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Lebanese expat pledges marriage, rapes Filipina

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: Police have arrested a young Lebanese for raping a Filipina, reports Al-Anba daily. Asecurity source said the arrest came after the woman filed a complaint with the Maidan Hawally Police Station. In her complaint the woman said the Lebanese cheated her by promising to marry and …

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Killer surrenders at border

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: An unidentified young man who was wanted by law for killing his friend on a road in Kabad off the Seventh Ring Road has surrendered to detectives at the Salmi border post, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspect had reportedly escaped to Saudi Arabia after committing the …

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Blogger jailed for offending leadership

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: The Criminal Court sentenced a Twitter user to three years in prison with hard labor for posting statements deemed offensive to the essence and authority of HH the Amir. Case files indicate that the Public Prosecution leveled charges against the Twitter user for posting messages on …

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Court pulls ‘Watan TV’ licence after daily newspaper closure

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: The Administrative Court decided to withdraw the commercial license of Al-Watan TV Channel after losing its capital which led the channel to stop broadcasting. In January this year, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued an administration decision to withdraw the license issued to Dar Al …

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Al-Fadel passes on in line of duty – MPs mourn demise of colleague

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: MP Nabil Nouri Al-Fadel died during the regular parliamentary session on Tuesday. Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim announced Al-Fadel’s demise, saying the latter lost consciousness inside the Assembly Hall while the session was ongoing. He adjourned the session until Jan 12, 2016. Medical emergency team and Ministry …

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KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: Minister of Justice, Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sanae issued ministerial Decision Number 370/2015 on the formation of a fact-finding committee headed by Assistant Undersecretary for Planning and Development Affairs in the Ministry of Awqaf Khaled Boghaith, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The minister took this step in …

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Kuwait, Iraq have overcome past obstacles: foreign minister

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22, (KUNA): Kuwait and Iraq have wiped out obstacles and outstanding files that existed over the past years, said First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Tuesday. Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled made the statement at a press conference with visiting Iraqi Foreign …

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Iraq denies any link to abduction of Qataris – Qatari FM follows up ordeal of nationals

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22, (Agencies): Iraq’s foreign minister denied Tuesday any link between his government and the kidnappers of 26 Qatari hunters, allegedly people linked to Shiite militiamen on whom Baghdad relies heavily against the Islamic State group. During a press conference after talks with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah …

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Pay US taxes, or lose passports

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: Jim O’Neill, Vice-President of the American Bureau of Consulting and Audit who is also in charge of international activity was recently quoted as saying the passports of those who have obtained the American citizenship and reside outside the United States might be withdrawn if they fail …

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Al Habtoor Group chairman welcomes US Senator Ellis – US presidential elections discussed

DUBAI, Dec 22: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group welcomed Rodney Ellis, US State Senator, District 13 to his office on Sunday Dec 20, 2015. Senator Ellis, who was elected to the Texas Senate in 1990, was accompanied by his son. Also present was Mohammed Al …

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