Tuesday , October 16 2018

Arab Times

IS urged to surrender

KHAZER, Iraq, Oct 19, (Agencies): A senior Iraqi general on Wednesday called on Iraqis fighting for the Islamic State group in Mosul to surrender as a wide-scale operation to retake the militant-held city entered its third day. Lt Gen Talib Shaghati told reporters at a military base that up to …

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Bomber killed in Turkey raid

ANKARA, Oct 19, (AFP): A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber was killed early Wednesday in a police raid on an apartment in the capital Ankara, state media reported. Anti-terrorism police, following a tip-off the man was planning an attack, stormed his apartment building in the Etimesgut district on the city outskirts, …

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IS seeks new money sources – Group’s territory shrinks

WASHINGTON, Oct 19, (AP): As the Islamic State group sees its territory shrink to half its original size and its dreams of a caliphate evaporate, the extremist fighters are losing access to the sources of revenue that once gave them their power, prompting them to turn to extortion, kidnapping or …

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Egyptian mandoub sought for selling fake work visas

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Police have arrested an Egyptian mandoub for forging work permits of 35 Egyptian workers in return for KD 19,250 (KD 550 each) without the knowledge of sponsor, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily said after the sponsor discovered the forgery of his signature, he filed a complaint …

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Real estate firm director detained in money-laundering

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: The Public Prosecution has ordered the detention of the Director of real estate company who is charged with money laundering, reports Al-Jarida daily. The security sources said the suspect, a Sudanese executive chairman of the company was arrested by the Emirati Interpol and extradited to Kuwait …

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‘Husband missing’; Wanted girls caught

: A 25-year old Kuwaiti woman has reported her 23-year old husband as missing for almost a week at Jabriya Police station, reports Al-Anba daily. She explained that her husband left home last Saturday and did not return yet. The couple got married recently. Investigations have been launched to find …

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Business on stolen vans

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Efforts exerted by the Interior Ministry to arrest outlaws and people wanted by law, personnel from the General Department for Criminal Investigations of the Farwaniya Security Directorate have arrested a five-man gang — three Indians and two Syrians — for stealing vans parked on open grounds …

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Two Syrians fight – Citizen stabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Two Syrians engaged in a bloody fight in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh due to previous disputes. The two Syrians were transported to Farwaniya Hospital through a private car as both of them sustained injuries in different parts of their bodies. A team of police officers went to …

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INTERIOR WARNS ON PRIMARIES … ASSURES ON SAFETY – Royal among 71 to sign for poll run

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: A member of Kuwait’s ruling family announced Wednesday his candidacy for next month’s parliamentary election, a rare move in the country where royals normally stay away from polls. Sheikh Malek Humoud Al-Sabah was among 71 hopefuls who filed to stand for election on the first day …

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Amir wants DNA rethink

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday asked His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to re-examine the DNA Law in accordance with Kuwait Constitution and in a manner that would safeguard peoples’ privacy. His Highness the …

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