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Arab Times

Video shows rescue

The Kurdish regional government in northern Iraq released a video Sunday purportedly showing the joint raid of a prison by US and Kurdish Peshmerga forces in which they released 70 hostages held by the Islamic State group. The helmet camera footage allegedly shows the Thursday raid of the prison which …

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Heavy clashes in Yemen’s Taez, medical aid blocked – Islamic militants storm Aden supermarket

ADEN, Oct 25, (Agencies): Heavy clashes and air strikes in Yemen’s third city Taez left at least 36 fighters dead on Sunday, army sources said, as aid workers struggled to make medical deliveries. The fighting between Saudibacked pro-government forces and Shiite Houthi rebels and their allies killed at least 21 …

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TalkTalk talks down cyberattack data theft

LONDON, Oct 25, (Agencies): British telecoms company TalkTalk says a cyberattack feared to have put 4 million customers’ details at risk is not as bad as initially thought. Chief executive Dido Harding said Saturday that attackers hacked the company’s website but not its core systems, and “none of our customers’ …

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Human trafficker nabbed; many women found locked up

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: The Correction and Anti-Human Trafficking Department at the General Administration of Criminal Investigations has arrested an expatriate for trafficking in human beings, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The arrest came after the Criminal Investigation Department received a tip-off from an unidentified …

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Absconders face deportation, ban on entering GCC nations – Law protects citizens, expats rights

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: The executive bylaw of domestic workers which the Parliament approved through an Amiri decree will come into effect at the beginning of 2016, says Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah. He added the bylaw of the new law will protect …

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‘Free-for-all’ in Shuwaikh; 16 arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Some 16 Syrian and Egyptian expatriates were apprehended for participating in the fight and causing public disorder based on a previous quarrel between two of their compatriots. Apparently, a Syrian and an Egyptian engaged in a fight in Shuwaikh Industrial Area, and the Syrian went to …

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Kuwaiti held – Cars, drugs, guns

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: The Ahmadi police have arrested an unidentified 30-year-old Kuwaiti who had been sentenced earlier to five years imprisonment for possessing drugs, 11 unlicensed guns and ammunition, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, the suspect was using stolen cars to commit thefts or was deliberately colliding …

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Scope TV fined as 30 royals win libel suit

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: The Court of Appeals presided by Justice Jamal Al- Atal has ruled in favor of 30 members of the ruling family and ordered the Scope Satellite TV Channel and the presenter of the program ‘Zain & Shain’ to pay the plaintiffs KD 90,000 (KD 3,000 to …

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Car Impounded

My car was impounded last week in Mirqab in one of the intense traffic campaigns. All I did was stop by the roadside for a minute to drop off someone from my car. It took less than a minute and was about to take off when a police officer stopped …

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MP queries expat health tests

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: MP Khalil Abdullah has forwarded parliamentary queries to the Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obeidi concerning medical tests for expatriate laborers working in the country. Abdullah has sought clarification on the medical tests for expatriates who enter the country for the first time. He wants to …

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