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Sunday , November 18 2018

Arab Times

Panel okays KD 6 bln budget to develop Kuwait armament – Cancel licences of ‘suspicious’ cafes: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: The parliamentary Finance and Budget Joint Committee appro-ved Sunday the request of the government for a budget of KD 6 billion to develop Kuwait’s armament. Sources explained the committee endorsed the suggestion to take KD 3 billion from the General Reserve Fund and the other KD …

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Al-Habtoor discusses anti-Muslim sentiment

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 20: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor met with Michael Wolfe, award-winning producer and co-founder of United Production Foundation (UPF), a non-profit organization founded in 1999 to produce documentary films aimed at increasing understanding among people of different faith and cultures, especially among Muslims …

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Transfer from Govt. project

I joined my current company in April 2010 on a project visa. I hold a university degree and have now completed more than 5 years with this firm. My question is can I get a transfer? Does the new law apply equally to those who have completed more than 5 …

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UNITED NATIONS, Dec 19, (Agencies): The UN Security Council’s unanimous support of a peace process for Syria that is set to begin next month with government-opposition talks and a ceasefire represents its strongest gesture yet in support of a solution to the civil war. The council’s adoption of a resolution …

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Pakistan Taleban reject IS leader’s ‘caliph’ claim – US embassy warns of possible terror attac

ISLAMABAD, Dec 19, (Agencies): The US Embassy in Islamabad said it has received information on possible terrorist attacks in the Pakistani capital in late December, warning Americans to avoid busy public places during the Christmas and New Year holiday period. “Possible targets include places of worship and shopping centers,” the …

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Iraq probes coalition strike that killed 10 Iraqi soldiers – Iraq’s defence min predicts Ramadi victory by year-end

BAGHDAD, Dec 19, (AFP): Iraq has opened an investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of 10 Iraqi soldiers in a coalition air strike west of Baghdad, the defence minister said Saturday. “We lost 10 of our soldiers,” Khaled al-Obeidi said in Baghdad, adding that “an investigation into …

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Delhi gang-rape attacker to walk free on Sunday

NEW DELHI: An attacker in the deadly gang-rape of a student in New Delhi will be freed this weekend, a court said Friday, days after India marked the third anniversary of the assault that sparked global outrage. Jyoti Singh, who was 23, died after being brutally assaulted on a moving …

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6,000 Tramadol pills seized from Egyptian

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: Officers from the Drugs Control General Department (DCGD) arrested an Egyptian for trafficking in Tramadol. Acting on instructions of Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs Major General Abdulhameed Al-Awadhi, the officers put the suspect under surveillance after receiving information about his illegal activity in Khaitan. Accordingly, …

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Court quashes verdict to close shop for 1 month

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals canceled the verdict of First Instance Court that ordered closure of a sanitary ware shop for one month on charges of commercial cheating. The court presided over by Judge Rujaib Al-Juraib acquitted the owner of all charges. The case file indicates …

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