Arab Times

Lebanon club shooting kills 8

BEIRUT, Nov 2, (AP): Lebanon’s state-run news agency says a shootout at a nightclub north of Beirut has killed two army intelligence officers and six other people. Four officers have been wounded. The shootout erupted early Monday during a police raid seeking to apprehend fugitives at the White Night Club …

Read More »

Kabul to accept Afghans deported from Germany – ‘Influx of Afghans unacceptable’

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 2, (AP): Afghanistan will take back all its citizens being deported from Germany as the European country struggles to accommodate hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants who have arrived there this year, a Kabul official said. Afghans currently make up the second largest nationality, after …

Read More »

Israeli forces kill Palestinian attacker: police – Wave of violence shows no signs of abating

JERUSALEM, Nov 2, (Agencies): Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man who tried to stab a soldier in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the police and army said, as a month-long wave of violence showed no signs of abating. Troops approached two Palestinians at a petrol station near …

Read More »

Kuwait court jails 5 over IS funding – Two acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mohammad Jafar sentenced the first, second, fifth, sixth and seventh defendants to ten years jail term each with hard labor and immediate execution over allegations of diverting donations, which were collected for Syrian refugees, to DAESH group. The court …

Read More »

New suspects held in probe on Hawalli mall deadly fight

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: In their ongoing investigation of the citizens and Egyptians who participated in the bloody fight at the commercial complex in Hawalli area where one person died, officers from the Criminal Investigation Department have arrested 11 new suspects — two Kuwaitis and nine Egyptians, in connection with …

Read More »

Court acquits former MP in foul words use against ruler

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Court of First Instance acquitted an individual of misusing his work position to forge official documents. According to the case file, the defendant was accused of forging the rental contracts of two houses by exploiting his position as an employee of an office specialized in …

Read More »

Filipina caught with liquor in security crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: Officers from Public Security sector carried out security campaigns in various locations within the country during which they arrested a Filipina woman in possession of 67 bottles of locally manufactured liquor, 70 individuals who are wanted by law, 46 individuals suspected to be involved in different …

Read More »

Court sets Feb 2016 hearing for Indians in brawl – ‘Travel ban until verdict issued’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Criminal Court has set February 2016 to look into the case of nine Indians who were arrested following a brawl with the Egyptians at the Camels Market in August 2014, during which one Egyptian died and several others from both sides were seriously injured. The …

Read More »

‘No extremist sermons’ – Call to deport expats

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2, (KUNA): Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaaqoub Al-Sane said sunday the ministry has started tackling unlicensed mosques that were build on state-owned lands, thus violating “sanctity of public funds.” The ministry has formed a special committee to solve “the dilemma” of the unlicensed mosques, usually …

Read More »

Ban on import of poultry from 5 countries – Live birds, chicks allowed in

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a temporary ban on the import of poultry (live and frozen) from five countries based on the recommendation of Food Safety Committee, reports Al-Rai daily. The decision includes all kinds of poultry and its derivatives, in addition to egg …

Read More »
Translate »