Tuesday , October 23 2018

Arab Times


KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday called for luring capital into the country to help diversify the economy and create job opportunities. His Highness the Amir emphasized the necessity of taking action to attract capital, diversify the national economy, create …

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Charity needed

I am a Sri Lankan working in Kuwait as a saloon employee. I have my family (wife and baby girl) here with me. For the last one year I have been having health problems as I am a diabetic, plus suffering from hyper tension and have not been able to …

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Number of MPs suggest raising service fees for expats to deal with budget deficit

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: A number of MPs have suggested raising service fees for expatriates to deal with the budget deficit caused by the falling global oil prices, reports Al-Rai daily. MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji called for review of the cost of services rendered to expatriates, including fees for residency, visa …

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MP drafts morals bill to fight prostitution

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: MP Abdulrahman Al-Jeeran has presented a bill to amend Article 203 of Law No. 16/1960 promulgating the Penal Code in a bid to impose harsher penalties on anyone who owns or rents a place used for prostitution or immoral activities — maximum 15 years jail sentence …

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43 commercial establishments fail to prep price lists – Labor minister receives UN official on human trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: About 43 commercial establishments in cooperative societies did not prepare their current price lists as part of steps to address the expected price hikes in the coming period, thereby, defying commercial laws on combating unjustified price increase, reported Al Shahed daily quoting sources. Sources said the …

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‘Need for joint efforts to fight pharma products adulteration’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The activities of the second regional meeting of Middle East and North Africa concerning the war against adulteration of pharmaceutical products began on Sept 5. Several Arab and friendly countries participated in the two-day meeting hosted by the Interior Ministry’s Department of Arab and International Criminal …

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MEPs criticise Amnesty’s report on GCC – We need genuine dialogue: Alliot-Mari

BRUSSELS, Sept 6, (KUNA): Several Members of the European Parliament have stressed that the human rights situation in the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council is improving and they criticised the Amnesty International for generalising the situation and ignoring the progress made in the human rights domain in the Gulf region. The …

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UAE tries suspect over car attack on US jogger

ABU DHABI, Sept 6, (AFP): An Emirati man with suspected jihadist links went on trial in Abu Dhabi on Monday accused of running over and attempting to kill a US jogger, media reports said. The defendant, who was not identified, is also accused of trying to join al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, …

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Radical cleric jailed 5 years

LONDON, Sept 6, (AFP): Radical cleric Anjem Choudary, long a thorn in the side of British authorities, was jailed in London Tuesday for five-anda- half years after being convicted of encouraging support for Islamic State (IS) jihadists. Supporters of the 49-yearold and his co-defendant Mohammed Mizanur Rahman — who received …

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