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Arab Times

Indian trio held with 206 liquor bottles

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Ahmadi securitymen arrested three Indians for trading in alcohol with 206 bottles of local liquor in their possession. While patrolling the area in compliance with the instructions of Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safah, the officers noticed a vehicle transporting three Indians who acted suspiciously. The …

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Court fines doctor

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: The Civil Cases Section chaired by Judge Fahd Al-Brazi a Kuwaiti doctor at the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) to pay two of his colleagues KD 2,000 for making scathing accusations against them by SMS sent to the social networking application WhatsApp. Attorney …

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Greed takes over as Filipino robs compatriot woman

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Detectives from Salmiya Investigation Unit arrested a Filipino driver who took KD 500 from his female compatriot by force, while dropping her off to her accommodation after she was returning from work in a salon for ladies located in the same area. The suspect is said …

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Ex-MP Nafisi acquitted in ‘sedition’ charges – ‘Royal’ sued for abusing ruling family

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: The Cassation Court ruled in favor of former MP and academician Dr Abdullah Al-Nafi si and freed him, reports Al- Qabas daily. Earlier the Court of Appeals had overturned the verdicts of two lower courts and fined Al-Nafi si KD 10,000 for undermining national unity during …

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KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Several lawmakers have criticized the government’s plan to lift subsidies on several key commodities and services as part of its austerity measures, while stressing the need to find alternative sources of income rather than implementing this plan which will negatively affect the living conditions of citizens. …

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Cloudy weather with chances of rain – Lowest temp forecast at 8-11 degrees

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23, (KUNA): Kuwait now and in the coming 48 hours is witnessing clouds, expected to be accompanied by rain, due to the prevailing Sudanese low pressure, said Sami Al- Othman, the acting director of the meteorology station. Al-Othman told KUNA that the clouds and rain chances are …

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Staying healthy, losing weight leads most 2016 resolutions – More time for family pledged

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared their resolutions for the coming year. The majority of responders felt that losing weight and staying healthy would be their number one priority. Choosing a New Year’s Resolution is one of the most important ways in which …

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Expatriate experts at MoE protest exclusion of names

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Expatriate Psychological and Social Researchers at the Ministry of Education have been protesting against exclusion of their names from the housing allowance approved for their counterparts in the teaching field years ago and the recent salary increment for their Kuwaiti and GCC colleagues, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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Fight erupts at KFTU over leadership disagreement – Call to balance power equation

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Pandemonium broke loose Tuesday in the headquarters of Kuwait Federation of Trade Unions (KFTU) between members of the Ministry of Public Works Labor Union and several other syndicates, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Some of those involved sustained minor injuries before security officers intervened and others were taken …

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Iraqi FM calls for ‘intensifying’ efforts in bid to combat terrorism

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23, (KUNA): Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari stressed on Tuesday the need to intensify international efforts to combat terrorism in the region, mainly so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Al-Jaafari said during a news conference late Tuesday airstrikes launched by the international coalition against …

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