Monday , November 20 2017

Arab Times

Let capable persons replace silent ministers in Cabinet: MP; Al-Azmi tribe MPs call for dismissal of Al-Obaidi

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: MP Yousef Al-Zalzalah has affirmed that the upcoming legislative term demands a change in the Cabinet, because some ministers have not done anything to address issues concerning their ministries. He clarified some ministers have not moved a finger since their appointment, whether on matters raised by …

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US, allies demand Russia halt Syria strikes outside IS areas

BEIRUT/MOSCOW, Oct 2, (Agencies): Russia bombed Syria for a third day on Friday, mainly hitting areas held by rival insurgent groups rather than the Islamic State fighters it said it was targeting and drawing an increasingly angry response from the West. The US-led coalition that is waging its own air …

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‘Migrant influx turning Britons against EU’

LONDON, Oct 2, (RTRS): Europe’s rushed acceptance of hundreds of thousands of migrants is turning many Britons against the European Union ahead of a vote on membership that Prime Minister David Cameron could call as early as March, a funder of the Out campaign said. Arron Banks, a multi-millionaire British …

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India rejects Pakistan peace plan

WASHINGTON, Oct 2, (RTRS): India on Thursday rejected a four-point peace plan for Kashmir proposed by Pakistan but said talks among officials of both countries on terrorism that collapsed in August should be revived. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced his proposal at the annual United Nations General Assembly on …

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UK teen jailed for Anzac ‘terror’ plot

LONDON, Oct 2, (AFP): Britain’s youngest person convicted of terrorism was sentenced Friday to a minimum of five years in jail for plotting an Islamic State-inspired “massacre” on an Anzac Day parade in Australia. The boy, nicknamed “the terrorist” by his classmates, was ony 14 when he masterminded the plot …

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IS militants attack forces guarding Libya oil port

BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct 2, (RTRS): Islamic State militants attacked forces guarding one of Libya’s main oil ports on Thursday with a gun assault and an attempted car bomb in an escalation of their campaign in the North African state, a local security official said. Islamic State has gained ground in …

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‘More Kuwaitis killed in traffic accidents as compared to expats’; Lingerie thrown on road causes traffic chaos

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: According to death statistics of 2014, 5,819 death cases were registered last year out of which 3,186 cases were of Kuwaiti citizens and 2,633 of expatriates. The total population of the country has reached 4.202 million out of which 1.298 million are Kuwaiti citizens. Sociology Expert …

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Gang of gamblers nabbed; ‘Eco-warriors’ nab oyster-fishers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: A gang of Asian expatriates were arrested for gambling inside an apartment in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when detectives from the Residency Affairs Department received information about the gambling activities inside an apartment in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area, they conducted investigations …

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Local brew with Nepali liquor peddler

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Farwaniya securitymen arrested a Nepalese man in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh for trading in alcohol with 60 bottles of local liquor in his possession. While patrolling the area, the officers got suspicious of the man’s behavior especially since he threw the bag he was carrying upon sensing …

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