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Court sets Nov 18 hearing in cleric harming unity lawsuit

By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Some judges have submitted a joint petition to the Prosecutor General against ex-MP Khalid Al-Sultan accusing him of grumbling and offending the judiciary by his recent statement on “Abdali cell”. In a separate case, the Misdemeanor Court has set Nov 18 …

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Bangladeshi arrested; Cop stabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Police have arrested an unidentified Bangladeshi for possessing drugs, reports Annahar daily. The daily quoting security sources said the suspect was caught in the parking lot of the General Department for Nationality and Passports in Dajeej. He has been handed over to the General Department for …

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Kuwait won’t slow development of oil projects

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11, (Agencies): Kuwait will not slow the development of its oil industry projects in response to the fall of crude prices, its Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair told an industry conference on Sunday. The chief executive of state energy giant Kuwait Petroleum Corp, Nizar Al-Adsani, told the conference …

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‘Hike still in study’ – Fears allayed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Senior security sources allayed fears of expatriates on the proposed increase of service fees in the coming phase, as many expatriates expect the step will affect their earnings, reports Al-Rai daily. Sources said a recent study submitted to the Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid on …

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‘Passengers can sue if rights violated’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: The Deputy Director-General for Aviation Safety and Air Transportation Affairs Emad Al- Jalawi said the Directorate- General of Civil Aviation is receiving complaints from passengers who feel their rights have been violated, reports Al-Qabas daily. He went on to say these complaints are then referred to …

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MP calls for economic reforms – Cabinet reshuffle seen

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: MP Talal Al-Jalal has called on the government to carry out necessary economic reforms to address the budget deficit caused by the falling oil prices. He stressed the need for government to find alternative sources of income that will contribute to address the imbalance in the …

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Lost Learners driving license

After my driving test I had the original Istimara (learner’s driving license) and the certificate issued by the Kuwait Traffic Department (KTD) confirming that I had been successful in my driving test. Unfortunately, however, I have lost the original set of documents which were initially presented to the KTD. Fortunately, …

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Ankara sees IS hand in bombing – Thousands rally as Turkey mourns worst ever attack

ANKARA, Oct 11, (Agencies): Turkey is targeting Islamic State in investigations of a double suicide bombing in Ankara that killed up to 128 people, officials said on Sunday, while opponents of President Tayyip Erdogan blamed him for the worst such attack in Turkish history. Government officials made clear that despite …

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Baghdad claims senior IS kills

BAGHDAD, Oct 11, (RTRS): Eight senior figures from Islamic State were killed in an air strike while meeting in a town in western Iraq, but the group’s reclusive leader Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi did not appear to be among them, residents of the town and hospital sources said. Iraq said …

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With BJP rule, beef grows more political; Communalism threatened country’s economic growth: PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 11, (AP): The legislator was full of outrage when he arrived in the north Indian village days after the killing of a Muslim farmer who was rumored to have slaughtered cows. A Hindu mob had smashed through the heavy wooden door to the man’s home, then beat …

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