and extremists’ praise followed an announcement by the FBI that …

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Triple suicide attack kills 27 on Lake Chad island: source – Boy trained as suicide bomber against refugees

N’DJAMENA, Dec 5, (Agencies): At least 27 people were killed and more than 80 wounded Saturday in a triple suicide bombing on an island in Lake Chad, a security source in the capital, N’Djamena said. “Three suicide bombers blew themselves up in three different places at the weekly market on …

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Paris attacker visited London: report – Belgium seeks 2 new ‘dangerous’ attack suspects

LONDON, Dec 5, (AFP): One of the perpetrators of the deadly Paris attacks visited London and Birmingham earlier this year to meet people suspected of plotting terror activity in Britain, The Guardian reported Saturday. The newspaper, citing counter-terrorism officials, said the unnamed attacker had managed to enter Britain and travel …

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Bangladesh Police ‘arrest’ 10 for human trafficking

Security forces in Bangladesh arrested six people on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking and currency smuggling and possible involvement in militant activity, a spokesman for the special forces Rapid Action Battalion said. One Pakistani national was among the men detained at different locations in the capital Dhaka, Mufti Mahmud …

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Police rescues 3 Filipina maids locked inside apartment for 4 days

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Farwaniya police rescued three Filipina housemaids who were detained by an Asian woman for four days inside an apartment in Farwaniya, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, one of the detained housemaids called police, informing that she and two of her compatriots are detained in …

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