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Arab Times

Police arrest more jihadists – Terrorist cell in Madrid broken up

MADRID, Nov 4, (Agencies): Spanish authorities said Wednesday they had detained two men suspected of being involved in the Islamic State group’s “recruitment and indoctrination” drive, a day after they broke up a “terror cell” in Madrid. The two men were detained in a morning raid in the city of …

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Filipino rebels demand 60m ransom for 3 foreigners – Ransom demand ‘incredible’: Army official

MANILA, Nov 4, (RTRS): A small but violent al-Qaedalinked Islamist group in the Philippines has demanded a billion pesos ($21 million) each for three men and a woman captured at a beach resort in September, one of the victims said in a video. The men, two Canadians and a Norwegian, …

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Death shocks family, friends, colleagues

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: Haider Akram, a young Pakistani man lost his life Tuesday morning, Nov 3 after his car skidded in the rain and hit a lamppost on Fahaheel Road near Fintas area. The car had almost split into two upon impact, and firefighters eventually had to cut the …

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Any person who triggers trouble will be deported

KUWAIT CITY: “Our brothers the residents are being deeply respected and appreciated in shadow of the law and regulations of the State of Kuwait,” affirmed the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Wednesday. “No-one, regardless of the size of the community he (she) belongs …

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Devil worshipers in Khaitan

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: Police have found a secret location in Khaitan which they believe may have been used by devil worshippers, reports Al- Shahed daily. The daily added, police had earlier found another place in the same area which was subsequently closed but no arrests had been made. The …

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Execution drops curtain on murder case – ‘Abdali Cell’, ‘mosque bombing’ hearing today

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: With the execution of a convict who killed his friend, the fifth circuit of the criminal court drops the curtain on the murder case that took place at the emergency unit of the Ministry of Electricity and Water in Saad Al-Abdullah area where a citizen lost …

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Court acquits fireworks seller after forgiveness

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Misdemeanor Court presided over by Judge Walid Al- Kandari nullified a one-month jail term with hard labor issued against a fireworks seller, after accepting forgiveness from the plaintiff to acquit the defendant. The plaintiff had filed a case against the defendant accusing the latter and …

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‘Kuwait Airways US flight permit at risk’ – Law bans Israelis

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: United States of America’s federal Department of Transportation intends to take action against Kuwait Airways if the airline fails to change its policy of banning Israelis on its flights between New York and London, reports New York Post quoting official sources. They explained that the airline …

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Growing anti-expat reports make residents uneasy – ‘Deportation fears raise anxiety’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: In response to the Arab Times’ weekly online poll, the majority of respondents shared that anti-expat news makes them feel uncomfortable. Discriminatory decisions in the health sector and the relentless crackdown on expatriates in recent times have been a cause of great anxiety for expatriates living …

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‘Own behind sports suspension’ – MPs discuss local sports sector

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Parliament on Wednesday discussed the current situation of the local sports sector and factors behind the decision of the International Olympic Committee (OIC) to suspend Kuwait’s participation in global sports events. During the session, Minister of Information and Sports Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Mamoud Al-Sabah read …

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